The Greater Evansville Figure Skating Club provides a great way to develop your figure skating skills as well as providing an opportunity for you to demonstrate those skills on one of our Club Ice Shows. When you become a member of our Club, you will also become a member of the United States Figure Skating Association. Most importantly, we want you to have fun, make friends, work hard, and use all you have learned to skate through life a blade higher than the rest!
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CoachesCatherine Niemeier is the current Coaching Director on our club board. She has been coaching for 12 years. She has passed her PSA Basic Accreditation written exam. She has passed USFS gold in Moves in the Field, Junior Pairs, and Novice Freeskate. She has competed at the national and international level in Pairs. She coaches Freestyle, Choreography, Group class, Moves in the Field, and Power. Catherine earned her bachelor of social work from USI.
George Ann Griffin-Atkinson is a Professional Skaters Association (PSA) Master Rated Instructor in Moves in the field. She is Senior Rated in Dance, PSA Rated in Freestyle, and USFSA Category “A” Compliant Coach. Her coaching/skating achievements include USFSA Gold Medalist in Dance and achievement in Junior Free Dance. She completed various prestigious PSA Apprenticeships including a Freestyle apprenticeship under the direction of Pieter Kollen who was a former US World Team member and Serguei Zaitsev a three-time Senior Pair USSR National Cup medalist, a Moves-In-The-Field apprenticeship under the direction of Kelley Morris-Adair, a former Junior National Dance Champion and PSA past President, and a Dance apprenticeship under the direction of Donal Adair, a former National Dance champion and World Competitor.
Grace Myer has passed USFS Junior Moves in the Field and Intermediate Freeskate. She has competed at the Eastern Great Lakes Regional Competition and the National Theatre on Ice Competition. Grace is a USFS Category "A" Compliant Coach and a member of the Professional Skaters Association (PSA). She has been teaching group lessons since 2008 and has coached private lessons since 2013. Grace coaches Freestyle, Choreography, Moves in the Field, Power, Off Ice, and Group Classes. Email: email@example.com
Brianna Linenburg has passed USFS gold in Moves in the Field and Novice Freeskate. She coaches Freestyle, Choreography, Group class, Moves in the Field and Power. Brianna is currently attending the University of Southern Indiana and majoring in Education.
Dana Tang has achieved USFS Gold in Dance and Moves in the Field, and Junior Freestyle. She has competed at the Eastern Great Lakes Regional Championships and National Theatre on Ice. Dana has passed the Professional Skaters Association (PSA) Continuing Education Requirements Category B and C, and the SafeSport Training Exam. Dana has performed in many Swonder Ice shows and starred multiple times in Louisville Skating Academy's Nutcracker on Ice. She has been coaching group lessons since 2008 and has coached private lessons since 2013. Dana is pursuing a B.S. in Computer Science, with honors, at the University of Southern Indiana (USI). She will be an RA for USI starting fall 2015. Dana coaches group, basic skills, freestyle, and moves in the field. Rate: $28/hr. (812) 589-2291. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Christin Thompson is the current skating director at Swonder Ice Arena. She has been teaching group and private instruction for the past 7 years. She is certified as completing the skating director courses at the North American Rink Conference in 2012. She has passed her U.S. Figure Skating Novice Moves in the Field test as well as her Novice Free Skate test. She is currently completing her last year of studies at the University of Southern Indiana. She is majoring in Health Services with a concentration in Administration.