All of the Club’s coaches are certified and offer private lessons for skaters of all abilities and experience during WFSC ice sessions. Please contact any of the coaches listed below directly to inquire about availability.
Roberta Bailey - 781-395-2155 - firstname.lastname@example.org
Roberta has 38 years of coaching experience focusing on all levels of free skating, moves in the field, and power skating. She is the Director of Medford Rec. Hockey Figure Skating program which she implemented 27 years ago for the youth of Medford. She also is the on-ice Director for the Learn to Play Hockey program in Medford. Co-Director of EDGEWORKS Skating Programs based in Burlington, Stoneham, and Malden. Co-Director of the Bailey's Pond Hockey Program and Learn to Skate at Holland Arena. Staff Professional at Andover Academy and Flynn Rink. Coach of New England and Eastern Competitors. Former Figure Skating Director of Woburn Youth Hockey Figure Skating and Malden Youth Hockey Figure Skating. Roberta has coached students over the years from Basic Skills levels to the USFS Gold Medal tests in both Moves in the Field and Free Skate. Roberta is a member of USFS and PSA and the SCOB. She has passed the PSA Basic Accreditation test and is registered as Category A testing for the current skating season. She is also harness approved. Roberta skated professionally with the Ice Capades, and has directed well over 65 Figure Skating Ice Shows for various organizations. For the past 3 seasons Roberta has been the WFSC Pro-Liaison. Objective: is to Instruct and support children in achieving their individual goals, competitive or recreational, in this wonderful sport of Figure Skating!
Sherri Benedetto - 781-248-1751 - email@example.com
Sherri competed when she was younger winning various medals in interclubs and open competitions. She is a bronze medalist in freestyle and a silver medalist in moves in the field. Sherri also competed in New England Regional competitions. She has been teaching professionally now for 19 years and is a member of USFS and the PSA. Sherri is also on staff at the Hayden Rec Ctre located in Lexington. She coaches various levels of freestyle and moves in the field and also works with hockey players. Sherri is a screened sign language interpreter, an ASL teacher and knowledgeable in Spanish. She is currently working on her pre gold dances.
Connie Cataldo - 339-927-4270 - firstname.lastname@example.org
Connie has been coaching for the past 30 years. She is a USFS and PSA coach and is CER A compliant. She has coached New England Regional competitors along with Little New England, Bay State Games, Open and InterClub medalists. She is involved with coaching and training skaters of the Hayden Synchronized teams ranging from the Beginner Team skill level through the Haydenettes. Her students have been coached and trained from Basic Skills level through the USFS Gold freestyle and Gold Moves in the Field and range in age from 4- 70 years old. She also choreographs her skaters programs for shows, competitions and testing.
Disciplines available to coach are all levels of freestyle, Moves in the Field, Choreography, Power Skating and Harness. Connie received her BS from the Carroll School of Management at Boston College. She has three children, Jennifer who is a former Haydenette and Eastern Sectional competitor, Meredith a Nationally ranked figure skater in both pairs and freestyle and Novice level skating judge and Bobby played varsity ice hockey at a New England Division 1 preparatory high school.
Erica Christensen - 978-844-4403 - email@example.com
Amanda Dascoli - firstname.lastname@example.org
Amanda Dascoli has been a US Figure Skating professional for 20 years. As a former skating member of the club, Amanda has many laurels that she is truly proud of. Amanda is a double gold medalist in Moves in The Field and Free Skating. She was a competitor in the New England Regionals up to Junior Ladies. Qualifying in Juvenile and Intermediate Ladies. She is also an Eastern Sectional gold medalist. The University of Delaware helped further her education in this sport when she studied Figure Skating Science there. As a professional, she has trained students through their Senior Moves in The Field and also Free Skating. She has also had students qualify for Junior Nationals. The fundamentals of skating is where she now dedicates her time to the sport of Figure Skating.
Pamela Hadley - email@example.com
Elliot Hilton - 781-825-5724 - firstname.lastname@example.org
Elliot as a competitor is a former three time British national champion, national team and Olympic squad member. Competing all around the world from internationals, ISU JGP’s, Youth Olympics, Junior World, European and the World Figure Skating Championships. He retired from competitive skating in 09/10 and toured professional ice shows where he met his wife Jessica. Elliot now lives and coaches in MA and is a CER A and active PSA coach, teaching correct form, power skating, agility and edge control with hockey players to spins and steps and especially jump technique with figure. Elliot also works at The Skating Club Of Boston’s Academy and wants to pass on his knowledge and experiences of the sport so that he can concisely communicate and break down technical information in a way that the student can recognize, understand and analyze for themselves, making himself the bridge for them to progress and propel the skater to bring out the best in themselves.
Jessica Hilton - email@example.com
Lynda Murphy - firstname.lastname@example.org
In 1980, Lynda graduated from Northeastern University with a degree in physical education. Lynda has been on staff with the Winchester Figure Skating Club since 1977. For the past 30 years, Lynda has been responsible for the instruction of students in all levels of competitive USFS, moves, freeskate, and badge programs. Lynda is an active member of the Skating Club of Boston and the Professional Skating Association (PSA) and currently holds a rating with them. She has been a professional with BHSA since 2000, and is also Co-Director of "Edgeworks," a USFS basic skills school with locations in Burlington, Woburn, Medford, Malden, and Everett. Along with private hockey edge and power classes, she also runs "fundamental skills hockey clinics."
Doreen Chapman Trunfio - email@example.com
Christina Welch - 781-820-1140 - firstname.lastname@example.org
Christina has been coaching recreational and competitive skaters since 1988. She is currently on staff with Colonial FSC and Winchester FSC. She is the head professional of Burlington Hockey and Skating Association's (BHSA) learn to skate program and the Director of the preschool skating camps at the O'Brien ice rink in Woburn. She has completed category A testing for the 2014-15 skating season. A current member of USFS and PSA, Christina has coached New England Regional Champions and medalists. She has had skaters compete in the Junior National Championships. Christina has coached many skaters from basic skills through senior (gold medal) moves in the field and freestyle tests. One of her students is currently performing on tour with Disney on Ice and two others are enjoying collegiate level synchronized skating at UNH and BC. Christina also loves participating in the USFS basic skills competitions with her skaters. Watching her young students develop into confident competitors is very rewarding for her. She will provide a safe and energetic atmosphere for learning the basics of figure skating.
Amanda Werner - email@example.com
Kimberlie Wheeland - firstname.lastname@example.org
Tracy Wheeler - email@example.com