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Florida Everblades Figure Skating Club

Florida Everblades Figure Skating Club is proud of the coaches who work so hard to train its skaters!

This talented group of individuals is happy to provide knowledge and support to all of our FEFSC members.  We greatly appreciate their hard work and dedication to our sport.

Coaches who need to fill out the Coach Bio Form can click here.

Coach Name

Phone Number

$/half hour

Regular/ Beginner*

Mandy Callaghan248-854-4760$44
Ivan Dimitrov860-480-2736$44
Kandis Hawkins239-292-5085$34
Johnny Johns248-421-0769$60
Inna Koroleva239-287-2734$40/$25
Masha Koroleva239-273-9626$30/$25
Sydney Kruszewski239-287-3287$25
Suzanne Luis514-647-6979$47
Marisa Miner239-822-5108$35
Diane Myers239-878-0605$38/$24
Karen Roppelt239-357-5059$32
Lauren Skaathun239-961-1924$30
Tetyana Wieberg239-699-1764$40
Marina Zoueva248-703-3297$76

*Beginner rates are for students enrolled in the Hertz Arena Learn to Skate program.

FEFSC is proud to support these Hertz Arena Coaches!

Kandis Hawkins
kandise@floridaeverblades.com
239-292-5085
Rate: $34.00 per half hour/$68 per hour
Figure Skating Director - Germain Arena

MEMBERSHIPS (ISI, PSA, USFS, CFSA): USFS, PSA, ISI

PSA RATINGS: Basic Skills Accredited, USFS Basic Skills Instructor, Registered Sports Science Coach, Registered Free Skating Coach, Registered Moves in the Field Coach
CERTIFICATIONS: Category A Certified
COACHING HISTORY: Kandis’s students range from ages 2-82. She covers multiple disciplines such as moves in the field, free skating, ice dance, synchronized skating, and off ice conditioning. She enjoys teaching every age and is always open to a challenge.
COMPETITION HISTORY (REGIONALS, SECTIONALS, NATIONALS, INTERNATIONAL): 4 time US National synchronized ice skating champion , 2 time International synchronized skating title holder, 7 time International synchronized skating competitor, Junior World Cup synchronized bronze medalist, represented the US in synchronized skating from 1998-2002
TEST HISTORY (FIGURES, FREE, DANCE, PAIRS, MIF):
SHOWS (ICE FOLLIES, HOLIDAY, DISNEY, ETC.):

ACADEMIC ACCOMPLISHMENTS: 2006- BA Liberal Studies / Minor in History

Mandy Callaghan
mandycallaghan96@aol.com
248-854-4760
Rate: $44 per half hour/$88 per hour
MEMBERSHIPS (ISI, PSA, USFS, CFSA): USFS, PSA
PSA RATINGS: Level X. Level 10 ranking is the highest ranking given by the PSA for elite coaches who have multiple World or Olympic Champions in any figure skating discipline.
CERTIFICATIONS: USFS Category A
COACHING HISTORY: Mandy has been coaching 31 years and has had numerous skaters attain National and International levels. She has had students win Silver and Bronze Medals in the World Junior Championships, however she enjoys working with young skaters and developing their skating skills from the start.
COMPETITION HISTORY (REGIONALS, SECTIONALS, NATIONALS, INTERNATIONAL):
TEST HISTORY (FIGURES, FREE, DANCE, PAIRS, MIF):
SHOWS (ICE FOLLIES, HOLIDAY, DISNEY, ETC.) Ice Capades and Holiday on Ice
ACADEMIC ACCOMPLISHMENTS:
Suzanne Luis
suzanneluis@icloud.com
239-478-5969
  • Regular Rate: $47 per half hour/$94 per hour
  • Choreography Rate: $50 per half hour/ $100 per hour
MEMBERSHIPS (ISI, PSA, USFS, CFSA): USFS, PSA, CFSA
PSA RATINGS: NCCP Level 3 Canada
CERTIFICATIONS: USFS Category A
COACHING HISTORY: 22 years of coaching; Local, Provincial, National, and International Competitors; Founder and Director of CENTRE ÉLITE GUIMOND LAVAL, QUEBEC
COMPETITION HISTORY (REGIONALS, SECTIONALS, NATIONALS, INTERNATIONAL): Member of the QUEBEC TEAM 5 years (novice, junior and senior ladies) 1991 to 1995; Junior ladies gold medalist of QUEBEC 1994; Junior ladies gold medalist of CANADIEN EASTERN DIVISIONALS 1994; 6th place CANADIEN NATIONALS junior ladies (alternate on national team) 1994; Participant National team program week CALGARY 1994; Nationals senior ladies competitor 1995
TEST HISTORY (FIGURES, FREE, DANCE, PAIRS, MIF): CFSA GOLD medalist in FIGURES, FREE STYLE, DANCE; CFSA senior competitor test
SHOWS (ICE FOLLIES, HOLIDAY, DISNEY, ETC.) Principle skater for Disney on Ice "Double Feature" ASIA/AUSTRALIA 1995-96; Understudy skater for Disney on Ice "Beauty and the Beast" EUROPE & SOUTH AMERICA 1996-97; Principal skater for Ballet on Ice MONTREAL 2006
ACADEMIC ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Sports & Study - CEGEP Mont Morency in Human Science; Fitness certification off-ice training for athletes - McGill University
Johnny Johns
johnnykjohns@yahoo.com
 248-421-0769
Rate: $60 per half hour/$120 per hour
MEMBERSHIPS (ISI, PSA, USFS, CFSA): 
PSA RATINGS: 
CERTIFICATIONS:

