Coaching Staff 2017-2018

Breanne Johnson

Brittany Smith

Amy Coffman

Kassandra is a member of USFS and PSA. She has been a member of the Westminster FSC of Erie for 21 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 and private lessons for 12 years. In addition, she coached the Westminsterettes and Ice Crystals performance teams for a combination of 6 years and assisted for 5 years. Kassandra has also been part of the Gliding Stars of Erie program for 9 years and a coach with the program for 5 years. Kassandra has a Bachelor of Science degree in Sports and Exercise Science from Gannon University.

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

 Coaching Fee: $9.50/15 minutes
    Phone: 814-746-5744 (email) kbskate3@yahoo.com

Kassandra Bidwell

  

Amy is a member of USFS and PSA. She has been a member of WFSC for the past 29 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 fourteen years of coaching, Amy has successfully coached skaters from beginner through Senior Moves, Novice Fressstyle and Silver Dance test. She has choregraphed routines for competitions, club shows, Westminsterettes and Elite Edges exhibition groups.

Areas of Private lessons include: Freestyle, Moves in the Filed, Dance and Basic Skills

Coaching Fee: $9.00/15 minutes

Phone: 814-450-5193     (e-mail) amymay5180@aol.com

 

Brigitta Francoeur

  

Brigitta has been a part of the skating world since 1980 as a competitor, professional preformer 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 PSA since 1994. She was a featured professional skater with the Ice Capades for over 6 years, performed with Nutcrasker on Ice and performed in other international productions. As an amateur skater, she trained in Colorado Springs with renowned coaches Carlo Fassi, Jack Raffloer and Janet Champion. Brigitta began establishing her coaching career in 1994, proudly and systematically developing her students abilities from Learn to Skate level skaters to Regional Competitors, Fold level medalists, performers and onto coaches themselves.

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

Coaching Fee: $12.50/15 minutes

Phone: (cell) 814-860-1871 (email) brigitta.ba@gmail.com

 
  

Breanne is a member of USFS and PSA. She has been a member of WFSC for the past 22 years and a coach with the club for the past 6 years. Breanne graduated in December 2014 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Education, Early Childhood (PreK-4) and Special Education (PreK-8). She has recently graduated with her Masters in Reading.

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

Coaching Fee: $9.00/15 minutes

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

 
  

Brittany is a member of USFS and PSA. She has been a member of WFSC for five years. She has been a member of San Diego FSC in California since 1997 before moving to Erie in 2010.  She has achieved her Gold medals in Moves in the Field and Freestyle and has a Pre-Gold Dace. She competed Pre-Preliminary through Senior freestyle and artistic levels. During her competitive years, she received the William O. Smythe Memorial trophy for Artistic Excellence twice. She has performed in many shows, as well as choreographed for recitals and show programs. She has taught group lessons for 16 years and private lessons for 15 years.

Areas of prive lessons include: Freestyle, Dance, Choreography

Coaching Fee: $10.00/15 minutes

Phone: 814-323-5780 (email) brittskatesd88@gmail.com