Ice Skating Private and Group Lessons

Home: 51 Symonds Way, Reading, MA 01867

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

Jessica Farnsworth

978-407-7612

jdfarnsw@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

Susan Davies

781-631-8579

suziwinette@aol.com

Alice Sedgwick

978-352-4647

adsedge@comcast.net

Karlene Maiolino

781-286-4864

karley723@hotmail.com


  • 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

Patricia Brannen-Perrigo

781-321-4292​

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
  • Experienced in teaching Singles, MIF, Choreography
  • On Ice Power Instruction (Figure Skating & Hockey)
  • Off Ice Conditioning / Jump Technique
  • Member: USFSA, PSA

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

978-531-4651

emcaruso@msn.com

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.

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.

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 

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.  

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

Irene Gambone

978-594-0128

irene.gambone@gmail.com


  • 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
  • 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)

Amy Hanson-Kuleszka

781-592-0712

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
  • 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

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
  • 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

Coaching Staff

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

Allison Stringer

978-207-0048

allisonstringer@comcast.net


  • MS, PT, —Physical Therapist
  • ProEx Physical Therapy - Woburn Clinic Manager
  • Specializes in injuries to the spine & sports medicine
  • Fellow of American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists. 
  • Offers summer skating skills camps for hockey player
  • Written articles on Sports Medicine for Skating and PS Magazines
  • Guest lectures for PSA  / USFSA Regional Training Camps

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
  • Specializes in OFF-ICE strength and conditioning
  • Olympic Gold medalist Aly Raiseman & Alicia Sacramone
  • New England Regional Medalist Through Senior FS
  • Private ON & OFF-ICE lessons.

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

617-697-0743

amyvecchio@aol.com


  • 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
  • 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

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

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.

Darlene Giardina

978-535-1307


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

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

(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
  • 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

Melissa Larochelle

978-710-4925

sage772@aol.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

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

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