Guest coaches include:
Philippe Poinier: Philippe, a former French Canadian figure skater, has been skating for more than 35 years. He competed in both singles and ice dance. His testing credentials include Gold Free Skate and International Pattern Dance (Skate Canada Diamond Dance Test). He has been a part-time dance partner for 25 years for skaters of all ages and all levels. Philippe toured with Holiday On Ice for 8 years, and also with Robin Cousins’ ICE for its inaugural UK tour.
Marcie Kierpiec: Junior National Coach at the University of Delaware High Performance Center and Staff Professional at the Skating Club of Wilmington. She has 34 years of coaching experience and has to her credit US and Canadian Gold Dances, Senior and Junior International Dances, Novice Freestyle, Silver Free Dance, 6th Figure and Intermediate Pairs. She specializes in coaching all levels of moves and dance.
Peter Biver: 6-time US Figure Skating (USFS) Gold Medalist in Moves, Freestyle, Pairs, Compulsory Dance, Partnered Free Dance and Solo Free Dance. He is a US National Competitor in Senior Pairs as well as a 3-time Sectional competitor in pairs. Peter is a USFS National and International (Poland) Coach and is the coach of multiple USFS Gold Medalists in Moves, Freestyle, Pairs and Dance. He specializes in the fishing pole harness and pairs and dance partnering. He enjoys working with skaters of all ages and levels. He toured with Holiday on Ice throughout Europe and Russia and earned a BBA degree from St. Norbert College. Peter is guided by his passion to bring a holistic approach to each skater’s development as an athlete and artist.