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.

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

Meet Our  Staff

Kristan Hausman

General Manager
Skating Director 

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Certifications / Personal Skating Accomplishments: Gold and Synchro Certified Judge, ISI Core and Intermediate Accreditation, Certified Skating Director
Education: BA in Psychology and Sociology from Ohio State University, MA in Higher Education and Student Affairs from Ohio State  University.
Coaching Specialties: High Freestyle, Synchro, Power Skating, Hockey skating skills, Music Editing and Choreography.

Latisha Humphries
Assistant General Manager

John Wieber
Operations Manager

Lauren Simm-Gordon
Skating Coordinator

Meet Our Instructional Staff

Kristan Hausman

Skating Director
Time Coaching:  Since 2006

Abigail Bagent 

Skating Instructor
Time Coaching:  Since 2018

Certifications /Personal Skating Accomplishments: Completed LGRIA Jr. Instructor Certification Program.  Passed ISI Freestyle level 6, and ISI Dance 7, USFS Intermediate moves, Pre Gold Dances.
Coaching Specialties: Basic Skills, Beginner Dance.

 

Austin Johnson 

Instructor
Time Coaching:  Since 2019

Certifications/Personal Skating Accomplishments: Completed LGRIA Jr. Instructor Certification Program. Passed ISI Freestyle Level 7 and ISI Dance level 5
Coaching Specialties: Basic Skills, Hockey, Adults

 

Emily Winters

Skating Instructor
Time Coaching:  Since 2009

Certifications / Personal Skating Accomplishments: Gold and Synchro Certified Judge, ISI Core and Intermediate Accreditation, Certified Skating Director
Education: BA in Psychology and Sociology from Ohio State University, MA in Higher Education and Student Affairs from Ohio State  University.
Coaching Specialties: High Freestyle, Synchro, Power Skating, Hockey skating skills, Music Editing and Choreography.

Kelsea Smith

Instructor
Time Coaching:  Since 2012

Certifications / Personal Skating Accomplishments:
ISI Gold Judge, ISI Core Accredition
Coaching Specialties: Basic Skills, Freestyle -Specializing in Jumps,  Power Skating, Coreography,and Hockey Fundamentals

 

Lauren Simm-Gordon

Skating Coordinator
Time Coaching:  Since 2009

Diane Huston

Instructor
Time Coaching: Over 30 years

Certifications /Personal Accomplishments:   ISI Gold Certified judge, USFS Gold Dances, Canadian Gold Dances, 2 International dances, Intermediate Free Skate, Adult Gold Free Skate, ISI Dance 10, and ISI Freestyle 6.
Education:  Masters in Education and 10 years of experience teaching LD students in the public schools.
Coaching Specialties: Dance, Moves, Freestyle and Basic skills

Amber Kohlberg

Skating Instructor
Time Coaching: Since 2009

Certifications /Personal Skating Accomplishments: Gold and Synchro Judge, ISI Core and Intermediate Accreditation. Collegiate Bronze Medal in Synchro.
Education: BA in Political Science from Ohio State University, MS in Accounting from Franklin University
Coaching Specialties: Freestyle, Dance, Synchro, Choreography, and turns and edges.

Certifications / Personal Skating Accomplishments: USFSA Gold Medalist in Singles, Pairs, Moves in the Field, Ice Dancing, 8 International dance tests passed, 2x National Medalist
Coaching Specialties: Hockey Power Skating, Jump Techniques, Freestyle

 

Lauren Simm-Gordon

Skating  Coordinator
Instructor
Time Coaching:  Since 2009

Kaitlyn Nash

Instructor 
Time Coaching: Since 2018

Certifications /Personal Skating accomplishments: Completed LGRIA Jr. Instructor Certification Program. Passed ISI Freestyle level 6 and ISI Dance 6
Education 2021 Graduate of Newark High School
Coaching Specialties: Footwork and Basic Skills

Olga Staker

Skating Instructor
Time Coaching : Since 2008

Certifications / Personal Skating Accomplishments:  ISI Gold Judge, ISI Freestyles 5, USFSA Adult Silver Moves in the Field and Freestyle
Education: Native of Russia, holds a 5 year University Degree in Education / English major from State Linguistic University, Nichny Novgorod, Russia
Coaching Specialties: Basic skills, Freestyle up to FS5, Adult, Off-Ice, Music Editing