Learn to Skate & STARSkate Coaches

Jennifer Auston
Director of Skating


• NCCP National Coach (Level 3) Trained
• NCCP Provincial Coach (Level 2) Certified
• 18 years coaching experience
• Star 1-5 Assessor Certificate
• Certified fitness & nutrition instructor
• CanPower Certified
• Coached skaters to Gold tests in all disciplines
• Coached skaters up to Pre-Novice Pairs and Junior Competitive Singles

Barbara Eimer
Assistant Director of Skating


• Certified Figure Skating Coach with over 20 years experience, including coaching in Poland, Switzerland, and Canada
• Certified ballet and gymnastics instructor
• Coordinator of the adult skating program
• Coordinator of the off ice program
• On and off-ice choreography and ballet with professional competitors up to Senior level and members of the National Team
• Coached for the Polish national Figure Skating team in Warsaw
• Participated n the Swiss National Championships and various National and • International competitions in free skating and interpretive at all levels

Danielle Sidsworth
Director of Learn to Skate Programs


• NCCP CanSkate Certified
• NCCP Regional Coach (Level 1) Trained
• Gold tests and skated competitively

Mary Chidiac
Assistant Director of Learn to Skate Programs

• NCCP CanSkate Coach Trained
• 11 years skating experience
• 7 years program assistant experience
• Gold Tests Passed
• Former Competitive Skater

Grace Osted
Club Coach

• NCCP Regional Coach Trained
• Silver tests passed
• 6 years coaching experience
• 3 years canskate program assistant experience
• 15 years skating experience

Christina Turnquist
CanSkate Coach

• Born & Raised in Prince George!
• NCCP CanSkate Coach Trained
• 12 years skating experience
• 5 years program assistant experience
• 2017 Bronze Medallist at Super Series Final for Silver Interpretive
• Silver Tests

Allyse Smith
Club Coach

• NCCP Regional Coach Trained
• 15+ years skating experience
• Senior Bronze FreeSkate & Dance Test Passed
• Junior Bronze Skills Test Passed

Kaitlyn Friess
Club Coach

• NCCP CanSkate Coach Trained
• 7+ years skating experience
• 4 years program assistant experience
• Skills 1-5 Passed