Over 30 years of coaching experience focusing on all levels of Competitive and Recreational Ice Dance, Moves in the Field, Free Skating and Power Skills; New England Medalist and Eastern competitor in Ice Dance and coach of New England, Eastern and National Ice Dance medalists; Hold BFA from Massachusetts College of Art in Design and Illustration and have eleven years teaching experience at the Museum of Fine Arts / City of Boston Collaborative Scholarship Art Program for especially talented students; I enjoy working with children and adults, including skaters of all disciplines, emphasizing technique, power and grace. Commercial artist and illustrator for 20 years. Experience in Pilates and off-ice training. Student of ballet.
Hobbies and interests include painting, graphic design, Pilates, swimming, biking, ballet, skiing and physical conditioning. Specialties include Ice Dance, Moves in the Field, Power Skills and Technique.
BFA from Massachusetts College of Art
Graduated from Quincy High School
To create a positive, constructive and happy atmosphere where a skater can excel in the technical and artistic aspects of the sport of skating. I work with each student to foster a curiosity and excitement of learning, while assisting in the development of their specific and personal goals.
Students’ Competitive Achievements:
Gold Medal Adult National competition
Gold Medals Easterns and New England’s competitions
Students participated on the Gold Medal Haydenettes Synchronized Skating Team
Last 4 Years – Students’ Competitive Achievements:
Ice Dance, Moves in the Field and Free style, working with children and adults, including skaters of all disciplines, emphasizing technique, power and grace.
Lake Placid Summer Ice Dance Gold Medalist in several events
New England Medalist
Coaching Awards, Accomplishments & Seminars:
Skating Awards, & Accomplishments:
Affiliation with U.S. Figure Skating, PSA, ISU:
Member, U.S. Figure Skating