Coaching Staff – PSSA

Meet Our Professional Coaching Staff

In addition to Learn to Ice Skate group lessons, Plymouth State Skating Academy coaches offer private lessons.   Please feel free to contact any individual coach to set up private lessons or email for more information.

Barbara Adams
Barbara trained under master rated coach, Leona Cooke, as part of the Wilmington FSC. She enjoys working with all ages of recreational skaters as well as preparing more focused skaters for competition and for advancing through US Figure Skating testing program: freestyle, moves-in-the-field, and ice dancing. She is a Professional Skater Association (PSA) CER B registered coach, and ISI silver level judge. Barbara and a small group of volunteers established the Magic Blades FSC in 1997 and continues to volunteer as the skating director, coach, board member, and test chair. Email Barbara

sarah-parrish Sarah Parrish
Sarah Parrish has 19 years of synchronized skating experience and has earned 11 national gold medals in the Novice, Senior, and Adult divisions. As a member of The Haydenettes, she represented the United States at the World Synchronized Skating Championships. She enjoys helping students of all ages build confidence and express themselves through skating, and is available for individual lessons focusing on choreography, competition training, and test preparation through Juvenile Freestyle and Senior Moves in the Field. Off the ice, she teaches Art History at Plymouth State University.  Email Sarah

Beth Weick
Beth Weick holds her Gold level in Freestyle and Moves in the Field tests, as well as Pre-Gold Dance tests. She began working as a coach and choreographer in the early 2000s, while living and training in PA. After a decade-plus off the ice studying, working, and traveling, Beth now lives in Dorchester, NH and coaches at the Plymouth and Waterville Valley ice rinks, as well as Riverwalk in Lincoln. Beth works with beginners to elite-level skaters of all ages – tots, kids, teens, and adults. She is a PSA certified and fully-insured coach through the USFSA, and available for private lessons year-round. When not at the rink, Beth is a self-employed gardener/landscaper, as well as holding periodic stints as a Spanish teacher/tutor. She is perpetually working on her off-grid homestead with partner Ryan, which provides endless projects, beauty, and joy. Email Beth

Jennifer Tondreau
Jen Tondreau has been coaching figure skating for more than 20 years. She has passed her Junior freestyle & 7th figure test while attending National Sports Academy in Lake Placid , NY and graduated as class valedictorian. After competing regionally up to the Junior freestyle level, Jen attended New England College working towards her Bachelors degree  in Elementary Education. Her love of children and her educational background, along with her passion for skating makes her lessons fun & educational. Jen is currently coaching private and group skating lessons at the Laconia Ice Arena, Tri-Town Ice Arena, Tilton School, and PSU Ice Arena. Email Jen

Isabella “Bella” Cook
Isabella Cook is a 2019 graduate from the University of New Hampshire with a bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Science: Med and Vet Sciences, and is currently pursuing her Doctorate in Physical Therapy at Plymouth State University.

Isabella has been skating since the age of two, has her Gold US Figure Skating tests, and competed at the Senior Ladies level throughout high school.  In addition to her freestyle career, she also skated for the UNH Synchronized Skating Team.  At UNH, she was named Team Captain for her Junior and Senior year, and led her team to a victory at the US Eastern Sectional Championships in 2019.

In addition to competing, Isabella is also a Professional Member of US Figure Skating and the International Skating Institute.  Her coaching experience ranges from Learn to Skate and Tots, to upper level figure skating students, and hockey skills.  She is certified in CPR and First Aid, as well as Personal Training, and Strength and Conditioning. Email Bella

coachsheddScott Shedd

Arena Assistant Manager and Learn-to-Play-Hockey program director. Private coaching for hockey skills available. Email Scott

Meet our Learn-to-Skate Coaching Staff

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