Aimee Micu has over 20 years of competitive and professional experience as a figure skater. 2000 American Open Professional Championships Silver Medalist and a USFS Double Gold Medalist. A featured performer in ice shows around the world including Holiday on Ice and Skating with the Stars.
As a dancer, Aimee has performed with Usher, Karina Nuvo, Oui Geometer and CSULB Dance Company. Currently is completing her Masters Degree in Exercise Science at California State University of Long Beach.
Since 2006, Aimee has worked as an Assistant Choreographer for the World Silver medalist and 4-time National Champion team, The Los Angeles Ice Theater.
Sasha is a former World and Olympic competitor and PSA Master Rated Free Skating Coach who specializes in jump and spin technique, stroking, Pro Motion Harness training and Dartfish video analysis.
He has a Masters Degree in Sport Science. Provides On and Off Ice training for all levels. You can contact him through the rink, or call: 310-728-5478
Trained in Montreal, Canada, Arleen competed in singles and partnered ice dance. She has over 30 years of coaching experience. She has participated in many national championships as both a skater and a coach, including coaching several medalists. As a coach, her mission is to enrich and inspire her students to not only be great skaters, but to give them the building blocks for success in life. She is fully USFSA Compliant, enabling her to attend all US Figure Skating events. She currently teaches Monday-Friday AM-PM. She lists one of her greatest achievements as her legacy of skaters across the nation.
Canadian born Charlene Wong draws from over thirty years of experience in the sport of ice skating when working with her students who range from beginners through to Olympic hopefuls. Her coaching philosophy encourages participation in ice skating as a means to develop character and the skills that will bring out one's personal best in everything. Charlene has experience in all ice skating disciplines as well as choreography, direction and production of ice skating events. Her skating accomplishments include being a Five Time National Silver Medalist, Four time World Competitor, US Open Professional Champion and 1988 Olympian. You can contact her through the rink.
Devin Matthews is a 3 time USFSA Gold Medalist, National Competitor, USFSA PSA ISI USA-HOCKEY Ranked-Certified-Insured coach with over 16 years of experience.
He is a National and International coach in Singles, Pairs, and Dance, specializing in Singles (Jumps-Spins-Skating Skills), Pairs, Dance, Moves in the field, Power Skating, Hockey, Beginner and Adult. You can contact him through the rink.
Jacki has been on the ice since she was 6 years old. She spent 14 years as a competitor, which included 4 National and international competitions. A National Jr. Pairs Bronze medal. Senior Freestyle and Pair test. She turned Pro at 20 years old and spent the next 15 years splitting time between coaching and traveling the world in professional ice shows, which included Royal Caribbean(2 years), Knott’s Berry Farm (10 years), Sea World (2 years) and many more in between. Jacki retired from Professional ice shows in 2016 and has now dedicated her time to coaching up and coming skaters of all ages and levels. She is available Monday-Saturday AM-PM
Kelly is both National International medalist in Ice Dancing and a U.S. International Team Member. He has USFSA gold medals in Dance, Free Dance, International Dance, Solo Dance and Moves In The Field, including the I.S.U. dance test.
He has coached at the national dance level and was a voting member of the USFSA Dance and PSA Dance Committees; additionally guest speaking at numerous “A” and “B” level judging schools.
He has been coaching at THE SKATING EDGE for 32 years and specializes in Moves In The Field, Ice Dance, and Stroking. You can contact him through the rink.
Kristen Scala began competing 1988 / Began teaching 2000. She is available to teach: USFS Freestyle, Move in the Field & Ice Dance. All levels ISI. Professional Affiliations & Accomplishments-ISI member 1988 - to date, youth competitor to 1993. USFS member 1990 to date, competitor 1990-2001. Tested through USFS Novice level Freestyle, Senior Level Moves in the field, Gold level Ice Dance. South Bay FSC 1990-2007, Jr. Board of Directors 1996-1998, Club session chairman, Asst. Test chairman, 2001 Delegate to USFS Governing Council, USFS Trila Judge program 2002. Glacier Falls FSC (2nd club) 2003-2007. United Skated Syncro Team - 2001. Professional Skater's Assoc. (PSA )2002 to date. Registered USFS coach. You can contact her through the rink.
Lorna Brown holds a United States PSA level 7 Ranking. (World and Olympic Coach) and is a Master Rated Coach/Choreographer with NISA from England. She is a former World Professional Champion and starred in 3 of John Curry's productions in London and New York and in many Ice Shows and TV specials all over the world. Her Students have competed successfully in International Competitions and in Worlds and Olympics. She coaches and choreographs for students of all levels, from grass roots to champions. You can contact her through the rink or call 310-767-6242.
Assistant Skating School Director - Lydia is a US Figure Skating Gold Medalist, US Figure Skating Sectional Championship Medalist and US Figure Skating National Championship competitor who has been skating since she was 8 yrs old. During her competitive years she trained with some of the best freestyle and dance coaches in the world including Carol Heiss Jenkins, "Red" Bainbridge, Tom Lescinski , John "Misha" Petkavich, and Glenn Parriott. She also studied choreography with Editha Dotson and famed choreographer Jon Wertz.
Even decades after leaving competitive skating, Lydia still loves to skate and learn. In recent years she has trained with Peter Tchernyshev, Samvel Gazalian, and legendary Russian coach Natalia Dubova. She continues to skate the International Dances, and also regularly works on her skating skills and partnering technique with Vitaliy Novikov.
Nicolette is a former competitive skater in singles and partnered ice dance. 2-time National competitor. 22 years on ice experience. Professional coach since 2017. Nicolette has a tremendous passion for figure skating and loves inspiring her students of all levels and ages to love the sport as much as she does! She is fully USFSA Compliant, enabling her to attend all US Figure Skating events. She currently teaches Monday-Saturday AM-PM.
Achievements: Betty Sonhalter Award, 3 time USFSA Gold Medalist