Garrett Lucash

Personal Profile:
2020 National Development Team Coach
2020 Pieter Kollen Sport Science Award, USFS and PSA
Chair, Sport Science Committee, Professional Skaters Association
Member, Sport Science and Medicine Committee, US Figure Skating
United States Pairs Champion
World Team Member
International Medalist

Formal Education:

 

Coaching Philosophy:
My program uniquely combines expert figure skating technique with effective learning methods to ensure athletes succeed in sport and life.

Coaching Since:
1997

PSA Ratings:
Certified

PSA Rankings:

Students’ Competitive Achievements:
2020 National Development Team, Intermediate Men
2020 National Development Team, Juvenile Boys
2020 New England Regionals Champion, Juvenile Boys

Last 4 Years – Students’ Competitive Achievements:
2020 National Development Team, Intermediate Men
2020 National Development Team, Juvenile Boys
2020 New England Regionals Champion, Juvenile Boys

Disciplines / Specialties:
Singles, Pairs, Developing the ‘whole’ athlete physically and psychologically

Show History:
Champions on Ice Tour
Stars on Ice, Europe

Coaching Awards, Accomplishments & Seminars:
2020 Pieter Kollen Sport Science in Coaching, PSA / US Figure Skating
Presented at numerous coaching seminars throughout my career

Skating Awards & Accomplishments:
2005 Best Performance by a pair team, U.S. Championships
First pair team to land a throw triple flip in competition

Select work:
Case study in Dynamics of Skill Acquisition volume 2 textbook (Human Kinetics, publisher, 2019)
Book, Athlete Centered Skating, in progress, (Routledge, publisher)
Article, The Athlete’s Navigation Device (PSA Magazine, March – April 2020)
Article, The Athlete-Centered Coach (PSA Magazine, May – June 2020)
Article, The Athlete-Centered Coach (Skating Magazine, June 2020)
Webinar, Coach-Athlete Feedback, PSA Safe at Home Webinar Series

Author, PSA Coaches Continuing Education Courses:
Provisions for Effective Feedback
Proactive Coping Skills
Design Practice to Optimize Learning and Performance
Motor Imagery
The Influence of Attentional Focus on Motor Learning
Guest Speaker, Boston College, Pathophysiology, 2014-2017

Affiliation with U.S. Figure Skating, PSA, ISU:
Chair, Sport Science Committee, Professional Skaters Association
Member, Sport Science and Medicine Committee, US Figure Skating