COACHING HISTORY: Johnny has over 35 years of coaching experience. His professional accomplishments include:

  • -Coaching National, International, World, and Olympic skaters for over 35 years
  • -Coached seven U.S. National Pair Champions
  • -Coach of the 1997 World Junior Pair Champions
  • -Coach of the 1999 U.S. National Senior Pair Champions
  • -Coach of the 2006 World & Olympic Pair Team
  • -Coach of the 2007 U.S. Senior Pair Champions 
COMPETITION HISTORY (REGIONALS, SECTIONALS, NATIONALS, INTERNATIONAL):  He is a gold medalist in figures, pairs, and ice dance. He was a National Ice Dance Champion in 1973. In both 1974 & 1975 he was the U.S. Pairs Champion. Johnny was a member of the world team from 1971-1975.
TEST HISTORY (FIGURES, FREE, DANCE, PAIRS, MIF): 
SHOWS (ICE FOLLIES, HOLIDAY, DISNEY, ETC.):  He was also a featured performer with Ice Capades from 1976-1979
ACADEMIC ACCOMPLISHMENTS: 
Diane Myers
diane.myers72@yahoo.com
239-267-3508
  • Rate: $38.00 per half hour/$76 per hour
  • Beginner Rate: $24 per half hour/$48 per hour

MEMBERSHIPS (ISI, PSA, USFS, CFSA): USFS, ISI, PSA

PSA RATINGS: Basic accreditation
CERTIFICATIONS: CER-A, ISI Gold Judge
COACHING HISTORY: 40 years coaching all levels from tots thru adult. Basic Skills thru Senior Freeskate.
COMPETITION HISTORY (REGIONALS, SECTIONALS, NATIONALS, INTERNATIONAL): Skated in Regional competition. Have had students compete in Regional and Sectional Competition
TEST HISTORY (FIGURES, FREE, DANCE, PAIRS, MIF): 7th figure,Junior Freeskate, Pre-Gold Dances
SHOWS (ICE FOLLIES, HOLIDAY, DISNEY, ETC.): Holiday On Ice South American Tour

ACADEMIC ACCOMPLISHMENTS: BS Degree from Ohio State University

Inna Koroleva
ennmash@gmail.com
239-287-2734
  • Rate: $40.00 per half hour/$80 per hour          
  • Beginner Rate: $25 per half hour/$50 per hour

MEMBERSHIPS (ISI, PSA, USFS, CFSA): USFS, PSA

PSA RATINGS:
CERTIFICATIONS: CER-A
COACHING HISTORY: 18 years of coaching and choreography. Teaches beginner to advanced, specializing in Freestyle, Moves in the Field and choreography.
COMPETITION HISTORY (REGIONALS, SECTIONALS, NATIONALS, INTERNATIONAL): Local, Regional and Sectional level coach.
TEST HISTORY (FIGURES, FREE, DANCE, PAIRS, MIF):
SHOWS (ICE FOLLIES, HOLIDAY, DISNEY, ETC.): From St. Petersburg, Russia. A World Universidad Champion, Member of the Russian National Figure Skating Team, Principal Star of “Holiday On Ice” and has competed all over the world.

