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SKIING Coaching Staff

Leading the Seawolves' Nordic squad for the seventh season in 2017-18 is Andrew Kastning. 

Since joining the Seawolves in 2012, Kastning has qualified 30 cross country skiers to the NCAA Championships, collecting 10 All-America certificates – including five in 2013. Additionally. Kastning has coached two RMISA MVP honorees in Jamie Bronga and Lukas Ebner and landed nine on an All-RMISA team.

Kastning joined the UAA staff after an impressive two-year run as the assistant at Montana State. At MSU, he helped the Bobcats to a third-place finish on the Nordic side at the 2010 NCAA Championships, including five All-America performances.

Prior to that, he served two seasons as an assistant at the University of Nevada from 2007-09, and worked with his hometown program, the Crested Butte Junior Nordic club team in Colorado, from 2004-06. Kastning also brings four years of collegiate experience as a competitor at the University of Vermont. He was a member of the best men's Nordic team in the country in 2003 and served as team captain his senior season.

He graduated with his bachelor's degree from UVM in 2004.

Andrew and his wife Calisa have been married since 2010 and are the proud parents of three daughters.