OUR SKIING, SNOWBOARDING AND OFF-PISTE INSTRUCTORS
With them you're in safe hands

Our native English, Dutch, Italian and French ski instructors and guides hold the highest international qualification. They are professional, kind, patient, friendly and focus on the fun of learning, allowing everyone to advance at their own pace without any language barrier. At SnoCool we have one goal : to make your holiday a success !

Our instructors in Tignes and Val d'Isère

Nationality: French
Spoken languages: French English Spanish Portuguese
Diploma: Fully qualified ski instructor
Specialist: ski snowboard
Categories: piste Off-piste
For: Children Adults
In 1998 with Régis Roland and some other pro-riders we created Snocool. We shared the same vision of the sport the same desire to transmit our passion and we thought it was necessary to offer an alternative solution to the E.S.F ... The beginning of a long story!
FRED

In love with the mountain, he organizes off-piste sessions in the Tarentaise Valley and ski adventures around the world.

Nationality: Dutch
Spoken languages: Dutch French English German
Diploma: Fully qualified ski instructor
Specialist: ski
Categories: piste Off-piste
For: Adults
STEVEN

Steven is originally from the Netherlands. He has been leaving in the Tarentaise valley for the last 25 years. Thanks to his origins he has no language barrier and you will feel comfortable with him at the first turn. He speaks perfectly English with a great accent. He is able to share his knowledge naturally, no matter your age level or nationality. Steven teaches piste and off-piste, children or adults, ski or snowboard.

Nationality: German
Spoken languages: German English
Diploma: Fully qualified ski instructor
Specialist: ski
Categories: piste
For: Children Adults
STEFAN

Stefan is a great technician ! He is perfectionist and will speak hours until your understand what was wrong in your skiing, if you don’t get better after booking a lesson with him, just come and complain !!

Nationality: French
Spoken languages: French English
Diploma: Fully qualified ski instructor
Specialist: ski
Categories: piste
For: Children Adults
RENÉ

We have often heard that “the tall René” was the most friendly ski instructor. He takes his time to explain the right technique in a very formal way, it’s enjoyable! René has another job during the season, so when he is an instructor it’s a pleasure for him, he loves skiing and showing you the good restaurant, the good piste. He’s just a good guy for the little ones to the oldest one!

Nationality: German
Spoken languages: German English
Diploma: Fully qualified ski instructor
Specialist: ski
Categories: piste
For: Children Adults
JÜRGEN

German native, Jürgen has skied everywhere in the Alps. Almost 3 years ago he chose to put his skis bag in Tignes. He teaches sometimes at Tignes sometimes at Sainte Foy, anyway what he loves above all is to transmit his passion.

Our instructors in Sainte-Foy Tarentaise

Nationality: French-American
Spoken languages: French English German Spanish
Diploma: Make your holidays a success
I love my job because whatever of our instructor I offer you, I am sure you will have a good time with him. It is a pleasure to work with this team of passionate snow sport instructors whom I trust and with whom I work for several years
MISHA
General manager

Passionate about powder, hiking and climbing, she grew up in Tignes and knows her mountain well. Available, cheerful, welcoming and always listening to you, she will do everything to satisfy you.

Nationality: French
Spoken languages: French English
Diploma: Fully qualified ski instructor
Specialist: ski snowboard telemark
Categories: piste
For: Children Adults
PATRICK AKA "BULLE"

We love Bulle and you will love Bulle because it is an excellent instructor ! We are proud that he has been at SnoCool for over 10 years. For Misha and the rest of the team it’s a real pleasure to work with him. As soon as he has free time he does not forget to look after his children Lila and Arsène!

Nationality: French
Spoken languages: French English
Diploma: Fully qualified ski instructor
Specialist: ski
Categories: piste
For: Children Adults
SABRINA

Sabrina is our lovely traveling instructor. Once the winter season ends, she leaves on her sailboat to the discovery of the oceans … Back with the first snow, she loves teaching children in general and distills them a little sunshine with each of her words !

Nationality: French
Spoken languages: French English
Diploma: Fully qualified ski instructor
Specialist: ski snowboard
Categories: piste off-piste
For: Children Adults
NILS

Children and parents who have been skiing with us for a few years will surely recognize Nils and his mop. Indeed he has already come several times to teach with us as reinforcement … Like many of us he was charmed by Sainte Foy and finally decided to spend the entire 2019-2020 season with us.

Nationality: French
Spoken languages: French English
Diploma: Fully qualified ski instructor
Specialist: ski
Categories: piste
For: Children Adults
SERGE

Serge is our serious and patient instructor, always available, he likes his job ! His teaching is assiduous, he gives his max in order to make you progress and he wants you to spend a good time with him. He is good with little ones as his patience is endless!

Nationality: English
Spoken languages: French English
Diploma: Fully qualified ski instructor
Specialist: ski snowboard
Categories: piste off-piste
For: Children Adults
PATRICK

Patrick is the English-French local of Sainte-Foy ! He was educated in the UK and moved to the Alps to indulge his passion for skiing and climbing. Having skied since the age of three, he has always dreamed of being a ski instructor. He has decided to qualify under the French system.

