TSI Ski Instructors

TSI Snowsports is a British run Ski School which offer all types of ski lessons with British and Bilingual top level qualified ski instructors.

TSI was founded in 2006 by Maurice Duffy and Sally Lee-Duffy. Both are passionate about skiing and teaching.
They feel privileged to be able to do so in the spectacular French Alps. Between them they have taught for over 40 winter seasons, in Switzerland, Scotland, Andorra, France, Australia and New Zealand.

All of our ski instructors have been hand picked because of their great teaching experience, people skills, perfect spoken English and because they are just great at what they do!

TSI Snowsports is a British run Ski School which offer all types of ski lessons with British and Bilingual top level qualified ski instructors.

TSI was founded in 2006 by Maurice Duffy and Sally Lee-Duffy. Both are passionate about skiing and teaching.
They feel privileged to be able to do so in the spectacular French Alps. Between them they have taught for over 40 winter seasons, in Switzerland, Scotland, Andorra, France, Australia and New Zealand.

All of our ski instructors have been hand picked because of their great teaching experience, people skills, perfect spoken English and because they are just great at what they do!

Maurice Duffy

Qualification: BASI Level 4 ISTD
Nationality: British
Languages Spoken: English & French

Qualification: BASI Level 4 ISTD
Nationality: British
Languages Spoken: English & French

Maurice was born in Scotland and learned to ski at the age of seven. He did initial ski instructor training in Austria at the age of 18, and has taught skiing full time in Europe and the southern hemisphere ever since. He became a fully qualified International Ski Teacher in 1997, and moved to Morzine in 2000. He is a certified CSCF Ski Race Coach and a Current Alpine Trainer for the British Association of Snowsports Instructors (BASI).

When not skiing he enjoys mountain biking, motorbikes, kiting and wakeboarding.

Maurice was born in Scotland and learned to ski at the age of seven. He did initial ski instructor training in Austria at the age of 18, and has taught skiing full time in Europe and the southern hemisphere ever since. He became a fully qualified International Ski Teacher in 1997, and moved to Morzine in 2000. He is a certified CSCF Ski Race Coach and a Current Alpine Trainer for the British Association of Snowsports Instructors (BASI).

When not skiing he enjoys mountain biking, motorbikes, kiting and wakeboarding.

Sally Lee-Duffy

Qualification: BASI Level 4 ISTD
Nationality: Irish
Languages Spoken: Bilingual English & Spanish

Qualification: BASI Level 4 ISTD
Nationality: Irish
Languages Spoken: Bilingual English & Spanish

Sally is Irish born but has lived most of her life in Spain where her parents moved when she was 9. She first discovered skiing in the Pyrenees and was hooked from the start. She did her first full season when she was 19 and made up her mind to become a ski instructor. To complement the winter seasons in Andorra she worked during the summers as a restaurant manageress in Spain, then moved to Morzine in 2000. Besides the “hands on” side of ski teaching she has worked in the office environment for several ski schools and for BASI.

During the summer, Sally works on the Cricket Circuit installing all promotional material for Sky televised matches.

Additional Qualifications: Adaptive Instructor.

Sally is Irish born but has lived most of her life in Spain where her parents moved when she was 9. She first discovered skiing in the Pyrenees and was hooked from the start. She did her first full season when she was 19 and made up her mind to become a ski instructor. To complement the winter seasons in Andorra she worked during the summers as a restaurant manageress in Spain, then moved to Morzine in 2000. Besides the “hands on” side of ski teaching she has worked in the office environment for several ski schools and for BASI.

During the summer, Sally works on the Cricket Circuit installing all promotional material for Sky televised matches.

Additional Qualifications: Adaptive Instructor.

Ross Nelson

Qualification: BASI Level 4 ISTD
Nationality: British
Languages Spoken: English

Qualification: BASI Level 4 ISTD
Nationality: British
Languages Spoken: English

Ross was born and grew up on the south coast of England. He started skiing at the age of 5 and began racing for Southampton dry slope at the age of 10yrs. In his teens racing took him to the Alps a couple of times a year and that is where his skiing developed.

Ross started his ski instructor career at 18 in Italy and continued there for a few years before moving to Les Gets/Morzine in 2004.

Hobbies include Pottery, tennis, badminton, sailing, film and photography.

Ross was born and grew up on the south coast of England. He started skiing at the age of 5 and began racing for Southampton dry slope at the age of 10yrs. In his teens racing took him to the Alps a couple of times a year and that is where his skiing developed.

Ross started his ski instructor career at 18 in Italy and continued there for a few years before moving to Les Gets/Morzine in 2004.

Hobbies include Pottery, tennis, badminton, sailing, film and photography.

Lisa Jackson

Qualification: BASI Level 4 ISTD
Nationality: Scottish
Languages Spoken: English & French

Qualification: BASI Level 4 ISTD
Nationality: Scottish
Languages Spoken: English & French

Lisa was born and bred in Perthshire, Scotland. She learned to ski at the ripe old age of five, spending almost every weekend each winter up in Aviemore and the Cairngorms with her family.

She has been teaching skiing full time since 2001. Lisa is also qualified as a Personal Fitness Trainer and Sports Massage Therapist. ‘Skiing is my Passion!

Her hobbies are mountain & road biking, walking and sunbathing!

Lisa was born and bred in Perthshire, Scotland. She learned to ski at the ripe old age of five, spending almost every weekend each winter up in Aviemore and the Cairngorms with her family.

She has been teaching skiing full time since 2001. Lisa is also qualified as a Personal Fitness Trainer and Sports Massage Therapist. ‘Skiing is my Passion!

