Team Selection is a comprehensive process through which PSIA-AASI selects members of the national team. Candidates participate in extensive interviews, give presentations on snowsports instruction, and demonstrate their teaching and technical skills on-snow – all under the watchful eye of examiners and selectors assigned to separate the very best from the best.

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Team Mission: Support our membership and member schools as part of the snowsports industry to:

  • Develop personally and professionally
  • Create and nurture positive learning experiences
  • Grow enthusiasm and excitement for our profession

A PSIA-AASI Team member exemplifies the highest level of skill performance in the following areas: Technical Skills, Teaching Skills, and People Skills, and are comfortable adapting in a variety of situations when it comes to subject matter, social settings, travel, and varying environments. The ONEteam concept, based around the Learning Connection, encourages collaboration through learning and growth across all snowsports disciplines. Read the 2021 Team Selection Application Process.

Learning Connection

The following discipline groups make up the PSIA-AASI National Team:

  • Adaptive: May include adaptive alpine, snowboard, and cross-country members
  • Alpine
  • Cross Country
  • Freestyle Specialist: May include at least one ski and/or snowboard member
  • Snowboard
  • Telemark

Watch the 2021-24 Team Announcement

Team Selection 2024

Event: Team Selection 2024
Dates: April 14-19
Location: Big Sky, Montana
Prerequisites: Division nomination and invitation to participate from PSIA-AASI

The 2024 Team Selection process will begin in 2023. Connect with your division for more details.