Based in the North West of England, Turris Alpine was founded in 2019.

The club was set up to provide an entry level platform for budding racers as a stepping stone to bigger teams or for those just wishing to improve their skiing within a team environment.

Our Coaching team has many years of skiing knowledge and experience between them across all levels and disciplines. 

To find out more about our fantastic team, take a look at their bio's below.



Jacob lawless

Coach/ Chairman


Having competed across Europe in Slalom, GS & Ski Cross. Jacob has a great understanding for both competing and preparing for events.

The knowledge of racing he brings to the team offers a fantastic insight into the world of racing.

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Brian Williams



Having had his interest peaked after his first skiing holiday, Brian went searching for opportunities closer to home.

Having found facilities such as Runcorn dry slope & Stoke Ski center, he began training to become the skier he is today, along side some of the top ski coaches in the country.

After many years of being coached, he decided to become qualified himself to help give back to the sport he loves.

Now a Level 3 BASI instructor among other skiing and coaching qualifications, he primarily works out of Manchester's Chill Factore along side Kevin, teaching the next generation of skiers and young racers.

Kevin Smallwood



Having found his love for coaching and racing whilst serving in the Army.


Kevin has many years of experience under his skis.

Having worked with and learnt from many highly experienced coaches over the years, he has become one himself.

Now doing a large proportion of his Instructing and race coaching out of Manchester's Chill Factore. His attitude, knowledge and personality makes him a key member of the Turris Alpine Team.