Meet The Team

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Kelly Benzinger

  • Has been coaching over 20 years competitive and recreational skaters

  • PSA rated Registered Moves and Certified Freestyle

  •  Coached Minnesota State Champions & medalists, regional & Jr. National competitiors

  • Choreographer for US National, Canadian National, Jr. Grand Prix and Jr. World champions / medalists

  •  Successfully coached skaters from basic skills through USFS Senior Level test 

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Rene Gelecinskyj

  • PSA Coach

  • US Figure Skating/ PSA Category A Coach

  • Coached MN State Champions, Regional Sectional and National Competitors

  • Coached skaters through US Figure Skating Gold Tests

  • Director of the Bloomington Ice Garden Skate School 

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Mary Lind Sebeck

  • PSA Reg. rating in Moves and Freestyle/ CER A

  •  Coached skaters through Gold USFS Moves and Freestyle Tests

  • Coached MN State Champions, Regional, Sectional and National Competitors

  • Regional and Sectional Coach

  • Coach of multiple State and Regional medalists

  •  Coach of State Champion

  •  Coach of Regional Champion

  •  Junior Club Coordinator for the FSC of Bloomington

  • Skate School Instructor since 1994

Club Coaches

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Chanelle Schoonmaker

  • *USFS Double Gold Medalist in Moves in the Field and Freestyle

  • *Regional and State competitor at the Senior level

  • *PSA rated and Certified WeSkate Coach

  • *PSA, USFS and ISI member

  • *ISI Gold Rated Judge

  • *Recreational to competitive skaters at the local and regional level

  • *Coaching since 2005

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Jenny Oliva

  • Coming Soon

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Alana Christie

A Minneapolis native, Alana Christie was a competitive figure skater for fifteen years.

 

She is a double gold medalist in both freestyle and moves in the field.

 

As a member of Miami University Senior Varsity Synchronized Skating team for four seasons, from 2013-2016, where they represented Team USA. 

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Tori Bennet

  • US Synchronized Skating Championships Collegiate Division 2018/2019 (1st)

  • Senior Division 2019/2020 (4th)

  • Senior Division 2021/2022 (2nd)

  • 2020 Leon Lurje Trophy – Gothenburg, Sweden 7th Place

  • 2020 French Cup – Rouen, France 6th Place

  • 2022 ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships 6th Place

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