The Winter Club of St. Catharines

Niagara's premiere skating club since 1939

Coaches

OUR COACHING STAFF is highly experienced and qualified. We are the only skating club in Niagara who employs a Level 4 Skate Canada Coach, the highest level of coach certification in Canada.  All of our coaches are certified Skate Canada coaches, ensuring your child will get superior instruction in all of our programs.

Our Coaches

Ron Shaver – Manager of Skating Operations & Coach

  • 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 – Available ALL sessions
  • [email protected]

Lisa Woodcock – Club Coach

  • 35+ years coaching experience
  • Gold Dance, Gold Freeskate, Gold Figure, Gold Skills
  • Level 4 certified – $13.00/lesson
  • Available on ALL sessions
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Phone: 905 562 7935

Cristalle Miller – Club Coach

  • 12 years coaching experience
  • Diamond Dance, Gold Freeskate, Gold Skills, Gold Interpretive, Junior Competitive Freeskate
  • Kinesiology Degree – Brock University
  • Base Level Technical Official
  • Level 2 Certified – $11.25/lesson – Available Tuesday
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Phone: 905 328 7860

Amanda Maggetti – Club Coach & Recreational Program Director

  • 12 years coaching experience
  • Gold FreeSkate and Gold Interpretive
  • NCCP Level 1 Certified, ISPC in-training
  • Brock University Graduate
  • Base Level Technical Official/Section Level Technical Specialist
  • Coaching Fee $10.00 per 15 min. lesson
  • E-mail: [email protected]
  • Phone: 905 328 6625

Michael Karasinski – Club Coach

  • 1 year coaching experience
  • Gold FreeSkate and Gold Skills
  • NCCP Level 1 Certified
  • 3rd Year Brock University – Honours Sports Management Degree
  • Coaching Fee $9.00 per 15 min. lesson
  • E-mail: [email protected]