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
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.
World and Olympic coach, CFSA
level 3, PSA member
coached in Canada from 1975 through 2004. She has worked with World and
Olympic skaters such as Sherry Ball, Chris Wirtz and Kristie
Sargeant. She also coached many Canadian National and
International team skaters. She was also a coach on the Tommy Litz
team for his seminars in Canada and the USA. Off the ice, Nicole
has been a free skating judge for 6 years and a Canadian
television skating analyst for the Canadian National and World
Teaches in all
IceWorks Figure Skating Programs including Learn to skate, Camp
Chill and Junior Competitive Program.
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.
National & Junior National Coach/Choreographer
with 18 years coaching experience. Canadian National Championships
Silver Medalist in Ice Dance, 3-time International competitor &
medalist, 4th World Junior Championships. Passed Canadian Gold Dance
Test. PSA Senior Dance Rating. B.A. Communication Studies with Summa
Cum Laude honors, from West Chester University. Performed as guest
star is both amateur & professional ice shows. My specialties
include choreography and developing skaters from grassroots to elite
level. I am a proponent of professional education and team coaching,
having collaborated with over 31 coaches to date.
Areas for Lessons: Choreography/On-Ice Presentation, Ice Dance,
Moves, Beginning Freestyle & Adult skating.
My website is:
Learn To Skate / Junior Competitive Program
Mojca is a 7 time Slovenian National
Champion and three time Olympic Competitor as well as European and
World Competitor. She has coached all levels of skaters from
beginner through elite. She teaches in our Learn to Skate Program,
Junior Competitive program , as well as teaching private lessons in
the areas of free skating, moves in the field, hydroblading, and
Gold test medalist in Moves in the Field and Dance; 5 International Dance tests completed;
3rd Figure test; CER Compliant; PSA and USFS Member; Experienced coaching offered for Freestyle,
MIF, Dance, Synchro, Basic Choreography, Group and Semi-Private lessons as well; coaching since 2000;
Accepting new skaters of all ages and levels .
Christopher Pottenger. B.A.
Youth Olympic, International, National, and Sectional Coach.
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 B.A. Degree from the University of Delaware, graduating Magna Cum Laude. With 10 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. In addition to coaching, he is a National IJS Technical Specialist and hosts seminars on the International Judging System.
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
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.
Off-Ice Staff Members
Donya Pletcher holds a BA and has over 20 years teaching experience working with students ages Pre K to adult. Classes explore the basic elements of dance (space, timing, focus, energy and coordination) to help the skater develop a more refined quality of movement. Success depends on an integrative approach rooted in open communication and collaboration. I am committed to working in tandem with all involved to produce a program that is technically, musically, dynamically and artistically brilliant.
Lessons Focus On The Following:
- Correct body alignment
- Balance… counterbalance….suspend…contract….release
- Interconnectivity of movement
- Upper body dynamics
- Musical interpretation