Garrett LucashPhone: 781-520-9372
Email Address: gmlucash@gmail.com

Personal Profile:
I uniquely combine expert figure skating specific technique with effective learning methods to ensure that athletes remain engaged, in control, and improve in a positive and supportive training environment.

Began Coaching in 1996

Students’ Competitive Achievements:
New England Regional Competition competitors
Eastern Sectional Competitors

PSA Ratings:
Registered Singles, Moves in the Field

Disciplines / Specialties:
Singles, pairs, fundamental skills (steps, edges, stroking), motor imagery, self-regulation

Awards / Accomplishments / Seminars:
Guest Speaker on Genetics, Graduate Pathophysiology, Boston College 2012-present
Demonstrated as a coach and athlete at PSA and ISI Seminars
Attended International Training Camps in St. Petersburg, Russia
Attended numerous Sport Science Training Camps
Attended iACT 2007 (Ice Arena Industry Conference & Trade Show)
Lecturer – Energy & Line Theory, Harvard University (For professors and students), 2009

Coaching Philosophy:
My athlete-centered training program develops life skills necessary to reach one’s athletic and academic potential.  With a long-term commitment, skaters will progress through the testing structure and compete in open and qualifying competitions (regionals, sectionals, nationals).

The end goal is to reach peak athletic milestones in figure skating that strengthen resumes for school and work and attain the crucial life skills necessary to thrive in future endeavors after sport.

Competitive Background:
2005 United States Senior Pairs Champion
2005 Four Continents Pairs Bronze Medalist
2005 Ranked 12th in the World
3-time United States World Team Member (2003 – 2005)
3-time United States Junior World Team Member (1998-2000)
2-Time Olympic Team Alternate (2002, 2006)
8-Time United States Pairs Medalist
10 years on the United States International Team

Show History:
Toured and Performed with Champions on Ice and Stars on Ice

Awards:
Award for Best Pairs Program skated at the United States Championships, 2005

Additional Comments:
Here is a list of coaches I worked with as an athlete:
Vadim Naumov, World Pairs Champion
Evgenia Shishkova, World Pairs Champion
Alexei Yagudin, Olympic Champion
Ilia Kulik, Olympic Champion
Tatiana Tarasova, Coach of World and Olympic Champions
Tamara Moskvina, Coach of World and Olympic Champions
Igor Shpilband, Coach of World and Olympic Champions (Choreographer)
Nikolai Morosov, Coach of World and Olympic Champions (Choreographer)