Snoqualmie Coaching Staff

  • Tina McPherson
  • Figure Skating Director Sno-King Snoqualmie

    National Competitor, 2 x Regional Champion, Sectional Competitor

    2 x USFS Gold Medalist

    Multiple regional medalist

    Trained with World and Olympic Coaches Audrey Weisiger and Kathy Casey

    Additional Coaching Influences:

    Choreography~ Brian Wright, Barbara Flowers

    Spins~ Evelyn Kramer

    22 years coaching Experience

    Teaching ~ Multiple Regional Champions and Medalists, Sectional Competitors,

    Junior National Competitors 

    PHONE: 425-503-2529 

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  • Heather Van Hulle
  • Phone: 425.495.3054
  • Learn to Skate Coordinator

    Executive Assistant to Figure Skating Director Tina McPherson

    USFS Gold Medalist

    Vestibular Training Off Ice Coach

    Coaches Tot-Adult

    Recreational thru Competitive skaters

    ACE Certified Group Fitness Trainer

    CPR and First Aid Certified

    10 Years Coaching Experience

    Teaching - Multiple Regional Medalists and Champions 


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  • Vadim Akolzin
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    Three-time Israeli National champion, men's singles

    Three-time Israeli National champion, pairs

    Competed at World Figure Skating Championships and European Figure Skating Championships 

    Competed at Juniors and Seniors ISU Grand Prix

    Master of Sport of Russia

    Teaching - Figure Skating: Singles,Pairs, harness, lifts, jumps, off-ice. 

    Hockey: power skating, edges, techniques.

    Has coached players and teams of the Portland Winterhawks. 


    PHONE: 909-205-1190

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  • Hayley Chamberlin
  • USFS Gold Medalist

    Rated coach through Professional Skaters Association (PSA). Holds ratings in Moves in the Field (Certified), Freeskate (Registered), and Group Instruction (Registered).

    Regional Competitor

    NASM Certified Personal Trainer and Corrective Exercise Specialist

    Master's Degree in Sport and Exercise Science, with a focus on coaching psychology in figure skating

    10 years of coaching experience, working with all ages and levels

    Rated coach through Professional Skaters Association (PSA). Holds ratings in Moves in the Field (Senior), Freeskate (Registered), and Group Instruction (Registered).

    PHONE: 612-655-1835

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  • Laney Diggs

    3x Team USA member


    5x National competitor

    International competitor & medalist

    Intercollegiate National Champion

    USFS Double Gold Medalist

    Principal soloist for Royal Caribbean Cruises

    Regional judge

    Coached by Frank Carroll & Christa Fassi

    Double Major at UC Berkely in Media Studies & Sociology

    Masters Degree in Criminal Justice

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  • Inga Fedorova
  • Member of Lithuanian National Team and International Competitor

    Extensive and competitive training in Figures, Freestyle and Moves in the Field

    25 years coaching experience 

    Teaching Basic Skills, Moves in the Field, Freestyle, Adults and Off Ice Conditioning 


    PHONE: 847-863-4422

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  • Vladimir Fedorov

    Competitive Skater with extensive competitive experience: 

    Ice Dance Bronze medalist World Championship 

    1994 Olympic Games, Lillehammer, Norway

    Two time Russian National Champion in Ice Dance 

    Silver Medalist at Junior World Championship 

    Medalist at Skate America, Trophy Lalique, Finish Trophy, Skate Canada, European National Championships, NHK Trophy and Cup of Russia 

    Trained with World and Olympic coaches Tatiana Tarasova, Natalia Linichuk and Ron Ludington 

    22 years coaching experience 

    Teaching~ competitive dance teams and singles for US Regional and Sectional Competitions, European and World Championships 

    Teaching Ice Dance, Moves in the Field, Freestyle, Basic Skills and Off Ice Conditioning 

    PHONE: 847-275-9133

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  • Alexis Green

     Figure Skating Coach Sno-King Snoqualmie

    Double Gold Medalist in Moves in the Field and Freestyle USFS

    5+ Years Coaching Experience

    Enjoys teaching and perfecting fundamental skills to make a well-balanced skater

    Recreational thru Competitive Skaters

    Coaches Tot-Adult  

    PHONE: 425-999-9300

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  • Brock Huddleston
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    Master rated coach through Professional Skaters Association (PSA). Holds ratings in group instruction, free skate, moves in the field, and ice dance.
    Began coaching in 2011, working with grassroots and elite-level athletes in eight different states.

