Private Figure Skating Lessons

Private Skating Lessons are available at the George S. Eccles Ice Center. We have, on staff, several talented skating professionals who are qualified to teach all levels of figure skating, hockey and power skating.

What are the benefits of taking private lessons?
One on one instruction allows for more rapid progression.
Private lessons allow for a more personalized training environment.
A coach can prepare skaters for competitions and special events such as ice shows and exhibitions.

How do I choose a coach?
Read the list of qualifications for each coach.
Observe the coaches at work. Watch each instructor teach and take note of the qualities and teaching techniques that you like. This is a good way to determine which coach will work best with you and your child(ren).

How do I set up private lessons?
Speak with the coach directly to arrange for lessons, by calling or emailing the coach.

Things to remember
Each Ice Time or Freestyle is paid for at the front desk, while private lesson fees are paid directly to the coach.
Skaters do not need to complete all classes in the Learn-to-Skate program to begin private lessons.
Skaters can simultaneously take Learn-to-Skate and private lessons.

*Over 11 years personal skating experience including participating in local and regional competitions, ice shows, and off-ice training.
*USFS Novice Moves-in-the-Field and Intermediate Freeskate.
*Two-time recipient of the Eccles Ice Center Merit Scholarship.
*Eccles Ice Center group skating coach.
*Participated in Eccles Ice Center group lessons internship program.
*Eccles Ice Center front desk employee.
*Full-time student at Utah State University studying English and Family & Human Development.

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*Competitive Figure Skater with USFS for 8 years with the prestigious Dallas Figure Skating Club – trained under national and world renowned coaches, Christopher Pottenger, Olga Ganicheva, and Allen Schramm.
*Coaching experience includes 3 years at home rink in Dallas and a summer at University of Denver. Skate Coach for EIC School Outreach and Learn-to-Skate programs.
*Tested as far as Juvenile Moves-in-the-Field and continue to work towards Senior moves.
*Experience judging through the Dallas Figure Skating Club.

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