Rookie Academy

Rookies prepares you to get the most out of your on-snow lifestyle... the most enjoyment, the greatest opportunities, and the best options for career development.

Rookie Academy

Based at Treble Cone, Lake Wanaka, Rookie Academy is New Zealand’s largest ski and snowboard instructor training provider.

Rookie Academy is a specialist training and coaching Academy – more than just a ski-school spin-off, the Academy is a world class incubator of ski and snowboard instructor training. They pride themselves on their individual attention and superior accommodation in a stunning environment. Their coaches are the cream of the international crop and include 17 examiners and 5 national demo team members.

Being an independent training Academy allows Rookies to offer the widest range of qualifications in a single Academy – choose from NZSIA, BASI, CSIA or PSIA. As a Rookie graduate you become part of an internationally recognised and sought after group of instructors.