The Rookie Academy is a World Class incubator of Instructor Training. Rookie based qualifications and contacts make you industry ready for a career on snow.
We know that you’re even bothering to read this because you want to live the dream of a career, or at least a place, in the snow industry. And we know that if you find yourself a job that you love, you’ll never feel like you’ve worked another day in your life.
The Rookie Academy is about getting you ready to get the most out of your on-snow lifestyle – the most enjoyment, the most opportunities, and the best options for career development. Your commitment to the Rookie Academy is rewarded through your own development and returned by our commitment to do what we can to get you established in an instructing position upon graduating The Academy.
The ski industry is filled with big names and big personalities, and we’ve got the best in the business coaching at the Rookie Academy.
While you’re in the Academy you can:
Rookie Academy coaches are hand picked. We purposefully search for trainers of the highest calibre, who bring broad experience, deep understanding and world-class career building connections to our programs.
Many of our instructors return from their international roles to coach at Rookies year after year. Like the Rookie students these trainers thrive in the atmosphere of The Academy.
"I am now a month into my new career as a snowsports instructor and absolutely loving it!! None of this would have been possible without the [...]"