Canaan Valley Resort Welcomes New Ski School Director

Joe Darmofalski brings enthusiasm, energy to program

Davis, WV (December 29, 2008) – Winter visitors to Canaan Valley Resort who want to learn how to ski, snowboard or just polish their skills, now have the opportunity to learn from the resort’s new ski school director who promises to offer programs that are fun, safe and conducted in an enjoyable environment.

Joe Darmofalski has joined the Canaan Valley Resort team and will lead the skiing, snowboarding and airboarding instruction programs. Darmofalski, who has been a ski instructor since 1998, held similar positions at Wintergreen Resort in central Virginia and Massanutten Resort in the Shenandoah Valley. He has dual certifications in skiing and snowboarding from the Professional Ski Instructors of America (PSIA) and the American Association of Snowboard Instructors (AASI). He serves on the PSIA Snow Sports School Management Committee.

“We are excited to have Joe join our resort team,” said David Bostic, general manager. “Not only does he bring enthusiasm as an instructor, but he is committed to ensuring that all of our ski instructors have the opportunities to improve their skills as well.”

Darmofalski will lead a team of 40 ski and snowboard instructors at Canaan Valley Resort. The program provides instructional programming for all ages. The Canaan Cub Club, for children ages 3 to 6, offers half-day and full-day sessions. The Mountain Adventure lessons, for ages 7 to 13, also offers half-day and full-day sessions for youth with more experience. Group, private and advanced lessons are offered for skiing, snowboarding and airboarding from youth to adult ages.

For additional information, or to schedule lessons, contact the resort at (304) 866-4121, extension 2629.