Skating Club Pros


Senior Professional Coaches

Senior Coaches may teach any skating discipline (dependent upon their own experience) on any TCFSC session. Senior Coaches determine their own rates – please check with them individually.
Note:     The coaches are listed in alphabetical order.




Lauren Griggs | 231-499-4435 | laurenkgriggs@gmail.com

Coached since 2004 at TCFSC
  • - Experience in Synchronized Skating, Ice Dancing, Freestyle, Moves in the Field & Basic Skills.
  • - Passed Gold Ice Dance, Junior Moves in the Field, Juvenile Freestyle.
  • - Competitive Synchronized Skater for 12 years.
  • - Coached for Allegro! Synchronized Skating Juvenile, Open Juvenile, Beginner 2 and Intro Teams 2012-2014.




Heidi Massé | 231.360.0264 | iceiceheidi@yahoo.com

Tests passed
  • - Senior Moves in the Field
  • - Junior Freestyle Silver Dances
  • - 4th Figure Test
  • - Upper Great Lakes competitor ‘91, ‘92, ‘93, ‘97, ‘98
  • - Central Pacifics competitor ‘89, ‘90, ‘94, ‘95
  • - Synchro Nationals competitor 2000 & ‘01
Training
  • - San Jose CA, Peninsula FSC
  • - Redwood City CA, Peninsula FSC
  • - Green Bay WI, Green Bay FSC
  • - Milwaukee WI, Greater Milwaukee FSC
  • - International Skating Center of Connecticut
  • - 5 years + of ballet (pointe), tap, and jazz
  • - 1999-200 skated on the Western University synchronized skating team; cross skater for senior and collegiate team
Coaching experience
  • - Green Bay FSC
  • - Kalamazoo FSC
  • - International Skating Center of Connecticut – Simsbury, CT
  • - Amherst FSC, Amherst, MA
  • - Traverse City FSC
  • - Coached competitors at the Eastern Great Lakes Regional Championships at qualifying levels from 2003 to current
  • - Coached competitors at the US Sectional and National championships.
  • - National Showcase competitors in both solos and ensembles 2005, 2006, & 2007
  • - National Showcase 3rd place overall competitor 2007
  • - National Showcase ensemble champions 2006 & 2007
  • - Former member of the TCFSC Board of Directors
  • - Former Learn to Skate director of the Traverse City Figure Skating Club
Current
  • - Freestyle, Choreography, Moves in the Field
  • - Ice show director
  • - Coaches Northern Lights synchronized skating teams
  • - Coaches High Ice Theatre




Laurent Massé | 231.360.2028 | lmasse73@gmail.com

Tests passed
  • - Gold figures
  • - Gold Freestyle
  • - Juvenile Pairs
  • - Preliminary Dance
Competitive History
  • - Three time National Competitor 1990, 1991, 1992
  • - 1987-1992, Multiple time medalist at the New England Regional and Eastern Sectional Championships from Juvenile through Senior levels.
Coaching Achievements
  • - Coaching since 1997
  • - Coached Skaters at the Regional, Sectional, and National Level in Freestyle.
  • - Coached through Senior Tests in Freestyle and Moves in the Field.
  • - Coached competitors at the Eastern Great Lakes Regional Championships at qualifying levels from 2003 to current
  • - Coached skaters at the US Sectional and National championships.
Current Club Status
  • Traverse City Figure Skating Club Director




Stephanie Miller | 231.409.1997 | thatsawrapmiller@aol.com

Coach at TCFSC since 1999
  • - 25 years of coaching experience
  • - Former USFS Judge
  • - Competitive Ice Danceer for ten years
  • - Synchronized skater for 17 years
  • - Synchronized coach for 13 years
  • - Coaching expertise in Dance, Moves in the Field, Synchro, Basic Skills, stroking and edges
  • - Costume Designer/Stoning and Beading for Olympic and World Skaters from all over the world, including our local skaters
  • - A great resource for good used figure skates. Please call or email for more info
  • - Loves working with kids; a mother and grandmother




Lauren Tondreau | 231-944-4776 | axelqueen100@hotmail.com

Coach since 2005
  • - Coaches Freestyle, Moves in the field, Choreography, group and private lessons, basic skills, low ice theatre, Jr. Club
  • - Coach all levels of competitive and recreational skaters
  • - Passed Senior Freestyle, Senior Moves in the Field, and Pre-Silver Dance
  • - PSA Basic Accreditation
  • - ACE certified personal fitness trainer
  • - Competed all levels through Junior freestyle from 1996-2008, Competed at Eastern Great Lakes Regionals 2004-2008, 2004Eastern Great Lakes Regionals final round qualifier, Intermediate Ladies.
Current
  • - Learn to Skate Director of the Traverse City Figure Skating Club




Meg Worth | megpworth@gmail.com

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Coaching Learn to Skate and beginner skaters
  • - Previously coached at Detroit Skating Club, University of Michigan Skating Club, and Ann Arbor Figure Skating Club.
Tests passed
  • - Junior Freeskate
  • - 5th Figure
  • - Pre-Gold Dances
  • - Junior Pair USFS
Competitive History
  • - Competed in ten Regional competitions and qualified for three Midwestern Sectionals.
  • - Junior Pair Midwestern Bronze Medalist
  • - Senior Synchronized Skating Silver Medalist at U.S. Nationals
Other Experience
  • - Featured guest skater in Ann Arbor, St. Clair Shores, Wyandotte, and Houghton, MI ice shows
  • - Skated professionally in the North American, European, and Middle Eastern Tours of Disney on Ice









Basic Skills Coaches



Susi Pilath | 231.883.2343

TBSC/TCFSC Coach since 2006
  • - May teach private lessons on Basic Skills Free Time
  • - Has passed USFS Adult Bronze, Pre-Preliminary and Preliminary Moves, Dance through Bronze
  • - Presently working on Pre-Juvenile Moves and Pre-Silver Dances
  • - Skated with Adult Synchro Team since its inception, 2000-2010 with competitions through 2009
  • - Have worked on Ice Show Choreography
  • - Related Experience: 10 years Dance/Theatre performance in TC(Ballet, Jazz, Musicals) 20 years as professional clown in TC Registered Nurse, emphasis on Critical Care since 1983, specialized in care of children since 1988 in Post Anesthesia Recovery Room/Munson Medical Center








Junior Coaches

Junior Coaches may teach private lessons on Basic Skills and low freestyle sessions at a rate of pay not to exceed $25/hour.









Assistant Coaches

Assistant Coaches must be at least 16 yrs old & may teach private lessons only on basic skills ice time at a rate of pay not to exceed $17.50/ hour.





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