Our Mission

It is the mission of this organization to develop and encourage interest in skating as an affordable family recreational activity. To  create opportunities to learn how to skate, to pursue skating beyond the introductory level, and to provide a suitable environment for the training and competition of skaters and hockey players.  Plus enhancing community economic development and tourism by hosting competitions, tournaments, shows, and events.

We Thrive On Making Your Experience Memorable For Many Years To Come

Meet Our Staff

Jordan McWayne General Manager
Margaret BaldwinConcessions and Parties Manager
Kristan HausmanSkating Director
Paul Cope Operations-Program Manager
Susie Robertson Business Manager
Danielle KaplanBusiness Manager

Meet Our Instructional Staff

Kristan HausmanSkating Director
Kristan has been teaching for the past 10 years, and is an ISI Gold and Synchro Certified Judge. Kristan was a founding member of the Ohio State University Precision Skating Team and Figure Skating Club
Her areas of specialty include High freestyle (jumps and spins), Synchronized skating, power skating, PreHockey/Hockey skills, music editing, and choreography. Kristan has taught skates who have passed ISI Freestyle Level 7.
khausman@newarkicearena.com

Amber EngertInstructor
Educational Background: Graduate of The Ohio State University; majoring in Education

Skating Background: 12 years skating experience, 12 years synchronized skating teams, passed Pre-Silver dancesand Intermediate moves, ISI Member; Silver / Synchro Certified judge

Specialize in teaching, Basic skills, Hockey Basics, and Freestyle, Synchro Coach

Olga StakerSkating Instructor
Educational Background: Native of Russia, holds a 5 year University Degree in Education / English major from State Linguistic University, Nichny Novgorod, Russia

Skating Background: USFSA Adult Silver freestyle and Moves, ISI FS 5; 2008 Adult National Champion in Bronze Class II; ISI Silver Certified Judge; ISI Professional member; Ten years coaching experience learn to skate / private lessons from Tots to Freestyle 5

Specialize in teaching: Basic skills, Freestyle, and Off ice conditioning, Music editing and basic choreography (especially for spotlights)

Contact Information: 740-973-3302 (cell) 740.364.0808 (H)

Diane Huston Instructor
Diane has been teaching for over 30 years and is an ISI Gold Certified judge. Diane’s personal skating accomplishments include passing her USFS Gold level dances, Canadian Gold level dances, 2 International dances, Intermediate free skate, Adult Gold Free Skate, ISI Dance 9, and ISI Freestyle 6.
Her areas of specialty include: Dance, Moves, Freestyle and Basic skills, Diane has coached skaters who have passed through their Gold Level Dances and Senior Moves.
In addition to skating experience, Diane has a Masters in Education and 10 years of experience teaching LD students in the public schools
Toni Carter Instructor
Educational Background: St. John University – Major Quantitative analysis, minor in Accounting and Economics

Skating Background: 15 years skating;

Specialize in teaching: Tots, Beginner Adults

Kelsea Brown Instructor
Educational Background:

Mandy Instructor
Abby Miller Instructor
Abby has been teaching group lessons for the past 7 years and private lessons for the past 5 years.
Abby’s personal accomplishments include passing her senior ladies moves and Free skate, and Intermediate Pairs.
Her areas of specialty include: USFS rules and regulations, jumps, spins, moves in the field, and IJS judging system.
Abby is a Puerto Rican National Champion and has trained with Olympic and International coaches. She is a Skate for Hope choreographer and has coached a Regional competitor. She is also a Special Olympic coach for Franklin County.

Our Past, Our Present and Our Future

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YESTERDAY

It's Amazing How Far We Have Come!

Our Past

For Nearly twenty years as City of Newark Parks and Recreation Director, Terry Frame established and improved the Newark Municipal Ice Rink.
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TODAY

So Many Fun Things To Do and See Here!

Our Present

Jack Vivian a respected ice industry veteran and local resident first urged Newark’s leaders to improve their ice rink, and then, advised
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TOMORROW

It's Exciting To See Where We Will Grow!

Our Future

This facility has undergone a spectacular transformation! Its promising future is ensured by an innovative partnership, overseen by
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