Jaidyn DeStefano Alai

Jaidyn DeStefano Alai

Phone: 480-688-0532
Lesson Rate: $25 half hour lesson
Coaching Experience: 4 years of coaching experience at AZ Ice Gilbert
Training: Trained in Moves in the Field, Ice Dance, and Freestyle. I am certified in Learn To Skate as well as Safe Sport
Experience: 10 years of competitive experience, taught various levels for the US Figure Skating Learn to Skate program from Snowplow Sam through Adult. I've performed in countless Christmas shows and club showcases while a member of the Copper State FSC
Education: I am currently working on my bachelors degree in the education program at NAU. My dream of becoming a teacher goes hand in hand with my passion for inspiring the upcoming skaters I’ve worked with


Abbie Clayton

Abbie Clayton
  • Phone: 928-864-8100
  • Email:
  • Lesson Rate: $25.00/half hour- lessons offered on club or public skate sessions
  • Coaching Experience: July 2018-Current, Safesport Trained, Learn to Skate coach
  • Moves in the field tests: Intermediate
  • Free skate tests: Juvenile
  • Ages Taught: ALL
  • Specialties: Freestyle skating and beginner level moves in the field
  • Experience: Competitively skating for eight years, Competed Juvenile Girls Freeskate/Showcase Dramatic, Placed 3rd in Preliminary Girls at the 2017 SWP Regional Championships, Winter & Spring skating exhibitions, Lead role in Frozen on Ice
  • Education: 2017 Flagstaff High School graduate, National Academy of Sports Medicine certified personal trainer, pursuing NAU undergraduate degree in Health Sciences: Fitness Wellness

Laurel Combs

Laurel Combs
  • Phone: (650) 576-0793
  • Contact Laurel
  • Lesson Rates: $35 per 1/2 hour
  • Coaching Experience: 16 years coaching, 10 years competitive skating, 21 years skating experience/li>
  • Tests Passed: Gold Medalist Moves in the Field, Senior Moves in the Field, Intermediate Free Skating, Pre-Gold Ice Dance
  • PSA Rating: Certified Freeskate Instructor, Registered Moves in the Field, Level II Ranking
  • Competition Results: 1st place in Master's Novice Freeskate, 1st place Women's Championship
    Masters Dramatic at 2007 Adult National Championships
  • Ages Taught: All ages
  • Specialties: Freestyle, moves in the field, beginning ice dance, choreography, off-ice conditioning, and flexibility
  • Education: BS in Nursing, Northern Arizona University
  • Experience: Competed at the 2007 US Figure Skating Adult National Championships and 1996 and 1997 Central Pacific Regional Championships. Completed PSA Coaching Apprenticeship in Scottsdale, AZ. Coach of regional and National Showcase competitors. Director of FFSC's Tribute to Disney's Frozen on Ice. Performer and Coach for Dark Sky Aerial and Momentum Aerial. Certified level 1 Lyra instructor and Flexibility Coach

Gwen Durkee


Phone: 480-710-2411
Lesson Rate: $30 half hour lesson
Coaching Experience: 12 of years skating experience, Learn to Skate FFSC 2021-Present, Learn to Skate Ice Den Scottsdale 2018-2022, Tanner’s Kids 2015-2020
Moves in the field tests: Junior
Free skate tests: Juvenile
Ice Dance tests: Silver
Ages taught: All
Specialties: Moves in the field, freestyle, ice dance, edge work, off-ice conditioning, & stretch
Experience: Figure Skated 2010-Present, Ice Danced 2015-Present, Skated competitively 2014-2021, Coyotes Theater on Ice 2015-2020, National Theater on Ice Competition 2015-2020, National Solo Dance Series (Shadow dance) 2021
Education: Pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry with a minor in Spanish at Northern Arizona University


Lauren Kreuter

Lauren Kreuter
  • Phone: 661-993-1222
  • Email:
  • Lesson Rate: $25.00/half hour
  • Coaching Experience: August 2017-Current, Safesport Trained, Learn to Skate Coach
  • Moves in the Field Test: Senior
  • Free Skate Tests: Juvenile
  • Ice Dance Tests: Silver
  • Ages Taught: All
  • Experience: I have 17 years of figure skating experience and 4+ years of coaching experience with figure skating and hockey students of all ages. I've qualified for National Showcase competitions a couple of times but being a coach has always been my goal. My main focus as a coach is to make sure that all skaters can have confidence in themselves and trust their bodies to accomplish the goal we're working toward
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree from the University of Oregon in Human Physiology with a minor is Psychology. Currently working on my Doctorate of Physical Therapy Degree from NAU

Antonia Rucker

Antonia Rucker
  • Phone: (928) 607-2958
  • Contact Antonia
  • Lesson Rates: $25.00 per 1/2 hour
  • Experience: 10 years coaching, over 20 years skating,
    11 years of competition experience
  • Tests Passed: ISI Freestyle 7, USFSA 3rd Figures, Pre Bronze Ice Dance,
    competed at Juvenile and Intermediate, opening and closing ceremonies at U.S. Championships,volunteered at Special Olympics
  • PSA Rating: Basic Accreditation
  • Ages Coached: Ages 4 and up
  • Specialties: Freestyle, beginning dance, choreography, and off-ice conditioning/strengthing

Eric Walden

Eric Walden
  • Phone: (928) 606-3886
  • Contact Eric
  • Lesson Rates: $32 per 1/2 hour
  • Coaching Experience: 16 years, skating more than 40 years
  • Tests Passed: Gold Medalist in Free Dance, Gold Medalist in Ice Dancing, International Dances, 2nd Figure Test
  • Competition Experience: Finished in the top 10 at the United States Figure Skating Championships in Senior Dance; as an adult skater won national championships in Gold Dance and Bronze Men Freestyle at the United States Adult Figure Skating Championships, and won championships at the ISU International Adult Figure Skating Competition in Oberstdorf, Germany in Gold Dance and Bronze Men Free Skating
  • Education: BA, Michigan State University
  • PSA Rating: Basic Accreditation, Certified Dance Instructor
  • Ages Coached: Adult and youth
  • Specialties: Ice dancing, power stroking, conditioning, and program components

Beatrice Woelfel

Beatrice Woelfel
  • Phone: 951-850-2072
  • Email:
  • Lesson Rate: $25/ half hour
  • Coaching Experience: November 2016- current, coach Learn to Skate classes
  • Specialties: Moves in the Field, Ice Dance, edge work, Freestyle
  • Ages Taught: All ages
  • Experience: USFS Double Gold Medalist in Solo Ice Dance and Moves in the Field, passed Intermediate level free skate. Over 13 years of competitive skating in singles and Moves in the Field. Competed at the national level in Synchronized Skating and internationally for California Theater on Ice. Extensive training in edge work, power skating, Ice Dance, and Moves in the Field. Work well with all ages!
  • Education: 2019 High School graduate at John F Kennedy Middle College High School, Former student at Norco College, Current student at NAU studying Communication Sciences and Disorders

Guest Coaches

Guest coaches are welcome to coach on FFSC club sessions. All guest coaches must be USFSA-compliant and pay a $15.00 per day guest coaching fee. Your student must be a member of FFSC or another USFSA club and pay for ice time. See the Club Ice page for information.

The coaching fee may be paid via the club dropbox at the rink, or via PayPal below (PayPal fees are added).

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