Instructors in Training (IIT) Program

Kissing Bridge Instructors in Training Program

An introduction to the Kissing Bridge Instructor Training Course (ITC); youths 14 and 15 years old, will be introduced to all Children’s instructional programs as well as progressions for the general SnowSports School line-ups for both ski and snowboard disciplines. In this capacity, they will observe and participate in teaching progressions and tactics related to all instructional programs.

They will also participate in on-snow sessions to improve their personal skiing and riding.

Program Dates & Information

  • All classes will be facilitated by Leigh Fischer, SnowSports School Trainer and Supervisor
  • Saturdays during the season
    Begins: Saturday, January 14, 2023
  • Ends: Saturday, March 4, 2023
  • 9:30am – 12pm, meet in the Learning Center at the Central Area
  • 1:00pm – 3:00pm, assigned to a specific program and instructor mentor

Program Includes

  • Introduction to Teaching Styles and Learning Styles
  • Class handling
  • Communication Skills
  • Skiing and Snowboard progressions and teaching scenarios
  • Personal skiing/riding assessment and improvement

Tuition $125, one-time fee


  • All Day lift ticket for each Saturday (if needed)
  • Discounted Season Pass offered to students in this program – $275.
  • Upon successful completion of the course, participants will be required to participate in the on-snow Kissing Bridge ITC the following season. With a passing evaluation at ITC, participants will be offered a job as a Kissing Bridge SnowSports School instructor.

Registration Forms

Instructors in Training Informational Letter

Instructor Trainee Registration Forms

For additional information: Michael Bouquard, SnowSports School Director, 716-592-4963 x2231 or mail