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.

Skiing from a young age, Alex grew up with a strong passion for the mountains. After becoming certified in 2013, he has taught for 14 seasons straight all over the world, gaining experience and learning along the way.Now a fully qualified NZSIA instructor, Alex enjoys working with all ages

Amy is a strong skier, and is keen to excel in all aspects of skiing and teaching. She loves watching people grow as a skier. She is fun, enthusiastic and an incredible teacher. Amy has been with ES since 2013 and has extensive knowledge of the mountain and the best

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

Arthur has travel and adventure mixed in with his diverse French, Slovene and English blood! Born in Liverpool and attending school in Wales, New Zealand and India, Arthur has been all over the world from a young age. Becoming qualified as a ski instructor in Whistler, Canada Arthur has always



Benson has nearly 30 years of experience in the ski industry. He is top qualified and loves showing his clients around the beautiful mountains of Verbier. Benson’s clients say:“Benson ROCKED. He was able to very quickly take my two sons to the next level. I would strongly recommend

Carl knows his way around a pair of skis. Having been on the slopes since he was four Carl is passionate about skiing and is always looking to develop his abilities as he works towards his next BASI level. Carl is an open, active and articulate instructor who loves sharing

Carwyn loves winter in the mountains and has worked and travelled to many regions around the world to feed his passion for skiing. He enjoys teaching as he is able to work with clients from all over the world, of all abilities and ages. During his free time Carwyn likes

Cecilie has fostered a lifelong love of skiing, having been on the slopes longer than she can remember. Before joining ES, Cecilie spent a season working in Canada at a local ski school in the mountains there. She loves teaching kids and greets her students with a smile, aiming to

Cristiano Chichizola, or “Kikki”, was born in Genoa, where the sea touches the Alps. He enjoyed his first snow footsteps as a baby and later fell in love with the mountains. His passion for skiing pushed him to first become a ski racer and later a coach and top qualified

Cynthia has been working as an instructor across continents and ski fields for numerous seasons now. She’s always pursuing new opportunities to share her love and passion for skiing with her clients, friends and family while helping them to achieve their goals and to progress within the sport. When she

As an avid lover of the snow, Daniela gives the slopes her all. Hailing from the north of Sweden, Daniela is a sociable and passionate member of the European Snowsport team. Before joining ES she spent 9 years competing and training as a competitive alpine ski racer. Daniela loves the

Dorian has only one thing on his mind - skiing! Hailing from Lyon, France, Dorian wakes up every morning with a desire to get out onto the slopes. For him, what makes him happiest in life is to share his passion of skiing. Dorian is a believer in all his clients

Elly has been skiing nearly her whole life since she was 3 years old and has been competing almost as long. This early engagement with the snow fostered a love and passion for freeride skiing and touring. At 15 years old she then began to instruct the younger children in

Emma recently transferred to Verbier having previously worked with ES in Zermatt where she worked alongside their ISIA academy programme. This followed seasons in Australia, Austria and working on dryslopes within the UK. She started skiing on school trips to Italy and France where she fell in love with the

Felix loves the mountains and is devoted to his skiing. For the past four years Felix has worked as an instructor for a Swedish ski school. Before that he competed in Freeride skiing with the “Winter Park Big Mountain Team” in Colorado, USA during an exchange and it is still

"J’aime la technique du ski, et partager mes connaissances.” “ I love ski technique and sharing my knowledge”

Freddy’s clients say :“I don’t usually write reviews but I am so happy with my experience skiing with ES...I felt so much more confident than before. This was the

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

Henry left his flat and mountainless home of London in order to pursue the peaks and valleys of  places like Japan, Canada and now Verbier as an instructor. Henry strives to share his passion for skiing and the outdoors with his clients by creating a fun, safe and supportive environment

Joel was born and raised in Sweden, to him skiing has always been a natural part of life. After finishing his studies in Åre, he was able to turn his lifelong passion for mountain sports into a career. Joel now holds a SLAO level 4 certification along with an ISIA

John started skiing at the age of seven and it quickly became his favorite 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

Jonas has accumulated over 25 years of instructor experience, having worked with European Snowsport from the beginning over 20 years ago and even before then as an instructor in Åre, Sweden for 5 years. He primarily teaches alpine, telemark and cross country skiing. Jonas is also the head of ESSE

Julian Griffiths started skiing in 1982, age eight. Skiing became a family obsession. A stint racing in his teens led to coaching roles and a decision to pursue a career as a ski instructor. He is now the founder, owner and boss of European Snowsport (ES).

