Coaches

Leanne van der Zweep

This is Leanne’s 13th year with the Winchester Skating Club. She is an ISPC (Level 2) certified coach and is currently completing her Level 3 practical component. Leanne has 16 years of coaching experience in all levels and disciplines, including competitive and test stream, freeskate, dance, skills, interpretive, choreography and off-ice. Leanne also has a Master’s degree in sport psychology and a Ph.D. in child development. As an amateur skater, Leanne achieved her gold freeskate, skills, dances, and interpretive, as well as her Junior Competitive Test. She will be available on Tuesdays and Saturdays and her fees are $11.00/15 minute lesson.

For any further information or questions please call Leanne at 613-448-2384.

 

Chantal Lewis

Chantal is an ISPC (Level 1) certified coach since 1992, and has seven years of coaching experience in the province of Quebec. She achieved her gold level in Freestyle, 7th figure, Junior Silver in dance and Junior Competitive. Chantal was a competitive skater for 12 years and did intensive training with international and Olympic level coaches and skaters. Through middle and high school, she participated in the “sports-etudes” program for figure skating.  She will be available for private lessons in Intermediate and Star Skate sessions this season.

For further information or questions, please email Chantal at skatingcoach.chantal@gmail.com

Jessica Fontaine

Coaching experience:
I have been coaching for 9 years

Coaching Certification:
I am fully ISPC certified (formerly level2)
I hold a gold CEP status
I am fully trained in the new Canskate program

Availability to teach or area of specialization:
I am able to teach Pre-can, Canskate, starskate, competitive stream skaters, dance (prelim-gold), skills (prelim-gold), stroking, choreography, and off-ice.
I have coached skaters up to the Junior competitive level and Gold starskate level.

Personal skating accomplishments:
Gold free skate
Gold dance
Gold skills
Senior competitor from 1999-2001
Manitoba provincial champion for 6 years (from pre-novice-senior)
Competed at North American Challenge (international invitational competition)
6th at Canadians at the novice level in 1997

Jessica is available for Intermediate and Star Skate private lessons on Tuesday and Thursday’s. For any questions or further information she can be contacted at  jessfontaine2929@hotmail.com

Marina Crober

Marina  is a new coach to our club, she is trained at the Can Skate level. She was a skater with our club for 16 years and has completed her gold dances as well as her gold skills. She is now attending Carleton University to obtain to degree in Child Studies.

For further information contact Marina: marina.crober@gmail.com

 

Alexis Engwerda

Alesis is new to our club this year, she is trained at the Can Skate level.