Lee has been coaching since 1997 with several clubs in the lower mainland and on the sunshine coast. She came to coaching after graduating from UBC with a BSc in Microbiology. Finding that was microbiology was not going be a career, she went back to her first love, skating.
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 certified in Canpowerskate.
Lorna combines her personal experience in the sport with the knowledge she gained as part of getting her Bachelors in Applied Science – Kinesiology and her Professional Teacher’s Certificate (high school).
Rod has been coaching since 1993 and is Level 3 certified. He teaches dance, singles and skills from preliminary to gold level. He also does choreography and works with skaters in the harness. Over the years Rod’s skaters have gone to both Junior and Senior Canadian Championships.
Rita has been coaching and choreographing since 2009 in several skating clubs in the Vancouver area.
She has a strong competitive and professional background. Rita represented the Polish National team for seven years. She was twice a Junior Champion, a Senior Bronze Medalist and competed at the Grand Prix, World Junior Championships in singles and pairs. During her amateur career Rita was taught by one of the world’s best coaches – Elena Tchaikowskaya.
Devon is currently Provincial Coach trained, working towards certification. She has a solid background in Competitive figure skating as a National and International Competitor from Novice to Senior in singles and Junior in pairs. Having been coached by World and Olympic level coaches in Canada and the USA she has developed a keen interest in jump and spin technique completing many triple jumps in competitions and shows.
The VSC Board of Directors is made up entirely of volunteers elected by members of the Club at the Annual General Meeting held at the end of the skating year. The responsibility of the Board of Directors is to ensure that the club programs function effectively and safely, in a financially sound manner, in order to fulfill the Club mandate.
The Board will endeavour to address matters brought forward in a timely manner. Issues or concerns may be brought to the Board’s attention through a formal letter to the Board either in writing or via email sent to the Vancouver Skating Club’s mailing address or email address.
The VSC Board of Directors positions are as follows:
Executive Board Members:
o President: Clare Dean firstname.lastname@example.org
o Treasurer | Program Pricing: Janice Sardari
o Secretary: Claire Ferrier
o Fundraising and Marketing: Alisa Cusano + Rahel Thompson
Members at Large: Bethann Wright, Alisa Cusano, Allison Mick, Rahel Thomson
Non Board Positions
Test Chair: Elaine Chong
Volunteer Coordinator: Bethann Wright
Club Administrator: Penny Reid
– Competitive/STAR & Group Registrar
– Treasurer Assistant
– Administration Support – Board, Coaches & Members
– Web Liaison