Coaches

The Olympicview and Lynnwood Arenas are home to a premiere international staff, featuring World & Olympic competitors from the UK, Poland, France and the USA.  Our dedicated coaching staff provides a full range of skating disciplines - freestyle, dance and pairs - with professional specialists in spins, stroking and choreography.   Click here to download the WISA list of coaches.

When choosing a coach for your skater, there are several factors to take into consideration.  To assist you with this process, U.S. Figure Skating has outlined the following information.  We hope that this helps you in making your coaching choice.  

 

 Seattle Skating Club Professionals  (listed alphabetically)

 

Paul Askham  paul.askham@hotmail.com  (425) 773-3762

  • 1985-1988 British Ice Dance Champion
  • 1984-1989 World and European Team Member 
  • 1988 Olympic Team Member
  • 1991 World Professional Champion 
  • Holiday on ice principle skater; specializing in Dance/Edge control/power stroking coaching freestyle and Moves in the Field Coach of Regional, Sectional and National Competitors
  • Coach of British National Champions and International Competitors in Dance Coach of Briish Champions and International showteam champions 
  • PSA rated-Basic Accreditation

 

 

Sharon Baker  88iceolympian@comcast.net  Cell: 425-772-2659

  • Coach to "TEAM USA" Skaters
  • PSA Double Master rated in Dance & Moves in the Field
  • PSA Level 5 Ranking
  • 4 times British Ice Dance Champion
  • European, World, Olympic Competitor 
  • World Professional Champion
  • Coach of World Competitors and National Champions
  • Specializing in Dance, Moves in the Field, stroking and Choreography
  • 21 years coaching experience

 

 

 

Steve Baker 88iceolympian@comcast.net  Cell: 425 772 6562 

  • Coach to "Team U.S.A." Skaters
  • PSA Certified Coach
  • P.S.A. Level 3 Ranking
  • Amateur and Professional World Team member  
  • U.K. National Junior Champion 
  • U.K. National Senior Senior Silver Medalist
  • Coach to National Champions 
  • 28 Years coaching experience

 

 

 

 

Patty Brinkley  pattyskate@gmail.com   

 

 

 Anna Li  emailannali@gmail.com  

  •  2008 & 2009 U.S. Adult National Championship Ice Dancing Silver Medalist
  • USFSA Gold Medalist
  • PSA Certified Coach
  • Skilled at teaching both adults and youngsters
  • Specializing in Basic Skills, Freestyle, Dance, and Moves in the Field

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Barbara Murphy    bmiceskate@aol.com

 

Kim Ryan  sk8gr81@comcast.net