IceWorks Professional Coaches are among the most recognized in the
Figure Skating world. Coaching experience ranges from Choreography,
Figures, Freestyle, Ice Dancing, Pairs, Moves, and Hydroblading®.
Our coaches are
dedicated to improving the overall performance of the skater:
from grassroots to elite
level athletes. Our coaching staff works in association with IceWorks Skating Club, a member of the US Figure Skating
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Staff Coaches (Full
Junior Competitive Director
Leif was a member of the Canadian National Team and
represented Canada in both Junior and Senior Grand Prix. He was the
Canadian Champion in Novice and a two time Silver Medalist in
Junior, ranking 8th in the World. He has ten years of coaching
experience and is currently the Director of the Junior Competitive
Program at IceWorks. Leif teaches moves in the field, free skating,
and dance to figure skaters as well as power skating to hockey
Megan Stewart Williams
Learn To Skate Director
Megan began skating at the age of 3. She trained with many Olympic and World level coaches. Through her career, she was a 5 time National Competitor, 4 time Team USA Athlete, 2008 South Atlantic Regional Champion, International Gold and Silver Medalist. Megan started coaching at the age of 16 while she was still a competitive athlete. When she ended her competitive skating career, she joined us at Iceworks Skating Complex as a Professional Instructor and the Learn to Skate Director.
Megan specializes in freestyle, moves, stroking and choreography.
"As a former elite athlete, I know the hard work it takes to achieve your goals and dreams. As a coach, I strive to pass on my knowledge and experience on to my students with good lesson structure and discipline." -Megan Williams-Stewart
International, National and Junior National Coach
Yovanny has 22 years teaching experience. As a skater he was a
sectional Champion and National competitor. His teaching highlights
include many National and International Medalist in Novice, Junior
and Senior Dance. He has worked with skaters at all levels and in
all disciplines, taking many beginner skaters through their gold
tests in Moves In The Field and Dance. Off ice, he has trained in
ballet, jazz and ballroom dance. He is also a US Figure Skating
Technical Specialist in Ice Dance. Lessons available in Freestyle,
Moves in The Field, Ice Dance, Choreography and Power Skating.
Rated in Free Skating by the Professional Skaters Association
Rated in Moves in the Field by the Professional Skaters Association
With 9 years of coaching experience, Alyssa has been a primary coach of numerous Non-Qualifying South Atlantic Region final round champions and medalists. Just this past season, she was the primary coach for the final round Pre-Preliminary Girls Pewter Medalist, Preliminary Girls Regional Champion, and Pre-Juvenile Girls Bronze Medalist. These are the top three levels of the Non-Qualifying South Atlantic Regional Championships, and all three of these athletes started with Alyssa in the Learn to Skate group class program. The South Atlantic Region signifies the top skaters out of 10 states, from Pennsylvania to Florida, and the District of Columbia.
Alyssa is currently a candidate for an Associate Degree in Exercise Science, as well as a Rated Professional in both Free Skating and Moves in the Field by the Professional Skaters Association. Along with Christopher Pottenger, Alyssa offers a coaching team approach with specialized competitive training plans that are individual to each competitive athlete. This coaching team has proven success by taking skaters from the grass roots Learn to Skate Program to Team USA international athletes.
International, National, Junior National Coach
Brian is a National Champion, International medalist, and 3 time Jr. World competitor. His 21 years of coaching experience ranges from being the primary coach of National, Jr. National medalist, and International competitors, to working with Olympic, International skaters in a specialized secondary coaching role. Brian teaches freestyle, pairs, and moves in the field. Brian is a member of Phi Theta Kappa, and is currently pursuing a degree in Early Childhood Education.
U.S. Junior National, U. S. Junior World, U.S. National and International Coach.
Member of USFSA, PSA, and CER qualified.
Vicki brings 40 years of coaching experience to the table. She coaches all levels, recreational and competitive, as well as students of any age. Vicki has taken skaters from Learn to Skate to 14 International Competitions most of which medaled at these events. She also participated in two Olympic Sports Festivals.
She also coaches the Learn to Skate, Camp Chill and the Junior Competitive Program at
She is also the Mother of two competitive skaters turned Coach.
Vicki has worked for Disney and Apple and when not coaching she spends lots of time with her two Boston Terriers, both of which are Certified Therapy Dog International.
Donna has accumulated more than 35 years of competitive skating
experience and 20 years of teaching, training, and coaching
experience through figure skating, inline speed skating, and ice
As a figure skating coach, she has worked with skaters from
beginner to international elite athletes.
