Our Coaches

Tina Leininger

Head Competitive Coach

  NCCP Certified Level 4 Tina has been coaching for over 30 years and was herself coached by World and Olympic coach Helmut May. She has students that range from …

Lorna Bauer

Sport Science Director

NCCP Certified Level 4 Lorna has been a career coach for 30 years, as well she is fully NCCP Level IV certified, a Gold CEP member of Skate Canada, and is …

Lee Boyd

Director of Programs & Head Recreation Coach

CanSkate and CanPowerSkate Director of Programs/Head Recreation Coach NCCP – National Coach in Training Certified Canpower Instructor   Lee has been coaching since 1997 with several clubs in the lower …

Rod Mackie

Coach

  Disciplines taught: Dance and Singles NCCP Certified Level 3 Rod has been coaching since 1993 and is Level 3 certified. He teaches dance, singles and skills from preliminary to …

Rita Gorse (Chalubinska)

Coach

  NCCP Certified Level 2, Theory Level 3 Rita has been coaching and choreographing since 2009 in several skating clubs in the Vancouver area.   She has a strong competitive …

Qwynn Dalmer

Assistant Coach

  NCCP Certified Level 1 Qwynn has been coaching and partnering ice dance for a number of years but only just started to coach freeskate as of 2012 and is …

Maria Saraceno

Coach

  Maria has attained CanPower, and NCCP Level 1 and is currently working towards her Level 2. She has been coaching for 2.5 years, was a competitor for 11 years, …

Mark Pillay

Choreographer | Coach

Vancouver Skating Club | Coquitlam Skating Club | Connaught Skating Club Artistic Director World | Olympic | National Level Choreographer Mark has been involved in choreography since 2002. In this …

Angela Gargaro

Assistant Coach

Caelen Dalmer

Assistant Coach

Off Ice Instructors

Lori Fung

Lori Fung has been working on flexibility with skaters at the VSC for many years. She was the 1984 Olympic Gold Medalist in Rhythmic Sportive Gymnastics. She has many accomplishments …