What is PSIA-AASI?

PSIA-AASI is a non-profit association comprised of nearly 33,000 members, making it the world’s largest organization dedicated to skiing and snowboarding. PSIA-AASI’s goal is to support its members by providing opportunities to develop personally and professionally and by creating positive learning experiences – all while having fun on and off the snow.



As a PSIA-AASI member, you will be exposed to new and exciting learning opportunities to benefit your career as a snowsports professional. PSIA-AASI also offers certifications for new and expert snowsports instructors in a wide-variety of disciplines, including adaptive, alpine, cross country, snowboard, and telemark. Certifications are not only great of showing your value to prospective employers, they are also well-respected badges of honor that symbolize your dedication and expertise. Perhaps most importantly, joining PSIA-AASI connects you with like-minded instructors who are also striving to be the best possible teachers.


What You’ll Become

A Better Teacher A Better Athlete
Prove what you know by getting certified, which is the standard for top teaching performance. Improve your own skiing and riding by attending educational clinics.
A Better Friend A Better Leader
Meet local instructors by joining more than 32,000 folks who also love sliding on snow. Gain professional leadership skills by facilitating and managing large groups and solving problems.

What You’ll Get

Pro Offers PSIA-AASI Divisions
Your membership pays for itself through huge savings on skis, boards, apparel, and other gear you need to succeed.  PSIA-AASI has eight divisions in the U.S. Share ideas and best practices with other members that slide on snow right in your backyard.
Sports Insurance Education
Protect yourself and get an accidental medical and professional liability plan to make sure off season mishaps don’t impact your winter season. Stay in tune with industry trends by reading 32 Degrees: The Journal of Professional Snowsports, access digital learning through an e-learning platform, and aid your learning by watching The Matrix, featuring 300 video clips of real-life skiing and riding situations.

What You’ll Invest


$69 + division dues *


$69 + division dues *

Join this category if you: Love skiing or snowboarding but you’re not yet working at a school and don’t have your certification. If you’re already working at a school and ready to pursue your certification. **
Pro Offers X X
32 Degrees – Print X X
32 Degrees – Digital X X
Events X X
Education Discounts X X
Division X X
Accessories Catalog X X
The Community X X
Sports Insurance X X

* National dues for certified and registered are $69 and division dues vary. All member dues are in U.S. dollars. Dues are for one year and subject to change without notice.
** Joining as a certified member may be different based on your PSIA-AASI division. Contact your division to learn more.