Trainees attending the BSA in 2017 will benefit from our continuing commitment to exceptional tutor/coach:trainee ratios.
Kip has coached to World Championship Bronze and multiple top 5 and 10 finishes at World Cup as the Canadian National Team coach.
Founder of the BSA and former British ski team downhiller.
In 1996 Malcolm reformed the Ski High School as the British Ski Academy in Les Houches, Chamonix Valley, where operations were run first from Les Campanules Hotel and then from 2001 at the BSA's exclusive base, the Etoile des Neiges. All of the current British Alpine Team have trained with Malcolm and the BSA at some point in their careers. Now based in the Aosta Valley, the BSA programme is expanding to include FIS racers and the Academy continues to grow with its excellent sporting ethos and the generous support of sponsors and friends.
In her second season with BSA, Natalia has been coaching athletes in Europe, New Zealand and USA for 8 years (16 consecutive winters on the northern and southern hemispheres).
Lynn Mill (née Sharp) helps out at our pre-season race camps. Lynn runs www.targetski.com in Val d’Isere.
Freshly retired from the Polish team with a career highlight of 17th place in SC in Sochi 2014, Karolina was successful in Europa Cup speed events before becoming a regular on the World Cup tour.
A coach with the highest American qualifications, Charley races in masters competitions when he's not coaching or running around after three ski racing daughters.
A veteran of Kitzbuehel and Wengen, Conrad twice scored World Cup points at Garmisch. Injury has forced Conrad to retire from the Canadian Team and he now joins the BSA for his first coaching appointment.
With a 50 FIS point profile across three Alpine disciplines and a recent career in professional road cycling, Brad rejoins us as a full time coach this summer going into the 2017 season.
Dave Tee has been in the England Alpine Team from 2008 to 2009. He has a range of instructing and coaching qualifications, including BASI Level 3, UKCP Alpine Coach Level 3, Mountain Safety Level 3 and IVSI.
Ailsa joins us this year as Maths Tutor
BSA Administration, Stroud, Glos, Dominic runs the BSA office side and is the least outward bound of us all. Occasionally he makes it over to rumble down the bumps.
Penny is now the School Liaison Officer in her third season for the BSA. She lives in Les Houches, prior to that she lived in Scotland for 26 years, did her degree at Strathclyde University and worked in education for over ten years.
Charlotte has taught science for twenty years in U.K. secondary schools. She is very much looking forward to her second season with BSA after a marvellous summer in the mountains of North Wales.
Zoe grew up in Munich where she studied primary school teaching with the focus on German as a second language and sports. Also a Yoga and Pilates teacher, this is Zoe's second season with the BSA.
Sam joins the team as one of the Key Stage 2 teachers. She lives in Suffolk and has been a class teacher in a Primary environment for 5 years. Her original degree is from the University of Newcastle Upon Tyne and she completed her PGCE with the University of Suffolk in September 2011.
Ali is our head housemum this year - more to follow CWO/pastoral care/diarised transfers
Romain joins our FIS staff for the main part of the 2017 season. Romain has worked as a coach and technician with France (WC), Andorra, and Argentina. He has a wealth of experience and is a great addition to our team.
Playing a part in Primary tutoring and on the coaching team, Helli grew up racing, she was an England Alpine Team member and is now a BASI certified instructor. She was also a junior national team rower. Helli studied at the University of the Arts London and at Parsons School of Design in New York.
Martine takes up position as housemum this season, a welcome addition to the pastoral team.
Steve is a graduate in Sports Science/Physiology from the University of Leeds, with a recent MSc in Sports Performance from Portsmouth as well as 2 gold standard PT qualifications. He’s been training elite ski racers since 2003 (amongst other sports) to optimise the athletes’ potential and to raise levels of confidence in their own abilities.
James joins the team on a part time basis in between studies. Having first worked at BSA 10 years ago, James brings a vast amount of experience from U10-U21, and he looks forward to helping BSA trainees work towards their goals this winter