Meet our Coaching Team
Please note that the coaches are are not employed by the Frosty Spot Ice Skating Rink.
Head Coach - Beginners, Elementary, Novice, Intermediate, Advanced, Synchro, Private Lessons - All levels
Camilla is from Sweden and first started skating at the age of 4, then started competing nationally and internationally from the age of seven. She has over 10 years of coaching experience and joins us after after touring professionally in ice shows and more recently coaching competitive singles and synchronized skating in Beijing and Hong Kong.
Coach - Private Lessons - All levels
Karla’s passion for figure skating began when she stepped on the ice at age 4! Growing up In Auckland and skating for Auckland Ice Figure Skating Club, she gained over 10 years of competitive skating experience, during which she was a regional and national level skater. Her coaching goal is to help students of all ages, not just learn to skate, but develop a love and understanding of how our bodies perform the amazing feats that ice-skating has to offer and help achieve their skating goals.
Coach - Beginner Figure Skating
Russell comes to us as a convert from the world of inline skating (rollerblading), which he first started in 2003. He was certified as an ICP Level 1 inline skate instructor in 2005, and taught adult beginner inline skating at Kilbirnie Rec Centre for 6 years. On discovering Wellington had an ice rink, he made the switch to ice at the end of 2020. He loves helping people progress their skating goals, and seeing their enjoyment as they move from tentative first steps to confident skating.
STUDENT COACH TIA
Student Coach - Learn to Skate / Beginner Figure Skating
Tia has grown up learning dance and gymnastics and is currently part of the Tautua cultural dance group. In her spare time she loves to sing and volunteers her time at the Salvation Army by being a leader for one of the young children's programmes. Tia started figure skating 2.5 years ago at the Frosty Spot rink in Seaview where her passion for figure skating grew. Tia is looking forward to helping others learn to figure skate.