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Alison MacLean 


Programs Coordinator 

Club Administrator

Board member - Member at Large-Coach



  • In Training National Coach

  • Certified Provincial Coach

  • Certified Regional Coach

  • Certified Competition Special Olympics Coach

  • Certified CanPower Skating Coach

  • STAR 1-5 Competition official/judge

  • STAR 1-5 Coach Assessor

  • STAR 1-Gold Skills Assessor



  • CanSkate, Free Skate, Skills, Dance, Choreography, and Artistic

  • Music selection and editing

  • Custom costume design and construction


Coach's philosophy

To provide a safe and fun environment by treating everyone with respect while teaching strategies for achieving goals and developing strong life skills.




Professional Experience

  • Coaching professionally since 1997

  • Coach at Club to National Level Competitions

  • Work with Special Olympics athletes 

  • Instruct all levels of sport (CanSkate to Adult)

  • Coordinated and conducted skating seminars

  • Development Committees

  • Coaches’ Representative

  • Skating Programs Coordinator

  • Club Administrator

  • Director and Assistant Director for Ice Shows

  • Worked on movie sets as stunt double, performer, and talent support

  • Design and construct costumes for individual skaters and synchronized skating teams


Personal Skating Experience

  • Senior Competitive Ice Dancer

  • 8 time National Level Competitor

  • Performed in many ice shows

  • Tests passed:

        Senior competitive ice dance

        Diamond Dances

        Senior Silver Free skate

        Gold skills

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Coaching Ojectives

Enjoys working with skaters of all ages and levels! 




  • Over 10 years professional coaching experience!

  • Provincial Coach Certified (2017)

  • Regional Coach Certified (previously called NCCP Level 1)

  • Completed Level 3 Theory

  • StarSkate and CanSkate coordinator at the Markham Skating Club

  • Coaching and Sport Development Diploma sport specific to Figure Skating at Humber College

  • CanPower Certified

  • CanFit Pro Fitness Instructor Specialist

  • CanFit Pro Children’s Fitness Coach

  • Fully certified emergency first aid

  • Making Ethical Decisions course completed

  • Star 1-5 trained

  • Respect in Sport module completed

  • Nominated for the 2014 Skate Canada Club and Recreational Coach Award of Excellence

Personal Skating Experience

  • Triple Gold medalist in Interpretive, Dance and Skills

  • Passed elements in isolation of the Senior Silver Freeskate test

  • Coached by Michele Britten and the late Scott Fountain

  • National competitor (2002) with Markham Skating Club’s Elite Edge Synchronized Skating team, coached by Tracey Jones and Wendy Clevely-Schultz


Private Lesson Availability

  • PreCanskate, CanSkate, Intermediate, Senior & Advanced/Gold

  • Dance partnering for all levels

  • Off-ice training (Certified Canfitpro Fitness Instructor Specialist 2013)


Phone # 647 223 8967


Cydele Fadeeva 



  • Certified Ice Arena Programmer (CIAP)

  • US National and International Coach

  • NCCP Skate Canada Regional Coach Certified


Personal Experience:

  • Passed all Canadian and American Gold tests

  • Extensive Singles & Ice Dance Competition experience

  • Canadian National Silver Medalist 


  • Free Skate

  • Skills

  • Choreography

  • Dance

  • Ballet

  • Interpretive

  • Music Editing

  • Costume Design


Contact info:

Phone #:416-705-1529

Professional Experience:

  • 6 year Star of Ice Capades

  • Producer, Director, Choreographer & Performer (Soloist and Adagio) in Professional Skating Tours for 12+ years

  • Skating Director and Program Coordinator for major US facilities for 18+ years

  • Trainer and Choreographer to World and Olympic competitors, and National Champions

  • Primary Coach to Gold Test achieving skaters

  • Conference and Seminar Presenter

  • Competition, Test Day and Ice Show Organizer and Director

  • Avid Supporter and Volunteer of all major Skating Events


Coaching Philosophy:

Teaching people to become good skaters, and teaching skaters to become good people.