ACADEMIC ACCOMPLISHMENTS:

Lauren Skaathun
laurenskaathun@comcast.net
239-961-1924
Rate: $30 per half hour/$60 per hour
MEMBERSHIPS (ISI, PSA, USFS, CFSA): PSA & USFS
PSA RATINGS: BA, CER CATEGORY A
CERTIFICATIONS:
COACHING HISTORY: Coached since 16 years old, Groups, Basic Skills, Freestyle, Moves in the Field
COMPETITION HISTORY (REGIONALS, SECTIONALS, NATIONALS, INTERNATIONAL): 7 Time Regional Competitor
TEST HISTORY (FIGURES, FREE, DANCE, PAIRS, MIF): Senior Freeskate, Senior MIF, (Double Gold Medalist in Freeskate & Mif)
SHOWS (ICE FOLLIES, HOLIDAY, DISNEY, ETC.)
ACADEMIC ACCOMPLISHMENTS: B.S. Exercise Science
Sydney Kruszewski
Sydneykrusz@yahoo.com
239-287-3287
Rate: $25 per half hour/$50 per hour
MEMBERSHIPS (ISI, PSA, USFS, CFSA): USFS and PSA
PSA RATINGS:
CERTIFICATIONS: CER B
COACHING HISTORY: I have experience coaching adults and children in group and private settings.
COMPETITION HISTORY (REGIONALS, SECTIONALS, NATIONALS, INTERNATIONAL): I was competitive in both, freestyle and ice dance.
TEST HISTORY (FIGURES, FREE, DANCE, PAIRS, MIF):
SHOWS (ICE FOLLIES, HOLIDAY, DISNEY, ETC.)
ACADEMIC ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Bachelors Degree in Elementary Education from Florida Gulf Coast University.
Karen Roppelt
k.roppelt@yahoo.com
239-357-5059
Rate: $32 per half hour/$64 per hour
MEMBERSHIPS (ISI, PSA, USFS, CFSA): USFS, PSA
PSA RATINGS: PSA Basic accreditation, NCCP Level 2 (Canada)
CERTIFICATIONS:
COACHING HISTORY: I have been coaching since the age of 18.
COMPETITION HISTORY (REGIONALS, SECTIONALS, NATIONALS, INTERNATIONAL):
TEST HISTORY (FIGURES, FREE, DANCE, PAIRS, MIF): Gold dances
SHOWS (ICE FOLLIES, HOLIDAY, DISNEY, ETC.)
ACADEMIC ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Child Development Accreditation Degree
Marina Zoueva
mzoueva@yahoo.com
248-703-3297
Rate: $76 per half hour/$152 per hour
MEMBERSHIPS (ISI, PSA, USFS, CFSA): 
PSA RATINGS: 
CERTIFICATIONS:

COACHING HISTORY: Marina has over 35 years of coaching experience. She is a World and Olympic coach specializing in Ice Dance, Singles, and Pairs. She is also a choreographer of Ice Dance, Singles and Pairs. Her professional accomplishments include:

  • -1988 & 1994 Olympic Pairs gold medalists, Ekaterina Gordeeva and Sergei Grinkov -
  • 2010 Olympic Ice Dance Gold medalists, Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir
  • -2010 Olympic Ice Dance silver medalists Meryl Davis and Charlie White -
  • 2014 Olympic Ice Dance silver medalists Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir -
  • 2018 Olympic Ice Dance Bronze medalists, Maia and Alex Shibutani -
  • 5 Time World Champions in Pairs, Ekaterina Gordeeva and Sergei Grinkov -
  • 2 Time World Champions in Ice Dance, Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir -
  • 2 Time World Champions in Ice Dance, Meryl Davis and Charlie White -
  • U.S. coach and choreographer of the year
  • -Canadian “Coach of Excellence” award recipient
  • -Russian “Merit Coach and Choreographer” award recipient -2018 Figure Skating Hall of Fame
COMPETITION HISTORY (REGIONALS, SECTIONALS, NATIONALS, INTERNATIONAL): 
TEST HISTORY (FIGURES, FREE, DANCE, PAIRS, MIF): 
SHOWS (ICE FOLLIES, HOLIDAY, DISNEY, ETC.)
ACADEMIC ACCOMPLISHMENTS: 

All coaching rates are subject to change.