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The Minnesota Youth Ski League (MyXC) is a non-profit Minnesota Corporation as defined under IRS rule 501(c)3. MyXC provides membership and instruction to all youth without regard to race, creed, color, or athletic ability.
We envision a world passionate about access to outdoor recreation, winter and lifelong health for all.
We empower youth to be joyful, confident winter enthusiasts by building inclusive communities that reduce barriers to cross-country skiing.
Lifelong Health: We promote lifelong health and an outdoor lifestyle through cross-country skiing.
Accessibility: We proactively and deliberately position accessibility, equity, and inclusion at the center of our programs.
Connections: We deepen connections to family, community, and winter.
Fun: We embrace fun and develop skills through play.
Transformation: We intentionally reflect and aspire to create transformation.
|Executive Director||Amy Cichanowskiemail@example.com|
|Board Chair||Noah Swilerfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Vice Chair||Paul Gageemail@example.com|
|Board Member||Jill Sonnesynfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Board Member||Tom Shaw||612 email@example.com|
|Board Member||Mike Nalifirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Board Member||Jessica Johnsonemail@example.com|
|Board Member||Steve Messickfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Carnivals/Special Events||Jill Sonnesyn|
|MYSL Clubs & Programs||Paul Gage, Jill Sonnesyn|
|Administration, Budget & Finance||Barclay Kruse|
|Website Working Group||Noah Swiler|
|Racial Equity||Jessica Johnson|
Amy Cichanowski Full Bio
US Ski and Snowboard Level 200 Coach and Technical Delegate
PSIA Level 2 Instructor
Chrissy started her adventures with MYSL as the Battle Creek SkiSparks leader. In 2017, she transitioned from a career in education and came on as our SkiSparks coordinator. Chrissy has supported the League in innumerable ways. With her help, MYSL is growing at an unprecidented pace. She brings her passion for outdoor activities, kindness and patience to SkiSparks programming. Chrissy brings a positive attitude and robustness, that comes from being the mother of four active kids, to everything that she does.