• Master Rated in Moves​
  • Senior Rated in Freestyle
  • PSA Level III (Jr. National) Ranking
  • BA in English, 1994
  • Proud mother of 2 sons, Mickey & Max
  • Full Biography available via email or Facebook

Barbara L. Pinch

617-823-2396 / pinchbarb@gmail.com

  • PSA Certified Freestyle coach
  • Loves coaching all ages and levels from basic skills, moves in the field through Senior, 8th test figures, and senior freestyle
  • Taught all skating programs in the Boston University Physical Education Department
  • Established BU Figure Skating Club
  • Built up 2 competitive teams
  • Ran collegiate competitions annually, and helped develop collegiate skating on a competitive level.
  • Available for private coaching

Darlene Giardina


  • Longtime instructor with North Shore Skating Club Junior Club Program
  • Unavailable for private lessons

Suzi L. Sweezey

781-334-6796 / suzi_l_s@hotmail.com

  • NSSC Skating Director, Co-Show Director
  • Competed in US and Canada
  • BS Degree concentrating in Coaching and Mathematics / Magna Cum Laude
  • Over 35 years Coaching Experience training Beginner through Senior levels, Tots through Adults, Basic Skills through National Competitors & Special Needs Skaters
  • Has coached medalists at all levels
  • Promotes reaching personal goals in skating whether competitive or recreational
  • Available for Private Lessons

Ellen Quinlan Caruso



  • Conducted On & Off-Ice Training
  • Ran Gesher Kids Skating Club, Tiberias, Israel
  • Coach with the NSSC Junior Club & Senior Club and, Special Skates Program
  • Available for private lessons on a limited basis

Julie Conrad

781-595-1631 / skaterfitness@gmail.com

  • 16 years coaching medalist through New England's.
  • Choreographer of club shows, solo/ artistic/showcase programs.
  • Students have achieved Senior MIF, Novice FS, and ISI Free Skate 8/platinum.
  • Physical Therapist, Athletic trainer, CPR, First Aide Responder​

Faye Greel

978-546-2290 / fayegreel@comcast.net

  • Member of PSA, USFS, and ISI
  • Available for basic skills, freestyle, moves, harness, choreography and music editing
  • Has coached for 35 years-competitive and recreational skaters
  • Has directed Basic Skills Programs and Skating Shows
  • NSSC Theatre On Ice Crystal Blades Coach
  • Coached her own skaters at Lake Placid Olympic Training Center

Amy Vecchio



  • 6 time coach at US National Championships
  • 8 time Eastern Sectional Coach
  • Coached skaters to 5 New England titles
  • Coached a Junior Lady at the Merano Cup, Italy
  • Co-Directed NSSC Ice Spectacular 1998-2012​

  • Experienced in teaching Singles, MIF, Choreography

  • On Ice Power Instruction (Figure Skating & Hockey)

  • Off Ice Conditioning / Jump Technique

  • Member: USFSA, PSA

May Moscariello

978-857-2655 / maymosc@verizon.net

  • PSA Accredited
  • 23 years experience
  • Expertly coaches Basic Beginner through Senior Level skaters
  • Coaches competitors at Regional Level
  • Director of Toddler Programs
  • Expertise in teaching  student how to manage anxiety and respond effectively to adversity
  • Philosophy:  Strive to be your best and inspire others to be their best, because it is in the striving, not the outcome, that makes you find your greatness.

Alice Sedgwick



Karlene Maiolino



  • Began skating at age four at Winthrop Skating Association
  • Trained at the Skating Club of Boston where she was the Junior Activities Director
  • Competed in various competitions including Bay State Games and New England Regionals
  • Has been coaching all levels and ages for 15 years
  • Enjoys choreography  having choreographed several times for the Ice Spectacular
  • Master of Public Administration Degree from Suffolk University

Irene Gambone



  • Coaches all ages, from tots to adults, in Freestyle, Moves in the Field and Basic Skills
  • Students have competed at Adult Nationals, National Showcase and throughout New England​

Amy Hanson-Kuleszka

617-548-6886 / teamahk@gmail.com

  • 25+ years coaching
  • Specialties include power, choreography & fostering a team spirit
  • Coached skaters from basic skills through Senior Freeskate
  • Coached 3-time Jr. National competitor & 3-time Regional medalist

  • USFS Theater, ISI Production/Artistic experience

  • Coach thru Senior MIF

  • Experience with Adults, Tots and anyone with the love of skating!

