28 years of coaching experience
Olympic & World coach, PSA Level 7
Graduated from the Academy of Physical Education and Sport in 1992 from Odessa Ukraine.
Former competitive figure skater and as well a former member of the United States National Team in rowing. Four time national champion in rowing, and she represented the United States for five years in both national and international competitions. She has worked with Daniil Barantsev for four years as an assistant coach, and acts as program director for the Cardinal Figure Skating Team, a local theater-on-ice team. She holds PSA ratings in both the group and freestyle categories. Sarah has a PhD in psychology and in addition to coaching, teaches forensic psychology at Wesleyan University.
Figure skating coach and certified Education professional, 15 years of experience.
- Physicist (SCSU and Wesleyan University graduate studies). Specialist in Jump Biomechanics and Motion analysis.
Currently part of the Coach and Athletic development Master program.
- Former figure skating competitor and dancer (sevillanas, flamenco, tropical, hip hop, modern).
- Body (creative) expression and choreography.
"As a skating educator I can teach all levels, identifying and attending the cognitive and physical demands of each age group. I use the holistic approach."