Breanne Johnson

Brittany Becker

Kassandra is a member of USFS and PSA.  She has been a member of the Westminster FSC of Erie for 26 years.  She has completed her Senior Moves in the Field and Junior Freestyle and was a competitive skater for 10 years. Kassandra has coached group basic skills and private lessons for 16 years. In addition, she coached the Westminsterettes and Ice Crystals performance teams for a combination of 6 years and assisted for 5 years. She has also been a volunteer coach for the Gliding Stars of Erie program for 13 years and a coach with the program for 8 years. Kassandra has a Bachelor of Science degree in Sports and Exercise Science from Gannon University.

 

Areas of private lessons: Freestyle, Moves in the Field, Choreography and Basic Skills.

Coaching Fee: $10.00/15 minutes

Phone: 814-746-5744  email: kbskate3@yahoo.com

  

Brigitta has been a part of the skating world since 1980 as a competitor, professional performer and a coach with the Westminster FSC. She also was the Director of Figure Skating at Penn State Behrend for 13 years. Brigitta is part of a vast network of accomplished skating professionals throughout the US and Canada. She has been a member of the USFS since 1980 and member of the Professional Skaters Association since 1994. She was a featured professional skater with the Ice Capades for over 6 years, performed with Nutcracker On Ice and performed in other international productions. As an amateur skater, she trained in Colorado Springs, Colorado with renowned international coaches Carlo Fassi, Jack Raffloer and Janet Champion. Brigitta began establishing her coaching career in 1994, proudly and systematically developing her student’s abilities from Learn to Skate level skaters to Regional competitor's, Gold level medalists, performers and onto coaches themselves.

 

Areas of private lessons include: Freestyle, Moves in the Field, Choreography, Basic Skills, and Power Hockey Skating Skills

Coaching Fee: $12.50/15 minutes

Phone: 814-860-1871  email: coachbrigitta@gmail.com

 
  

Breanne is a member of USFS and PSA.  She has been a member of Westminster FSC of Erie for the past 26 years, the last 10 of which, she has been a coach.  Breanne graduated in December 2014 with a Bachelors of Science degree in Education, Early Childhood (PreK-4th) and Special Education (PreK-8th).  Following graduation, Breanne went on to receive her Masters in Reading in the Spring 2015. 

Areas of private lessons include: Freestyle, Moves in the Field, Choreography, Basic Skills and Hockey. 

Coaching Fee: $10.00/15 minutes

Phone: 814-823-2709  email: forcier.breanne@gmail.com

 

Christina Walczak - Christina is a member of USFS and PSA. She has her Basic Accreditation, PSA hockey skating 1 & 2 certification, Safesport certified, First Aid/CPR certified, and Learn to Skate Instructor. She has been skating for 17 years and a coach for 10 years. Christina has achieved her gold medals in Moves in the Field and Freestyle.  She has participated and choreographed routines for multiple local ice shows and competition programs.

Christina has a Bachelor’s degree in early childhood and Childhood Education, and her Master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction. Christina’s coaching philosophy is, “My goal as a coach is to spread my love and enthusiasm for the sport and art of figure skating. I believe in teaching very strong basics while developing well-rounded athletes who understand the importance of sportsmanship. I enjoy sharing my knowledge and passion for the sport by guiding athletes through their journeys and watching them grow.”

 

Areas of private lessons: Freestyle, Moves in the Field, Basic Skills, Choreography, Adult, and Hockey power skating and skills

Coaching Fee: $10.00/15 minutes

Phone: (cell) 716-450-0036       email: icegirl2012@hotmail.com

  

Brittany is a member of PSA, USFS, Safesport certified, and is currently working to get her basic accreditation through PSA.  She has been a member of Westminster FSC of Erie for 11 years.  During her competitive years, she was a member of the San Diego FSC in San Diego, CA.  Brittany has achieved her gold medals in Freestyle and Moves in the Field, and has achieved her Pre-Gold in Dance.  She was awarded the William O Smyth award for Artistic Excellence twice in the Juvenile and Junior levels.  Brittany performed in many shows in San Diego and Erie.  Brittany has over 11 years of coaching experience; she has experience coaching beginner through Advanced IJS skaters (Competitive, LTS USA, and Recreational), as well as power skating skills for Hockey.

 

Areas of private lessons: Freestyle, Moves in the Field, Dance, Choreography, Adult and Power Skating Skills for Hockey

Coaching Fee: $11.00/15 minutes

Phone: 814-323-5780 email:coachbritt535@gmail.com

 
  

Amy is a member of USFS and PSA. She has been a member of the Westminster FSC of Erie for many years and represented the club competitively for 10 years. She is a Gold Medalist in Moves in the Field and has also achieved her Junior Freestyle, Pre-Gold Dance, and First Figure tests. In her sixteen years of coaching for Westminster, Amy has successfully coached skaters from beginner through Senior Moves in the Field, Novice Freestyle, and Silver Dance tests. She has also choreographed routines for competitions, club shows, and the Westminsterettes and Elite Edges exhibition groups.

 

Areas of private lessons: Freestyle, Moves in the Field, Dance, Choreography, and Basic Skills.

Coaching Fee: $10.00/15 minutes

Phone:  814-450-5193  email: amymay5180@aol.com

 
Coaching Staff 2021-2022

Amy Coffman

Kassandra Bidwell

Christina Walczak

Brigitta Francoeur