You already know that instructing at Vail means helping others become better skiers and riders. But did you know that it also means improving your own skiing/riding on both a personal and professional level?
Our internationally recognized training department can help you realize your full potential as an instructor and as an athlete. With opportunities to train nearly every single day, it’s no wonder that our instructors are ranked among the best in the world.
Training consists of both mandatory and elective programs, led by a team of passionate and accomplished individuals whose skill and experience is unmatched. The guidance and instruction you’ll get at the Vail Ski and Snowboard School truly sets the standard for our industry.
All new instructors, both experienced and inexperienced, are required to participate in several days of mandatory training including:
• The Vail Teaching System
• Our Mission, Vision and Culture
• Guest/Client Relations
• The Guest Service Model
• Mountain Orientations
• Safety Related Seminars
• Personal Skiing/Riding Improvement
• Communication Tools
• Training Systems
• Pay & Benefits Information
• Daily Operations
Your employment is contingent upon successfully completing all mandatory training days.
Throughout the season you’ll have an opportunity to participate in elective training clinics including:
• Big Mountain
• Teaching Model
• Giving Feedback
• Contemporary Mechanics
• And more!