Our team of nationally and internationally certified ski & snowboard instructors is led by:
Dorin is a nationally certified physical fitness coach, ski instructor and one of the most decorated alpine skiers in Romanina history. He particpated in the 1968 Winter Olympics in Grenoble, France and has won 4 Gold medals and 2 Silver medals at the Masters World Championships throughout his career. Foreign languages are his passion, Romanian, English, French, Italian, German and Spanish being some of the languages that he speaks fluently. Dorin is our technical director at Pro Z Ski & Snowboard school and you can find him skiing, snowboarding and telemarking on the mountain most days throughout the winter season!
Minodora is a former Romanian multi-national alpine skiing champion and a nationally and internationally certified ski instructor. Alongside Dorin, she organized ski camps for amateur and elite level skiers in the French, Swiss and Austrian alps for 18 years. An accomplished entrepreneur, her business “The Spa at Stratton Mountain” in the United States, received the honor of “Vermont Business of the Year” 3 years in a row. Hard to slow her down, she is the general manager of our rental centers in Poiana Brasov and oversees the day to day activities at both locations.
Smaranda started skiing at 3 years of age under the guidance of her father who later became her ski coach. She became an elite level alpine skier competing in European and North American Championships and later qualifying for the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver. Her alpine skiing career brought her throughout Europe, North and South America at resorts such as Chamonix, St. Moritz, Verbier, Squaw Valley, Crested Butte, Park City, Vail, Snowbird and Jackson Hole. She now splits her time managing the Pro Z Ski & Snowboard School, The Forest School Romania and The Wedding Barn (a wedding and event venue in the heart of Transylvania). Smaranda speaks fluent English and Romanian and is also a certified ski instructor with PSIA (Profesional Ski Instructors of America), AMPSR (Asociatia Monitorilor Profesionisti de Schi din Romania) and ISIA (International Ski Instructors Association).
Alexandra is Dorin and Minodora’s eldest daughter. Keeping with the Munteanu alpine skiing family tradition, Alexandra is a former World Cup and Olympic Skier having won 15th and 22nd place in Super G and Alpine Combined events at the 2002 Salt Lake City Winter Olympics. She graduated with honors from Montana State University with a degree in Foreign Languages. Some of her favorite languages she speaks are English, Romanian, German, Spanish and French. Alex is also a certified PSIA ski instructor (Professional Ski Instructors of America). She brings her vast experience to the Pro Z Ski & Snowboard School by preparing our team of instructors in the off season.