  • Available for Private Lessons

Stephanie Solano

978-394-2194 /sk8steph@comcast.net

  • Basic accreditation exam by Professional Skaters Association
  • Bachelor of Science Degree from Northeastern University
  • 20+ years Coaching Experience
  • Coach of multiple medalists at 2015 State Games of America in Omaha, NE
  • Able to train Beginner through Senior levels
  • Students have won medals at various levels of competition
  • Available for Private Lessons for children and adults

Amy Hanson-Kuleszka
Helen Hatch
Melissa Larochelle

​Karlene Maiolino
Kate McSwain

May Moscariello

Barbara Pinch
Julianne Pondelli

Brianna Racamato

​​Alice Sedgwick

Marcy Hahnen

781-710-0964 / Marcyhah@gmail.com

  • Over 30 years of experience coaching Competitive/Recreational Skaters, Tots thru Adults and JV/Varsity Hockey Teams from Basic Skills to Senior Level.
  • Students have won titles for National Collegiate Champion, New England Championship, Inter-club, Opens, Adult Championship and Bay State Games to State Games of America.
  • ISI Certified Gold Judge
  • Choreographer for ice show soloists and production numbers 

Alisa Contreras

978-882-1777​ / alisaskates229@gmail.com

  • Certified in MIF and FS by PSA
  • Bachelor of Business Admin from UNH
  • Silver rated ISI judge
  • Teach Basic Skills thru New England Regionals
  • Coached Medalists and attended State Games of America​

Coaching Staff

Jessica Kruss

978-407-7612 /krussjf@gmail.com​

  • PSA Registered Rated Freestyle Coach and Certified Sports Science & Medicine
  • Gold Level Freestyle, Moves In the Field, Ice Dance
  • Coaching groups and individuals since 2005
  • 20+ years of off-ice dance experience
  • Teaches dance class for skaters
  • Co-Director/Choreographer for NSSC’s annual Ice Spectacular
  • Master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling, Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science,  Dance Minor from Boston University
  • Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Helen A. Hatch

781-599-5021 / hahatch2@verizon.net

  • Member Professional Skaters Association-Basic Accreditation CER A compliant 2015-16
  • Trained under Olympian Maribel Vinson Owen
  • Three time Regional medalist and Eastern Competitor
  • Presently marking my 25th year as a visiting lecturer of (Ice Skating) with Salem State University
  • Coached competitive students from beginner to Eastern Senior Level
  • Enjoy working with all ages at both recreational and competitive levels
  • Available for private lessons

Mary Wanamaker

508-756-4561 / mpwanamaker@aol.com

  • World Renowned Choreographer
  • Performed on Broadway and Boston Ballet!!!
  • Works with World Gold Synchro Medalists, Nexxice
  • Choreographed for USFS Nationally and Internationally ranked Theatre on Ice, Freestyle, Ice Dance, Synchro, and Pairs
  • Two choreography awards in four years for TOI, Silver medalists!!
  • BS Degree in Education and Physical Education/Cum Laude
  • Proficient in choreography, ballet, jazz, tap, yoga, Pilates, kickboxing and conditioning

Michelle Wildman

978-664-2848 / michelle@pwildman.com

  • Have been teaching group lessons and private lessons for over 25 years.
  • Experience teaching tots, children and adults. 
  • Have choreographed show and solo programs.
  • Several years of dance experience.
  • Holds a Master’s degree in Elementary Education. 
  • Presently teaching kindergarten.

Evgeni Andrushak

781-631-6837 / andrushak@netzero.com

  • Trained in the Soviet Union under Alexei Mishin
  • National Competitor in the Soviet Union
  • Awarded rank of “Master of Sport” in USSR
  • Figure Skating Coach in “Nauka” Training Center, Moscow​

  • Trained under World and Olympic Professionals for 10 years​

  • Students competed & medaled locally as well as throughout the U.S. (CA, PA, CO, NE)

  • Bachelors of Science Northeastern University

  • PSA BA written exam

Norvetta Tribby Pinch (Noy)

978-774-2430 / noypinch@verizon.net

  • Master rated in figures and freestyle and Senior rated in dance by the Professional Skaters Association
  • Have trained New England Champions and medalists, Eastern Competitors and Senior Gold medalists in Figures, Freestyle and Moves in the Field
  • Directed and Choreographed the Ice Spectacular for 31 years 
  • Coached award winning Precision team (synchro) for 10 years
  • Team teaching

Susan Davies



  • Specializes in OFF-ICE strength and conditioning

  • Trained Olympic Gold medalist Aly Raiseman & Alicia Sacramone

  • New England Regional Medalist Through Senior FS

  • Private ON & OFF-ICE lessons.

