Ice Skating Staff

Figure Skating Coordinator

Jenny Ward

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Jennifer Ward grew up in Grand Rapids, Michigan and began skating at the age of 6. She competed in local and regional competitions throughout her school years and eventually moved on to college. After two years of study, she joined Disney on Ice and enjoyed 5 ½ years of performing and touring both nationally and internationally with several different productions.. After leaving Disney on Ice, Jennifer moved to Chicago to finish college and received a Bachelor Degree in Performing Arts Management from Columbia College Chicago. While attending classes, she taught skating part time and eventually became a full time skating coach. Jennifer took over the Skating Director position in 2004.

Email  (773) 478-2609 ext. 224 


 

Assistant Figure Skating Coordinator

Kathy Murphy

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Kathy began skating at McFetridge as a child and continued through high school both individually and on a Precision (Synchronized) skating team. Kathy was responsible for forming the first official Chicago Skates Synchronized skating team here in 1988. Since then, she continued to coach with Chicago Skates - 32 total years, coaching 36 teams! This past year Kathy was recognized by United States Figure Skating as one of the top 100 contributors who has made a significant impact at the club level, through hard work, time commitment and ingenuity.

Email  (773) 478-2609

 


 

Ice Skating Staff

 

Monica Allgaier

Figure Skating Instructor

Jessica Burbano

Figure Skating Instructor

Lauren Capra

Figure Skating Instructor, Synchronized Skating Coach

Eve Chalom

Figure Skating Instructor

Kristen Heilemann

Figure Skating Instructor, Synchronized Skating Coach

Sarah Hix

Figure Skating Instructor

Claire Husaynu

Figure Skating Instructor, Synchronized Skating Coach

Katherine Jacob

Figure Skating Instructor

Allyson Klein

Figure Skating Instructor

Nora Klein

Figure Skating Instructor, Synchronized Skating Coach

Jackie Lazzari

Figure Skating Instructor

Anya Lowe

Figure Skating Instructor

Kim Palumbo

Figure Skating Instructor

Jennifer Paske

Figure Skating Instructor

Molly Poniatowski

Figure Skating Instructor

Valentina Salge

Figure Skating Instructor

Miranda Shaver

Figure Skating Instructor, Synchronized Skating Coach

Audra Shindo-Chan

Figure Skating Instructor

Tara Tahil

Figure Skating Instructor, Synchronized Skating Coach

Corey Waldron

Figure Skating Instructor

Audrey Wolz

Figure Skating Instructor