PROFESSIONAL PROFILE
Professional skating instructor since 1973, coaching students at all levels from beginner through senior.


AREAS OF INSTRUCTION

  • Private and group lessons

  • USFS Free Skating

  • USFS Moves in the Field

  • USFS Ice Dancing

  • USFS and ISI Synchronized Skating

  • USFS Learn to Skate Program

  • ISI Recreational Skating Program


Additional services:

  • Free skating program choreography

  • Music selection and editing

  • Coaching at competitions and tests


QUALIFICATIONS
Professional Skaters Association (PSA) – Member 12189
Ratings/Rankings:

  • Master Rating: Moves in the Field, and Group

  • Senior Rating: Free Skating

  • Registered Rating: Synchronized Skating

  • Level II Coach

Accreditations/Certifications:

  • Master Sports Science and Medicine Exam

  • Basic Accreditation Exam

  • Hockey Level I and II

  • Professional Education Program (PEP)

  • Professional Accreditation & Certifying Education Program (PACE)

  • Coaches Accreditation Program (CAP) Exam

Membership Participation:

  • Ratings Examiner: Moves in the Field, and Group

  • Former Area 2 Representative (2008 – 2017)

  • Apprenticeship Program Mentor: Moves in the Field, and Group

  • Nationwide Seminar Presenter (2007, 2008)

  • Task Force Chair


 

United States Figure Skating (USFS) – Member 218445
Compliance:
• USFS Compliant Coach
• Completed SafeSport Training

 

Achievements:

Testing:

  • Gold Medalist: Figures, and Free Skating

  • Adult Gold Medalist: Ice Dancing

    • Passed 4 International Dances

  • Silver Medalist: Ice Dancing (Standard Track)

 

Competitions:

  • Silver Medalist – Special Juvenile Ladies Division

    • 1967 New England Figure Skating Championship

  • Third Place Figures – Intermediate Ladies Division

    • 1968 New England Figure Skating Championship

  • U.S. Synchronized Skating Championships Medalist – Adult and Masters Synchronized Skating

    • 4-time National Champion

    • 3-time National Silver Medalist

    • 1-time National Bronze Medalist

    • 3-time National Pewter Medalist

 

Ice Sports Industry (ISI)

  • Gold Level Judge

  • Weskate National Instructor Training – Core and Intermediate Levels
     

CLUB/RINK AFFILIATIONS

  • Babson Skating Center – Wellesley, MA

  • Colonial Figure Skating Club (Home Club) at Nashoba Valley Olympia – West Acton, MA

  • FMC at William L. Chase Arena – Natick, MA

  • New England Skating Club – Norfolk, MA

TRAINING HISTORY
Figures & Free Skating

  • Cecelia Colledge

  • Paul Gaudin

  • Gustave Lussi

  • Thomas J McGinnis

Ice Dancing

  • Leona Cooke

  • Thomas J McGinnis

  • Dennis Morrill

  • Robert Rafuse

Synchronized Skating

  • Saga Krantz

  • Deirdre Wilson


EDUCATION
Wellesley College - Wellesley MA

  • Bachelor of Arts – French

  • Magna Cum Laude – Wellesley Scholar

Milton Academy - Milton, MA

References and Certificate of Liability Insurance available upon request

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