BRUNSWICK, Maine – Bowdoin College has announced the hiring of Leslie Krichko as the new assistant coach for the nordic skiing program.
A Maine native and two-time Olympian ('80 & '88), Krichko helped UVM to a national championship while competing in college and qualified for multiple World Championship teams. Additionally, she raced in numerous World Cup events over a 12-year stint on the national team.
After winding down her international racing career, Leslie moved to Connecticut where she built a career in realty and raised three children. In addition to her rich ski racing background, Krichko held a variety of coaching/instructing roles in skiing, rowing, hydrofitness, and youth exercise programming.
"We're so fortunate to have a person of Leslie's stature joining our team," said head coach Nathan Alsobrook. "She has a deep well of knowledge to share with our team, and I can't wait to work with her."