In 1994 Julian became

Kate first came to Verbier in 2008 as a chef for “just one season” she told herself. Once here though, she fell in love with the mountains and decided to take her love of skiing to the next level by becoming a ski instructor and hasn’t looked back since. Kate

Lillie was born in London, but has chased winters across the world as an instructor since qualifying in 2016. Her pursuit has led to places ranging from Switzerland to New Zealand (and even in an indoor ski centre in London). Having worked at ES in Nendaz prior to working in

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

Luke fell in love with skiing on a school trip when he was 14. Since then he has been a ski instructor in Canada,Australia and Japan. However his favourite resort is Verbier and he has done 6 seasons here.

Luli has been based in Verbier for many years and is in her third winter with ES. She aims to give her clients the best mountain experience they can have, learning new skills by having fun! She loves being an instructorbecause she can share her love for skiing and nature

Maja has now been two seasons in Verbier and has worked as a ski instructor in Sweden since she was 15 years old. She has skied her whole life and loves it.  She chose Verbier because her sister did a season in Verbier and she heard lots about the

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

Mattia is an incredibly passionate skier with a huge love for the mountains. Originally from Italy and with a background founded in racing, Mattia's love of skiing has led him across the globe. He has taught and toured in countries such as New Zealand, Japan, Switzerland and Scotland. Mattia

Neal has been a ski instructor for over 20 years. For 15 winters he 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:“Perfect Few

Nelly has now been four seasons in Verbier and done a total of seven seasons. As you may suspect, skiing is her passion!

She chose Verbier because of the off-piste, the nice people and beautiful environment. Her dad also did a season here many years ago. Her favourite place

Oli is always smiling, although never more so than when in bumps or arcing on firm piste. He has taught across the northern and southern hemispheres, gaining a wealth of experience while teaching and coaching. Clients can always rely on him to deliver a fun and friendly lesson that helps

Born in Switzerland, Olivier has been skiing since he was three years old. He has worked as a ski instructor for over 20 years and lived in Verbier for over 10 years. He says, “Skiing is for me passion, liberty and perfection! It can make good things even better and

Oscar has always loved the outdoors. This passion brought him to Tignes, nestled in the French alps where as a chalet host he experienced his first ski season. However, while here in Verbier during his second season in 2016 he trained as an instructor and like many others became hooked

Paolo has taught all over the world and has made Chamonix his home. His commitment to skiing is very strong and he is currently training to become a full mountain guide so his knowledge of the resort is excellent. He speaks Italian, French, Spanish and English.

Peter is an Australian born, Austrian dual national. Peter studied and comes from an Aerospace engineering background, however, he decided to return to his passion of skiing in 2011 and become fully qualified as an Austrian instructor and Snow Australia Youth Race Coach. Peter also teaches snowboarding as he chases

Sandy has lived in Verbier for 14 years and has the highest qualification in the British and Swiss systems. A believer in making the most of your holiday, Sandy is a brilliant guide to what’s going on around town and on the slopes. After a three year sabbatical from ski

Sofie has fostered a lifelong love of skiing, starting from when she first got on skis at the age of three. Since leaving her flat homeland of Denmark, she's skied across Europe and North America in places such as France, Italy, Switzerland, Norway and Canada. For Sofie, skiing is

Stef was born and raised on the flat terrain of Holland but that didn’t stop him from seeking out and exploring the mountains. Learning to both ski and snowboard at an early age, Stef would originally only go to the snow for one week per year but eventually, after spending

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

Steve started out skiing with laced up leather boots on the slopes of a small resort in the US state of Pennsylvania. Initially, Steve wasn’t too fond of having to lace up his boots everyday and be dragged up the slopes by the rope tow. That was until a kid

Stuart  hails from Glasgow, Scotland and started skiing at a young age. His great interest in, knowledge of and talent for skiing lead him to carve out a career in instructing which has taken him many places including France, Austria, Italy, Andorra and now Verbier. Stuart loves to teach all

Veronika is originally from the Czech Republic but grew up in Whistler Canada where she began teaching skiing at the age of 18. She is passionate about the outdoors and loves to share her knowledge of skiing and the mountains with everyone she meets. In the summers she works as

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