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The Rinx Senior Coaching Staff
at Hauppauge


In an effort to offer the very best quality of instruction to our customers, our coaches meet regularly to stay on top of the current changes and trends in our industry.  Our figure skating coaches are members of United States Figure Skating Association and Professional Skaters Association and our hockey coaches are members of USA Hockey.

USFS Jr. National - International Competition Coaches

Cathryn Schwab

USFS registered coach, USFS & PSA member, PSA Master Rated MIF & FS, Senior Rated Fig, Master Sports Science Exam, PSA Level V Ranked (International), USFS Regional, Sectional, Jr. National & National Coach, ISU Young International Coach, 25 years of experience coaching beginners through USFS Senior level, Director of Skating

Pegeen
Creede

USFS registered coach, USFS & PSA member, USFS International Coach, USFS Regional & Sectional Medalist & Novice National Champion, World Professional Competitor, more than 35 years of experience coaching beginners through USFS Senior level

Kaela
Pflumm
USFS registered coach, USFS & PSA member, USFS Triple Gold Medalist, USFS Regional, Sectional, National & International Medalist, Member Team USA, USFS Regional, Sectional, Jr. National & National Coach, 5 years of experience coaching beginners through USFS Competitors
Svetlana Trofimova
USFS registered coach, USFS & PSA member, USFS Regional, Sectional, Jr. National Coach & Choreographer, 20 years of experience coaching beginners through USFS Competitors
Dawn Wagner-Johnson
USFS registered coach, USFS & PSA member, USFS Double Gold Medalist, USFS National & International Coach, 25 years of experience coaching beginners through USFS Senior level

 

USFS Regional Competition Coaches

Yesenia Gilroy
USFS registered coach, USFS & PSA member, PSA Certified Rated Group & FS, Registered Rated MIF, Master Sports Science Exam, USFS Regional Coach, 15 years of experience coaching beginners through USFS competitors and Synchro, BS Degree in TV/Video & Film, Associate Director of Skating
Michelle Armando
USFS registered coach, USFS & PSA member, USFS Regional Coach, USFS Regional Medalist & Sectional Competitor, more than 20 years of experience coaching beginners through USFS Senior level
Kim Interdonato
USFS registered coach, USFS & PSA Basic Accreditation Exam and Hockey Skating I Certification, ISI Gold Judge, USFS Regional Coach, 20 years of experience coaching beginners through USFS Regional competitors and Hockey players, attended Briarcliffe College for Graphic Design
Melinda Maidel
USFS registered coach, USFS & PSA member, USFS Double Gold Medalist, USFS Regional Coach, USFS Regional Finalist, 15 years of experience coaching beginners through USFS Senior Level
Diane Papuzynski
USFS registered coach, USFS & PSA member, USFS Regional Competitor, USFS Regional Coach, 20 years coaching beginners through USFS Senior level, M.B.A., RN
John Romano
USFS registered coach, USFS & PSA member, USFS Regional Coach, USFS Adult Regional, Adult National, and Adult International Coach, 20 years of experience coaching beginners through USFS Competitors and Hockey, BFA from Parsons School of Design-NYC, MFA from Bard College and The International Center of Photography
Nicole Scappatore

USFS registered coach, USFS & PSA member, USFS Double Gold Medalist, USFS Regional Competitor, USFS Regional Coach, 10 years of coaching beginners through USFS Competitors.  Masters in Health/Public Administration.

Dawn Sikorski
USFS registered coach, USFS & PSA member, USFS Regional Coach, more than 20 years of experience teaching beginners through USFS Senior level, and USA Hockey play

 

