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Coaching Team

 

 

All of our skating programs are instructed by Professional Skate Canada Coaches.

Skaters will receive instruction from a team of high quality club coaches.


Tomi Morris

Skating Accomplishments:

Quadruple Gold Tests (Free Skate, Dance, Skills, Interpretive), Current Senior Competitive Synchronized Skater; Competitive Synchronized Skating experience; National Bronze Medalist with Black Gold Open at the 2022 National Synchronized Skating Championships; 4x National Synchronized Skating qualifier. 

Coaching Accreditation/Education:

NCCP National Coach Trained, NCCP Certified CanPowerSkate Coach; recipient of the 2020 and 2022 National Synchronized Skating Coaching Apprenticeship Program; Currently coaching STARSkate, PowerSkate and private lessons.

Crystal Dreyer

Skating Accomplishments:

15 years skating experience; Jr. Silver (Skills); 4 years synchronized skating experience with Black Gold Synchronized Skating Club. 

Coaching Accreditation/Education:
NCCP Regional Coach Certified; NCCP CanPowerSkate Certified; NCCP Hockey Canada Skating L1 Trained; Currently coaching CanSkate, Junior Academy, STARSkate and private lessons 

Megan Lye

Skating Accomplishments:

Triple Gold Tests (Dance, Skills, Interpretive), Diamond Dances, Competitive solo dance experience, Competitive Synchronized Skating experience; Member of Team Canada for 2020-2022 with Nova Senior, National Bronze Medalist with Nova Senior at the 2022 National Synchronized Skating Championships; 6x National Synchronized Skating qualifier. 

Coaching Accreditation/Education:

NCCP Provincial Coach Trained, NCCP Special Olympics Community Sport Coach Trained; currently coaching CanSkate, STARSkate, off ice programming and private lessons.

Jamie Kosonic

Skating Accomplishments:

2x Junior Canadian Synchronized Skating Champion, 2x Senior Canadian Synchronized Skating Champion, Senior British Synchronized Skating Champion, 2x Open Canadian Synchronized Skating Champion, Silver Junior World Synchronized Skating Medallist and a Bronze Senior World Synchronized Skating Medallist.

Coaching Accreditation/Education:

NCCP Provincial Coach Trained; Section Techincal Specialist; currently coaching CanSkate, STARSkate and private lessons.

Alexis Willberg

Skating Accomplishments:

Triple Gold Tests.

Coaching Accreditation/Education:

NCCP Regional Coach Trained; currently coaching Junior StarSkate, Junior Academy and CanSkate.

Lexi Horon

Skating Accomplishments:

Double Gold Tests (Dance, Skills); Competitive Synchronized Skating experience, 4x National Synchronized Skating qualifier.

Coaching Accreditation/Education:

NCCP Regional Coach Trained; 5 years coaching experience.

CJ Kmiecik

Skating Accomplishments:

Triple Gold Tests (Dance, Skills, Interpretive. Current Senior Competitive Synchronized skater; Competitive Synchronized Skating experience; National Bronze Medalist with Black Gold Open at the 2022 National Synchronized Skating Championships; 6x National Synchronized Skating qualifier.  

Coaching Accreditation/Education:

NCCP CanSkate Coach Certified; currently coaching CanSkate.

Lauren Coombs

Skating Accomplishments:

Rhumba Diamond Dance, Gold Skating Skills, Silver Interpretive Singles and Senior Bronze Freeskate.

Competitive Synchronized Skating experience; National Bronze Medalist with Black Gold Open at the 2022 National Synchronized Skating Championships; 7x National Synchronized Skating qualifier.  

Coaching Accreditation/Education:

NCCP CanSkate Coach In-Training; currently coaching CanSkate.

Lily Sharma

Skating Accomplishments:

Junior Sliver Dance and Skills

Coaching Accreditation/Education:

NCCP CanSkate Coach Trained, currently coaching CanSkate

Joan Cascadden

Coaching Accreditation/Education:

NCCP CanSkate Coach Certified with 12 years of coaching experience. Specialized in coaching PreCanSkate and CanSkate for all ages: toddlers, teens and adults. Over 40 years coaching experience with skating, volleyball, badminton and field hockey; currently coaching CanSkate.

Sophia Switzer

Skating Accomplishments:

Current Senior Competitive Synchronized skater; Competitive Synchronized Skating experience; National Bronze Medalist with Black Gold Open at the 2022 National Synchronized Skating Championships; 3x National Synchronized Skating qualifier.  

Coaching Accreditation/Education:

NCCP CanSkate Coach Trained; currently coaching CanSkate.

Helmet Use Policy

Skate Canada and Crowchild Skating Club requires all CanSkate participants (up to and including Stage 5) as well as all skaters in our PowerSkate programs, to wear a CSA approved hockey helmet while on the ice.
All PreCanSkate participants must wear a CSA approved hockey helmet with a cage while on the ice.
Skaters will not be allowed on the ice without the required helmet. Bicycle, multi-sport and snowboarding/skiing helmets are not acceptable.
 
Additional information regarding helmet use, including a description of a properly fitted helmet, can be found by clicking here.