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Meet Our Coaches

The Figure Skating Club of Bloomington features six experienced, accomplished professional coaches who will help your skater reach their full potential. All coaches are members of the Professional Skaters Association (PSA) and have coached state champions, as well as regional and national competitors.

Thomas Amon

Thomas has coached multiple State and Regional Champions, as well as Sectional, Junior National and National competitors. He has a PSA Master Rating in Freeskating and Moves in the Field. Thomas turned professional in 1998.

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Kelly Benzinger

Kelly has been coaching for more than 20 years. An accomplished choreographer, Kelly has coached State Champions, as well as Regional and Junior National competitors. She is PSA rated for Registered Moves and Certified Freestyle.

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Peter Biver

Peter is the coach of USFS Gold Medalists in Moves, Freestyle and Pairs as well as National competitors. He's a two-time Regional Medalist in pairs and a five-time Gold Medalist in Moves, Freestyle and Pairs.

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Lorie Charbonneau

Lorie has coached State Champions, Regional and National competitors, and two National Champions. She is PSA Master-rated in Freeskating and a PSA Level V National Ranked Coach. Lorie is a Figure Skating Gold Medalist and turned professional in 1982.

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Rene Gelecinskyj

Rene has coached State Champions, as
well as Regional, Sectional and National competitors. She has coached skaters through U.S. Figure Skating Association Gold Tests,
and is a PSA Category A Coach. In addition, Rene is the Director of the Bloomington Ice Garden Skate School.

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Mary Lind Sebeck

Mary has coached State and Regional Champions, as well as Regional and National competitors. She is PSA-rated in Moves in the Field and Freestyle. Mary has been a Skate School instructor for more than 20 years and is the FSC of Bloomington Junior Club Coordinator.

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