    Has trained and taught with world and Olympic level coaches.

    Specialty areas include: spin development, jump technique, power skating, skating skills, group instruction, off-ice instruction, and compulsory ice dance.

    CPR and First Aid certified

    Education: Missouri State University, Master of Professional Studies—Sports Management

    PHONE: 425-954-3464


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  • Hiroe Kakisawa
  • Skated competitively for 15 years

    Japan Regional Champion

    Japanese National Novice Medalist

    Novice International Competition Medalist in Zagreb, Croatia

    Represented Team Japan internationally

    2002 “Junior Grand Prix Skate Canada” team Japan member

    Professional Skater for Royal Caribbean cruise ship ice cast

    6 years with Disney on Ice

    Coaches all ages and levels

    Teaching Freestyle, jumps, spins, moves in the field, and off-ice

    PHONE: 385 238 5568


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  • Heather Klosterman

    US & Canadian Gold medalist, freestyle & moves in the field

    Formerly Tinkerbell with Disney on Ice

    Regional freestyle competitor

    Represented Team USA in 2008 synchronized skating World's competition

    Teaches all levels of skating

    Background in education and youth character development 

    PHONE: 612-418-3990


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  • Cedric Laignier


    Figure Skating Coach Singles and Pairs

    Specializes in Sharpening and Custom Blade Mounting

    French Regional Champion, National Medalist and International Competitor.

    20 years coaching experience

    10 years of skating professionally in ice shows all over the world

    Teaching ~ Regional Champions and Medalists, Sectional Medalists and U.S. National Competitors.


    PHONE: 818-239-6373


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  • Elizabeth Laignier


    Figure Skating Coach, Choreographer, and Personal Trainer

    5 time U.S. National Competitor, Junior Olympic Competitor, Regional and Sectional Champion

    Gold Medalist in Moves in the Field and Freestyle.

    20 years coaching experience

    12 years of skating professionally ice shows all over the world

    Teaching ~ Regional Champions and Medalists, Sectional Medalists and U.S. National Competitors.

    PHONE: 818-983-4825


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  • Janusz McKinnon

    19 years competition experience

    Regional Champion

    Sectional and National competitor

    Performed in the 2002 Salt Lake City Olympic opening and closing ceremony

    Performed 12 years with Disney on Ice

    Performed 2 years in the Sun Valley On Ice show

    Gold Medalist in Freeskate and Moves in the Field

    Over 20 years coaching experience with all levels

    Teaching freestyle, jumps, spins, moves in the field, and off-ice

    PHONE: 801 510 5721


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  • Kevin Shum

    2x National silver medalist 

    International competitor & medalist

    2x US Collegiate Champion

    Coaching influences: Peter Johansson, Mark Mitchell, Rafael Arutyunyan, Karen Kwan Oppegard

    Graduated from MIT with a degree in Computer Science & Engineering

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  • Scott Smith - Resident Guest Coach
  • Former elite competitive figure skater for 20 years

    3x senior international medalist

    4th place at 2003 US Championships

    5th place at 2005 Four Continents Championships

    Only competitor to land a clean quad at the 2006 US Championships

    Former professional show skater having performed with Cirque du Soleil & Royal Caribbean Cruises

    Specializes in jump technique

    Accepting students of all ages and abilities

    To book lessons with Coach Scott, please contact Skating Director Tina McPherson

    PHONE: 301-775-2852


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