Ski Instructors in Zermatt

Book ski lessons with our friendly, talented ski professionals

At our Zermatt ski school 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.

Alastair Bruton


Alastair Bruton
Alastair Bruton has been skiing since he was 10 and qualified as a ski instructor when he was 18.

Apart from a break to set up a successful London based tour company, he has taught around Europe and Japan.

He says "my love of skiing started on my first time on

Ben Davies


Ben Davies
Ben Davies tries to spend as much time on the snow as possible and ski as much of the mountain as possible. Loves to keep active and has been a keen sportsman his whole life. How will you spot him on the mountain? Throwing snowballs at fellow instructors and

Beth Lloyd


Beth Lloyd
Beth Lloyd is a level two instructor from Devon. After many years working at Plymouth dry ski slope she moved out to the mountains and has since worked as either a chalet girl or ski instructor in Italy, France, Spain, Japan and Switzerland. She spends her summers leading walks

Charlotte Thornton


Charlotte Thornton
Charlotte Thornton is well traveled and has taught over 8 seasons across America, Japan and Australia. She is also an Adaptive ski instructor and loves to get everyone involved in skiing.

Charlotte loves meeting new people, trying new things and making the best memories.

This is Charlotte’s second season here with

Chloe Nicholls



Chloe Nicholls
Chloe Nicholls has been skiing from a young age and first learned on ski holidays with her family. She has many happy memories of skiing with her family and hopes to help others make happy memories of their own in Zermatt.

After graduating from University, Chloe followed her passion for

Christiano Chichizola



Cristiano Chichizola
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

Claire Abraham


Claire Abraham
Claire Abraham is a passionate skier who thrives from sharing her excitement for the sport with everyone. She loves seeing clients grow in confidence and improving their skills - whether they are learning a new skill or developing existing ones.

In Claire's free time you will find her skiing with

Damien Reyniers


Damien Reyniers
Damien Reyniers is a fully qualified snowboard instructor. He has also qualified as a ski instructor and is equally happy on two planks as he is on one! He has done many seasons in Switzerland in famous resorts like Verbier, Crans Montana, Villars and Zermatt where he is now

Eddy James


Eddy James
Since the age of 6, Eddy James has always had a passion for the mountains. From Yorkshire, he's a fun loving ski instructor who spends at least 9 months of the year on snow, teaching in both the Northern and Southern hemispheres.

On his days off, he can often be

Hannah Bryans


Hannah Bryans
Hannah Bryans is the Ski School Director here in Zermatt. She is a fully qualified British (ISTD) instructor and Swiss Brevet Federale. Hannah is proud to be a trainer and examiner for the British Association of Snowsport Instructors. She loves training new instructors, helping them develop and find their

Harry Patterson


Harry Patterson
Harry Patterson is a BASI3 qualified ski instructor who has traveled to ski and work all over the world.

Starting in small ski fields in Scotland and moving onto Europe, Canada, South America and New Zealand. Harry is not only a strong piste skier but loves the thrill of freestyle

Jack Goodman


Jack Goodman
Jack Goodman is a strong all-rounded snowboarder with a true passion for the mountain and teaching, he spends his days off riding off-piste and park and trying to improve his skiing skills! Off the mountain his main passion is cooking and playing football when he can.
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Jack Harris

Jack Harris
Jack Harris has loved the mountains for longer than he can remember!

Ever since his first holiday in France at four years old he has completely in love with snow and the beauty of the mountains. Whilst skiing is his first love if there is no snow he will be

Joe Cochrane


Joe Cochrane
After studying sports coaching at college, all Joe Cochrane wanted was to was live in the mountains and share his passion with other people.

He has always loved traveling and does as much as he can to experience new cultures and meet new people.

He has taught a range of ages

John Craig

This is John Craig's fifth season in Zermatt with ES and he is looking forward to many more. He has been a very active person from a young age, enjoying most sports but particularly skiing and football. This led to him becoming a ski instructor and taking a football coaching

Lee Wright


Lee Wright
From a young age, Lee Wright spent many years training on the plastic ski slopes of the North West, UK. He completed his A-levels and dashed off to a Swiss dominated Zermatt, to pursue his dream of becoming a ski instructor. He then taught skiing in Zermatt for 5

Måns Persson


Måns Persson
Måns Persson started skiing at the age of 2 in his hometown of Villars in the Swiss Alps. He was taught by his father’s friends Jacques, Alain and Jacky Stump, Freestyle and Speedskiing champions in the 70s. Måns loves to immerse himself into his clients’ ski holiday to be

Matty Wallis


Matty Wallis
Matty Wallis loves to teach skiing or snowboarding in a fun and relaxed way. He has worked mainly in Canada but also has taught in Japan, Australia and New Zealand. His favourite treat in the mountains is fresh tracks on a powder day. When not in the mountains Matty

Max Clavbo Pettersson


Max Clavbo Pettersson

Max is one of our few swedish instructors that we have in Zermatt. You will find him all over the mountain along the winter and spring but mostly in the snowpark when the snow conditions call for it.

Max is a person full of energy that is open to

Neill Wilson



Neill Wilson
Neill is an encouraging skier who loves being part of the mini victories his guests achieve when skiing with him. From conquering the famous snow plough on their own to a top to bottom mogul run. Neill will get equally excited and strive to develop anyone's skiing further.

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Patrice Schneiter


Patrice Schneiter
Patrice Schneiter is an excellent skier and ski instructor who loves to ski fast, freely, jump and have fun. He choose to teach because he likes to share his knowledge with others.

Patrice is fluent in English, French and German, and is fully qualified through the Swiss system. He is

Patrice Wirth


Patrice Wirth
Patrice Wirth is an excellent skier with a racing background. He is a fully qualified Swiss Snowsports Teacher (SSSA) with a Higher Certificate. Patrice has patience, sense of observation, empathy and encouragement. Most importantly, Patrice loves to see his clients progressing.

Patrice teaches in French, English and German.

Polly Burns


Polly Burns
Polly Burns takes her passion for ski instruction and sport from her father. She was lucky enough to have different opportunities to try new sports from a young age.

She always wanted to be a ski instructor! Polly has worked hard to achieve this goal so she can help other

Stepanka Kraslova


Stepanka Kraslova
Stepanka Kraslova graduated from The Sports University in Prague, specializing in Outdoor activities. Since then she has been working as a sports instructor. In the winter she works as a ski teacher, and in the summer as a mountain guide and outdoor activities instructor in the National Park Bohemian

Tim Franken


Tim Franken
Tim loves sharing his passion and knowledge about skiing with anyone! It doesn't matter what type of skiing you are into, Tim does it all with utmost enthusiasm!

Skiing bumps, floating in powder, freestyle in the park, racing gates or just a casual ski around enjoying the mountain scenery.

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