Nationality: French
Spoken languages: French English
Diploma: Fully qualified ski instructor
Specialist: ski
Categories: piste
For: Children Adults
CHRISTEL

Chrystel adapts to everyone! To the little ones, lots of fun with the teens, to the terrified mothers, to the people suffering from an old wound …Cheerful in life, competent on skis, you will relax and even spend a good time while learning !

Nationality: French
Spoken languages: French English
Diploma: Fully qualified ski instructor
Specialist: ski snowboard telemark
Categories: piste off-piste
For: Children Adults
THOMAS

Tom may be a bit quiet and shy however nothing gets him into trouble, never… He is a perfectionist, he does his job very well and honestly loves children, thanks to the great feedback we regularly receive from our customers. He loves snowboard, telemark and off-piste too, well… He adapts to any lesson we give him!

Nationality: French
Spoken languages: French English
Diploma: Fully qualified ski instructor
Specialist: ski snowboard
Categories: piste off-piste
For: Children Adults
DAVID

David comes from the Pyrenees, we love his singing accent! After having coached the youngsters of the ski club for several years, he is picky with technique and likes to teach the fundamental bases. You will appreciate this quality and will progress quickly. David is a young instructor who will become easily friends with your children. Know that David is also an osteopath.

Nationality: French
Spoken languages: French English
Diploma: Fully qualified ski instructor
Specialist: ski
Categories: piste
For: Children Adults
JOËLLE

After having taught for many years in the Tignes and Val d’Isère ski area she enjoys teaching in Sainte Foy’s family atmosphere. Experienced instructor she is very sweet and will help children and parents progress and have fun on skis.

Nationality: French
Spoken languages: French English
Diploma: Trainee ski instructor
Specialist: ski
Categories: piste
For: Children Adults
MAXIME

If you are lucky enough to ski with Maxime, you will be happy to have shared a moment with the nicest of our instructors. Student at the moment, he is unfortunately not all the time with us …Under his great beard hides an smart-hard-worker, when he is teaching, he is actually on vacation and enjoys each one of his guest as entertainment !

Nationality: French
Spoken languages: French English
Diploma: Fully qualified ski instructor
Specialist: ski snowboard
Categories: piste
For: Children Adults
DENIS

Emblematic figure of the snowboard in the years 80/90, Denis has recently decided to go back to skiing and surprised himself !! Surfer the rest of the year, he lives by the ocean. It makes Denis a very cool instructor loving life ! If you book a snowboard lesson, it will be him in priority and you will be lucky …

Nationality: Scottish
Spoken languages: English French
Diploma: snowshoe leader
Specialist: snowshoe outing apres-ski igloo
For: Children Adults
IONA

Snowshoeing through paths and hamlets of Sainte Foy region evening at the igloo … Iona supervises vibrant outings from morning to evening!

Nationality: French
Spoken languages: French English
Diploma: Fully qualified ski instructor
Specialist: ski
Categories: piste
For: Children Adults
THOMAS

Thomas is our new recruit and we are very proud! I have never seen Thomas speaking out loud, even in difficulty, he remains perfectly relaxed, children will talk about him for sure at home ! The whole idea is to love teaching skiing !

Nationality: French
Spoken languages: French English
Diploma: Fully qualified ski instructor
Specialist: ski
Categories: piste off-piste
For: Children Adults
DAVID

Sainte Foy does not leave indifferent those who are sensitive to natural and calm environments. David is one of those people is a Sainte Foy lover. After several years teaching ski as a freelancer. He decided this winter to join us to continue to share his passion for skiing with you and us.

Nationality: French
Spoken languages: French English
Diploma: Trainee ski instructor
Specialist: ski
Categories: piste
For: Children Adults
GAÉTAN

Gaétan is passionate about skiing and kayaking. His mustache shivers at the idea of skiing with you. He is always ready to teach the youngest and the greatest.

Nationality:
Spoken languages: French English
Diploma: Fully qualified ski instructor
Specialist: ski
Categories: piste
For: Children Adults
CHRIS AKA "LE LOUP DE MER"

Chris “the sailman”owns a beautiful sailship based on the Mediteranéen sea. When Chris comes to teach with Snocool, it’s pure passion only as he loves teaching to kids. He’s fun and strict at the same time, he knows how to handle any child with a big smile and lots of humor!

Nationality: French
Spoken languages: French English
Diploma: UIAGM mountain guide
Specialist: ski snowboard
Categories: Off-piste
For: Adults
SEB
Nationality: French
Spoken languages: French English German
Diploma: Make your holidays a success
SHERADA

New recruit in 2018 Sherada is joining Misha to help improve your experience. She will answer your questions and make sure everything goes well with you and your children.

Nationality: Italian
Spoken languages: Italian English
Diploma: Fully qualified ski instructor
Specialist: ski
Categories: piste
For: Children Adults
GIOVANNI

New recruit in 2015 Giovanni is a young instructor who likes children a lot. They share innocence, candor and crazy funny games on skis …

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