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.

Lou & Gib Reese Ice Arenal

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

Meet Our Staff

Jason Woods

General Manager

Andrew Redman

Manager in Charge

Margaret Baldwin

Concessions and Parties Manager

Susie Robertson

Business Manager

Kristan Hausman

Skating Director

Meet Our Instructional Staff

Kristan Hausman

Skating Director
Time Coaching:  Since 2006

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.

Amber Kolberg

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.

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

 

 

Diane Huston

Skating Coordinator
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

Lauren Simm

Instructor
Time Coaching:  Since 2009

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

 

Kelsea Brown

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

 

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.

Emily Winters

Instructor
Time Coaching:  Since 2009

Certifications / Personal Skating Accomplishments: Assistant Coach for Junior Varsity, Hockey Referee since 2014
Education:  2020 High School Graduate
Coaching Specialties: Hockey

Abigail Bagent 

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.
Education 2022 High School Graduate
Coaching Specialties: Basic Skills, Beginner Dance

 

Sadie Beneze

Instructor
Time Coaching:  Since 2015

Education : 2018 High School Graduate
Coaching Specialties: Basic and Pre-Hockey

Colton Beneze

Time Coaching:  Since 2015

Certification / Personal skating Accomplishment: Assistant Coach for Junior Varsity, Hockey Referee since 2014
Coaching Specialties: Hockey

 

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