Instructor Bios

Instructor Bios

Bridget Kaus – AZ Ice Skating Director
Bridget Kaus – AZ Ice Skating Director
Coaching: All ages and levels of freestyle and MIF
Fee: $44 per half hour
Contact: (623) 334-1200
Email: bridgetk@azice.com
BIO:

PSA/USFS Member, USFS Double Gold Medalist, figures and freestyle. Coached Regional, Sectional, Jr. National, and National competitors including the 2010 US Jr. National Champion, 40 years skating experience including 9 yrs amateur competitor, 7 yrs professional ice show soloist, 24 yrs coaching USFS competitors. Coaching: all levels of freestyle and MIF.

Marie Stroukoff- B.A/M.F.A Fine Arts
Marie Stroukoff- B.A/M.F.A Fine Arts
Coaching: Freestyle, MIF, Ice Dance, & Style/Choreography
Fee: $44 per half hour
Contact: (602) 828-6077
Email: marie.omahonyf@cox.net
BIO:

USFS Double Gold Medalist, PSA Master MIF and Master Sports Science ratings.PSA Senior Dance, Certified Program Director, and Registered Freestyle ratings. PSA Level IV ranking. 30 years skating experiance. 16 years coaching nationally ranked, International, Regional skaters. Trained at the Skating Club of New York and Princeton. Coaching all levels including adult’s freestyle, MIF, ice dance, and style/choreography.

Jill Watson - B.S Kinesiology
Jill Watson - B.S Kinesiology
Coaching: Freestyle, MIF, Pairs
Fee: $45 per half hour
Contact: 949-637-3089
Email: jwatson1988@cox.net
BIO:

USFS Triple Gold Medalist, figures, freestyle and pairs, Canadian Double Gold Medalist, 1984 Olympic Team Member , 1988 Olympic Bronze Medalist, 1987 World Bronze Medalist, 3-time National Champion. US World Team coach, 1987 USFS Athlete of the year, 2004 USFS Hall of Fame Inductee. Coach of US National Champions. Star performer with Ice Capades. Coaching freestyle, MIF, and Pairs.

Lisa Doryl - B.S Communications
Lisa Doryl - B.S Communications
Coaching: Beginner through Senior Freestyle, MIF, adults as well as choreography, power skating and off-ice jump, strength and conditioning
Fee: $35 per half hour
Contact: (734)735-6481
Email: langester79@hotmail.com
BIO:

USFS Double Gold Medalist in Freestyle and MIF. PSA and USFS Member. Coached Regional and National Showcase competitors throughout the United States. 18+ years coaching experience, 30+ years skating experience. Trained under World and Olympic coaches. Competed in Regional, World and Showcase competitions in USFS and ISI for over 25+ years. Prior Figure Skating Director in San Antonio, TX. Coaching: Beginner through Senior freestyle and Moves in the Field , Adults as well as choreography, Power Skating and off-ice jump, strength and conditioning.

Loree Cantrell-Briggs - B.S/M.N.S Chemistry
Loree Cantrell-Briggs - B.S/M.N.S Chemistry
Coaching: All levels of Freestyle, MIF and Choreography
Fee: $40/half hour
Contact: (602)451-4586
Email: chmsk8r@gmail.com
BIO:

USFS MIF Gold medalist, 40 yrs skating exp.: 26 yrs coaching. Coaching: Freestyle and MIF and choreography. Coach of multiple Gold Medalists in MIF and Freeskate, and Regional Competitors.

Kelsy Anderson
Kelsy Anderson
Coaching: Coaching all levels and ages freestyle, MIF, and power skating
Fee: $35 per half hour
Contact: (602) 617-8861
Email: skatecoachkelsy@gmail.com
BIO:

PSA/USFS/LTSUSA member and instructor 20 years skating experience and over 10 years coaching experience. Trained under World and National Level coaches in Arizona and Northern California. Current AZ Ice show producer. Coaching All ages and abilities. Specializing in style, choreography, freestyle, power skating, and off ice training.

