Coaches

Catherine Niemeier

  • Currently working through her PSA ratings, and has passed Basic Accreditation Exam
  • USFS Category A and SafeSport Compliant
  • Serves as the GEFSC Learn to Skate Director
  • Coaching since 2004
  • Passed USFS gold in Moves in the Field, Junior Pairs, and Novice Freeskate
  • Competed at the national and international level in Pairs.
  • Coaches Freestyle, Choreography, Group class, Moves in the Field, Theatre on Ice, and Power
  • GEFSC coach of Novice and Adult Theatre on Ice Teams
  • Bachelor of social work from USI

Grace Myer

  • USFS Category A Compliant
  • Coaching group lessons since 2008 and coaching private lessons since 2013
  • Competed at the Eastern Great Lakes Regional Competition and the National Theatre on Ice Competition
  • Coaches Freestyle, Choreography, Moves in the Field, Power, Off Ice, and Group Classes
  • Passed USFS Junior Moves in the Field and Intermediate Free skate
  • Bachelor degree of Political Science from U of E
  • Email: gemyer21@gmail.com

Brianna Linenburg

  • Professional Skaters Association Rating of Registered Moves in the Field Instructor, and Registered Freestyle Instructor
  • USFS Category A Compliant
  • Coaching competitively representing GEFSC since 2011 and has been a Learn to Skate instructor since 2009
  • Passed USFS Gold Moves in the Field, Silver in Ice Dancing, and Novice Free skate
  •  Competed at the Eastern Great Lakes Regional Qualifying Competition, National Theatre on Ice, and the Indiana State Competition.
  • Coaches competitive figure skating, Moves in the Field, and hockey skating skills
  • Bachelor of education from USI
  • Email: blinenburg@gmail.com

Dana Tang

  • Professional Skaters Association Rating of Registered Moves in the Field Instructor
  • Professional Coach/Choreographer CER and SafeSport Compliant
  • Coaching group lessons since 2008 and coaching private lessons since 2013
  • Passed USFS Gold in Ice Dance and Moves in the Field, Solo Free Dance, and Junior Freestyle
  • Competed at Eastern Great Lakes Regional Championships and National Theatre on Ice
  • Coaches group, basic skills, freestyle, ice dance, and moves in the field
  • B.S. in Computer Science and a minor in web development, with honors, from USI, working on Masters in Business Admin with emphasis in Data Analytics
  • Email: dana.g.k.tang@gmail.com

Christin Thompson

  • USFS Category A Compliant
  • Coaching group since 2006 and private instruction since 2008
  • Certified as completing the skating director courses at the North American Rink Conference in 2012
  • Passed USFS Novice Moves in the Field test as well as her Novice Free Skate test
  • Competed at the national and international level in Pairs.
  • Coaches Freestyle, Choreography, Group class, Moves in the Field, Theatre on Ice, and Power
  • GEFSC coach of Prelim Theatre on Ice Team, and production number national showcase group
  • Bachelor of Health Services with a concentration in Administration from USI

Aeriel De Jesus

  • USFS Category B Compliant
  • Coaching since 2004
  • Passed USFS Novice Moves in the Field and Intermediate Free skate test
  • Competed at Eastern Great Lakes Regionals, National Theatre on Ice, and National Showcase
  • Coaches competitive figure skating, Moves in the Field, and off-ice conditioning
  • Currently attends the University of Evansville, majoring in Exercise Science Pre-Professional and will be in the Doctorate of Physical Therapy program starting summer 2018. She will be obtaining her CSCS (certified strength and conditioning specialist) certification after undergraduate studies