Julie Conrad

​Alisa Contreras

Susan Davies
Jessica Kruss
Irene Gambone

Catherine E. Green

339-927-6832 / cathygskate29@gmail.com

  • 35 years of experience coaching group and private lessons.
  • Passed sixth figure, junior freestyle, bronze, and silver pair tests.
  • Director of Stoneham figure skating club for 30+ years.
  • Coached beginner, senior, and competitive level skaters.
  • Successful competitors
  • Please email or call to discuss coaching availability.  

Lois Ambrose

617-846-1761 / ljma123@juno.com

  • Senior rated by Professional Skaters Association in Figures, Freestyle and Group.
  • Over 30 years teaching experience.
  • Former member Ice Follies and Stars on Ice
  • Coaches Beginner to Senior, Tots to Adults in competitive and/or recreational skating.
  • Limited availability for Private Lessons

Home: 51 Symonds Way, Reading, MA 01867

Secondary: 953 Broadway, Rte. 1 South, Saugus, MA 01906

Lois Ambrose

Evgeni Andrushak
Patricia Brennan Perrigo
Domenica Capachietti
Ellen Caruso

Amanda Greel

  • USFS Gold Medalist in Ice Dancing

  • Passed 6th Figure/Freeskating Test

  • Former skater with Disney on Ice

  • Coach of NSSC Diamond Blades TOI

  • Available for private lessons-Beginners through Adults

Darlene Giardina
Amanda Greel

​Faye Greel
​Catherine Green

Marcy Hahnen

Brianna Racamato

  • Gold tests in Ice Dance and Skating Skills (Skate Canada)

  • Extensive background in theater, dance, and music performance

  • BA in Applied Human Sciences (Sports and Recreation)

Melissa Larochelle

978-710-4925 / mlarochelle7@gmail.com

  • Holds Masters of Education degree in Pre-K to 9 Physical Education
  • Teaches middle school health
  • Member of NSSC since 1991
  • Passed Senior Freestyle and Moves in the Field
  • Won the first State Games of American competition in 1999
  • Enjoys sharing her passion for skating
  • Choreographs for the Ice Spectacular
  • Enjoys working with children of all ages
  • Available for private lessons

Julie Pondelli

617-930-6635 / juliepondelli@hotmail.com

  • Double Gold Medalist in Moves in the Field and Freestyle
  • 2005 Senior Ladies Regional Competitor
  • Trained under the instruction of Amy Vecchio and Tom McGinnis
  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology – Merrimack College;  Masters of Science in Allied Nutrition – Northeastern University
  • Continuing education as Registered Dietitian at Simmons College
  • AFAA certified fitness instruction – design off ice program on agility, core stability, endurance and flexibility

Patricia Brannen-Perrigo

781-929-49049 / pebice@comcast.net

  • U.S.F.S.A. Gold Medalist
  • Regional Medalist
  • Over 20 years of coaching experience
  • Extensive background training in Ballet and Gymnastics
  • Currently teaching all levels, tots-Senior​

Kate McSwain

719-216-3224 / k8create@yahoo.com

  • Bachelor of Arts degree in Theatre from University of Colorado in Colorado Springs
  • American Ice Theatre (AIT) Certified Choreographer
  • PSA-Rated Choreographer
  • Finalist in Young Artists Showcase choreography competition (2010 & 2014)
  • Director of Operations and faculty choreographer for Grassroots to Champions seminars
  • Director and/or choreographer for major skating companies/programs: ITNY, AIT, Ice Semblé, Act 1 of Boston, Sk8tivity, Ice Chips, and Modern Skating.

(781) 944-5874

Domenica Capachietti

978-688-1905 / dcapachietti@verizon.net

  • 21 years experience in Freestyle, Moves in The Field, Choreography and Figures

  • Coach of New England area competitors and recreational skaters (IJS & Test Track)

  • 5 time U.S. National Competitor

Stephanie Solano
Suzi Landry Sweezey
Amy Vecchio
Michelle Wildman

Mary Wanamaker

Ice Skating Private and Group Lessons