1992 Mission Figure Skating Club 1992 – 2001 Abbotsford Skating Club 2002 – Current
Coaching Levels & Certification:
Complete Level 3 and partial Level 4 for Singles, Partial Level 2 for Dance, Certified CanSkate and CanPowerSkate Instructor, Program Assistant Coordinator and our CanPower Coordinator.
Coach Association of Canada – Making Ethical Decisions, Hockey Canada – Speak Out, First Aid, Back Check (Criminal Record Check), Skate Canada – Club Administrator Certificate, Abbotsford Senior Secondary Graduate, University of the Fraser Valley Office Careers Program Graduate, and BC Super Host Certificate.
Over 10 years as a club Administrator/Coordinator (multiple programs), BC Coast Regional Development Team Committee Member & Evaluator, BC Coast Region Seminar Instructor and Coordinator, CanSkate Lead Coach for Skate Canada “CanSkate Pilot Project” 2010/11, BC Winter Games Team Coach 1995 & 1996 for Zone 3, 4 & 5, Team BC Coach for Canada Winter Games 2003, Successfully coached skaters to Gold Level test achievement, StarSkate, in the disciplines of Freeskate, Skills & Dance, Successfully coached skaters to test achievement, Competitive, at the Junior Singles Level, successfully coached skaters to Regional, Sectional (Provincial), Western Challenge (Western Canadian), Junior National, Interprovincial invitational events and Novice International Events.
Coaching Experience: ISPC Certified -Level 3. Tami has been coaching since 2006 and is the program coordinator for the Pre-Academy and Skate Academy programs and co-coordinated the 2011 Abbotsford Skating Clubs 40th Anniversary Ice Show.
Test Accomplishments: Tami has passed her Gold Freeskate, Gold Figure/Skills, Gold Dances, Gold Interpretive, Pre-Novice Pairs, and Senior Competitive Tests.
Competition Highlights: 1991 BC Junior Ladies Champion and 1999 BC Senior Ladies Champion.
Skating Shows: Performed with Kenneth Feld’s Wizard of Oz on Ice portraying the role of Dorothy Gale, Performed with Disney on Ice presents Snow White and the Seven Dwarf’s portraying the role of Snow White, Performed in Discovery on Ice starring Jamie Sale and David Pelltier, Skated and performed with Canada Ice Dance Theater. Coaching Abilities: All levels of skaters in the disciplines of Freeskate, skills, dance, and interpretive.
Started skating at the age of 7 and joined a synchronized skating team at the age of 10.
Coaching Experience: NCCP Certified (Level 1), CanSkate Certified, Program Assistant 2005-2006, Taught Learn To Skate from 2007-2011, Started Coaching at the Abbotsford Skating Club in the Summer of 2012, and Synchro Seminars. She presently trains at the Abbotsford Skating Club and with the Lower mainland Synchronized Skating Club.
Skates on an Intermediate team: Ice X-plosion and an Adult 1 team: Ice X-odus
Competition Highlights: Competed in the Canadian Synchronized Skating Championships 4 times, in the year 2008, 2011, 2013, 2014, placing in the top 10.
Tests Accomplishments: Gold Dance, Gold Skills, Gold Interpretive and Jr. Bronze FreeSkate. On top of coaching, she is pursing a Bachelor of Science in Nursing at the University of the Fraser Valley.
I am a certified NCCP Level 1 coach. I graduated High School in 2000 & studied one year at UFV.
Coaching Experience: As a skater, I have my Gold Skills, Gold Interpretive, Gold Freeskate (Partial) & Gold Dance (Partial). I have 6 years of coaching experience. I have held such positions as, Head Coach with the Hope Skating Club & many positions with the Abbotsford Skating Club, such as; Group Program Coordinator, Program Assistant Coordinator, Off Ice Program coordinator, Co-Produced Ice Shows, Co-Coordinated Summer School, coached Synchro teams, competitive & recreational skaters.
I left my passion of coaching & figure skating 5 years ago, to have & raise my beautiful daughter. Now, I've found myself in a position to return to my passion & I couldn't be happier.
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