Meet the Coaches


Joseph (Joey) Lavigne

FIS Head Coach

Joey joined the NCO ski team in 2011 as Head Coach.  Born and raised in Ottawa, Joey is well known to alpine racing community both as an athlete as well as a coach.

One of the highlights of Joey’s career was his role as a Canadian Alpine Ski Team coach at the 1980 and 1984 Winter Olympic Games.

Joey’s significant coaching experience includes:

  • Program Director/Head Coach of the Alberta Provincial Ski Team (1977)
  • Canadian Alpine Ski Team Coach on Europa Ski Circuit (1978-1982)
  • Canadian Alpine Ski Team Coach for World Cup (1983-1985)
  • Program Director/Head Coach of the Southern Ontario Division (1986-1990)
  • Ontario Ski Team Coach (1991-1992)
  • Managing Director of Alpine Ontario (1992-1993)
  • Program Director, Canadian Alpine Ski Team (1994-2005)
  • Athletic Director, Ontario Ski team (2006-2010)

Off the hill, Joey has a passion for cabinet making.  Joey is married to Cathryn Jayne McIlveen and has three grown children.


Jean-Phillipe (JP) Roy

U16 Lead Coach

The NCO is happy to have JP Roy return for his third year coaching the U16 team.

JP was a member of the Canadian Alpine Ski Team.  He represented Canada for 14 years and had many successes including representing Canada at 5 world championships and 2 Olympic Games.

Some of his career highlights include:

  • Canadian Champion 6 times
  • 5th place in Alta Badia, Italy World Cup GS (2004)
  • 7th place in Are, Sweden GS World Championships (2007)
  • 8th place in the Combined at the Salt Lake City Olympic Games (2002)

JP retired from racing at the end of the 2011-2012 season and began coaching at Camp Fortune.  He is currently studying Osteopathy at EPOQ école professionnelle des Ostéopathe du Québec.  He lives in Gatineau with his wife Stephanie and their two boys Jake and Keegan.

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Randa Teschner

FIS Coach

The NCO team is delighted to have Randa Teschner  join the FIS team.

Randa was born and raised in the Ottawa Valley in Petawawa.  She is an NCO alumni who spent 3 years on the Ontario Team.  She then raced the US college circuit for 4 years at the University of New Hampshire.  During that time, she was a 3 time All-American and graduated with a Bachelor Degree in Kinesiology: Athletic Training.

This is Randa's second year coaching.   Last year she was with Burke Mountain Ski Academy and coached the FIS Women's team.