Coaches

Carla Bryan

Head Coach and Director of Skating

NCCP Level 2 Trained, coaching since 1999

Skate Canada Mentor Coach since 2008

Personal test accomplishments include Gold Dance, Gold Skills, Gold Interpretive and Gold Free Skate

“My coaching philosophy is to create a positive learning environment that will allow skaters to enjoy their skating experience while motivating them to work towards achieving their personal goals. I have coached all levels from tot to adult and test skaters to competitive skaters”

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 250 260 6632

Schelley McRae

Club Coach

NCCP Level 2 Certified, coaching since 1997

Started skating with the Vernon Figure Skating Club at the age of 3 ½ years and has been a member of the Vernon Figure Skating Club, Kelowna Figure Skating Club as well as the Royal Glenora Club in Edmonton

Personal test accomplishments include Gold Dance, Gold Skills, Gold Free Skate, Gold Figure, Gold and Competitive Skating Skills and Senior Competitive Freeskate

Competitor in BC Sectionals, and Western and Central Canadian Championships

“I have had many skaters complete Gold Skills, Gold Free Skate and Gold Dance and I have taken skaters as well as dance teams to BC Sectionals. I also enjoy playing hockey and working with hockey teams teaching Power Skating”

Email: [email protected]

Hal Hobenshield

CANPower Coach

Hal was born and raised in Northern BC and now lives with his wife and two

daughters in Vernon, BC.  He played rep hockey throughout his minor hockey
career up to Junior A level.  During his training Hal always enjoyed focusing on
the details of skating and participated in hockey schools both as participant
and as an councilor.  Hal has been an active member in all of the communities
he has lived in coaching many different sport disciplines such as women's
hockey, ball hockey and soccer. He has his level 2 coaching with Hockey Canada.
He is passionate about investing in the community and especially helping youth
reach their potential. Since 2007 Hal has been an instructor in the Aircraft
Maintenance Program at Okanagan college, has a Professional Instructor Diploma
through Vancouver Community College and had recently completed a Masters in
Leadership in Business through Trinity Western University.

EMAIL: [email protected]