As a hockey
coach, she has served as Head Coach for the Conestoga Girl's
Varsity Ice Hockey team and the Head Power Skating Instructor for
an entire boys travel organization in NJ. Currently she works with
numerous teams and individuals all over NJ, PA and DE as a power
skating coach and hockey skills instructor. She is also the East
Coast Rep for the hockey curriculum at the Professional Skating
Association where she lectures around the US teaching figure
skating instructors how to be effective hockey skating
instructors. Coach Donna brings together years of experience and a
skill set that will surely teach and improve any level skater.
National, Junior National & Adult International Coach
Coach/Choreographer with 22 years of experience. Canadian National Championships Silver Medalist in Ice Dance, 3-time International competitor & medalist, 4th World Junior Championships. Passed Canadian Gold Dance Test and performed as guest star in amateur & professional ice shows. Rated in 3 disciplines of Figure Skating by the Professional Skaters Association: Senior Dance, Registered Choreography & Style, Registered Freeskating. Graduated from West Chester University with B.A. In Communication Studies, Summa Cum Laude.
Specialties include choreography and athlete development from grassroots to elite level. Proponent of professional education and team coaching having collaborated with over 31+ coaches to date, including countless IceWorks staff pros. Coached/choreographed skaters in both singles and ice dance to U.S. National Championships, U.S. Junior Championships, U.S. Collegiate Nationals, U.S. Solo Dance Nationals, U.S. Adult Nationals, and Adult International. Other student achievements include clinching principal roles in Disney on Ice shows Frozen, The Incredibles, and Dare to Dream tours in North America and Europe, and the Universoul Circus.
Areas for Lessons: Choreography/On-Ice Presentation, Ice Dance, Moves in the Field, Power & Skating Skills, Beginning Freestyle & Adult skating. Fluent in French.
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Learn To Skate / Junior Competitive Program
Coach with 12 years of experience. 7- time Slovenian National Champion, 3-time Olympic competitor as well as European and World Championships competitor. Medalist at several international competitions. Worked with many international skaters who competed at several international competitions, including Winter University Games.
Available for lessons in Freestyle (beginner to elite level), Moves in the field, Power and skating skills (for figure skating and hockey) and
Adult skating. Also teaching Learn to skate classes, Junior Competitive Program and Camp Chill. Also available for off-ice jump lessons/classes.
Christopher Pottenger, B.A.
Youth Olympic, International, National, and Sectional Coach
Master Rated in Free Skating by the Professional Skaters Association
Level 5 International Ranking by the Professional Skaters Association
As an athlete, Christopher was a 2-time US National Champion, 5-time US National Medalist, 4-time International Champion, 2-time Junior Grand Prix Final Competitor, and a US Novice, Junior, and Senior Sectional Champion. He is a US Figure Skating Triple Gold Test Medalist in Free Skating, Pairs, and Moves in the Field. He represented Team USA internationally for 6 years.
After his competitive skating career, he earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Delaware, graduating Magna Cum Laude. With 11 years of coaching experience, he has been a primary coach at 4 International Competitions and 5 US National Championships, having podium medalist skaters at both. He is Master Rated in Free Skating and holds a Level 5 International Ranking by the Professional Skaters Association. In addition to coaching, he is a National IJS Technical Specialist and hosts seminars on the International Judging System.
Gold Test Medalist in Moves in the Field and Dance
Completed 4 International Dance Tests; CER Certified; PSA & USFSA Member; Experienced coaching offered for Freestyle, Moves in the Field, Dance, Synchronized Skating, basic Choreography, Group & Semi-Private lessons as well; Coaching since 2000.
National - International Coach and US Olympian
Kim was a member of the 1988 Olympic team, a 6-time US National
medalist and a 4-time US World team member. She has won several
medals for the US at International competitions throughout her
career. Following her amateur career, she spent the next 9 years
starring in professional Ice Shows. Kim has been coaching for more
than 20 years, ranging from beginner to the National and
International levels. Kim is a PSA Master Rated coach in both
singles and pairs and is currently coaching singles, pairs, moves
and power skating.
Marcia has been coaching since 1998. She is a current member
of USFS, PSA and is CER compliant. As a skater, she competed and
tested in Freestyle, Figures, Ice Dancing and Synchronized skating.
Marcia has more than 12 years of professional coaching experience in
freestyle, moves in the field and learn-to-skate programs. Marcia
has also been a synchronized skating coach. She has volunteered to
judge at local, national and international ISI competitions. She
teaches both recreational and competitive skaters at all levels and
ages. In addition, Marcia has extensive experience in working with
those with special needs. Her skater's accomplishments include medal
winning performances at the State Games of America, South Atlantic
Regionals, Adult Eastern Sectional Championship and the US Adult
Marcia holds a BS in Business Administration with a minor in
Psychology and an MBA from Duquesne University concentrating on
Training and Development. Additional information is available on her
personal website at