Dedication. Expertise. Passion.
Welcome to the heart of our ski community—the people who make our vision come alive. Every LPT you'll meet here embodies dedication, passion, and a deep commitment to not just teaching, but also to the continuous learning journey of every ski enthusiast. As part of one unified collective, they champion inclusivity and mutual growth, ensuring every individual feels supported and inspired. Dive in, get to know them, and discover the spirit of collaborative learning that drives the very essence of the PSIC.
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Tracey began her ski teaching career in Ontario at one of the smallest hills in Canada, and has grown to become the Training Manager at one of the largest snow schools in the world; Whistler Blackcomb. Her roles, including Chairing the CSIA Women in Skiing Committee, twice representing Canada at Interski and teaching in China & Australia, have confirmed for her that skiing is for everyone, and it's our privilege to help others enjoy it! Passionate about inspiring others, she believes in succeeding by helping others succeed.
J-S began his ski journey teaching at Mont-Tremblant at 16 and quickly became a top Privates Pro in Whistler. He furthered his experience in the southern hemisphere, teaching in Thredbo, NSW. Involved in race operations, coaching, senior programs, and mentorships, he is a CSIA L4 Course Conductor, Snow Park Course Conductor, and was a member of the 2023 Canadian Interski team. J-S is a lifelong student of the sport and he is always ready to learn something new.
MC grew up skiing at Sommet Morin-Heights in QC and quickly advanced as a ski instructor, program supervisor, and coach. Armed with a Kinesiology degree, she headed to Whistler to ski bigger mountains. Now, she leads Athlete Development at Whistler Blackcomb's snow school, focusing on instructor excellence and outstanding guest service. Always looking to help the new talent in our industry, MC wishes to inspire more women to find their path as a ski instructor.
From the slopes of Ski Wentworth, NS, Jason has been a CSIA examiner for 30 years. He has
held key roles at Lake Louise and Whistler Blackcomb, and most recently was the Director of
Mountain Sports at Panorama for 11 years. Jason is a former certified pilot and flight instructor.
Currently he is exploring online coaching with Big Picture Skiing. He remains devoted to the
pursuit of effectiveness in the craft of alpine ski teaching. Jason holds CSIA L4 and CSCF L3
Tobin grew up skiing Vancouver Island's tree lines and later ventured globally for outdoor pursuits. Although he’s juggled various roles, from entertainer to lodge manager, skiing remains his true passion. Getting his first certification at 16, Tobin founded Section 8 Snowsport Institute in 2005, championing instructor courses and ski camps worldwide. A CSIA Level 4 instructor and Alpine Canada Development Coach, Tobin blends learning with fun on every slope.
Wendy, with a rich history of ski teaching in Canada and New Zealand, thrives on connecting with people and unraveling the mountain's secrets. Her mantra revolves around excellence achieved through attention, intention, execution, and commitment—a philosophy resonating with PSIC's ethos. As a CSIA Level 4 and CSCF Level 3 certified professional, Wendy's passion is evident as she shares her profound skiing knowledge and experience with every individual she mentors.
With thirty-six seasons under his belt, Sandy's ski career began at Dagmar Ski Resort, later operating the Snow School at Skyloft Ski Club, and also coaching at New Zealand's Treble Cone Ski Area. As a Level 4 Course Conductor for twenty years and former EPC for Ontario, Sandy transitioned into global training camps through myskitrip.ca. Presently hanging his hat at Craigleith Ski Club, Sandy's enthusiasm shines as part of the PSIC training team.
From the slopes of Smiggin Holes, Australia, to Banff's iconic Mt. Norquay, Guy's passion for skiing guided his journey. In Whistler, he sharpened his instructing prowess and dedicated himself to the snow school. Joining the Alltracks Academy in 2012 as the Director of Operations, Guy's vast expertise became instrumental in shaping ski education's future. Today, with Alltracks Academy, Guy's enduring commitment continues to influence snow sports globally.
Jenny is an avid mountain sports gal, spending winters skiing, summers biking and being Mom to her 2 girls all 4 seasons! Jenny, a long-time Banff resident, has taught skiing at Lake Louise since 2004, specializing in instructor training programs. She also coaches mountain bike skills for Rundle Mountain Cycling Club and trains their Enduro development team. This year round passion for exploration and mountain adventure has allowed her to hone her skills and share them with other instructors and trainers.
Seb boasts 42 years skiing, 25 instructing, and 18 as a course conductor! He has worked at numerous ski schools across Canada including Mount Orford, Lake Louise, Le Massif, Whistler Blackcomb and Whitewater. He's spent time at Courchevel in France and with the Rookie Academy in New Zealand. He holds CSIA Level 4, ISIA stamp, CSCF Coach Level 2, and Avalanche Association Level 1 certifications. He also represented Canada at the 2023 Interski.
Jamie's two-decade ski journey began in Scotland and took him across Canada, from Mont Tremblant in the east to Whistler Blackcomb in the west. As a Level 4 instructor, examiner, race coach, and ski tester, he's honed diverse skills. Beyond Canada, Jamie boasts international credentials: IASI Level 4, PSIA Level 3, and an International Trainer role with New Zealand's Rookie Academy. Jamie was also a proud member of the 2023 Canadian Interski team.
Growing up in England with a childhood dream of becoming an instructor, Tom chased the snow from the Canadian Rockies to South America, and now resides in Whistler, BC. His drive to help others succeed has led him to his current roles as a training supervisor and recruiter at Whistler Blackcomb snow school. As a CSIA Level 4, course conductor and training author, Tom is dedicated to sharing his expertise as a member of the PSIC training team.
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Nat started teaching at Mont-Ste-Anne, Quebec, then moved to Whistler, BC, with her career taking her to Australia, N.Z., Japan, China, and Chile. A former member of the International women's Head R&D Team in Austria, she helped design women’s ski lines. She’s a 2x Interski Team member and CSIA Level 4 course conductor. Currently supervising Gap programs and courses in Whistler, Nat is eager to share her passion for skiing and inspire new instructors with "this is a pretty cool lifestyle"!
From Alberta's Marmot Basin to Banff's Snow School and then crafting a novel snow school approach in Niseko Village, Japan, Jeff's ski journey is extensive. After his return to Canada in 2011, he dedicated 12 years to the CSIA, rising to the role of National Program Director. Representing Canada at three Interski events and leading as the 2023 Head Coach, Jeff continuously showcases his deep-rooted passion and profound expertise in skiing.
An ardent skier and respected global thought leader, Mark's 30-year journey encompassed an Executive role at Whistler Blackcomb, as it became the most visited resort on the planet. Now at the helm of the PSIC, Mark's diverse global ski education has enriched his expertise. Mark's ski education spans three pathways: Austrian, Australian and Canadian. He's proudly represented both Australia and Canada at Interski, showcasing his ever-evolving passion and knowledge.
Ed is a long-time ski teacher in Ontario, from Chedoke to Chicopee to Glen Eden and now with Alpine Ski Club in Collingwood. His passion grows from ski experiences both as a child and now as a parent of two enthusiastic skiers! He has a passion for training ski pros and has been an instructor trainer at several Ontario resorts and clubs. Ed aims to create fun, memorable skier experiences with clear, simple instruction and is dedicated to lifelong learning and inspiring others in their snow sport journey.
Perry, Canadian delegation head at Interski 2023 and former Managing Director of the CSIA, has a notable history of leadership, including Mayor of Tofino and Snow School Director at Whistler Blackcomb. His impactful roles span from marketing and management in the hospitality industry to driving growth and navigating change at the CSIA through the challenging Covid-19 pandemic.