Meet Our Team

All coaches are first aid and CPR certified. Club Professional Coaches are available to give private or semi-private lessons. One-on-one instruction is recommended for skaters who wish to progress through the program at an accelerated rate. Lessons can be booked by calling coaches directly.

LORI LAFFERTY-VILNEFF

Club Technical Director/Coach519-977-2760

MARLENA KOVACEVICH

Club Technical Director/Coach Marlena.kovacevich@gmail.com | (519) 819-8530

- Bachelor of Commerce, University of Windsor
-Skate Canada Trained National Coach
-Gold Freeskate, Novice Competitive Singles, Diamond Dance Test, Dance Variation Test, Gold Skating Skills, Gold Interpretive
-Coached skaters in CompetitiveSkate and in STARSkate through to Provincials
-Coached skaters in the Western Ontario Development Program and have had skaters make the WO Development Team
- Selected for Skate Canada 2014 National Coach Apprenticeship Program
-Available on all CanSkate and STARSkate sessions year round
-Available year round to attend competitions

KAREN ADAM

CANSkate Coordinator/Private 519-996-1541

LORI CORRIVEAU

STARSkate Coach icepower64@hotmail.com | 519-350-2333

-National Coach Certified
-CanPowerSkate Certified
-Coaching professionally since 1982
-Coached students from CanSkate to Gold level in all disciplines
-Coached students competitively to Sectional, Provincial and National Championships
-Available to teach all disciplines in the sport of skating

Melinda Keller

Coach melinda-keller@hotmail.com|519-564-2513

I have coached skaters who have qualified for Provincials, Sectionals, Challenge and Nationals.
Skate Canada Gold Tests in FreeSkate, Skills, Interpretative, Interpretative Couples, Dance and Diamond Dance.
Regional Coach Certified.
In the process of completing the Provincial Coach and National Coach Pathway.
Available to coach on all CanSkate and StarSkate Sessions year round including specializing in harnessing.

KRISTI ELLIS

Coach 226-787-2757

SAMANTHA GIGNAC

Coach sambam-@hotmail.com | 519-965-0090

-B.A Honours Sociology and Criminology University of Windsor
-Skate Canada Gold Tests in Freeskate, Skills, and Interpretive
-Skate Canada Senior Silver Dances
- Regional Coach Certified & Provincial Coach In Training
-Gold CEP Status
-Member of South Windsor Skating Club since 1996
-Professional Coach since 2012
-Available to coach all levels from Canskate to Seniors
-Available all year round

VICTORIA KALUDJER

Coach kaludjer@mnsi.net | 519-981-4877 (message) | 519-948-4145

- NCCP Certified Regional Coach
-Professional Coach since January 2013
-Member of Skate Canada and South Windsor Skating Club since January 2001
-Skate Canada Gold tests passed in Freeskate ,Skills, Interpretive and Dance
-Available to coach all levels year round
-Has competed from Starskate to Adult

PATTI STRANGE

Coach 519-969-4817

Summer Ellis

CANSkate Coach

Sarah Fox

CANSkate Coach

Kelly Dunwoody

STARSkate & Off-Ice Coach

Chris Bourne

STARSkate Coach

Jensen Bowden

STARSkate Coach

Kristi Provost-Renaud

CANPOWERSkate Coordinator & CANSkate Coach

Nicole Johnson

CANSkate Coach

Baran Ghasroddashti

CANSkate Coach

Mia Suboh

CANSkate Coach

Jake Ellis

CANSkate Coach

Alexandra Stoilova

CANSkate Coach

Julia van Heugten

CANSkate Coach

Maya Mikhael

CANSkate Coach