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.

Adam learned how to ski at the age of 6. Very soon after that he decided that one day he must become a ski instructor. At the age of 23 he became a certified ski instructor and started teaching in his home country, Slovakia. Traveling was also his hobby, so

Andrea grew up in the Pyrenees and started skiing when she was only 3 years old. She is passionate about teaching and loves helping skiers improve them skills. Andrea is a very sporty girl and she loves outdoor activities.
Whenever she is not teaching you will find her ski touring, skiing with friends

Ben Davies, the school's Director in Zermatt, tries to spend as much time on the snow, skiing as much of the mountain as possible. He 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

Beth is an ISIA qualified instructor heading into her fourth year in Zermatt. She loves teaching people of all ages and abilities, in particular the little penguin groups (3-6 year olds) for their first time on skis.

She also works as a ski concierge for Bramble Ski and takes pride in

Chloe Nicholls has been skiing from a young age and first learned on holiday 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 skiing and

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

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 colleagues

I am an Italian who was born in Africa because my parents’ occupation brought them to travel around the world. When we returned to Europe, we moved to Geneva. I was a kid and I fell in love with snow and skiing. Probably some ancestor genes woke up inside of

David Fielding, the school’s Technical Director in Zermatt, has been living and working in Zermatt all year round for the last 10 years. David is Fully Qualified BASI ISTD, Swiss Brevet and a Freestyle Coach.

He loves everything to do with skiing, from the Piste, the Bumps, Off-Piste, Freestyle, the alpine environment

My name is Hugh Adams and I am an Australian ski instructor who has worked across various resorts in Canada, Australia and Switzerland since the 2013/2014 winter season. This season will be my third season teaching in Zermatt. 

 The thing I love most about Zermatt is the spectacular views, from the

I've loved snowboarding for a long time, and wanted to teach something I loved, so I started teaching snowboarding at Mt Buller, Vic in '98 and Beaver Creek, Colorado in '99.  I started teaching skiing in 2016 and have taught both skiing and snowboarding for two snow seasons per year

My name is Joe Lightfoot, I'm originally from Reading, Berkshire. I started skiing at the age of two and quickly fell in love with the sport. I started my career as a ski instructor in Zermatt and have been working in Zermatt for 3 years. And have no plans to



This is John’s ninth season in Zermatt. He's been an active person from a young age, enjoying most sports but particularly skiing and football. This led to him becoming a ski instructor and football coach.

He learned to ski when he was 5 and since then has skied all over Europe

Kate is a fun, enthusiastic, and patient ski instructor. Originally from Ireland, Kate started out on a dry slope and has been instructing since she was 16 years old. With 10 years of experience Kate's lessons are fun, dynamic, and most of the time you don't even realize you're learning

Lisa started skiing at the age of three and has loved the sport since then. Growing up in the Bavarian Alps she was lucky enough to live only a few minutes away from the slopes, where she trained and raced with her local ski club. Eventually she started working there

My name is Luca I was born in Turin (Italy) at the feet of the mountain that hosted the 2006 winter olympics.
I’ve now worked over 10 winter seasons, many of which back to back, between Canada, Australia, Switzerland and Austria.

I enjoy travelling seeing new places and meeting different cultures as

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 challenge himself

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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Sam Ladds has worked as a ski and snowboard instructor for the last 10 years. He has worked all over the globe, sharing his passion for the mountains in Switzerland, Italy, Japan and Australia.

Sam is a relaxed and friendly guy who enjoys teaching all ages and abilities. If this is