Karen Pasco
Karen Pasco
Coaching: Freestyle, MIF, Choreography, Power, Style & Form, and Off-Ice Jump/Plyometrics
Fee: $40 per half hour
Contact: (623) 570-9302
Email: RedKP3@gmail.com
BIO:

Coaching experience 20 years. Skating experience of 29 years, PSA and USFS member, PSA Certified Freestyle Rated Instructor. Trained under National and World level coaches, competed in US Qualifying Competitions for over 10 years in the Midwest. Skating Club of Phoenix past President, Directed multiple Ice Shows, 8 years Rink Director/Marketing. Coaching skaters through all stages of development from beginners to elite competitors for 17 years. Students have won numerous medals and awards including winning multiple Regional Championships, Adult Nationals, National Showcase and multiple Artistic Awards. Winner of the 2014 SCP Coach Recognition Award. Website:www.CoachKarenPasco.com

Maria Causey- Nelson
Maria Causey- Nelson
Coaching: Freestyle and MIF
Fee: $40 per half hour
Contact: (623) 521-2074
Email: divask8er42065@yahoo.com
BIO:

USFS Double Gold medalist, figures and freestyle, 5-time US National competitor. International Gold medalist, Junior World team member, Regional & Sectional (Pacific Coast) Sr. Ladies Champion. 25 yrs skating exp., including Lead Soloist for Disney on Ice, Ice Capades, Russian Ballet on Ice, and Los Angles Ice Theatre. Coaching Freestyle and Moves in the Field.

Andrea Palos -  M.A. Ed
Andrea Palos - M.A. Ed
Coaching: All ages and levels (music editing available)
Fee: $35 per half hour
Contact: (602) 451-9146
Email: skateandrea84@cox.net
BIO:

PSA member, USFS Adult Silver Medalist and Bronze Ice Dancer. 30 years skating experience. Trained in Canada and the US. U.S. Adult Nationals Competitor 2002. Coached Regional competitors. Coaching all ages and abilities.

Stuart Bradley
Coaching: Freestyle, Moves in the Field, Jump Harness training, Power stroking for Figure Skating and Hockey skills
Fee:
Contact: 610-348-2828
Email: StuartBradley@hotmail.com
BIO:

Stuart Bradley has dedicated his life to the art of figure skating, spending 10 years as a National and International Competitor for Great Britain before turning professional, where he spent 12 years performing in Galas, TV Specials, and Ice Shows around the world. As a skating coach, he has cultivated talented students, competing in Regional and Sectional Championships, as well as Adult National Championships. He truly enjoys teaching children and adults at all levels, including Freestyle, Moves in the Field, Power stroking fro figure skating and hockey skills, as well as Portable Jump Harness training.

Rachel Carey - BS in Kinesiology and NSCA-CPT
Coaching: All ages and abilities Freestyle, Style, choreography and off ice training
Fee: $35.00 per half hour
Contact: 623-302-1532
Email: rachel.carey95@gmail.com
BIO:

USFS Triple Gold Medalist in Moves in the Field, Freestyle, and Ice Dance. Competitive skater for 15 years, competing regionally and nationally, including National Showcase and Collegiate National Championships. Trained under National and World level coaches. Professional skater with Disney on Ice, touring the Inites States, Aisa, and Europe. Coaching all ages and abilities, freestyle, style, choreography, and off ice training.

Maria Moscato - Ballet on and off ice
Coaching: All ages and levels of Freestyle, MIF and Pairs and Ballet
Fee: $38.00 per half hour
Contact: 586-354-7369
Email:
BIO:

Maria has extensive training in ballet, studying at WMU, WSU and Broadway Dance Center in New York, under Finus Jhung. She has over 25 years experience on and off ice with developmental to World level competitors providing movement instruction, flexibility and artistic development of programs. USFSA and PSA Rated. She has coached Regional, Sectional, Jr. National and National Gold Medalists. Pilates Certified.