Professional Development Day Oct. 17

Nearly 100 members of Western Division got the benefit of learning from 7 of the industries’ brightest. Dr. Shawn Worthy headlined a field, with a talk on “How We Learn and Change Movements.” Dr. Worthy, is a psychologist and researcher from Metro State College in Denver. He’s an avid skier and has presented topics for the Vail ski schools for a few years, is familiar with ski instructors’ strengths, weaknesses and idiosyncrasies. 

A huge thanks to everyone who attended and presented. What an outstanding crew of pros, keen to kick their game up a notch!

The event was held  Oct. 17 at  Lake Tahoe Community College in South Lake. Dr. Worthy was joined by a crew of local experts:

  • How is Innovation in Park Technology Effecting the Snowsport Industry, Snow Park Technologies
  • Unpacking the evolution of snowsports instruction – ancient past, present and …future, Mike Iman, Sugar Bowl
  • The teaching, guiding and facilitating continuum in modern snowsports, Carol Levine
  • Who are our next customers and what are they looking for?, Bee Gorman

A ski fitness and conditioning was provided byBarton Health.

A subsidy from the PSIA-W Education Foundation made the event possible. Help us provide future opportunities for this type of event to our membership by making a donation. ‘Donation link’