Senior Staff Coaches

Alyssa Hirasaka
USFS registered coach, USFS & PSA Member, USFS Gold Medalist, USFS Regional Competitor, Empire State Games Finalist, 14 years of coaching experience beginners through USFS Competitors, BS Degree-Elementary and Early Childhood Education.  Assistant Skating School Director - Port Jefferson
Christina Amodeo
USFS registered coach, USFS & PSA member, USFS Gold Medalist, USFS Regional Competitor, Former New York Islanders Ice Girl, BS in Business Administration - Stony Brook University, 7 years of experience coaching beginners through USFS Basic Skills competitors.
Samantha Boyle
USFS registered coach, USFS & PSA member, USFS Regional Competitor, 4 years of coaching beginners through USFS basic skills skaters.
Montana Browne
USFS registered coach, USFS & PSA member, USFS Double Gold Medalist, USFS Senior Regional Competitor, 2 years of experience coaching beginners through USFS Basic Skills competitors.
Danielle Cinone
USFS registered coach, USFS & PSA member, USFS Gold Medalist, Former New York Islanders Ice Girl, 5 years of experience coaching beginners through USFS Basic Skills competitors.
Kaitlyn DeBardelaben
USFS registered coach, USFS & PSA member, USFS Double Gold Medalist, USFS Senior Regional Competitor, 6 years of experience coaching beginners through USFS Basic Skills competitors.
Lisa Feigenbaum
USFS registered coach, USFS & PSA member, PSA Basic Accreditation, more than 20 years of coaching beginners through USFS Competitors.
Kelly Fisher
USFS registered coach, USFS & PSA member, PSA Basic Accreditation Exam, Former New York Islanders Ice Girl, 11 years of experience coaching beginners through USFS Competitors, Corporate Pilot.
Jennifer Hollmann
USFS registered coach, USFS & PSA member, PSA Basic Accrediation Exam, Former New York Islanders Ice Girl, works with special needs children, 9 years of experience teaching beginners through USFS competitors and Synchro
Ashley Knopf
USFS registered coach, USFS & PSA member, USFS Triple Gold Medalist, USFS National Ice Dance Competitor, Masters Degree - Education with Advanced Certification in Special Education, 10 years of experience coaching beginners through USFS Competitors.
Robert
Knopf
USFS registered coach, USFS & PSA member, USFS Quadruple Gold Medalist, USFS National Ice Dance Competitor, MVP & Captain Maritime Hockey, 10 years of experience coaching beginners through USFS Competitors.
Lauren Malec
USFS registered coach, USFS & PSA member, PSA Basic Accreditation Exam, USFS Gold Medalist, Former New York Islanders Ice Girl, 6 years of experience coaching beginners through USFS Basic Skills competitors.
Courtney Mignone
USFS registered coach, USFS & PSA member, USFS Gold Medalist, USFS Regional Competitor, BS Degree - Stony Brook University, 5 years of experience coaching beginners through USFS Basic Skills competitors.
Nadine O'Farrell
USFS registered coach, USFS & PSA member, PSA Basic Accreditation Exam, USFS Silver Medalist, USFS Regional Finalist, Empire State Games Medalist, State Games of America Competitor, BS Degree-Stony Brook University, 10 years of experience coaching beginners through USFS Competitors.  Assistant Skating School Director - Bethpage.
Emily
Reed
USFS registered coach, USFS & PSA member, PSA Basic Accreditation Exam, USFS Gold Medalist, 11 years of experience coaching beginners through USFS Basic Skills competitors.
Amy
Rivers
USFS registered coach, USFS & PSA member, PSA Basic Accreditation Exam, PSA Registered Sport Science Exam, USFS Double Silver Medalist, USFS Adult Sectional Competitor, more than 20 years of coaching experience for beginners through USFS competitors
Gabrielle Scanlon
USFS registered coach, USFS & PSA member, PSA Basic Accreditation Exam, 13 years with NY Conservatory of Dance and 9 years with Orlando City Ballet, 3 years of experience coaching beginners through USFS Competitors, Skating School Coordinator - Bethpage.
Kristen Schoelermann
USFS registered coach, USFS & PSA member, PSA Basic Accreditation Exam, Empire State Games Competitor, Bachelors in Elementary/Special Ed Major, Psychology/Sociology Minor at St. Joseph's college, Dance-12 years, 10 years of coaching beginners through USFS Basic Skills Competitors
Melissa Serrell
USFS registered coach, USFS & PSA member, USFS Adult Gold Medalist, PSA Basic Accreditation Exam, PSA Certified Sports Science Exam, 3 years of coaching beginners through USFS Basic Skills competitors, Masters in I/O Psychology, CUNY Brooklyn College
Brittney Skarulis
USFS registered coach, USFS & PSA member, USFS Double Gold Medalist, USFS Senior Regional Competitor, Empire State Games Medalist, State Games of America Silver Medalist, 2 years of experience coaching beginners through USFS Basic Skills competitors.
Kristiana Zuccarini
USFS registered coach, USFS & PSA Member, USFS Double Gold Medalist, USFS Senior Regional Competitor, 4 years of experience coaching beginners through USFS Basic Skills competitors.  Law Degree from Hofstra Law 2016.

 

Our fine staff works with beginners through advanced competitive figure skaters of all ages.  Public Sessions rates are $25 for 20 minutes and $35 for 30 minutes, payable to the instructor.  Admission and skate rental are separate and payable to The Rinx.  Rates for lessons during freestyle sessions vary; please inquire with your private lesson instructor.
24 hour notice for cancellations is required.  For more information on private lessons, please contact The Rinx Total Skating Program at 631-232-3222 ext 209

 
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