604.924.1134 North Shore + Vancouver

Rita Gorse


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 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.

In 2009 Rita started to tour around the world with “Holiday on Ice”.  This is where she had an opportunity to learn the variety of movements from Olympic Champion – Robin Cousins.  With that experience she continued as an elite Performer and an Ice Captain on board cruise ships.

Given Rita’s competitive instinct and performing skills she puts all the effort into her students.  Her abilities range from understanding the technical details of specific skating elements, to the nuances of choreography, to motivate people to bring out the best of themselves.