MPFSC Coaches

4.12.14 Tenth Annual Mountain Town Classic (3)

Ginni Phillips  – Ice Director
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

4.12.14 Tenth Annual Mountain Town Classic (146)

Kim Bishop
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



Miranda Steffke — Co-Learn to Skate Director
Skating Experience: 18 years skating, 4 years coaching
Qualifications: Preliminary 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




Alyssa Wixson — Co-Learn to Skate Director
Skating Experience: 
16 years skating/7 years coaching
  Intermediate Moves in the Field/Juvenile Freestyle
Disciplines Taught: Learn to Skate USA, Bridge, Moves in the Field, and Freestyle
Accepting New Students
Days Available for Lessons 
Contact for availability
Lesson fee rate –
$27 per hour



Alyssa Manno
Skating Experience:  I coach students from Snowplow Sam – Pre-Freeskate currently. 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. My skater last year at Mountain Town Classic placed first and second.
Disciplines Taught: Learn to Skate USA & Bridge
Accepting New Students: Possibly
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
Skating Experience: 16 years skating/3 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: Possibly
Days Available for Lessons: Please contact for availability
Lesson fee rate — $21 per hour


Head Shot1Katherine Roach
Phone: 513-259-6126
Skating Experience: I’ve been skating for the past 21 years. I have competed in singles and synchronized skating, but stopped skating competitively 3 years ago. I coached group lessons for 4 years during high school and this past year I began coaching both group and individual lessons again.
Qualifications: I have passed – Junior Freestyle, Senior Moves, all Gold Dances. I competed in singles through high school and have won 1st at the Eastern Great Lakes Regional Championships. In college, I competed for Team USA for 2 years and also won 2 national championships.
Disciplines taught: Freestyle, Dance, Moves, Basic Skills
Accepting New Students: Possibly
Days Available for Lessons: contact for availability
Lesson Fee Rate: 9$/20 min lesson.



Michael Young
Phone: 616-405-9718
Skating Experience: Skated for 10 years, competed for 7 years, Coached for 6 years
Senior Moves in the Field/Novice Free Skate. Competed in pairs skating for 3 years and went to Jr. Nationals for pairs.
Disciplines Taught:
 Learn to Skate USA, Bridge, Moves in the Field/Freestyle I like to push my students to the best of their abilities. I like to know what they want from skating and to know how good they want to be. I focus more on helping them know what they can improve on by making them think at times instead of me always telling them the answers. I also focus a lot on presentation of the skater.
Accepting New Students:
Days Available for Lessons:
 Contact for availability
Lesson fee rate – $26 per hour



Andria Zuccala
Skating Experience: Coaching: B.A. Minor Athletic Coaching; Basic Skills: 6 years; Private Lessons: 4 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:

Alyssa Wixson and Miranda Steffke — Co-Learn to Skate Directors

Lizette Baeza, Michaela Bundy, Jawaher Dabas, Alyssa Manno, Hazel Pacion, Ashley Reaume, Katherine Roach,  & Andria Zuccala


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