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Britni Trinidad

Director and Coach

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I graduated from Marquette University, in Milwaukee, WI, in May 2011 with a degree in Elementary Education and Sociology and a minor in family studies. I’m currently employed through the Kenosha Unified School District. I have been coaching individual skaters since 2004, some as early as basic skill level and have also been fortunate to take skaters to the regional level. In 2006-2008 I began coaching synchro with the Cutting Edge Ice Stars, and in 2009 is when I began coaching for the ISI team, Kenosha Ice Prisms. In the Winter of 2011 through Spring of 2013 I coached the Pleasant Prairie Patriettes. I enjoy working with children and watching their faces light up once they have achieved something they worked so hard for. The skaters are the reason why I love my job and have fun doing what I do.

 

 

Kasey Smith

Coach

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Kasey is a double gold medalist in Moves in the Field and Freestyle. Her former coaches include Denise Meyers, Deb Stoery, Cindy Perch and Sandi Delfs. She has worked with choreographer Scott Brown (Gracie Gold’s choreographer). and Russian stroking classes with Oleg Vasiliev (1984 Olympic Pairs skating champion and coach of Olympic pairs skating champions Maxim and Tatiana). She attend the Broadmoor figure skating club’s Summer Skate Camp at the World Arena in Colorado Springs.

Skating Accomplishments 

-Passed senior moves in the field and senior free skate in 2010 

-UGL Competitor up to Novice free

-U. S. Synchronized Skating National Champion at the Juvenile level in 2005 

-U.S. Synchronized Skating National Bronze Medalist at the Novice level in 2006 

-U.S. Synchronized Skating National Bronze Medalist at the Novice level in 2007 and 2008

-Member of Team USA 2006-2007, 2007-2008 with Chicago Jazz 

-President of WVU Figure Skating Club | Morgantown, WV

Education

Bachelors of Science in Multiple Disciplinary Studies (2011- 2016)

West Virginia University - Morgantown, West Virginia 

 Been involved in skating for 19 years and plan on being involved in the sport for life. Enjoys sharing love of the sport with other skaters through coaching.

Tesia Derra

Coach

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David McGrouther

Team Consultant

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David McGrouther coached Team Braemar Jr Team USA (Junior Silver Midwestern Champions) for the 2014-2015 season and specializes in choreography. David has a strong comprehension of International Judging System (IJS) as he organized Britain’s first open IJS competition for Synchronized Skating Teams. British Men's Free skating Champion in 2004 & 2005 and coached Britain’s national synchro team.
 

Board of Directors

Imelda Norvell

IceStars Steering Committee, Chair

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Angela Moreno

IceStars Steering Committee, Member

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Jenny Preble

IceStars Steering Committee, Member

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