St. Lawrence University's ski coach from 1941-1956, Otto Schniebs coached some of St. Lawrence's strongest ski teams in the history of the sport.
Prior to coming to SLU, he coached Dartmouth to six national titles. He was the author of three books: "Modern Ski Techniques," "American Skiing," and "Skiing for All".
He developed the Aspen and Whiteface ski areas and was recognized as an outstanding teacher and contributor to the sport.
He passed away in 1971 and is fondly remembered by many as "the Father of American Skiing."