Some ice skating rinks will allow anyone who wants to coach skating to teach; other ice rinks have closed teaching policies. In fact, some of the most qualified skating coaches in the world have been told they are welcome to visit an arena for a short time with their students, but that they will not be given resident coaching status. Rinks need to set these policies to protect their regular teaching staff.
Parents of skaters need to be aware that it is up to a rink's management on who is allowed to teach in an arena. They may not be allowed to bring any coach they want to a rink. ....read more
Janet Champion is a Resident Skating Coach at the Colorado Springs World Arena - Janet Champion Personal Photos