Our Coaching Team
NCCP CanSkate Coach Certified, NCCP Regional Coach Trained, Star 1-5 Coach Assessor, Emergency First Aid/CPR C/AED Certified, Coached skaters at various levels from the grassroots of CanSkate to Gold level.
Personal skating achievements include Gold interpretive singles, Gold interpretive pairs, Gold skating skills, Gold dance, Gold freeskate.
NCCP Level 2 Certified, NCCP Level 3 Technical & Theory Certified. Gold medalist in Free, Figures, Dance & Free Dance. Coach of Freestyle Singles, Dance & Syncro - recreational & competitive. Over 45 years coaching figure skating, recreational to National and World Professional levels, including 18 years coaching at the Toronto Cricket & Curling Club, and 12 years coaching at East York SC.
NCCP CanSkate Coach Certified, NCCP Regional Coach in Training, and Emergency First Aid/CPR C/AED certified. Makaela has coached Pre-CanSkate and CanSkate for several years and she is excited to be extending her coaching to STAR 1-5. Personal accomplishments include Gold dance, skills, interpretive singles and pairs. She has competed at the provincial level in freeskate, dance and skills, and the national level in synchro. Welcome to Skate Canada Brighton!
Program Assistants (PA) are an important part of our Skate Canada Brighton program. PAs assist our Skate Canada coaches in the delivery of our CanSkate and Pre-CanSkate programs. They are current STAR Skaters, former skaters and hockey players that have been trained by our coaches. A PA's role may include: assisting or leading warm-ups, group activities or cool-downs, assisting with the set-up of circuits and stations, leading circuits, demonstrating proper execution of skating skills, providing general assistance to the coaches on the session, and providing encouragement and general feedback to skaters.