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Samantha Leitch



  • Regional Coach Certified

  • Provincial Coach in training

  • Emergency First Aid and CPR/AED Level C

  • Bachelor of  Commerce with Honours, Marketing Major Graduate from York University (2017)

  • Bachelor of Health Studies from York University (completed coursework in August 2021; graduation expected by October 2021)


  • Free Skate

  • Skating skills

  • Off-ice warm ups

  • Music cutting

Coach’s Philosophy

My focus is to get to know, develop, and train well rounded skaters. Growing up in this sport taught me so much, and I hope to pass down the skating skills, values, and life skills that I learned, to developing skaters. I look to nurture the joy that young athletes have for the sport, while motivating and instilling a confidence that will allow them to succeed.



Phone #: 905 767 2935


Professional Experience

  • Coaching learn to skate programs since 2013

  • Coaching figure skating since 2015

  • CanSkate Administrator at a local club from 2010-2011

  • 2013 & 2016 EOSIC volunteer

  • Attended seminars with Monica Lockie and Jen Jackson

  • Attended events focused on the new STAR 1-5 system, as well as the upcoming STAR 6- Gold testing system set to launch in 2019

  • Mentored under Monica Johnston and Ryan Gibbons


Personal Skating Experience

  • Gold Skills

  • Gold Interpretive

  • Gold Dance

  • Junior Silver Free skate (Part 1&2)

  • EOSIC Gold medalist in 2007

  • Member and competitor for my high school team in 2008 and 2011 at the Eastern Ontario High School Figure Skating Invitational

  • Member of the Iced Energy Adult I Synchronized Skating Team 2017-2018


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Johanna Otten



  • Regional Coach in training

  • Certified CanSkate coach

  • First Aid Certified

  • Specialization

  • Freeskate

  • Off-ice training

  • Choreography

  • Power and skills

  • CanSkate

Coaches Values
My skating experience allowed me to train and compete amongst the best coaches and skaters
in the world. This exposed me to many different training styles. It also taught me that figure
skating is more than just on-ice. It includes off-ice training, visualization, artistic expression,
musical awareness, flexibility and strength training. My goal as a coach is to share my
knowledge with skaters in a safe and engaging environment while challenging them to reach
their full potential.

Personal Skating Experience

  • Senior Pair National Competitor

  • Canadian Junior National Pair Champion

  • Canadian Novice Pair Silver Medalist - Pairs

  • Junior Grand Prix Medalist

  • Trained competitively in singles and pairs

  • Senior Competitive Pair Skater

  • Represented and medalled for Canada at various ISU Grand Prix Competitions, Four

  • Continents and Junior Worlds

  • Passed all Gold tests, (dance, singles and skating skills)

  • Competitive experience as a single ladies skater from Preliminary to Senior


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Stephanie Blair 

CanSkate Coach


  • Club Coach Certified

  • First Aid Certified

Personal Skating Experience

  • Skated singles for 7 years

  • Skated on a synchronized skating team for 6 years

  • Program Assistant at Uxbridge Skating Club for 4 years

  • CanSkate coach for 2 years

  • Bachelor of Education

Coaches Philosphy

I want to make skating fun for everyone and foster a lifelong love for the arena and the sports that happen in it.

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Emily Jarman



  • Trained Regional Coach

  • Certified Club Coach

  • Trained Star 1-5 assessor

  • Certified First Aid and CPR Level C

Coaching Philosophy 

I hope to encourage skaters to be the best person they can be both on and off the ice in a fun, enjoyable and safe environment. 


Personal skating experience

  • Skated competitively for 10+ years 

  • Skated on Kawartha Competition Skating Team from 2019-Present

  • Achieved Gold Tests in Dance and Skills

  • Competed in various competitions in Canada and the US

Emma Cummings

CanSkate Coach

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