Year inducted: 2016
Primary patrol: Seven Springs, Pennsylvania
The late T. Tyler Davis was an active American Red Cross
First Aid instructor when he was asked by the Dupree family, the
founders of Seven Springs, to form a ski patrol. He continued to be an
active NSP member and member of that patrol until his death in August
Tyler served as patrol director, section chief, and region
director. At the division level, he served as an assistant division
director, division awards advisor, and member of the division Ski and Toboggan
staff. Tyler also served on the NSP board of directors. He was named the
NSP representative to an international ski patrol conference, which
later came to be known as Fédération Internationale des Patrouilles de Ski.
Tyler was inducted into the Pennsylvania SnowSports Museum
Hall of Fame in 2002 and was only the seventh NSP member to receive the
Minnie Dole Award in 1982. The Eastern Division Outstanding Instructor
Award is named the "T. Tyler Davis Outstanding Instructor."