Steve grew up in Vermont and skied Mad River Glen. His ski racing career started while attending Green Mountain Valley School with Doug Lewis and AJ Kitt. He then attended Middlebury College and was captain of the Ski Team before moving on to the US Pro Tour where he competed for several years. Making the move to Utah and the greatest snow on earth, Steve freeskied Alta and Snowbird for several years while getting his masters in engineering years before becoming involved with the Snowbird Ski Team. He has coached all different levels at Snowbird for the past 15 years and now coaches with the u14's. He has two daughters, Pfeiffer and Kessler, with his wife Phoebe.