Coach Charlotte McLean

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   Email:

      charlotteskate@rogers.com

   Phone Number:

     519-474-4781

   Coaching Since:

     1977

   NCCP Certification Level:

     Level 3 Free Skate and Dance

Additional NCCP Training includes the following Level 4 Courses:  Energy Systems, Music and Choreography, Nutrition, Recovery and Regeneration, Practical Coaching: Advanced Skills, Biomechanics of Advanced Skills, Advanced Strategy and Tactics, Analysis of Competitive Performance, Long Term Athlete Development, Mental Prep for Coaches, and Mental Prep for Elite Athletes.

Training / Education

  • CEP Gold Status Coach
  • Studied Dance
  • Grade 8 Piano and Grade 2 Theory
  • BA Applied Social Sciences & Recreation
  • Honours BSc Human Ecology

Coaching Objectives

  • Everyone has the potential to be successful.
  • Strive to master your sport to the best of your abilities as you will get more enjoyment and satisfaction in your performances while practicing, testing and competing.
  • Believe in your athlete.
  • Never give up helping the skaters achieve their goals.

Specialties

  • Free Style: Preliminary to Gold Star Competitive, Pre-Juvenile up to Senior Competitive
  • Skills: Preliminary to Gold
  • Dance:  Preliminary to Diamond, Pre-Juvenile up to Senior Competitive
  • Interpretive:  Preliminary to Gold
  • Stroking: All levels
  • Choreograph solos, free dance and carnival numbers
  • CanSkate

Skating Background

  • Gold and Diamond dance, Jr. Competitive dance
  • Gold skills/figures, Silver free skate
  • Coached by National, World competitors and World Level Coaches
  • Currently continue to skate at Social Ice Dance Events

Skaters and Personal Accomplishments

  • Skaters compete at Star Skate Competitions, Provincials Star Skate and Competitive, Challenge, Nationals
  • I have completed 11 Level 4 courses since January, 2010. I attend WOS AGM, National ACGM and their workshops with world level facilitators
  • My students have passed skating tests from Preliminary to Gold in all disciplines as well as competing.  In the past few months,  I have had several skaters who achieved their Gold Free Skate, Gold Interpretive, Gold Dances and Gold Skills
  • Nominated for the Skate Canada Club & Recreational Coach Award of Excellence 2016 & 2010