Coaches

Basic Skills Coaches

 

Sigrid Dahlberg

  Maggie Frank      

Masayo Nishiyama

Debbie Roberts

 

 

 

   Wendy Vuille

Basic Skills Scheduler  

Jennie Oxman

Pam Leary

     

 

  Ebett Siddon   

Alex Sargent

Brendan Sullivan

 

 Not pictured:  Patty Collins, Melissa Fritsch, Barbra Holian, Emily Howard, Demaris Oxman, Katie Perry

Figure Skating Coaches


Pam LearyPam Leary, Figure Skating Coordinator 

Pam co-founded the Juneau Skating Club in 2003, has sat on the JSC Board of Directors, and is the current Figure Skating Coordinator.  Over the years, she has organized and directed the club’s activities including the holiday and spring shows, Basic Skills competitions, and USFS test sessions.

Pam skated competitively, starting at age 10, with the Long Island Figure Skating Club.  She passed her Novice Free Skate tests and Junior Figure tests and competed at the USFS North Atlantic Regional and Eastern Sectional Figure Skating Championships.  

She is a member coach of both the Professional Skaters Association and U.S. Figure Skating and is a registered USFS Category A Coach, able to coach students at USFS tests, competitions, and other qualifying events.

Pam has personally experienced the benefits that figure skating can bring and hopes to pass on her passion and what she has learned from skating to her students.  Pam is available to coach group and private Basic Skills, Singles Figure Skating, Artistry, and Power stroking lessons and can be reached at 723-2031 or pammyjo00@yahoo.com.

 

Ebett SiddonElizabeth “Ebett” Siddon, Figure Skating Coach

Ebett has been coaching with the Juneau Skating Club since 2003, was the former Figure Skating Coordinator and Basic Skills Competition Coordinator, and currently sits on the JSC Board of Directors.

Ebett trained at the Skating Club at Dartmouth in Hanover, NH until age 12 and skated competitively with the Skating Club of Mt. Lebanon outside of Pittsburgh, PA until age 16.  She passed her Intermediate Free Skate test and Novice figure tests.

She is a member coach of both the Professional Skaters Association and U.S. Figure Skating and is a registered USFS Category A Coach, able to coach students through USFS testing sessions, competitions, and Regional and/or qualifying events.

Skating has always been a part of her life and she loves to watch her students grow up smiling on the ice! Ebett is available for group and/or private instruction for Basic Skills, Figure Skating, Power skating, or hockey skating skills. Ebett can be reached at ebett_calvert@hotmail.com.

 

Alex SargentAlexandra “Alex” Sargent, Figure Skating Coach

Alex has been a coach with the Juneau Skating Club and director of the Juneau Skating Club Annual Show for two years. Originally from Fairbanks, Alaska, Alex began her freestyle skating career at age 8. Since then, her adventures in skating grew with interests in ice dancing, coaching, and choreography. 

Alex has passed USFSA Intermediate Free Skate test, Novice Moves in the Field test, and Pre-Gold dance tests. During ages 8-13, she skated competitively in Alaska and across the Pacific Northwest.  In 2000, Alex switched gears to ice and ballroom dancing and has never stopped dancing since.

Alex is now a member of USFSA as a Category A coach allowing her to coach students at competitions, other qualifying events, and coach or partner ice dance students at USFSA test sessions.

As a coach, Alex believes that any goal or dream envisioned by any one student is achievable, at any age.

Alex is available to coach group and private Basic Skills, singles figure skating, singles and pairs ice dancing, power stroking, beginning hockey, and artistry.  Contact: 907-378-8244 or asargentalaska@gmail.com. 

 

Brendan SullivanBrendan Sullivan, Figure Skating Coach

Brendan Sullivan is from a rural community in central Alberta, Canada.  He started skating at the age of 5 and enjoyed working his way through the Canadian Figure Skating Association (CFSA) skill levels.  He competed in Singles Free skating and Ice Dance competitions throughout Alberta at both the Regional and Provincial levels.   As a teen, Brendan qualified and competed in the 1992 Alberta Winter games.   Brendan also excelled as a part of a competitive dance team.  He and his dance partner placed at many Regional and Provincial dance competitions.  Throughout the years, Brendan performed as a guest skater at multiple skating clubs.  

Brendan loves skating and all that it has brought to his life.  He is excited to help coach new skaters, in hopes they, too, will appreciate skating for all it is worth.  Brendan is honored to be a part of the Juneau Skating Club and his goal is to help cultivate the next skating generation here in Juneau!

Brendan is available to coach group and private Basic Skills and Figure Skating lessons and can be reached at 209-1155 or Sullivan_1b@hotmail.com.

 

Debbie RobertsDebbie Roberts, Figure Skating Coach

Bio coming soon!

 

 

 

 


Kim DostalKim Dostal, Figure Skating Coach

Bio coming soon!