Behind the words…

Donald Musk
BASI
BASI

Donald works in the Membership and Marketing Department at the The British Association of Snowsports Instructors.  He is also a keen skier and is currently working his way through the BASI qualification system.

Nick McKelvey 
BASI
BASI

Nick is an ex competitive racer and University of Dundee Sports Scholar.

Tom Waddington, New Generation
New Generation

Tom left uni with a degree in accounting, economics and management. He quickly realised there was more to life than spreadsheets and decided to become a ski instructor. Over the past 9 years Tom has developed from student to coach as part of the New Generation ski instructor training system.

Tom is now a BASI ISTD instructor, Swiss Brevet Fédéral and in the system to become a BASI trainer. During the winter months Tom puts his degree to use managing New Generations ski schools in Switzerland as well as over seeing all their Swiss ski instructor training programmes from BASI 1 & 2 to ISTD As part of his on-going professional development he has spent the past 2 summers competing as a FIS racer in New Zealand, and has been working along side team GB and Dave Ryding to further his coaching knowledge.

Snoworks_LeeHeadShot
Snoworks

Lee left school as only a keen recreational skier, he initially trained and qualified as a professional chef. After 8 years full time in the restaurant kitchens of the Midlands, Scotland and London he decided to do a season as a ‘chalet boy’ preparing his culinary delights for clients in Le Praz, Courchevel 1300.

7 seasons later and after a lot of dedication and commitment he now finds himself fully qualified in the BASI system to ISTD level 4 and is currently a trainer for BASI. He is the director of the SnoworksGAP ski instructor courses program and works full time with Snoworks Ski Courses

Rebecca Heselton
New Generation
New Generation

As the sales and marketing manager for New Gen , Rebecca’s job is to look after the marketing & sales strategy, oversee the in resort sales teams and run the marketing department in head office. Rebecca worked for 5 years in an advertising agency in London, and this year will be her third year out in France.

Joe Beer
BASI Telemark Director 
Alpine Learning Curves
Alpine Learning Curves

Joe is the Director and founder of Alpine Learning Curves. He has an extensive experience in the Alpine and Telemark skiing with 33 seasons in 30 years under his belt!

Adam Whale
New Generation
New Generation

After studying History and Politics at the University of Stirling and Carleton University in Ottawa, Adam set about following another passion – skiing and instructing. He is ISTD qualified and has 9 years teaching experience across Europe, North America and Australia. He has worked for New Generation for 4 years, currently teaching out of Courchevel 1850. In addition he works behind the scenes with the operational running of the ski school.