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 10 & 11 or 17 & 18, 2016
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.