MPFSC Coaches

4.12.14 Tenth Annual Mountain Town Classic (3)

Ginni Phillips  – Ice Director
Email: gpsk8r@gmail.com
Phone: 989-560-3871
Skating Experience: 57 Years Skating / 36 Years Coaching
Qualifications: 7th Figure in US and Canada; Gold Dance and Gold Free Dance in US and Canada; Intermediate Pair; National Junior Dance Competitor 1969 [placed ???]; National Senior Dance Competitor 1970 [placed 9th]
Disciplines Taught: Dance, Moves in the Field, Freestyle
Accepting new students? Not currently
Days available for lessons: N/A
Lesson fee rate – $36 per hour


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Miranda Steffke — Learn to Skate Director
Email:mirda_steffke@hotmail.com
Phone:989-506-7214
Skating Experience: 19 years skating, 5 years coaching
Qualifications: Pre-Juvenile Moves in the Field/Preliminary Freestyle
Disciplines Taught Learn to Skate USA, Bridge, Moves in the Field, Freestyle, single jumps, etc.
Accepting New Students? Possibly
Days Available for Lessons: Contact for availability
Lesson fee rate: – $20 per hour


Kim Bishop
4.12.14 Tenth Annual Mountain Town Classic (146) Emailnelsonkim@hotmail.com
Phone: 989-506-1698
Skating Experience: 20+ years coaching experience
Qualifications: Gold Dance, Junior Moves in the Field, Intermediate FS, Learn to Skate Instructor/Director for multiple clubs, & Show Director for multiple clubs. Past Regional Competitor. Highest test level passed by students: Senior MIF, Int. Freestyle, Pre-Gold Dance.
Disciplines Taught: Freestyle, Moves in the Field, Dance, Pairs, Hockey, Power Skating, Learn to Skate (Basic Skills), Adult, and Synchronized Skating and Instructor for College Team levels.
Accepting new students? Not at this time
Days available for lessons. N/A
Lesson fee rate – $36 per hour


Melanie Black
Email: megosk8@gmail.com
Phone:
Skating Experience: Melanie is an active adult competitive freestyle skater and has coached since 2001. She is a ten time National Champion at Adult Nationals and National Showcase as well as a three-time gold test medalist. Melanie coaches all levels, ages and abilities. She has coached Theater on Ice teams as well as finalists and champions at Adult nationals and Showcase Nationals.
Qualifications:  Melanie holds a Professional Skaters Association Registered Free Skate rating, Registered Group rating and a Senior Moves in the Field rating. She also has PSA certification in power skating for hockey, Hockey 1 and 2. She holds a degree in broadcasting/marketing/music history and is an ACE certified personal trainer.
Disciplines Taught: private and group lessons in basic skills, theater, stroking, freestyle, moves in the field, choreography, hockey, and power skating.
Accepting New Students? Yes
Days Available for Lessons: Please contact for availability
Lesson fee rate: $12 for 15 minutes; $16 for 20 minutes


Jawaher Dabas
Email:
Phone:
Skating Experience:
Qualifications: USFS Gold Medalist, Moves in the Field, Juvenile Freeskate, Silver Dance.
Disciplines Taught: Learn to Skate USA, Bridge, Moves in the Field, Freestyle
Accepting New Students? Yes
Days Available for Lessons: Contact for availability
Lesson fee rate:

 

 


 

Alyssa Manno
Email: manno1am@cmich.edu
Phone:
Skating Experience:   I have passed up until Freestyle 5 in ISI levels and in US passed up until freeskate 5 and Moves in the field passed up until Juvenile moves. I have competed at the US synchronized level with Intermediate and Open Juvenile levels, through ISI I have competed until Junior Youth to Sr. Youth formation. I had a student compete at Mountain Town Classic who placed very well.
Qualifications: USFS tests passed, Moves in the field until Juvenile, Freeskate until level 5, ISI until freestyle 5, some highlights, I placed First at the ISI nationals with team and second at the ISI nations with the same organization. For Starlights, the USFS team I was with we placed 4th or 5th overall for open juvenile, and 5th or 6th for intermediate overall.
Disciplines Taught: Learn to Skate USA & Bridge
Accepting New Students: Yes
Days Available for Lessons:  Please contact for availability.
Lesson fee rate: Regular Rate: $10/20 minute lesson — Bridge: $6/20 minute lesson


Ashley Reaume

Ashley Reaume
Email:amreaume@gmail.com
Phone:248-910-8369
Skating Experience: 16 years skating/4 years coaching
Qualifications: Passed Pre-Juvenile Free Skate and Intermediate Moves in the Field. 2012 and 2014 U.S. National Synchronized Skating Championship Competitor.
Disciplines Taught: Learn to Skate USA, Bridge, Freestyle, and Moves in the Field
Accepting New Students: Yes
Days Available for Lessons: Please contact for availability
Lesson fee rate — $21 per hour

 


Emma Welch
Email: ewelch45@gmail.com
Phone: (231) 373-2164
Skating Experience: 15 years skating; 3 years coaching
Qualifications: Novice Moves in the Field/Juvenile Freestyle
Disciplines Taught: Learn to Skate USA, Bridge, Moves in the Field, Freestyle
Accepting New Students: Yes
Days Available for Lessons: Contact for availability
Lesson Fee Rate: Contact for rate

 

 


 

Andria ZuccalaAndria
Email
:fitch3am@gmail.com
Phone:734-904-1853
Skating Experience: Coaching: B.A. Minor Athletic Coaching; Basic Skills: 6 years; Private Lessons: 5 years. Skating: 13 years competitive figure skating; 7 years Hockettes Synchronized Skating Team; 3 years Synchronized Skating Team USA.
Qualifications: Moves in the Field: Gold; Freestyle: Intermediate; Dance: Pre-Silver
Disciplines Taught: Learn to Skate USA, Bridge, Moves in the field, Freestyle, Beginning Dance
Accepting New Students: Not at this time
Days Available for Lessons: N/A
Lesson fee rate – $24 per hour

 


Learn To Skate USA Instructors:

Miranda Steffke — Learn to Skate Director

Coaches: Alexis Clow, Jawaher Dabas, Brittany Knopp, Alyssa Manno, Hayley Marlow,  Kayla Morgan, Ashley Reaume, Marisha Schwab, Cassandra Thompson, Emma Welch, Andria Zuccala

Subs: Jenna Harnick, Bronwyn Moisan, & Michelle Wark

Volunteers: Sara Nitschke, Madison Morey, Autumn Willsey, &  Elson Willsey

 


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