Private Skating Instructors

The Private Lesson Instructors set their own lesson times in accordance with ice availibility. Lessons are typically taught in 15, 20, 30, 45, or 60 minute increments. Custom amounts of time can be arranged with individual coaches. Please contact the instructor directly to confirm rates and avaialbility


Michael Chack

Coached nationwide for 20 years .

Specializes in jumps, spins, choreography and Moves in the Field for all levels including National, World and Olympic level skaters.

Coached by Olympic coaches Peter Burrows, Marylynn Gelderman and Frank Carroll

US National Men’s Bronze medalist, World and Olympic alternate, World University Games Champion, US Olympic Festival Champion, US National Junior Men’s Free skate Champion, US National Novice Men’s Free skate Champion  

Competed on the US international Team for 10 years

Educational background in Biomechanics, Sports Medicine and Dance

Professional Career:

Lead skater, choreographer and show director for Holiday On Ice, Disney On Ice,

Broadway On Ice and Rand Productions in US, Hong Kong and Saudi Arabia.

Woodstock Productions  at Sea World.

Performed in Italian Stars on Ice and Japanese Stars On Ice.

Skated in “Dancing On Ice” Netherlands

Michelle Hong

For information about Michelle please click HERE

Bilal Kheir

Coach Billy Kheir has been coaching USFS & ISI freestyle skaters of all levels for over 20 years. He specializes in the disciplines of Singles, Pairs, and Adult Figure Skating. He concentrates on jump technique, spin technique, off-conditioning, and pole harness training. Coach Billy thrives on creating a healthy team training environment for his skaters who compete at the Local, National, and International Levels. 


Coach Billy is certified in Positive Performance Training to address the mental component for his competitive skaters. He is additionally certified in personal training through ISSA fitness. Coach Billy loves teaching skaters of ALL ages and ALL levels as he shares his knowledge to achieve more substantial jumps, skating skills, and life lessons.


He instills the importance of hard work, discipline, and enjoyment to foster a welcoming, positive skating atmosphere that encourages life-long participation in the sport. Overall, he teaches young skaters and adult skaters to believe in their ability to compete and perform at their best. You can reach out to Coach Billy at and don’t forget to check out Coach Billy on Instagram.

Laura Lipetsky

LLIPETSKY@GMAIL.COM     510-219-7481

Team USA coach. Coach of 3 time US National medalist, 2 time US National Champion, International medalist, several gold medalists and World Champion.

Over a decade of coaching experience. Degree from UC Berkeley and worked as a personal trainer. 

3 time US National competitor, US Gold Medalist, coached and taught by World and Olympic Coaches, and performed in many ice shows. Trained alongside many great skaters such as Michelle Kwan.

Specializes in jumps, spins and skating skills. 

I enjoy coaching skaters of all levels from beginning to International level. Figure skating has always been my passion, so passing on my knowledge to skaters is a blessing.

Speaks English and Russian

Kristen Mita

Contact at 847-687-0834 or

Kristin's strengths are in freestyle, pairs, moves in the field, power stroking, and strength training. Kristen has coached students to Nationals in 2010, 2012, 2013, and 2014, including the Novice Bronze Medalist in 2013.  Additionally in 2013 she traveled to GdaƄsk where she had a student compete in a JGP international competition.  Check out her coaching and other students at

Vadim Shebeco or 415 -654-9262

Member of USSR and the Russian National Team

Cup of Russia Silver Medalist

Degree in Sports and Exercise  Science and Coaching

Principal Skater with the Ice Capades skated the Prince opposite Olympic Champion Dorothy Hamill as Cinderella

Coaching from beginners of all ages to National and International level.

Wendy Silvia

or 415-686-2617

Wendy teaches ice skating, off-ice spinning and conditioning to skaters of all ages.  Teaching my passion is so rewarding.  I look forward to working with you.

Proud Member of the Professional Skaters Association (PSA), USFS and ISI and I am: BA Rated, Sport Science & Medicine Rated and Hockey 1 &2 in PSA & ISI Silver Judge