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CMAC Directors and Head Coaches

Program Director

Alan Lauba is CMAC’s Program Director and you can reach him by email at alan@cmacskiracing.com. Alan began his racing career at CMAC and went on to be a member of the U.S. Ski Team for five years. He was a Nor-Am Champion in 1985 and a top finisher in World Cup Competition. US Ski Team from 1981- 1987. Nor Am DH Champ 1984, 5th overall. Member of 1985 World Championship team. He is a Level III certified National level and has coached at many high-level regional and national camps for elite level Junior skiers.


Paul is a PSIA Level 3 Instructor,  USSA Level 100 Alpine Coach, PNSA Course Official, and a Timing Official at FIS World Cup events. He raced 4 years with CMAC, 18 years as an instructor and over 20 years as a CMAC coach. He has been part of the course crew at several World Cup events and the 2010 Olympics. Paul grew up at Crystal, and at a young age would come home from school and then go night skiing, and often played hookie on powder days (and he still does!). He worked as a ski instructor in the Bavarian Alps, and has skied in Warren Miller movies. Paul worked as a guide on Mt. Rainier with over 70 successful ascents.  He spends the summer months climbing, hiking, kayaking and riding his motorcycle.  When he’s not adventuring outdoors, he works as a real estate broker and contractor.  Paul also volunteers with a non-profit organization working with orphaned children in Africa and South America. You can reach him by email at prep@cmacskiracing.com.   

Mighty Mite Race U8/U10 PrograM

Elizabeth (Lizzy) Henning is the director of the CMAC Mighty Mite Race U8/U10 program. Lizzy first started ski racing in Wisconsin with Parks Ski Team and quickly became passionate about the sport. After that, she went on to ski race in college in Minnesota which included various USSA and FIS races. After college, Lizzy moved to Vail to work with Ski and Snowboard Club Vail. In 2018, Lizzy moved to Washington for a teaching job and got connected with CMAC. Lizzy is a USSA Level 100 coach. During the week, she spends her time teaching high school math!

Mighty Mite Race U12 PrograM

David Antis is the director of the CMAC Mighty Mite Race U12 program. David started in the Mighty Mite program with his dad as Coach for Mt. Hood Race Team. He raced in the Mighty Mite program and the PNSA Junior Program until 18 years old. Continued racing as a Master in the Far West Ski Association mostly at Mammoth and Tahoe. David began teaching skiing at Crystal Mountain Snow Sports School and taught for 12 years achieving a Level 3 Certification. Came back to the Might Mite program at CMAC 6 years ago and have been the U12 Head Coach that last two seasons. David has a level 200 coaching certification with US Ski and Snowboard. 

Advanced Prep Program

Mauritz Winquist is the Director for the Advanced Prep Saturday program. When not coaching for CMAC is an educator. Mauritz has been a Physical Education Teacher, Football, Girls soccer coach, Track coach @ Cedarcrest JH 1986-spring 2007, Physical Education/Strength & Conditioning Teacher @ Peninsula HS fall 2007-present, Football and Golf coach @ PHS as well from 1997 to the present.  Mauritz grew up skiing at Stevens Pass, was on the Crystal Mt. Ski Patrol from 1986-91, worked for Star Skiers 1994-2001, Prep Coach 2003-06, Assist AdvPrep 2007 and Head Coach AdvPrep 2008-Present. Mauritz has raced "City League" on and off since College. His wife Jennifer is Head Saturday Prep U10 coach, his daughter Carmen raced and coached with CMAC & Mt Baker, and his daughter Karyn raced and is currently coaching Saturday Prep U12 with CMAC. You can reach him by email at AdvPrep@cmacskiracing.com

U14 Junior Program

Lily Eriksen the director for the U14 program. 

U16 Junior Program

In addition to his role as Program Director, Alan Lauba is also the U16 head coach. 

U19 Program

Uros Pavlovcic is the CMAC director of the U19 program. Uros competed for the Slovenian National team from 1987-1994 and then from 1999-2003. In the last four years with the Slovenian Team, he had many outstanding accomplishments. Those include eight top 15 finishes in the World Cup series. He represented Slovenia at the World Championships in 2001 which where held in St. Anton and in the Winter Olympic Games in Salt Lake City in 2002.  He finished third at the World Cup race in Kranjska Gora in 2001.

From 1995-1999 Uros was a student athlete at Sierra Nevada College. During his college years in the United States he competed at domestic competition against the U.S. Ski Team members many times. He earned three medals at the U.S. National Championships, won giant slalom at World University Games in Korea, was United States Collegiate Ski Association individual champion all 4 years, and had four victories at Continental Cup events.

After his active racing career Uros first coached Boise State University NCAA ski team in 2003 and worked as a head coach for Bogus Basin Ski Education Foundation for the following two years.  In 2006 he joins Buck Hill Ski Racing Club, where he has established himself as a key figure, and continued to push its members beyond its boundaries until 2019. The last two years he went back to Europe where he joined the Kranjska Gora ski club as a Head FIS coach. He has been coaching for Erich Sailer’s prominent Mount Hood Summer Camps since 1997. Uros started the UP Ski racing Summer Camp in Saas Fee, Switzerland in 2005.

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