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Our Coaches

The Tavistock Skating Club is fortunate to have a team of skilled & experienced coaches on our coaching team. They work together to develop the skating skills of our skaters.


  Lynn Koot 

   Phone: 519-276-1555

   * CanSkate trained

   * Certified Regional Coach

   * CanSkate Coordinator

   * I enjoy coaching all disciplines (dance, free skate, skills)     and working with skaters at a variety of skill levels.

   * I am continuing to enjoy the sport of figure skating as a     member of Team Unity Adult 3!


  Lauren Holdsworth



   * CanSkate Trained

   * In-Training Regional Coach

   * Qualified to coach all disciplines

   * This will be my second season as a Skate Canada certified   coach. I am a third year student at Wilfrid Laurier University   completing a double major in Psychology and North American   Studies. I enjoy teaching all levels of skaters and maintaining a   fun skating environment. 


  Dawn Brokers

   * CanSkate Trained

   * Certified Regional Coach

   * I can coach all disciplines, specializing in Dance 

   * I enjoy my own training, continuing my education and many         other sports and activities which lends itself to offering many         levels and styles of teaching and learning to all skaters! 


  Kelitta Martin


   * CanSkate Trained
   * Certified Regional Coach
   * I enjoy coaching  all disciplines of skating and working with           skaters of different skill levels. 




  Blake Patterson


   * CanSkate Certified
   * Regional Coach Trained

   * Qualified to teach all disciplines
   * I enjoy working with skaters of all levels and helping skaters           achieve their goals. I continue to enjoy my own skating and               learning new things about the sport!




  Additional Coaches Include:


  Lori Hartman - 519-273-7040 (Freelance Coach)

  Tara Wilkins (Synchronized Skating Coach)

  Grayson Lochhead (Dance Partner)



Sponsors 2019-20

Thank you to the following businesses and organizations who have sponsored our club for the 2019-2020 year:

Alison Willsey – Peak Realty  |  Amkad Metal Components Inc  |  Brian Wilhelm – Re/max  |  CIBC  |  D&D Electric 

 DonRon Farms Ltd  |  Hickson & District Lion's Club |  Jon Witzel Contracting Ltd  |  Krug's Meat Market  |  Maranda Farms Ltd 

  McFarlan Rowlands  |  Optimist Club of Tavistock  |  Raedon Excavating Ltd  |  Raymer Financial  |  Sandra Eby – Coldwell Banker 

Schultz Plumbing  |  Scotiabank  |  Sommers Generator Systems  |  South Easthope Mutual Insurance  |  Steve Smith Construction Group

 Tavistock Dental  |  Tavistock Gazette Limited  |  Tavistock Men’s Club  |  Tavistock Opti-Mrs  |  Yantzi Feed and Seed