Christina Welch

OBJECTIVE

To teach the fundamentals of skating in a safe and energetic environment and promote a lifelong love of the sport in my students. I hope to foster the development of my students into well-rounded athletes, as well as to provide a goal-setting and healthy lifestyle.

PROFESSIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

  • Self-motivated and organized, demonstrated ability as a self starter

  • Highly energetic and enthusiastic

  • Love of teaching and working with kids, demonstrated willingness to learn from my students

  • Creative and collaborative working with colleagues, parents and community contact

  • Clear grasp of business goals and balancing program objectives with athletic priorities

 

PROFFESIONAL EXPERTISE

  • Managed on and off ice responsibilities of a successful Learn to Skate and USFS Freestyle program 

  • Coaching all aspects of Learn to Skate, Freestyle and Hockey skating skills since 1988

  • Moves in the field and Freestyle in group and private lessons

  • Choreography and harness for freestyle and synchro skaters

  • Power/edge for figure skating and hockey skills

  • Develop and direct successful exhibitions and competitions for learn to skate and freestyle skaters

 

COACHING HIGHLIGHTS 

  • Staff professional Colonial FSC 2004-present

  • Head professional for BHSA figure skating program 2005-present

  • Ice show director for BHSA 2005-present

  • Co-Chair BHSA Winterskate (LTS USA compete with US) Competition 2009-present

  • Passed PSA basic accreditation test 1998

  • Passed Hockey level one certificate through PSA

  • Continuing education programs through PSA including: coaching the young skater, basic skills instruction certificate, sport safety, concussions, participated in and passed learn to teach program offered at Colonial FSC 3/2011

  • Successfully coached numerous skaters from pre-preliminary MIF through senior MIF and FS

  • Coach of adult national silver medalist in 2000

  • Coached many New England regional competitors, finalists and medalists in championship rounds 1998-2014

  • Coached New England regional Juvenile girls silver medalist and New England regional Intermediate ladies silver medalist 2006

  • Registered coach at 2006 US Junior figure skating championships in Westminster, Colorado Successfully coached a skater from learn to skate to a position with Disney on Ice

  • Coached several skaters onto Haydenettes and other Hayden synchro teams as well as Colonial synchro teams and I have skaters that participate on collegiate synchro teams including UNH, BC, UVM, and UMass

  • Co-director (Owner) of “power and edge camp” from 2000-2004

  • Owner/Director Preschool skating camps from 2011-present, Woburn, MA

  • Current registered USFS, ISI and PSA member

  • Safe sport trained, Greenlight background check, Liability insurance

  • Colonial FSC learn to skate committee 2018-2019

  • Colonial FSC search committee for executive club director position 2019

  • Recipient of the coaches award from Colonial FSC 2020 For the team effort in the research to hire an Executive Director for the club

 

EDUCATION

Graduate Bedford High School 1984 - Diploma

Springfield College 1984-85 – Major Elementary Education

Northeastern University 1985-86 – Major Elementary Education

 

References available upon request - from colleagues, skaters and parents

(978) 263-3450  •  customerservice@colonialfsc.com

P.O. Box 517, West Acton, MA 01720

34 Massachusetts Ave, Boxborough, MA 01719

 

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Club Office Hours

Monday 1:00 - 9:00 p.m. | Tuesday 1:00 - 8:00 p.m. | Wednesday 1:00 - 8:30 p.m. | Thursday 1:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Friday 1:00  - 8:00 p.m. | Saturday 8:45 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. | Sunday CLOSED