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Instructor Training Schedule

Lost Valley Instructor Training Course

Day 1  Saturday, November 19, 9am-11am  Lost Valley Lodge

  •  Safety
  • Customer Service
  • Skier/Rider Responsibility Code
  • The Teaching Cycle
  • PSIA-AASI Videos
  • Orientation. 

Day 2..  Sat ON SNOW Sat Dec 10 (at Sugarloaf)

These weekend sessions are where we determine your employment status for the season. It is important that you attend.  Failure to attend without advance notice and/or explanation will result in being cut from our roster of potential new hires.

Come with working equipment . Arrive dressed and ready to ski or snowboard.

8:00-8:30 Orientation/Tickets

Break into Ski and Snowboard Groups

8:45-11:30 On Snow

Skills Assessment

11:30-12:00 Lunch 

12:00-2:00 On Snow

Class Handling

 

Day 3..  Sat ON SNOW Sun Dec 11 (at Sugarloaf)

These weekend sessions are where we determine your employment status for the season. It is important that you attend.  Failure to attend without advance notice and/or explanation will result in being cut from our roster of potential new hires.

Come with working equipment . Arrive dressed and ready to ski or snowboard.

Break into Ski and Snowboard Groups

8:45-11:30 On Snow

Skills Assessment/Class Handling

11:30-12:00 Lunch 

12:00-2:00 On Snow

Class Handling/ Intro to Beginner Progression/ Recap

 

Day 4 on-snow.. (Saturday, December 17 Lost Valley 8:00am-3pm)

New applicants: These weekend sessions are where we determine your employment status for the season. It is important that you attend.  Failure to attend without advance notice and/or explanation will result in being cut from our roster of potential new hires.

Come with working equipment . Arrive dressed and ready to ski or snowboard. Limited capacity in Ski/Snowboard School room for boot changing only.

8:00-8:30 Orientation

Break into Ski and Snowboard Groups

8:30-11:30 On Snow

Beginner Progression

11:30-12:00 Lunch

12:00-3:00 admin

Teaching Groups

Recap

Day 5 on-snow.. (Sunday , December 18 Lost Valley 8am-3pm)

New applicants: These weekend sessions are where we determine your employment status for the season. It is important that you attend.  Failure to attend without advance notice and/or explanation will result in being cut from our roster of potential new hires.

Come with working equipment . Arrive dressed and ready to ski or snowboard.

8:00-8:30 Orientation

Break into Ski and Snowboard Groups

8:30-11:30 On Snow

Types of Lessons (Private Lesson, Learn To Ski/Sb, Multi week programs)

 

11:30-12:30 Lunch 

1-3:00

  • Only Sky Training

 

Saturday , December 24 Lost Valley

8am-10am

Regular Saturday Clinic Series Begins

Trainers on hand all day for additional training as needed

Vacation Week (Dec 23-Jan2) Lost Valley

Lesson Shadowing

New hires and 2nd year instructors are required to shadow TWO lessons prior to being approved for teaching classes

Minimum of 1 Private Lesson Shadow (1 hr)

Minimum of 1 Group or Semi  Private Lesson

Must complete both before Jan 1

 

Continuing training

Every Saturday Morning 8-10am until February Vacation

All coaches must attend a minimum of 3 of these clinics per mongh

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