Our Coaches

Jennifer O’Brien


Level of Certification: Level 3 certified, partial Level 4

Rate:  Contact for further details

Coaching Experience, Skating Background and Additional Training:     

  • 28 years coaching experience in single skating and specializing in Synchronized skating.
  • Coach of 8 Canadian Champions at the novice Level
  • Coach of 2 Canadian Champions at the junior Level
  • Coach of Junior World Challenge cup Champions
  • Coach of many provincial, Canadian and international medalists.
  • Background in Design and Behavioural Science.

Coaching Philosophy:

I believe in a coaching philosophy that is interlaced with hard work, integrity and a passion for our sport.  I believe that I am one part of a larger team, and I share learning and teaching with those around me. To coach with enthusiasm, encouragement and personal attention, is the key to every skater having a positive individual experience in the skating environment.

Carlie Dixon


Level of Certification: Certified Provincial Coach, National Coach Trained

Coaching Experience, Skating Background and Additional Training

  • 9 time Canadian National Medalist in Synchronized Skating (at Novice, Junior and Senior)
  • 2002 Junior World Challenge Cup Champion
  • Competed at Nationals 16 times in Synchronized Skating
  • Represented Canada at 4 International events
  • Honours Bachelor of Kinesiology from
  • McMaster University
  • Started coaching in 2006

Coaching Philosophy

My coaching philosophy is to give skaters the tools and experiences to reach their full potential, to be the best that they can be and to accomplish their goals.

Stephanie Girvan


Level of Certification: NCCP National Coach trained – Synchronized Skating, NCCP Provincial Coach certified – Synchronized Skating

Coaching Experience, Skating Background and Additional Training:     

  • Synchronized Skating Coach since 2005
  • Synchro categories coached: Beginner II, Juvenile, Junior Festival, Pre-Novice , Novice, Open, Adult 1, Adult 3
  • CanSkate coach – 3 years
  • Competed on Novice, Junior, Open, and Adult Competitive synchro teams at National and International

Céline Dubroy-McArdle

Angela Malorni

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