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The Professional Ski Instructors of America and the American Association of Snowboard Instructors (PSIA-AASI) is the world’s largest organization dedicated to teaching people how to ski and snowboard. Join us and turn your passion into a profession. Or, come take a lesson from us -- friends don't let friends teach friends. Let the snow fly! 

  1. Meet the Team: Aspen Highlands and Gore Mountain’s Brian Smith

    Meet the Team: Aspen Highlands and Gore Mountain’s Brian Smith

    After a grueling four-day competition and selection process held April 17 – April 21 at Breckenridge, Colorado, the Professional Ski Instructors of America and the American Association of Snowboard Instructors (PSIA-AASI) announced the names of the P...
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  2. How All Instructors Benefit from Freestyle Technical Manual

    How All Instructors Benefit from Freestyle Technical Manual

    If your lessons include elements of freestyle – and for maximum fun and learning, why wouldn’t they? – you’ll definitely want to pick up PSIA-AASI’s newest video-enhanced teaching resource, the Freestyle Technical Manual. Whether you’re coaching elite-level athletes or helping a student slide a box on skis or a snowboard for the first time, this manual offers the invaluable insight and progressions you’ll need to successfully share the freestyle stoke.
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  3. Women’s Summit Set to Rock Mammoth March 6-8

    Women’s Summit Set to Rock Mammoth March 6-8

    The 3rd annual Women’s Summit will take place at Mammoth Mountain, Calif., March 6-8, providing top instructors, coaches and ski patrollers from the U.S. and Canada with an opportunity to share best practices, network with like-minded leaders, a...
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  4. Member Spotlight: Eastern Division's Patrick McCloskey

    Member Spotlight: Eastern Division's Patrick McCloskey

    Welcome to the Member Spotlight, an online feature on TheSnowPros.org that gives well-deserved shine to some of the incredibly skillful and devoted ski and snowboard instructors who make up PSIA-AASI. Whether instruction is a full-time career or a part-time pursuit balanced with other endeavors, PSIA-AASI members have valuable insights to share gleaned from their experiences on snow.
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