Fuel Tank Learn to Skate Instructor’s bios

Fuel Tank Learn to Skate Director: Barb Laughner
barbsk8pro@gmail.com317-590-5010 – texts only please
Private lesson rate $40/25 min

After retiring from competitive figure skating Barb knew she wanted to teach. She enjoyed many years of teaching competitive figure skaters from the National level to Basic Skills. After having her kids, Jon & Katie she took time off during their Middle School & High School years to drive them & watch them at their many after school activities which included hockey, baseball, figure skating, softball, golf and any other sport they could join. When they left for college she decided to come back to teaching, Barb loves teaching all levels but has to admit that the 3-6 year olds are her favorite – Snow Plow Sam classes are a blast!

She has a Gold Medal in Figures & Freestyle & Pre Gold in Ice Dancing. She is Safe Sport Certified, Background Screened in US Figure Skating, Category A US Figure Skating Coach, USFSA, PSA, ISCI, Learn to Skate & USA Hockey member. She competed on the National to Regional for 18 years reaching the Senior level when she was 16. She coached an IYHA Mini Mite house hockey team that won the league!


JJ Beck – jjbeck264@gmail.com
Private lesson rate $40/30 min

JJ loves working with all ages and levels in both hockey and figure skating. Private lessons and semi-private lessons available. First time skaters welcome! JJ has over 20 years coaching experience. She is Safe Sport Certified, Background Screened US Figure Skating & USA Hockey, Category A US Figure Skating Coach, PSA RFS. She is also a USFSA, PSA, ISCI, Learn to Skate & USA Hockey member. She was a Qualified Sectional and Regional competitor in singles. She was also a Member of the Miami University Senior Varsity Synchronized Skating Team that earned a Silver medal at US Nationals.

Beth Coleman – sacbac@comcast.net
Private lesson rate $25/30 min

Beth has private lesson experience but is only interested in teaching basic/freestyle levels with no competitions involved. 

Trevor Davies – bladenhoof@yahoo.com – 317-764-9239
Private lesson rate $40/30 min

Trevor has traveled to many US cities for skating camps as a presenter, and has also partnered in Dance tests. Above all, he puts all student’s best their interests first. He has had several students reach National level competition & has been teaching for over 40 years. He teaches all levels of skating from beginner to Gold in Freestyle, Moves, International Dance and Free Dance, and competitive Synchro in ISU & USFS. He has Gold Freestyle, Gold Figure, International in Dance & Free Dance. Trevor is Safe Sport Certified & Background Screened in US Figure Skating, He is a Master rated coach for PSA, Coaching examiner for PSA, National Dance coach, & Power Skating coach. He was also a World team member

Patty Hagen – pattylessons@gmail.com
Private lesson rate $60/hour

Patty has been helping skaters of all ages reach their goals in singles and ice dance since 1987. She has PSA ratings in group, dance and moves in the field. Her students have medaled at Adult Nationals, National Showcase, and National Solo Dance Championships. She coaches the Circle City Theatre on Ice teams. A journalist and author, she produced two skating books: Figure Skating - Sharpen Your Skills and The Joy of Coaching - Celebrating 75 Years of the Professional Skaters Association. She performed in Disney on Ice in the United States, Asia and Australia.

Christie Kievitchristie.kievit@gmail.com
Private lesson rate $36/hour

Christie is a USFS gold medalist in free skating and moves in the field. She also passed the pre-gold dance test. A competitive skater for 15 years, she has been a Learn to Skate instructor for six years. In private lessons, she focuses on free skating and choreography. She also is a music editor. She trained with Olympians Ron Ludington and Scott Gregory at the University of Delaware. She was a starter on the junior-level UD intercollegiate figure skating team, which won three national championships. In Indianapolis, she’s a skater and assistant choreographer for the Circle City Theatre on Ice adult team.

Mary Kiray skatecoachmary@gmail.com317-362-2473
Private Skating Instructor and Learn to Skate Instructor

National Solo Dance Series Competitor, International Solo Dance test, Senior Moves in the Field test, Juvenile Freestyle test

CER Category A Professional Skaters Association Member specializing in Ice Dance, Moves in the Field, and Choreography

Andrea Yovanovich – andrea@skateteamindy.com - 317-702-0055
Private Skating Instructor and Learn to Skate Instructor

Andrea is a U.S. and Canadian Dance Gold Medalist and qualifying competitor with additional experience in freestyle, figures and pairs. Andrea was a U.S. Figure Skating judge before starting to coach full-time in 1989. She is a Master Rated Dance, Category A professional through Professional Skaters Association and holds additional ratings in free skating, moves in the field, and group instruction. Specialty areas include dance, choreography, moves in the field and skater management. Andrea is a proud graduate of Butler University.

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