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Gemma Deed

Gemma Deed My passion for skiing started when I was 4; my parents are enthusiastic skiers. We live in Luxembourg, which meant we had easy access to the Alps and I learnt to speak 4 languages fluently.
I passed my initial qualifications for ski instructing in Tignes when I was 18  before going to University of York to read Chemistry.
There, I joined the Women’s Rugby team to enhance my endurance and strength for skiing.
Becoming strength and conditioning coach for my team reminded me of how much I enjoy to teach and pass on to other people the joy I get out of sport.
I am really looking forward to being able to share my passion for skiing this season in Zermatt!


  • Ski instructor ISIA (BASI Level 3)
  • ISIA Technical, Teach, Mountain Safety and Alpine Coach Qualifications
  • BASI Adaptive Level 1
  • BSc (Hons) in Chemistry

Teaching Experience

  • Second Season in Zermatt, CH
  • One Season in Mt Buller, Australia
  • One Season in Tignes, France


Passionate rugby player, enjoy dancing, travelling, playing the viola, learning new languages and having fun!