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ABOUT PEPO

PROFESSIONAL BIOGRAPHY of José HANFF

STUDIES, CERTIFICATIONS AND DEGREES.

• Degree from the University of Chile in 1969: Physical Education Teacher. Thesis: “Foundations for the Development of a National Ski Programme”.
• Post-Grade Degree from the University of Chile 1970 “Sport Specialist in Skiing”. Thesis:”A scientific Ski Teaching Method”.
• Graduated with Honors in 1972 “Diplome Universitaire Ski” from the University of Grenoble, France. Specialized in Teaching and Coaching
• Certified as a level 3 Ski Instructor by the Canadian Ski Instructors Alliance. A member in good standing of this organisation since 1965.
• Certified as a National Ski Instructor by the Chilean Ski Federation in 1970.
• Certified as a National Ski Instructor by the Escuela Nacional de Instructores de Ski de Chile (I.S.I.A.) in 1984.
• Certified as Examiner for all levels of Ski Instructors by the Escuela Nacional de Instructores de Ski de Chile.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

• Instructor, Assistant Director, Co-Director and Director of several ski schools in Canada, Chile France, Switzerland and Andorra since 1964 for more than 60 seasons. (Details listed below).
• Director of all Ski Instructors Courses held in Chile from 1970 to 1986.
• Technical Director and Head Coach of the Chilean National Ski Team for both, men and women during the 1973 and 1974 seasons.
• Technical Director of the Escuela Nacional de Instructores de Ski de Chile (a member of I.S.I.A.) from 1983 to 1986 and during 1995 and 1996.
• Member of the Technical Committee of the Chilean Ski Instructor’s Association from 1996 to 2000.
• Author and Co-Author of the official textbook used for instructors courses in Chile from 1970 to 1987 and from 1991 to 2000.
• Technical Delegate for Chile at the “1987 INTERSKI” in Banff, Alberta.

PUBLISHED PAPERS

• “Comprendamos el esquí” www.nevasport.com year 2005

AT PRESENT

• 25 year Honorary member of the Canadian Ski Instructors Alliance since 1991.
• Honorary member of the Escuela Nacional de Instructores de Ski de Chile A.G. since 2003.
• Teacher-Examiner of National level ski instructor’s courses held by the Escuela Nacional de Instructores de Ski de Chile.
• Independent ski instructor.

DETAILS OF PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

IN CANADA (Ski seasons in the Northern Hemisphere)

1964-65 Ski Instructor at Don Valley, Ontario.
1965-66 Ski Instructor at Chalet Cochand, Quebec.
1966-67 Ski Instructor at Don Valley, Ontario.
1967-68 Ski Instructor at Uplands Ski Area, Ontario.
1968-69 Assistant Ski School Director at Uplands Ski Area, Ontario
1969-70 Ski School Co-Director at Uplands Ski Area, Ontario.
1972-73 and 1973-74 Ski School Director at Glen Abbey Skiways, Ontario.
1974-75, 1975-76 and 1976-77 Ski School Director at Uplands Ski Area, Ontario.
1980-81 Ski Instructor at Blackcomb Mountain, British Columbia.
1981-82 Ski School Director at Medonte Mountain, Ontario.
1982-83 and 1983-84 Ski Instructor at Blackcomb Mountain, B.C.
1984-85 and 1985-86 Ski School Director at Blackcomb Mountain, B.C.
1986-87 and 1987-88 Special Programs for the Blackcomb Ski School.

IN CHILE (Southern Hemisphere ski seasons).

1967 and 1968 Ski Instructor at El Colorado-Farellones
1969 Ski Instructor at La Parva
1970 Assistant Ski School Director at La Parva.
1971 Ski School Co-Director at La Parva.
1972 Ski School Director at La Parva.
1973 and 1974 Technical Director and Head Coach of the Chilean National Ski Teams.
From 1975 to 1978 Ski School Director at La Parva.
From 1979 to 2011 Director of the El Colorado Ski School.

IN FRANCE

1970-71 and 1971-72 Part time ski instructor at Meribel-les-Allues, Savoie.
1977-78 and 1978-79 Full time ski Instructor at Meribel-Mottaret, Savoie.

IN ANDORRA

1988-89 Ski Instructor at Pas-de-la-Casa.

IN SWIZERLAND

1993-94 Ski instructor for adults. Schweizer Skischule, Disentis, Switzerland.
1994-95 Ski instructor for adults. Schweizer Skischule, Saint Moritz, Switzerland.
2000-01 Ski instructor for adults. Schweizer Skischule Schönried, Gstaad, Swizerland.

PERSONAL DATA

*Born in Santiago, Chile April 13th. 1943.
*Languages spoken:
English: Fluent
Spanish: Fluent (mother tongue).
French: Good
German: Fair