Our staking coaches are highly experienced and qualified.

All of our coaches are certified Skate Canada coaches, which ensures your child will get superior instruction in all of our programs. We are the only skating club in Niagara that employs a Level 4 Skate Canada Coach. The Level 4 certification is the highest level coaching credential in Canada.

Coaching Team

Ron Shaver

  • 50+ years in figure skating as a competitor, professional, coach and director of skating
  • Gold Freeskate, Free Dance and Dance
  • Canadian Senior men’s champion 1977
  • Canadian Olympic team member 1976
  • Level 3 certified – $12.00/lesson

Lisa Woodcock

  • 40+ years of coaching experience (since 1981!)
  • Gold Dance, Gold Freeskate, Gold Figure, Gold Skills
  • Masters of Education from the University of Victoria
  • Level 4 certified – $13.00/lesson
  • Available for all sessions
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Phone: 905-988-0291

Amber Snyder 

  • 5 years of coaching experience
  • Gold Freeskate, Gold Skills, Gold Dances, Junior Competitive Singles
  • Brock University Bachelor of Arts History Graduate
  • Regional Level Coach – $10.00/lesson
  • CanSkate Coordinator
  • Available for all sessions
  • Email: [email protected]

Jennifer Sheridan

  • Teaches: Canskate, Gold Tests, Competitive Singles, and Various Disciplines
  • Specializing in Jumps, Dance and Coaching Skaters of all Ages
  • Sectional and Provincial Medalist in Singles and Synchro
  • Honours BSc Degree, Pre-Med (Training Includes: Care & Prevention of Sports Injuries, Disabilities in Sport & Head Injuries)
  • Encourage Team Coaching & Development of Life Skills Through The Journey of The Sport
  • Available Tuesdays and Thursdays
  • Email: [email protected]

Katie Hunter

  • 5 Years of Coaching Experience
  • Gold Freeskate, Gold Skills, Gold Dance, Gold Interpretive
  • Regional Coach Certified
  • Masters of Science Degree
  • Available on Tuesdays and Wednesdays
  • Email: [email protected]

Ella Clark

  • Gold Freeskate, Gold Skills, Gold Artistic
  • 2 time qualifying skater f Ontario Provincial Championships (2019&2022)
  • Brock University Concurrent Teacher Education Primary/Junio Student (BA in Child and Youth Studies and a Bachelor in Education)
  • Regional Level Coach-$9.00/lesson
  • Email: [email protected]