Coaches

Baltimore FSC coaches offer private lessons during club ice time. All coaches affiliated with BFSC are members of U.S. Figure Skating and the Professional Skaters Association, the official coaches’ certification and training program of USFS. Coaches can be contacted directly about private lessons.

If you are interested in teaching at the Baltimore Figure Skating Club, please contact Julie Pittet for more information.

The Baltimore Figure Skating Club Professionals

     Bridget Carrig: Learn-to-Skate and skating camp instructor since 2008. Basic Skills, Moves in the Field and Freestyle. USFS Gold Medalist in Moves in the Field, Junior FS, Silver Dance. National Collegiate Championships competitor in Junior Ladies. Towson University Figure Skating Club president, 2010-2014. 443-934-4316.

     Rachel Cox: Nearly 30 years coaching experience. All levels of Freestyle and Moves in the Field. USFS Gold Medalist in Figures, Freestyle and Dance. Has successfully coached students through all levels of Freestyle and Moves in the Field tests. Coached skaters at regional competitions and Junior Nationals.  rachel_sk8er@yahoo.com 

     Courtney Evander: Over 30 years coaching experience. Freestyle and Moves in the Field. Special interest in working with children with learning disabilities and other special needs. Has coached synchronized skating as well as group lessons, power classes and camp programs. Pre-Gold Dance and background in freestyle as well. 443-695-2364.

     Brienne Fiske: Over 35 years coaching experience. All levels of Freestyle and Moves in the Field. USFS Gold Medalist in Figures and Freestyle; Silver Pairs; Silver Dance. Has successfully coached skaters through all levels of Freestyle and Moves in the Field tests. Also coached skaters at Regionals and Junior Nationals. 443-604-6577 (cell), 410-337-9333 (home); tff1603@verizon.net

     Phyllis Friello: Freestyle, Artistic, Pairs and group lessons. Competitive adult skater at the Adult Artistic and Gold Pair levels. Welcomes skaters interested in competing or learning for their own pleasure. pjfriello@verizon.net

     Carla Hackley: Teaching over 30 years in the Baltimore area. Moves in the Field and Freestyle through Novice level and Dance through Silver level. USFS Novice Freestyle, 4th Figure and some Pre-Gold Dance; South Atlantic Regional Competitor; PSA Senior Rated Group Instructor and Registered MIF Instructor. Served 15 years as Skating Director at Mt. Pleasant and Ice World. 410-882-1065carla@carlahackley.com

     Nancy Jarvis: 30 years teaching experience, beginning at the Carousel in Ocean City. Moves in the Field, Freestyle, and limited Dance for both children and adults. Has coached students at Adult Nationals. PSA Basic Accreditation. Full-time educator in Baltimore County Public Schools. 410-666-2554; njarvis56@verizon.net

Kim Jones: Nearly 20 years coaching experience. All levels of Freestyle, Moves in the Field, Dance and Basic Skills. Triple Gold Medalist in Figures, Freestyle and Dance; Bronze Pairs. PSA Master Rated Coach in Moves in the Field; Certified Rated Coach in Freestyle. sk8boo@gmail.com

     Natalia Jones: 20 years coaching experience. All levels of Freestyle, Moves in the Field and Choreography. Additional interests include off-ice training and figure skating conditioning. Master’s degree in physical therapy with over 10 years of work experience in the field. Competitive figure skating training in singles and pairs in St. Petersburg, Russia; worked with world-level coaches as part of a government-subsidized comprehensive training program. Basic PSA rating completed in 2000. 443-465-5905; Nataliafigure8@gmail.com

Greg Maddalone: 20 years coaching experience. All levels of Dance, Moves in the Field and Stroking. USFS Gold Dance, Gold Free Dance and International Dance Medalist. U.S. National and International Team member at the Senior level and a three-time U.S. Nationals Medalist. Has successfully coached students through all levels of Dance, Free Dance, Moves in the Field and International Dance tests. Coached students to medal-winning performances at Regionals, Sectionals, Nationals and the ISU Junior Grand Prix circuit. PSA Master Rated Coach in Dance and holds a prestigious Level V ranking from the PSA. Also a member of U.S. Figure Skating’s Dance Committee. 410-218-1004; gmaddalone@gmail.com

     Jeff Nolt: 25 years coaching experience. Singles, Pairs, Choreography and group lessons. Directs the Grape Youth and Fine Wine performance troupes at Mt. Pleasant, along with the rink’s two shows each year. USFS Gold Medalist in Pairs and Dance; Junior Freestyle; 6th Figure. Twice competed at the U.S. National Championships in Junior Pairs; Silver Medalist in Pairs at the World Professional Championships. Has coached skaters at Regionals, Sectionals and Junior Nationals. PSA Senior Rated Coach in Choreography and Style; Rated Coach in Freestyle and Pairs. Holds a degree in broadcast journalism and history with 15 years of experience working for various media outlets on their television and web coverage of figure skating. Jeffnewmil@aol.com

Danielle Steele: Nearly 20 years coaching experience. All levels of Freestyle, Moves in the Field and Choreography. USFS Gold Medalist in Freestyle and Moves in the Field; Pre-Gold Dance. National Collegiate Championships final round competitor in Senior Ladies. PSA Rated Coach in Freestyle and Moves in the Field. Has successfully coached students through all levels of Freestyle and Moves in the Field tests, both standard and adult. Has coached skaters at Regionals and State Games of America. sk8coachdanielle@yahoo.com; www.coachdanielle.moonfruit.com

Jen Knighton

Sarah Maddalone