MEET OUR

Fully Qualified Coaches

Leona Boyle

Skating Coordinator
Mayfield Figure Skating Club

  • National Certified Coach
  • 40+ years coaching experience
  • Bachelor of Education Degree
  • Skate Canada Coach & Club Service Delivery Consultant
  • Skate Canada CanSkate Resource Team Member
  • CanSkate Coach Course Learning Facilitator
  • CanSkate University Learning Facilitator
  • STAR 1-4 Judge
  • STAR 6 – Gold Coach Assessor

Kara Fizzard

Certified Regional Coach
Mayfield Figure Skating Club

  • 5 Years Coaching Experience
  • HIGH FIVE Sport Certification
  • Currently in Bachelor of Education and Bachelor of Science Combined Degree at the University of Alberta, Campus Saint-Jean
  • Received Triple Gold Award, Interpretive of the Year 2014-2015 (St. Albert Skating Centre), Skater of the Year 2015-2016 (St. Albert Skating Centre)
  • Bilingual (French-English)

Crystal Halko

Certified Regional Coach
Mayfield Figure Skating Club

  • 23 Years Coaching Experience
  • Special Events Coordinator & Special Events Management Certification
  • 2020 Volunteer Coach Recipient Winner – Edmonton Region
  • CanPowerSkate Trained

Melissa Kohut

In-Training Regional Coach
Mayfield Figure Skating Club

  • 2 Years Coaching Experience
  • Attending U of A for Bachelor of Science, Majoring in Neuroscience
  • Received the Quad Gold Award
  • 2019 Leading Edge Series Gold Free Skate – Silver Medalist
  • STARSkate Championship 2018-2019 – Gold Medalist in Gold Free Skate and Bronze Medalist in Gold Women Interpretive

Victoria Newton

Certified CanSkate Coach
Mayfield Figure Skating Club

  • 3 Years Coaching Experience
  • Received the Quad Gold Award

Makayla Polanski

Regional Trained Coach
Mayfield Figure Skating Club

  • 5 Years Coaching Experience
  • Attending the University of Alberta for a Bachelor of Science, Biological Sciences Major
  • Received the Quad Gold Award
  • 2016 STARSkate Athlete of the Year – Edmonton Region
  • Gold Medalist in the Gold Triathlon at STARSkate Championships 2016 & 2017

Rhea Sherman

Certified Regional Coach
Mayfield Figure Skating Club

  • 6 Years Coaching Experience
  • 5 Years Program Assistant Experience
  • Bachelor of Commerce Degree in progress at the University of Alberta, Campus Saint-Jean
  • Bilingual (French-English)
  • Skate Alberta-NWT/Nunavut Membership Relations Committee Member
  • CanPowerSkate Trained

Paige Walker

Certified Regional Coach
Mayfield Figure Skating Club

  • 9 Years Coaching Experience
  • Bachelor of Health Science (TRU) and Diploma in Diagnostic Medical Sonography (NAIT)
  • STAR 1-4 Judge
  • Completed the Skate Canada Challenge Mentorship in 2019

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