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 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 skis.

Alice started to ski when she was 4 on a dry ski slope in Scotland and a few years later in Garmisch, Germany, where she found her real love of snow and the mountains.

She has worked in Switzerland and Austria for the past 6 winters and can't wait for the

Ben Davies tries to spend as much time on the snow as possible and ski 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 and

Beth has been living and working in the mountains since the age of 18. After many years working at Plymouth ski slope she has since been based in Italy, France, Spain, Japan, Australia and Switzerland.

Beth loves working with all ages and abilities but in particular the more nervous clients who

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

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

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 found in

Hannah Bryans began skiing at the respectable age of 10 when her family moved to Zürich. Family ski weekends and holidays soon gave rise to an obsession with skiing and the mountains. After University, this obsession developed into a desire to pursue a career in ski teaching and Hannah moved

Harrison is currently 23 and has been teaching skiing he was 18. He is an outgoing young man that is always both caring and encouraging. He takes a light-hearted and fun approach to skiing rather than a competitive or fast paced approach.
Why did you choose to become a ski instructor?

Harry has had years of experience as an international ski/freestyle instructor and would love to share his passion with you in the mountains. Harry will listen carefully to what you want from your lesson and will focus on your needs, fears and abilities, so that he can help you get

Harry Patterson is a BASI qualified ski instructor who has travelled 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 and

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.
Why did you choose to

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 off

After studying sports coaching at college, all Joe wanted was to live in the mountains and share his passion with other people. He has always loved travelling and does as much as he can to experience new cultures and meet new people. He has taught a range of ages and

This is John’s seventh season in Zermatt with ES. 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 qualification.

He learned to ski when he was 5 and

From a young age, Lee 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 seasons, learning

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 able

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.
Why did you

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 also

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 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 people

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 Paradise

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.

This is Tim's