Instructor Training Weekend Schedule 2017

Dear Snowsports Center Candidate:

Thank you for your interest in joining the Gatlinburg Snowsports Center staff.  The first step required is to attend one of our Instructor Training Weekends, scheduled for December 9 & 10 or 16 & 17, 2017

During the weekend you will spend time improving your skiing/riding skills, learn the tips and techniques to teach someone how to obtain those skills and the ins and outs of working in a snowsports school.  The class is a combination of both indoor and on-slope clinics that will allow us to evaluate your potential as a member of the staff.

A general schedule follows:


8:00 to 8:45 am. – Registration at the Snowsports Center building

9:00 to noon – On Snow Training

12:00 to 12:45 – Lunch on your own

12:45 to 3:30 – On Snow Training Centered on Teaching


9:00 to 12:00 – Review and practice teaching session

12:00 to 12:45 – Lunch on your own.

12:45 to 3:00 – Putting it all together

3:00 to 4:00 – Free skiing and riding

4:00  –  Announcement of successful candidates.

The fee to attend the Instructor Training Weekend is $35 per person, and includes two days of lift tickets and clinics.  Candidates should own or rent appropriate equipment. For the successful candidates, the fee will be returned as a credit towards your uniform.  Please use the online registration to sign up.

We look forward to seeing you at the clinic.