Our Coaches


Brianna Clarks

Brianna Clarks

Brianna Clarks


briclarkson@ hotmail.com


 · CanSkate Certified

NCCP Level 1 Certified 


· Gold free skate, skills, dance and   interpretive tests 

· Senior competitive free skate

· Silver medalist Canada Winter Games in Novice   Ladies 

· Provincial Champion in Pre-Juvenile and   Juvenile 

· Won WOS Pre-Novice Ladies BMO Merit Award

· 7th place Nationals in Novice and   Junior Ladies 

· WESPY Figure Skating Awar


Vicky Bellair

Brianna Clarks

Brianna Clarks


vickibellaire@ hotmail.com


 · NCCP Level 2 (ISPC)

CanSkate Certified 

 · Coached All Disciplines(Free Skate, Dance, Skating Skills)

Now Specializing in Skating Skills 


Susan Bremner

Brianna Clarks

Susan Bremner


empowerselfcreation@gmail. com


 · NCCP Level 4 (5 Tasks)

· NCCP Level 3 Singles & Dance Theory/Gen Subjects/Technical


· National   StarSkate Triathlon Gold Medalist

· Sports   Hamilton National Coach Award

· Medalists   also in Recreational, Development Team, Sectionals & Provincial   Competitions

· SO   Ontario Winter Games Silver Medalist & National Qualifier

· Coached   skaters from CanSkate to Quad Gold Skills, Free Skate, Dance &   Interpretive


Marilyn Holland

Jody St. Louis-Byrne

Sandy MacDougall





· NCCP Level 4 Partial

· NCCP Level 3 Trained Theory/Technical/Singles

· NCCP Level 2 Certified Singles/Dance/Pairs

· CEP GOLD Status 

· National Coach Apprentice Program 2010

CanPower- Skate  


· GOLD Ice Dance Medalist

· SILVER Free Skate Medalist

· Director Adult Ice Dance Program 

· Director Ice Dance Program for Preliminary to   Gold StarSkaters

· Divisional Qualifiers Ice Dance

· WO Sectional Medalists Ice Dance

· Provincial Championship Ice Dance

· WO Development Team Ice Dance

· Gold + Diamond Medalist Ice Dance and Skate   Skills


Sandy MacDougall

Jody St. Louis-Byrne

Sandy MacDougall




 · 9 of 12 NCCP Level 4 Tasks

· NCCP Level 3 Certified Singles

· Level 2 Dance, Pairs

· CanPower- Skate Certified


· Gold Test

· Novice Competitor 

· Skaters to National and International Levels

· Sectional and Provincial Champions

· Taken skaters from Beginner through to Gold tests in all   disciplines

· 39 years coaching experience

· Received several Coaching Awards


Jody St. Louis-Byrne

Jody St. Louis-Byrne

Jody St. Louis-Byrne





· NCCP Level 3 Certified - Singles, dance, Pairs

· CanPower- Skate Certified


· Competed at the 1973 Canadian Figure Skating   Champion- ships as a Junior Ladies Competitor

· Triple Gold Medalist in Figures, Free Skate   & Dance

· Travelled with Shipstads & Johnsons Ice   Follies for 2 tours

· Organized and development skating programs   for City of Windsor's summer programs - sanctioned under Skate Canada

· Trained skaters at regional, sectional,   provincial & national competition in recent years

· Coaches all aspect of skating - free skate, dance & skills


Vern Taylor

Mike de la Penotiere

Mike de la Penotiere





· NCCP Level 3

· NCCP Level 4 partial

· CanPower- Skate Certified

CEP –Bronze Status 


· 1st person to land triple axel in   competition ( 1978 worlds)

· 1978 -12th at World Figure Skating   Championships 

· 1978- 4th at Skate Canada   International Championships 

· 1978 & 1979 Canadaian Sr Mens Silver   medalist

· Junior (1977) & Novice (1973)Canadian   Mens Champion1977-2nd at Junior World Championships 

· Over 28 years of coaching experience in   FreeSkate, Figures, Skills, Dance, Pairs, and Precision and Power skating.

· Coach of national level skaters

· Coach of Canadian Men Novice & Junior   Champion

· I also do skate sharpening


Mike de la Penotiere

Mike de la Penotiere

Mike de la Penotiere




 Level I – Fastrack through Level 2 


· Gold Dance

· Sr. Silver FS

· Canadian Novice Dance Champion

· Sr. Silver Medalist (2X)

· (2X) World Team Competitor: 12th in World

· US National Competitors (Singles & Pairs)   National Champions

· Canadian National Competitors (Singles)

· Synchro Novice Canadian Championships

· Dance Partnering: Gold & Diamond Dances

· Harness Lessons: To develop jumps


RiverSide Coaches

Mike de la Penotiere

RiverSide Coaches




· NCCP Level 2

Master rated U.S.A. Figure's + Freestyle 


· Northern Ontario Jr. Mens Champion

· Northern Ontario Sr. Mens Champion

· Canadian Jr. Mens Silver Medal 

· Canadian Sr. Mens Bronze Medal 

· 5 Gold Medalist Figure's + Freestyle

· Worked with Handicaped

· Power Skating coach at First Hockey School   Toronto

· Master Coaching degree with professional   skater's guild U.S.A. Figures + Freestyle

· Director of Skating Miami university Oxford   Ohio

· Owner + Manager of lake Bernard Summer   Skating School / Sundridge Ontario