Peter Oppegard

Peter Oppegard

Peter is a three-time U.S. National Champion, and a World and Olympic Bronze Medalist. As a World and Olympic coach he has guided many skaters to National titles and Yuna Kim to a World medal. He is a member of the US Figure Skating Hall of Fame and specializes in jumps, pairs, and choreography.

Anna Baram

Anna Baram

Patti Boston

Patti Boston

Caitlin Clarke

Caitlin Clarke

Derrick Delmore

Derrick Delmore

Derrick has been coaching for 11 years and has worked with national and international competitors. He is a former National Collegiate, Olympic Festival, and World Junior Champion. He has competed at 18 consecutive National Championships and has been a member of the U.S. International Team for 14 straight years. He also holds a B.A. degree in Psychology and Communication from Stanford University. Derrick enjoys coaching freestyle, moves in the field, and choreography for all levels.

Anthony Evans

Anthony Evans

Amanda Falkowski

Amanda Falkowski

Although having begun her skating career in singles, Amanda’s true passion and expertise is synchronized skating. As a national and international competitor Amanda was captain of the California Gold Synchronized Skating Team. As captain, she led the team to back-to-back National medals and their first Team USA assignment. Just as in her competitive career, Amanda has earned national and international success as a synchronized skating coach, leading the team to Sectional, U.S. National, and International medals.

She has studied ice dancing and studio dance extensively. Her specialties include synchronized skating, Moves in the Field, Basic Skills, and power skating. She earned her B.A. in Communications from Concordia University in 2008.

Marina Guterres

Marina Guterres

Grant Hochstein

Grant Hochstein

Karen Kwan-Oppegard

Karen Kwan-Oppegard

Karen is a U.S. National competitor, an international medalist, and a Pacific Coast and Eastern Champion with over 20 years of skating experience. She is a member of the Professional Skaters Association and US Figure Skating. Karen specializes in choreography, presentation, advanced jump technique, and spins.

Mingzhu Li

Mingzhu Li

“Coach Li” is a National, World, and Olympic coach. She coached Chinese champion Lu Chen to a gold medal at the 1995 World Championships and to two Olympic bronze medals. She teaches all competitive levels from beginner to advanced, specializing in jump technique and freestyle.

Anna Malkova

Anna Malkova

Robyn Morgan

Robyn Morgan

Candace Peecher

Candace Peecher

AJ Reiss

AJ Reiss

Justin Schumann

Justin Schumann

Tara Sorenson

Tara Sorenson

Junichi Takemura

Junichi Takemura

Junichi Takemura trained at Shin-Yokohama Ice Arena in Japan. Junichi is a 7 times Japanese Senior Men’s National Competitor. Junichi competed winning 1st place at Koktai National Championships in Japan. After graduating university he went on to tour the world as a professional Principle Performer for Holiday on Ice and Disney on Ice. Junichi specializes in all areas of developing competitive skaters.

Kelly Everett-Takemura

Kelly Everett-Takemura

Kelly is a double gold medalist in both Ladies Freestyle and Moves in the Field. Kelly has over 7 years of professional experience touring with Bietak Productions, Holiday on Ice, and Disney on Ice. She graduated from Penn State University with a Communications degree. She is also a certified Personal Trainer, Yoga teacher, Nutritionist, and Weight Management specialist. Kelly specializes in training skaters both on and off the ice.

Lia Trovati

Lia Trovati

Lia was the Italian National Dance Champion and represented Italy at the World and Olympic Championships. She has 17 years of teaching experience. Her specialties are moves in the field, choreography, stroking, and dance.

Tippy Yu

Tippy Yu

Tippy is a U.S. National competitor. She has placed in the top four in the Southwest Regional and Pacific Coast Sectional Championships. She specializes in beginning freestyle and the U.S. Figure Skating Basic Skills Program.

Jean Yun

Jean Yun

Jean Yun has over 30 years of teaching experience. She is a Master Rated PSA instructor and has taught World, Olympic, and International competitors, She has coached skaters through all levels of the USFS and ISI programs. Jean was an Olympic competitor, two-time World Team member, a double U.S. Gold Medalist, and a double Korean Gold Medalist.

Jean starred in Ice Capades, (East, West, and Continental Co.), guest starred in Nutcracker on Ice with Dorothy Hamill, and was a principal performer in John Curry’s Ice Ballet. She was also a three-time principal performer in Majesty on Ice with Robin Cousins and a special guest star of the Skatefest Champions on Ice tour with Dorothy Hamill.

Slava Zagorodnyuk

Slava Zagorodnyuk

Caroline Zhang

Caroline Zhang

Photos by Joanne Funakoshi