Date of Surgery: 4/12/2017
Update (5/2018): John just completed his 41st season of ski instructing.
I am from Andover, Massachusetts. While attending the University of Massachusetts, I became the president of the ski club. I started to ski instruct after graduating with a music education degree.
I started instructing skiing in New Hampshire in 1978 and spent 8 years on New England powder before smartening up and moving to Colorado. Thirty-three years of teaching and guiding on Vail and other Rocky Mountains has been the most fun job I’ve ever held!
Treatment Procedure and Recovery Plan
Last Spring, I had a total knee replacement at the Lahey Clinic in Burlington, Massachusetts after a career with numerous knee repairs.
"It is impossible to put into words how grateful I am to the Kees Brenninkmeyer Foundation for their invaluable support."
- John Schneider