Jacques Reymond

Jacques Reymond (30 August 1950-6 May 2020) was a Swiss ski trainer.


Reymond worked for many years as a trainer for the Swiss Ski Association Swiss-Ski. From 1979 to 1995 he acted as head coach and technical coach of the Swiss men's national team. He was also a condition trainer for the women's national team for several years. He also looked after Erika Hess in the women's national team.

After retiring from active skiing, he married Hess on 6 May 1988. The marriage gave birth to three sons; Marco, the youngest, drives races in the European Cup and World Cup.[1] The two lived in Saint-Légier-La Chiésaz in Canton of Vaud. Together they organized races and training camps for young ski racers.

In Saint-Légier-La Chiésaz, Reymond was also politically active; he was president of the municipal council.


During the COVID-19 pandemic in Switzerland, Reymond fell ill and died after several weeks on 6 May 2020 at the age of 69 from the consequences of a SARS-CoV-2 infection.[2]