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Our Team

We are dedicated to international visitors and all lessons are conducted in English by a team of professional and accredited instructors and trainers from Australia, New Zealand, North America and Europe. Meet some of our leadership team members:

Tareesa Straatmans
Tareesa Straatmans Director
Tareesa Straatmans Tareesa Straatmans Director
  • Home Country & Town: Australia, Jindabyne
  • Seasons of Experience: 32
  • Languages: English
  • Qualifications:
    • APSI Level 4 Snowboard
    • Level 1 Alpine Ski
    • APSI Level 4 Snowboard Trainer & Examiner
    • Level 1 Polytechnic Avalanche Operations
    • Advance Diploma Business Marketing
    • Diploma Business Management
  • Favourite Run: The North Face
  • Favourite Place to Eat: Ebisutei
Leon Tarbotton
Leon Tarbotton Snowsports Manager - Gondola Base
Leon Tarbotton Leon Tarbotton Snowsports Manager - Gondola Base
  • Home Country & Town: Australia, Jindabyne
  • Seasons of Experience: 14
  • Languages: English
  • Qualifications:
    • APSI Level 3 Alpine
    • APSI Level 1 Snowboard
    • SSA Level 1 Coaching
  • Favourite Run: Miharashi
  • Favourite Place to Eat: Devil Ramen - Bar Moon
Chris Lewczynski
Chris Lewczynski Snowsports & Training Manager - Family Base
Chris Lewczynski Chris Lewczynski Snowsports & Training Manager - Family Base
  • Home Country & Town: UK, Welwyn
  • Seasons of Experience: 16
  • Languages: English
  • Qualifications:
    • APSI Level 4 Alpine
    • APSI Level 3 Telemark
    • AST Level 2
  • Favourite Run: Youtei Sunset
  • Favourite Place to Eat: Sushi Train
Ben Koeller
Ben Koeller Snowsports Supervisor
Ben Koeller Ben Koeller Snowsports Supervisor
  • Home Country & Town: Germany, Bochum
  • Seasons of Experience: 14
  • Languages: English, German, Dutch & Spanish
  • Qualifications:
    • Level 3 Ski
    • Level 1 Snowboard
    • Level 1 Telemark
  • Favourite Place to Eat: Sushi Train
Emma Fordyce
Emma Fordyce Children's Supervisor - Family Base
Emma Fordyce Emma Fordyce Children's Supervisor - Family Base
  • Home Country & Town: New Zealand, Wanaka
  • Seasons of Experience: 11
  • Languages: English
  • Qualifications:
    • NZSIA Level 3 Ski
    • AST Level 1
  • Favourite Run: Mizuna-no-sawa
  • Favourite Place to Eat: Ebisutei
Sergeja Gradisek
Sergeja Gradisek Children's Supervisor - Gondola Base
Sergeja Gradisek Sergeja Gradisek Children's Supervisor - Gondola Base
  • Home Country & Town: Slovenia, Radovljica
  • Seasons of Experience: 28
  • Languages: Slovenian, English, German, Croatian, Serbian & Bahasa Indonesian
  • Qualifications:
    • ZUTS
    • Level 3 Snowboard
    • Level 2 Cross Country Skiing
    • Level 1 Ski
  • Favourite Run: Any run covered with powder
  • Favourite Place to Eat: At home with my partner
Mike Holland
Mike Holland Adults and Privates Supervisor - Family Base
Mike Holland Mike Holland Adults and Privates Supervisor - Family Base
  • Home Country & Town: USA, Denver
  • Seasons of Experience: 20
  • Languages: English
  • Qualifications:
    • APSI Level 4
    • PSIA Level 2
    • PSIA Level 1 Freestyle
    • Avalanche Skills Level 1
  • Favourite Run: Hano Trees
  • Favourite Place to Eat: Boyo
Richard Naunton-Evans
Richard Naunton-Evans Privates Supervisor - Gondola Base
Richard Naunton-Evans Richard Naunton-Evans Privates Supervisor - Gondola Base
  • Home Country & Town: England, Hayling Island
  • Seasons of Experience: 30
  • Languages: English
  • Qualifications:
    • AASI Level 3
    • AASI - w examiner - 2004-2011
    • USASA 200 Coach
    • PSIA Level 2 Nordic
    • PSIA Level 1 Alpine
    • AASI Level 2 Childrens Specialist
    • AST Level 1
  • Favourite Run: East Ridge
  • Favourite Place to Eat: Ebisutei

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