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Coach Members of the New Zealand Ice Figure Skating Association. Information available here has been provided by the coaches and has not been verified by the NZIFSA. Applications for Coach Membership may be found here.

Auckland

Rosie Armstrong
ph: 0274-8470-80
Singles
NZIFSA Level 2 Singles Coaching Accreditation
Competed Junior Worlds, 9 International Competitions, World Championships
1983-1993 - Trained periodically overseas under world and Olympic coaches.
Nominated for Winter Olympics
NZIFSA Gold Free & Figures medal tests, Inter-silver dance
Canadian & Australian National Coaching Certificate, Sport Specific

Debbie Darvill
ph: 021 2517261
Singles · Dance
NZIFSA Level 2 Singles and Dance Coaching Accreditation
- Coaching since 1978
- Australian Gold Ice Dance
- Comps 1975/76 Gold preInt free Gold Int dance
- 5yrs International training in tests & coaching
- Attended 2012 & 2014 ISU seminar for ice dance in Seoul Korea


Christchurch

Ann Campbell
ph: 021 140 7739
Singles · Dance · Synchronized
NZIFSA Level 2 Singles and Dance Coaching Accreditation
- Australia Coaching Level 1
- Australia Coaching Level 2 - Part A
- Highlights - Coaching Results - 1st Masters, Intermediate Ladies, Men's, Open Synchro, Juvenile Dance. 2nd Australian Mens, 2nd Junior Syncro, Gold Star Stroking
- Personal Results - 1st Senior Dance, Senior Pairs, Intermediate Ladies, Junior Aussie Dance

Chelsea Richdale
ph: 027 0490 0080
Singles
NZIFSA Level 1 Coaching Accreditation
Caitlyn Paul
ph: 021 150 1865
Singles · Dance · Synchronized
NZIFSA Level 2 Singles Coaching Accreditation
- BA Sports Coaching
- Gold Star Stroking / Inter-Gold Freeskating tests
- Represented New Zealand in Singles (Intermediate - Senior Ladies)
- Member of the 2010 New Zealand Senior Synchronized team.
- 13 years coaching experience (Kiwiskate, Semi Private and Private)

Marina Tsevina
ph: 021 140 5557
Singles
NZIFSA Level 2 Singles Coaching Accreditation
- Master Degree of Sport and Physical Education
- Post-Grad Choreography of Figure Skating in Moscow State Academy of Theatre Art and Ballet
- 20+ years experience as a coach at Sport School of Olympic Reserve
- My trainees have repeatedly become winners, prize-takers and participants, Ukrainian, USSR and International Competitions

Michelle Carroll
ph: 021 819141
Singles · Dance
NZIFSA Level 1 Coaching Accreditation
I would like to help people enjoy skating as much as I do. To feel the freedom fluid movement over the ice can give you. As I sport it is technically challenging and I hope I can help skaters learn to master their blades and bodies.


Dunedin

Morgan Templeton
ph: 021 438 669
Singles
NZIFSA Level 1 Coaching Accreditation
Current Titles:
-Dunedin Coaching Director KiwiSkate & Development
-Dunedin Club Coach
-NZIFSA L1 Singles Accredited Coach
Coaches all levels in Singles, Pairs, Adults, Stroking, Dunedin NZQA figure skating programme and Routine Choreography

Sarah MacGibbon
ph: 022 301 9098
Singles
NZIFSA Level 1 Coaching Accreditation
- My aim is to encourage progress and good results through passion and hard work.
- NZIFSA Introduction to Coaching
- NZ Senior Champion 2013
- Competed in NZ, Australia, Switzerland, Slovenia, Finland & Mexico

Grant Howie
ph: 0212477058
Singles · Pairs · Synchronized
NZIFSA Level 1 Accredited
- New Zealand Senior & Junior Pair Champion, Junior and Senior Sync Champion.
- Gold Star Stroking / Gold Pairs / Inter Gold Freeskate tests
- Represented NZ at 2009 World Sync Champs and Winter games
- Coaches Pre Elementary - Senior singles and Beginner to Elite adults.
- 10 years coaching experience (Kiwiskate, Development, Semi-Private & Private)

Fanis Shakirzianau
ph: 021 181 5247
Singles · Dance · Pairs · Synchronized
NZIFSA Level 1 Coaching Accreditation
- World & Olympic coach,
- Bachelor in Sport Education
- Skaters attended Senior World Championships, European Championships, Four Continents, Junior World Championships, Olympic Games, Winter World Universidad
- Junior and Senior Grand Prix from the following countries: Russia, Belarus, South Africa, Slovakia, NZ