Skating

Ian Walker

Sophie Maskall

Bio

Sophie has completed training through the National Coaching Certification Program to become a Skate Canada CanSkate coach. Since the age of twelve she’s been helping with learn-to-skate programs and in the past two years has been

Matt Veenstra

Bio

Matt is UBC’s most senior hockey instructor with experience with youth programs and minor hockey coaching in the lower mainland over the last 5 years. Matt is an NCCP certified level coaching having completed his Coach

Rose Punsky

Bio

Rose has been figure skating since the age of five and played two years of hockey in high school. She started coaching in middle school and was excited to join the UBC coaching team last year.

Hanna Van Inwegan

Bio

Hanna is originally from Seattle, and is currently studying Music Education at UBC.  She fell in love with skating at age 7 and competed for several years before retiring to testing.  Hanna has been coaching

Daniel Bae

Bio

Daniel has been coaching the learn to skate and various hockey programs at UBC for one year including the summer UBC Junior T-Birds hockey camp. He played minor hockey for 8 years for the Port Coquitlam

Mike Nardi

Melanie Kichherr

Bio

Melanie has been surrounded by figure skating since the young age of 5, beginning in Switzerland. She competed for about 8 years up to the Junior level in the United States Under USFSA, she is a

Satish Stefansson

Bio

Satish Stefansson is a professional figure skater with over 20 years of competitive experience. He began competing at the age of 3 and competed on behalf of Skate Canada in senior singles at multiple international events.

Allison Duff