Her hobbies are mountain & road biking, walking and sunbathing!

Ali Gibb

Qualification: BASI Level 4 ISTD
Nationality: British
Languages Spoken: English & French

Qualification: BASI Level 4 ISTD
Nationality: British
Languages Spoken: English & French

Ali hails from Rutland and started her skiing career on a Lincolnshire dry slope before moving on to the dizzying heights of alpine green runs in Les Arcs. Family ski holidays led her to a winter season as a chalet girl in Chatel before going back to Uni to do her Masters. The Masters didn’t happen but teaching skiing did and 9 years later she has settled in Morzine.

She spent 6 years teaching on the other side of the Portes du Soleil ski area in Torgon and Chatel and the other side of the world at Mt Hotham in Australia.

She now stays here in Morzine during the summer running road bike holidays and teaching mountain biking. She spends most of her time riding up (slowly!) the hills you will be skiing down.

Ali hails from Rutland and started her skiing career on a Lincolnshire dry slope before moving on to the dizzying heights of alpine green runs in Les Arcs. Family ski holidays led her to a winter season as a chalet girl in Chatel before going back to Uni to do her Masters. The Masters didn’t happen but teaching skiing did and 9 years later she has settled in Morzine.

She spent 6 years teaching on the other side of the Portes du Soleil ski area in Torgon and Chatel and the other side of the world at Mt Hotham in Australia.

She now stays here in Morzine during the summer running road bike holidays and teaching mountain biking. She spends most of her time riding up (slowly!) the hills you will be skiing down.

Alex Boucher

Qualification: French Diplome
Nationality: French
Languages Spoken: Bilingual English & French

Qualification: French Diplome
Nationality: French
Languages Spoken: Bilingual English & French

Alex is a true mountain boy! He grew up skiing on these very mountains strapping on his first pair of skis at the tender age of 3yrs and racing at 7yrs. Alpine skiing, ski touring and snowboarding became a part of daily winter life and after earning his degree in Engineering to get a “proper” job, it felt only natural to stay on the skis where his passion truly lay and to pursue a career on the snow instead!

Alex has been a ski instructor in Morzine since 2000 and spent a season in New Zealand for a change of scenery. During the summer Alex is glued to his bike busy running his road cycling business YelloVelo.

Hobbies: Road cycling, road cycling, road cycling!

Alex is a true mountain boy! He grew up skiing on these very mountains strapping on his first pair of skis at the tender age of 3yrs and racing at 7yrs. Alpine skiing, ski touring and snowboarding became a part of daily winter life and after earning his degree in Engineering to get a “proper” job, it felt only natural to stay on the skis where his passion truly lay and to pursue a career on the snow instead!

Alex has been a ski instructor in Morzine since 2000 and spent a season in New Zealand for a change of scenery. During the summer Alex is glued to his bike busy running his road cycling business YelloVelo.

Hobbies: Road cycling, road cycling, road cycling!

Gavin Paley

Qualification: BASI Level 4 ISTD
Nationality: British
Languages Spoken: English & French

Qualification: BASI Level 4 ISTD
Nationality: British
Languages Spoken: English & French

Gavin was born in County Durham, his love for skiing started on school skiing holidays in Italy.

He passed his first ski instructor course in 1995, then proceeded to do some teaching on the dry slope, then moving onto Arinsal, Andorra 1997/98. From Andorra he was drawn to the Espace Killy in 2001/02 where he taught for an independent French ski school for 6 seasons. While he was training for his Level 4, he managed a Chalet fitting business and ski shop. Since December 2013 he has been working for The Development Centre in Val D’Isere. He has built up a wealth of ski coaching experience over the years, he loves sharing his knowledge and enthusiasm with his clients.

He is also a qualified Personal Trainer and Kettlebell Instructor. He completed a Full Marathon in Mallorca a couple of years ago, massive achievement.

Gavin spends his summer working on the Cricket Circuit with Mo and Sally, they like to think that they are nearly Cricket Guru’s but not sure about that one…………….

Hobbies: Football, Watching Newcastle, playing golf and spending time with his girls.

Gavin was born in County Durham, his love for skiing started on school skiing holidays in Italy.

He passed his first ski instructor course in 1995, then proceeded to do some teaching on the dry slope, then moving onto Arinsal, Andorra 1997/98. From Andorra he was drawn to the Espace Killy in 2001/02 where he taught for an independent French ski school for 6 seasons. While he was training for his Level 4, he managed a Chalet fitting business and ski shop. Since December 2013 he has been working for The Development Centre in Val D’Isere. He has built up a wealth of ski coaching experience over the years, he loves sharing his knowledge and enthusiasm with his clients.

He is also a qualified Personal Trainer and Kettlebell Instructor. He completed a Full Marathon in Mallorca a couple of years ago, massive achievement.

Gavin spends his summer working on the Cricket Circuit with Mo and Sally, they like to think that they are nearly Cricket Guru’s but not sure about that one…………….

Hobbies: Football, Watching Newcastle, playing golf and spending time with his girls.

Private
Lessons

Private
Lessons

Adult
Groups

Adult
Groups

Children’s
Groups

Children’s
Groups

Performance
Clinics

Performance
Clinics

Women’s
Only

Women’s
Only

Ski
Safari

Ski
Safari

Touring
Off Piste

Touring
Off Piste

Adaptive
Skiing

Adaptive
Skiing

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We are here for all of your
ski lessons needs!

Call or Email us today.
We are here for all of your ski lessons needs!