Ski Instructors in Verbier

Book ski lessons with our friendly, talented ski professionals

At our ski school in Verbier we are proud to offer private ski lessons and kids’ classes with the most professional, friendly and capable instructors in the business. We go out of our way to find, train and nurture people who love teaching and want to share their skills and knowledge with you. To discuss your requirements, please contact us or call +41 27 771 6222.

Alessandro Pietrosanti


Alessandro is an highly certified ski instructor with diploma as Swiss Brevet Federal and Italian A.M.S.I qualification. He has 12 years experience instructing overall, including widespread international instructing experience in countries such as Australia, Argentina, France and Switzerland. Alessandro has a passionate approach to new cultures and people with a

Alex Woods

Alexandra loves to share her passion for skiing and the outdoors. Alexandra always aims to understand and inspire confidence to have a go, with a huge emphasis on achievement and having fun.

One of the few things that makes Alexandra sit still is her easel and paint brush, pursuing her other

Amy Clarke

Amy started skiing as a kid and has always dreamed of being a ski instructor. Having now qualified with ES she can't wait to begin her first of many ski seasons to come. She loves the mountains, especially if it's a beautiful sunny day with fresh powder under her skis.

Anthony Voute

Born and raised in the Alps, Anthony is a ski and snowboard instructor who has always been passionate about nature, mountains and snowsports. He loves to share his passion with as many people as possible: beginners, intermediates, cruisers, carving or mogul field fans, freeriders... It's all about discovering new sensations, improving

Benson, Paul Munro

Benson's clients say  "We were very happy with the instructors (... Benson ...) and also I would like to forward you all a BIG THANK YOU for the excellent collaboration!".  "Ski lessons with Benson are just great. Benson explains everything well and the progress is more than expected".  "I just

Carwyn Jones

Carwyn's passion for skiing and the outdoors led him to complete a degree in Outdoor Education. Over the last five years, he has worked as a ski instructor in Austria, Canada and Japan. He enjoys teaching all abilities, which he does in a fun and relaxed manner.

Charlotte Devlin

Charlotte is from Scotland and this will be her fourth season in Verbier as an Alpine and adaptive ski instructor. She started skiing at the age of three and is lucky enough to call the Scottish Mountains home.
As well as enjoying Alpine skiing, adaptive skiing is a passion of Charlotte’s.

Charlotte Gill

Charlotte started skiing as a child and quickly fell in love with the sport. She loves sharing her passion for skiing with her clients. Watching them improve whilst enjoying themselves gives her a great sense of fulfilment.  After skiing in multiple resorts this will be Charlotte's third season in Verbier

Disa Mackenzie

Disa has been in Verbier for 15 years and knows the mountain and village intimately. She loves teaching all ages, and wants clients to enjoy their time on the slopes as well as progressing with their skiing. Excellent with nervous and returning skiers!

Disa's clients say "thank you so much for

Elias Henderson

Elias is a very good skier that competes on the FWTQ (Freeride World Qualifier Tour) with a park background. He has the highest qualification in Sweden and can teach anyone, but really enjoys teaching kids and adults who want to improve their freeriding abilities. He doesn't mind cruising the easier

Felix Nas

Felix is a 26 year old ski instructor from Sweden. For the last six winters he has been working as an instructor in Sweden, Norway and New Zealand. He love to freeski as well as carving on the pistes. Felix is a social and calm instructor that loves to help both beginners and

Freddy Brugneaux

J’aime la technique du ski, et partager mes connaissances.

Freddy's clients say  "Just to let you know that I had a couple of great lessons with Freddy. He was a really good teacher and lots of fun too! Just what I had requested. He was very quick to tune into my

Freya "Freddie" Kingsley

Freya or “Freddie” as she is known on the mountain to many, is a highly experienced instructor who has worked at ES for over 10 winters. Enthusiastic, smiley, fun and most importantly, in love with skiing! 
"There is so much to do in the Alps, I'm in awe of their beauty

Graeme Gibson

After leaving University, I headed out to the Alps to do “one, or maybe two” ski seasons. Twelve years later I still can’t think of a good reason to head home to the UK and am loving life in the mountains as much as ever! I have many years’ experience,

John Pettersen

John started skiing at the age of seven and it quickly became his favourite activity. After a few years of racing in the local league he swapped to the more playful art of freestyle skiing. If you ask him nicely he may show you some really “old school” ski-ballet tricks.

Jon Wilson

Jon has been in the Alps for the last 15 years and has been teaching skiing for 10 of those years in places including Verbier, Switzerland, the east coast of America, Italy, New Zealand and even as far as Japan. His passion for teaching and skiing is clear to see

Jonas Sundstedt

Jonas has been working for ES since the start, fifteen year ago! Before that he worked as an instructor in Åre, Sweden for five years. He teaches skiing and telemark, both on piste and off piste. He likes long forest walks and evenings in front of the fire.

