De Yong joins UAA ski staff

Nicole De Yong, a former ski racer for East High and UAA, is returning to Anchorage to be an assistant coach at UAA.

De Yong will work with nordic skiers at UAA, where she spent four seasons on the ski team and three on the cross country running team before graduating in 2008.

She comes to UAA from the Sun Valley Ski Education Foundation in Ketchum, Idaho, where she has been a coach.