2017 EISA Nordic Coach of the Year
2016 EISA Nordic Coach of the Year
Jason Lemieux graduated from Williams College in 2001. He was a four-time NCAA qualifier for the Eph Nordic Ski Team and finished 12th in the 2000 NCAA Championships. Lemieux is originally from Worthington, Mass. and graduated from Wahconah Regional High School in Dalton, Mass. in 1997, where he was an All-American and State Champion in Nordic Skiing during his senior year. After graduating from Williams, Lemieux coached at the Nationals Sports Academy in Lake Placid and raced for the Subaru Factory Team and Maine Winter Sports Center.
Coach Lemieux returned to Williams in 2012 and has been leading the Eph Nordic Ski Team as head coach since 2014.
For each of the last 9 seasons Lemieux has coached Williams Nordic Athletes to the NCAA Championships. In 2019, Isaac Freitas-Egan finished in the top 11 at the NCAA Championships. In 2016 Eli Hoenig finished 6th place in the 20K Classic in Steamboat Springs and achieved the best NCAA Championship Individual Nordic result in program history. In 2017 the Men’s Nordic Team placed 1st in 5 out of the 8 Individual NCAA Qualifiers in the EISA league.
Lemieux and his wife Rachel reside in Williamstown with their 5 children.