Have you what it takes to join BASS?

About BASS

The British Alpine Ski School is a syndicate of highly skilled and motivated ski coaches. BASS operate in in the 3 Valleys and Espace Killy, with bases in Meribel, Courchevel, La Tania, Tignes and Val D’Isere. A resort director heads a team in each area and each team has its own individual style. The BASS network has been operating in the Alps for the past 20 years and in the areas above for the past 12 years. The first schools under our jurisdiction were Val D’Isere and Tignes, founded in 2002. Meribel followed in 2008 and then Courchevel and La Tania in 2013.

The BASS Team


BASS instructors are a group of highly motivated and inspirational ski coaches. Operating in 2 of the worlds best ski areas BASS coaches delivers fun and effective ski lessons in English and have built one of the best reputations for quality and service in the Alps. Our ski coaches need to be forward thinking and excited about developing all levels of skier and at the highest level a BASS coach has the skills to deliver courses for ski instructor training, off piste, performance clinics and race training as well as being able to develop a wide range of individuals. A new team member can choose to be developed in any of the areas above to take them to the next level and mature their skills along side some of Britain’s finest instructors.

Our philosophy

To provide a sustainable career in the snowsports industry.

High returns for motivated professionals.

Work in an exciting, challenging and developmental environment.

Delivering quality by being quality.

The BASS Product

The BASS product has been greatly received by tens of thousands of satisfied clients over the years. The ski school program is based around quality and value, making first rate coaches accessible to the general public. A full range of levels are offered and a junior programme starting from the age of 7 years. At the higher end, BASS offer off piste tuition and guiding as well as Performance clinics. Coaches, who choose too and train for, can work with gap year projects to prepare students for level 1 & level 2 BASI courses. We also provide and sponsor a very successful training program for talented individuals working towards level 3 & 4 BASI courses. Our corporate events department provide different challenges and a variety of work for our team.

Training for success

All the BASS team have access to work alongside some of the most experienced coaches in the industry. Our training program for all levels of BASI gives us the opportunity to train others at a high level and continually improve the skills we need for developing long-term goals in high-level performance. To develop each BASS coach we have the opportunity to shadow all levels and learn how others are developing performance for success. There is also training and guidelines for each level. Team training is at the start of each season and run by BASI trainers and additional training during the season is also available for personal development.

Applying for a position with BASS

To grow and develop our syndicate we are looking for new talented individuals with the skills and motivation needed to maintain the high expectations of the team and our clients. Not everyone is up to the challenge and level of professionalism to be a member of BASS, but if you believe in yourself and know you are up to the challenge, we would be very interested in hearing from you.

Contact info@bass-skischools.com for further details and an information pack.

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