Coaches

amy1Amy Pailthorpe

ph: 0428 770 277
email: amy.pailthorpe@internode.on.net

Amy is a Level 1 accredited coach with APSA.

Read more about Amy:

a member of Ice Skating Australia and The Figure Skating Association of Tasmania. She has been skating since the age of 9 and is currently in the ISA level of Intermediate. Amy still actively competes in figure skating competitions around Australia, and is coached by Karolina Korfanty.
Throughout her years of figure skating, she has had the opportunity to compete in many state and interstate competitions; Hollins Trophy, Olympic Trophy Challenge, Crystal Challenge, Winter Sun, Dragon City, Triple Challenge, Tasmanian State Championship and Tasmanian Artistic Trophy. She has been fortunate to be able to attend many figure skating workshops and has learnt useful skating techniques from coaches, Sergei Shakhrai, Richard Laidlaw, Oxana Anichkina, Michael Pasfield, Brian Duckworth, Melanie Carrington, Michael Kho, Meagan Duhamel, Eric Radford, Valentin Kadzevitch, Igor Tchiniaev, Karolina Korfanty, Manon Perron and Kylie Fennell, to improve her skating and coaching skills. Also, Amy has danced since the age of 2 with Jenina’s Dance Workshop and is experienced in a wide variety of dance, including jazz, tap, contemporary, lyrical and ballet, in which she has competed state wide as well as representing Tasmania at interstate competitions. She has played the piano and guitar since primary school, and all of her musical interests complement her love of figure skating.

 

Amy coaches all abilities in figure skating, from beginner to adult. Casual or regular lessons are available, as private lessons or groups lessons.

Other coaches at the rink teach the Learn to Skate program and are also available to coach and assist with our popular birthday parties.