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Our STARSKATE Dance Coach

Sessions with our STARSkate dance coach are arranged through our STARSkate coaches. 

 

Jamie Britton

 

Coaching Philosophy

In order to aid in the development of each individual’s skills both on and off the ice, I focus on fundamental skills and assisting each skater to surpass their own expectations of themselves by working with them until they have the confidence, perseverance and drive to attain more.

Coaching & Partnering Experience

12 years coaching experience
13 years coaching competitive Dance teams up to the Senior international level
Coached National medalists up to the Novice level
11 years specializing in stroking and basic skating skills
Conducted eight dance seminars, four Grassroot seminars, and been a guest coach at four all-male seminars
19 years partnering dances (from Preliminary to Diamond dances)

Officiating

Provincial Level Ice-Dance Technical Specialist

Certification

National Level (Old NCCP Level 3, Partial Level 4)

Personal Skating Credentials

International competitor at the Junior Dance level
Seven-time National Ice Dance competitor
Coached by World champion (Paul Thomas) and by: Darryl Vanluven, Shawn Winter, Murrey Carey, Holly Henderson and Lil Heming
Trained in Pierrefonds Quebec, Calgary Alberta, Barrie Ontario

Area of Specialization

Essential skating and dance technique for all levels