Caroline Allen

Caroline Allen

Member Deer Lake Figure Skating Club

  • 1975  became involved as a parent of a pre-beginner
  • 1976-77 – club treasurer
  • 1977-1994 – club president ( one year  1990 past president)
  • 1978-85 – CFSA judge  2nd figure
  • 1984-85 – secretary/treasurer for Western Region
  • 1985 – chair for Nfld Precision Championships held in Deer Lake
  • 1988 – Centrum Volunteer winner  plaque plus $300 for the club
  • 1994 – Club Volunteer Award
  • supervisory coach for NST and Canskate Programs
  • perennial fundraiser
  • continued for many years after her daughter finished with skating
  • it is her ‘relaxation’
  • broken leg in 1985 seriously curtailed “on ice” but did not slow her down activity despite months in a cast and several surgeries over next 3 years
  • increased ice time for 4 hours/week to 12 hours
  • involved in introducing private lessons to skaters and helped obtain a professional coach for the first time

Compiled by Marion Jeans