JJ Beck

JJ loves working with all ages and levels in both hockey and figure skating. Private lessons and semi-private lessons are available. First-time skaters welcome! 

JJ has over 20 years of coaching experience. She is a SkateSafe (formerly SafeSport) certified, background-screened US Figure Skating & USA Hockey, Category A US Figure Skating Coach with the Professional Skaters Association (PSA; Registered Free Skate [RFS] rating). JJ is also a United Skates Figure Skating (USFS) Ice Skating Club of Indianapolis (ISCI), Learn to Skate & USA Hockey member.

JJ 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. 

Contact JJ jj@iyha.com

Private lesson rate $40/30 min

Christie Kievit

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 17 years, she has been a Learn to Skate instructor for 8+ 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. Her private lesson rate is $50 per hour. 

Contact Christie: christie.kievit@gmail.com

Private lesson rate $40/hour

Natalie Vasquez

Natalie was previously an Assistant Coach for the Fort Collins Fire Crystals Figure Skating Team and has coached figure skating at Northern Colorado Ice Center. 

Natalie has experience in organizing weekly figure skating lessons for children and has instructed over 100 students in figure skating basics. She is compliant with all USFS coach requirements. Natalie is a Gold Medalist in Moves in the Field and a former member of Western Michigan University Collegiate Synchronized Skating Team, competing at the National level from 2014-2017.

Natalie is a 20-time medalist at National Showcase (2004-2021) and has competed in multiple local, Regional, Sectional and National competitions in freeskate, ice dance, theatrical and synchronized skating over a period of 18 years (2003-Present)

Contact Natalie: ncvazquez@comcast.net

Phone: 970-214-6804

Elena Zaitsev

Trevor Davies

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 students' best interests first. Trevor has had several students reach National competition level & has been teaching for over 40 years.

Trevor teaches all levels of skating from beginner to Gold in Freestyle, Moves, International Dance and Free Dance, and competitive Synchro in ISU & USFS. Trevor is SkateSafe certified & background-screened by US Figure Skating, He is a Master-rated coach with the PSA, Coaching examiner for PSA, National Dance coach, & Power Skating coach. He was also a World team member.

Contact Trevor: bladenhoof@yahoo.com

Private lesson rate $40/30 min

Phone: 317-764-9239

Mary Kiray

Mary is a private skating instructor and Learn to Skate Instructor. She is a National Solo Dance Series Competitor and has passed the International Solo Dance, Senior Moves in the Field and Juvenile Freestyle tests.

Mary is a CER Category A PSA Member specializing in Ice Dance, Moves in the Field, and choreography.

Contact Mary: skatecoachmary@gmail.com

Phone: 317-362-2473

Barb Laughner

Barb has a Gold Medal in Figures & Freestyle & Pre Gold in Ice Dancing. She is SkateSafe certified and background-screened by US Figure Skating. 

Barb is a Category A US Figure Skating Coach and a member of USFS, PSA, ISCI, Learn to Skate & USA Hockey. She competed at the Regional to National level for 18 years, reaching Senior level when she was 16. She coached an IYHA Mini Mite house hockey team that won the league!

Contact Barb: barbsk8pro@gmail.com

Phone: 317-590-5010 (texts only, please)

Patty Hagen

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 competed at Junior Nationals, and medaled at Adult Nationals and National Solo Dance Championships. 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 shows in the United States, Asia and Australia. She coaches the Circle City Theatre on Ice team.

Contact Patty: pattylessons@gmail.com

Private lesson rate $60/hour

Andrea Yovanovich

Andrea is a U.S. and Canadian Dance Gold Medalist and qualifying competitor with experience in dance, freestyle, figures, and pairs. Andrea was a U.S. Figure Skating judge and began coaching full-time in 1989. She is a master-rated dance professional through the 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 and continues to work professionally in the hi-tech field in addition to skating. 

Contact Andrea: andrea@skateteamindy.com

Phone: 317-702-0055

Gail King

Gail has over 30 years of skating experience, including training under U.S. Olympic coach Richard Callaghan and former Buffalo Sabres trainer, Freddie Atkins. Gail teaches figure skating and hockey power skating. She previously served as the Director of the IWSA All Seasons Hockey School for five years. Her PSA ratings include Sr. group, RMIF and RFS. Gail is also a level IV PSA hockey skating and USA Hockey coach. Gail has coached all levels of hockey power skating and has been a guest lecturer at USA Hockey and other hockey coaching seminars. Gail is an R.N. and holds B.A. and M.B.A. degrees.

Contact Gail: GailKing12345@gmail.com

Phone: 317-341-2079

Beth Coleman

Beth has private lesson experience but only teaches skaters at basic/freestyle levels with no competitions involved. Beth has extensive experience working with special needs individuals and has taught figure skating for the Special Olympics.

Contact Beth sacbac@comcast.net