Approved Coaches

Wisconsin FSC Approved Coaches : 2014-2015
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Angela Johnstad NOT CURRENTLY ACCEPTING NEW STUDENTS FOR PRIVATE INSTRUCTIONYears Teaching: 15
Wisconsin Edge Synchronized Skating Coach
PSA Honor Roll of Coaches 2006, 2008, 2010
Professional Skating Association (PSA) Member
U.S. Figure Skating Registered Coach
CER: Category A
Other Credentials: Professional Actor (Milwaukee & NYC)
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Carrie Sinclair Accepting new students Beginner through Senior level in Freestyle and Moves in the Field

Years Teaching: 16
Skating Credentials:
Gold Medalist in Freestyle
Gold Medalist in Moves in the Field
Pre-Gold Dances
Novice Free Dance
4th test figures

Regional competitor and medalist
Pettit National Ice Center Competitive Figure Skating and Learn to Skate Director
Coach to Regional Competitors
WFSC Coach Liaison
Professional Skating Association (PSA) Member, US Figure Skating Registered Coach

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Craig Bodoh Years Teaching: 30

Skating Credentials:
Intermediate Freestyle
Adult Gold Freestyle
Pre-Silver Dance
Novice Free Dance
Juvenile Moves in the Field
First Test Figures
Preliminary Pairs

Previous PNIC Skating School Director
PSA Member
PSA Ratings:
Master Group
Registered Freestyle
Certified Moves in the Field
Certified Program Director

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David Redlin Years teaching: 17

Coaching Credentials:

PSA Honor Roll of Coaches 2014, 2015, 2016
Coach to Regional Champions, Sectionals and National competitors
Supplemental Coach to Team USA International Medalist’s
Experienced in coaching Free Style, Moves In The Field, Ice Dance, Free Dance, Pairs, Group, Choreography, and Synchronized Skating
U.S. Figure Skating Category A Coach
Regularly attend PSA conferences, workshops, and continuing educational seminars
PSA presenter and oral ratings examiner
Wisconsin Figure Skating Club, Learn to Skate Director
Kettle Moraine Ice Center, Learn To Skate Director
Athletic Development Director – Wisconsin Edge

PSA Ratings:

Master Moves In The Field Instructor
Senior Free Style Instructor
Certified Dance Instructor
Certified Synchronized Skating Instructor
Certified Pairs Instructor
Registered Choreography Instructor
Master Group Instructor
Master Program Director
Hockey Accredited I & II

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Deb Marrett Accepting new students children through adult: Ice Dance, Moves in the Field, Low Freestyle

Years Teaching: 10
Skating Credentials:
Silver Dance + 2 pre-golds, standard track
Novice Free Dance
Juvenile Moves
Other Credentials: 4 years competitive ballrom dance
PSA member

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Jon Sorkan Accepting new students for freestyle and moves in the field
Years Teaching: 30Skating Credentials:
Pre-Gold Figure
Pre-Gold Freestyle
Pre-Gold Dance
Learn to Skate Director, Ozaukee Ice Center
National coach for skaters in Singles, Pairs, and Synchronized Skating
Coached Silver medalist in U.S. Professional Championships.
Featured performer in Ice Capades and Holiday On Ice. Coached numerous skaters for professional Ice Shows.PSA Ratings:
Master Pairs
Senior Figure, Freestyle and Dance
Certified Artistry in Motion
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Lisa Reid Accepting new students in all levels of ice dance.
Years Teaching: 20Skating Credentials:
Junior National Ice Dancing Coach
Gold Dance
2nd Figure
Intermediate FreestyleFormer Skating Director, Pettit National Ice Center
Former Skating Director, Ponds of Brookfield
PSA member
Part-time Pediatric RN in the Herma Heart Center at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin for 20 years
Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing.
Coached numerous skaters through their Golds in ice dance
Only ice dance coach in Milwaukee with competitive ice dance teams, including Junior National medalists and Regional Champions.
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Lynn Paulsen Years Teaching: 30

Skating Credentials:
Pre-Gold Figures and Freestyle
Pre-Gold Dance
Former Skating Director Pettit National Ice Center
Coached Regional Champions
Coached Sectional and National Competitors
PSA Member

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Mary Spencer Noffke Years coaching: 16

Currently work with private ice dance students on preliminary through international-level dances.
Have worked with national and junior national dance competitors.
Have worked with regional competitors in singles skating on stroking and presentation.
Experience in choreography and Basic Skills.
Gold medalist in dance, passed 7 international dances, silver free dance

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Megan Zienkiewicz Years Teaching: 18

Skating Credentials:
Juvenile and Adult Gold Freestyle
Intermediate Moves In The Field
Preliminary Figures
Partial Bronze Dance
Intermediate Free Dance

PSA Ratings:
Certified Freestyle
Master Moves In The Field
Master Group

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Melissa Ahrens Coach for 9 years PSA Member / Registered Group Rating since 2006
Skating Director for WFSC-Nagawaukee Ice Center from 2007-present
Enjoy working with beginner skaters and watching them grow into beautiful skaters
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Michelle Goodnetter Coaching for 10+ years.

Skating credentials:
Gold and International Ice Dance
Junior Free Dance
Experience with Ballet for over 20 years.

Coach all levels of ice dance, freestyle and Moves in the Field
Coached skaters from Basic Skills to Regional Competitions
PSA Certified rating in Group and Moves in the Field with an apprentice in dance

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Natalia Kostikova Accepting new students in all levels.
Years Coaching: 10Former professional show skater with Disney on Ice
Obtained Specialist Diploma from Moscow State Academy for Physical Training
International and National Competitor
Coach and Choreographer for Junior National team of Russia
PSA member
U.S. Figure Skating Registered Coach
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Sara Rossman-DeNisco Accepting new students.

Skating Credentials:
Double Gold Medalist (Senior Moves, Senior Freestyle)
3rd test Figures
Coach to Regional Competitors and Skating Council of Illinois- Grand Prix Finalists

Areas for Lessons:
Freestyle
Moves in the Field
Basic Skills
Choreography

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Slava Merkepel Accepting new students in all levels.
Years Coaching: 10National Team of Ukraine member
Junior World Figure Skating Championship competitor
Former professional show skater with Disney on Ice 1997-2004
National champion of Ukraine
Studied at Kharkov State Institute of Physical Training Obtained Specialist’s Diploma
PSA, member
U.S. Figure Skating Registered Coach