Skating Coaches

Laurie Bates

Laurie Bates

Rate: $35.00/30 minute lesson

Skating Director for the McDermott Athletic Center and United States Figure Skating (USFS) Gold Medalist in Ice Dancing. USFS tests passed: Gold Dance, Silver Freedance, Novice Freeskate, and 5th figure test. Former Regional and Sectional Competitor. Registered rating in Ice Dance with 30 years teaching experience. Professional Skaters Association (PSA) member and USFS CER Coach/Choreographer certificate. Head Coach for the Hooliganettes Synchronized Skating Teams. Teaching levels from beginner to advanced. Bachelors Degree in Social Work from Arizona State University.

Kyla Cook

Kyla Cook

Rate: $20.00/30 minute lesson

Kyla began teaching in Alaska in 2010 after skating for 12 years. She is passionate about helping students improve their skating skills in a fun, supportive environment.


Odetha Hill

Rate: $24.00/30 minute lesson

Odetha Hill is a current member of Professional Skaters Association (PSA), US Figure Skating and holds a Level II ranking for hockey through PSA. She teaches basic skills through Pre-Juvenile, hockey and power skating. Odetha can give 30 minute or hour lessons.


Susan Kugelmann

Rate:$15.00//30 minute lesson

(505) 633-6903

In my 30 years of skating, I have gained experience in figure skating, power skating, and hockey. Over the last 15 years, I have also enjoyed teaching these disciplines to kids from 3-80 years old. I offer my students a fun, affordable lesson while striving to establish and perfect the fundamentals of the sport. Will teach 30 minute or hour lessons.

Lisa Miller

Lisa Miller

Rate: $18.00/30 minute lesson

  • I am a current Adult Ladies Silver competitive ice skater. Away from the rink I am an elementary teacher with Bachelor degrees in 

  • Elementary and Special Education. I hold a Master’s of Science in Curriculum and Instruction.

  • I began my skating career as an adult. I believe that we all take individualized paths to goal achievement. My specialty is coaching basic skill level and beginning free skate level skaters. I can coach beginning adults through pre-bronze.

Scott Morin

Scot Morin

Rate: $20.00/ 1 hour lesson

Scot started skating and playing hockey in 1975. Played hockey from squirt level through high school. Joined Air Force in 1993 and served for 20 plus years. Serves as a military training instructor for 4 years. Certified level 3 USA Hockey Coach. Active adult hockey player and hockey referee.


George Navarro

Rate: $20.00/30 minute lesson

  • Born in Guadalajara, Mexico.

  • Trained for competitive Figure Skating in California from 1986 to 1992.

  • Won Mexican figure skating Gold Medal in 1987.

  • Attended SICCED- Mexican school for coaches and trainers in 1994.

  • Currently specializing and training in USFS moves in the field.

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