Coaches selected for CanSkate Coach University Program

Congratulations to Jennifer Osmond of Prince of Wales Sc, and Mark Scott of Silver Blades SC who as two of ten coaches across Canada, will attend the the 2013 CanSkate Coach University Program (CSCUP). This two-day intensive training program, which will take place from June 4-5, 2013 and runs in conjunction with Skate Canada’s 2013 […]

National Coach Apprenticeship Program

Coaches Neal Thorne, Kevin Walsh along with Skate Canada Newfoundland and Labrador Executive Director Lori Brett participated in the Skate Canada National Coach Apprenticeship Program being held in conjunction with the 2011 ISU Grand Prix Final held December 8 -10th in Quebec City. The program provided coaches of competitive athletes the opportunity to observe athletes […]

Skate Canada technical update

The free program requirements for STARSkate tests have been revised effective July 1, 2011. These changes were made to reflect the well balanced program criteria for competition. An overview of the changes is posted in Members Only under . Revised test sheets will be available online and for order in mid-June. No changes have been […]

2011 Skate Canada NL AGM

BMO Financial Group CanSkater of the Year Becky Drover

The 2011 Skate Canada NL AGM and Coach Development Weekend took place May 6th – 8th, 2011 at the Capital Hotel in St. John’s. At Saturday’s banquet the following award winners were announced:- Skate Canada Volunteer Award of Excellence: Christine Morgan, Prince of Wales Skate […]

Learn To Compete Youth Camp

Following the direction of Skate Canada’s Long Term Athlete Development model, the Section this year replaced Preliminary competition at Sectionals with a Learn to Compete Youth Camp. This was well attended, and a great success. The camp was conducted by Marijane Stong with assistance from our own skaters, coaches and officials. The camp combined on […]

Congratulations

Congratulations to coach Neal Thorne who has completed all requirements to become Level 3 certified.

Skate Canada technical update

Please note that important regulation changes were approved on October 2, 2010 by the Skate Canada Board of Directors. these include clarifications for some STARskate tests and Juvenile dance, and changes to the well-balanced program for Novice. For full details please go to Members Only – Rules/Regulation Changes October 2010. There are also some Cumulative […]

Technical update

Skate Canada have announced updates on technical information on the Members Only web site. These include revised versions of the 2010-2011 STARSkate Pre-Event Technical Package, the 2010-2011 Adult Pre-Event Technical Package, the 2010-2011 Pair Pre-Event Technical Package and an alternate version of the Synchro Technical Requirements Package. Also, please see the revised Technical Q & […]

Snowflake FSC to pilot new Canskate program

Snowflake FSC of Happy Valley-Goose Bay is one of forty-three clubs across Canada chosen by Skate Canada to pilot a re-designed Canskate program this year.

Skate Canada technical update

The following documents are now available on the Skate Canada Members Only website under Technical and Programs.

Competitive Technical Packages for Singles, Pair (Pre-Juvenile – Novice) and Dance (Juvenile – Novice) STARSkate Pre-event Technical Package Levels of difficulty Program Requirements Scale of Values

In addition links are provided to a number of relevant ISU documents.

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Funding for coach training

Skate Canada Newfoundland & Labrador is providing bursaries to coaches upgrading their qualifications. Check the coaching pages for more details.

Canada Games coaching staff announced

Skate Canada Newfoundland and Labrador is pleased to announce the coaching staff for figure skating at the Canada Winter Games. Wendy Mercer has been appointed as the female coach, Lisa Young as the Special Olympics coach, and Neal Thorne as the male coach. Betty Brett will be the team manager. The games are being held […]

National AGCM

At the Skate Canada AGCM in Edmonton, Skate Canada Newfoundlandland & Labrador was named sectional winner for the President’s CanSkate Challenge with the highest increase in Canskate (233).

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Avalon Regionals

January 17th & 18th

Hosted by: Mount Pearl Skating Club at the Glacier, Mount Pearl

Results

Results should be considered unofficial until confirmed by competition data specialists

Most points trophy: Mount Pearl SC

Most improved trophy: CPG St. Pierre

Mini-Balisch Cup (most artistic): Maggie Walsh (Prince of Wales SC)

Sis Reid Memorial award: Carol Kennedy, […]