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Josh Buckland

After successfully completing his Canadian (CSIA) level 3 ski instructor qualification last year with ES Academy, Josh has returned to Verbier to work full-time with ES. Josh is great fun and loves to teach! He has lots of experience with adaptive instructing and wants everyone to enjoy the mountains as

Kate Tisdall

Kate has been in Verbier since 2008 where she worked as a chef to do 'one season'. Falling in love with the mountains she decided to take her skiing further and become a ski instructor and has never looked backed. She has been with ES since 2012 and now is

Lina Pahleteg

Lina was born into a family of ski instructors. It was decided that she was going to be a skier before she could even walk. Luckily it turned out that she loves it more than anything else and can’t imagine anything better to do for a living. Lina has worked

Luca Barletta

Luca is from Italy but he also speaks fluent English and some Russian (but is not fluent).  He holds the Brevet Federale qualification. After studying finance at university, he decided to focus on skiing.  Between 2009 and 2012 he travelled around the Alps ski teaching and mountaineering, with summers on

Lucy May

Lucy is on her 4th season in Verbier, so its more like a second home to her! Skiing is a great passion of hers, and after dreaming of becoming a ski instructor she can't wait to join the ES team!
She's a fun energetic girl who always has a smile on

Ludovit Kossuth

Ludovit is a passionate and fun ski instructor from the Czech Republic. Ludo has spent many years teaching skiing and it's always been a dream of his to come to Verbier. This winter the dream is becoming a reality and Ludo can't wait to show you some of his new

Luke Dobney

Luke learned to ski on a school trip when he was 14.  Since then has taught skiing in Canada, Australia and Japan.  He loves Verbier and is his 4th season here.

Martin Lewis

I was fortunate enough to have had parents that took me skiing at a young age, from that first holiday I was hooked. I went on my travels in 2003 and rather than go home I went to enjoy a season in Courchevel, events there lead me to do my

Martina Šafaříková

Martina has always smile at her face, that is how you recognise her! Her passion for skiing and snowboarding is endless and very catchy. So be sure that after spending a while with her you will enjoy your time on snow more than before. She has experience in ski teaching

Matt Spragg

Matt now has ten seasons under his belt and has completed the highest level of technical riding in the British snowboard system, gaining his ISIA qualification. He is one of the most naturally gifted teachers out there. Matt is great with any level of rider from day-one beginners to the

Matteo Spinelli

Matteo is a good skier. He's patient with children, and knows how make an hour of skiing fun and productive with some excellent teaching. He loves freeskiing.

Neal Wardman

Neal has been teaching people to ski for over 15 years. For 10 winters now Neal has been teaching ski enthusiasts in Verbier with celebrities and stars amongst his students. He has many regular clients returning year after year for lessons either for themselves or their children.

Neal's clients say "we were

Robert Persson

Robert is a happy skier that came to Verbier for the first time 12 years ago. He fell in love with the resort and the mountains of the Four Valleys and has been coming back ever since. He likes to ski anything and everything on the mountain. According to friends

Stephanie Mugnier

Stephanie was born in the Alps and has always been skiing and snowboarding.  She is dynamic, optimistic and fun.

Stephanie's clients say 'Stephanie has been an amazing instructor and it was a pleasure to learn snowboarding with her. She’s incredibly patient and always comes up with new ways of improving the technique

Timmy Sepp

Timmy's biggest passion and love in life is skiing. He is a freeskier, competing in Freeride World Qualifiers and his goal is to teach people to do the same as him. He likes to help people to learn and understand skiing so they can become better skiers.

Tug Wilson

Tug is a polite, punctual, experienced middle-aged gentleman who positively loves teaching all aspects of Alpine and telemark skiing, from beginner to expert. Tug has spent eleven winters in Verbier and he can't wait to show you around.

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Veronika Manhalova

Originally from Prague, Czech Republic, Veronika’s family made the move to Vancouver, Canada in search of bigger  mountains to explore. In 2000 Veronika made Whistler home where she began as a ski instructor at the age of 18. Soon after she landed a job coaching for a guided, off-piste steep skiing

Will Hodson

Will is in his 5th season with ES in Verbier. He loves to share his detailed knowledge of the Four Valleys with skiers of all levels. For the more adventurous, he likes nothing more than showing you the fastest route down the famous Tortin face, but he is equally as

Zac Greenfield

Zac is passionate about skiing, snowboarding, learning languages and the lifestyle that goes along with working in the ski industry.
Zac has taught guests skiing and snowboarding over 28 seasons in five languages across five countries. He has also taught guests for ten seasons in Verbier. He lives in Spain in