The Gateway Skating Club has a professional team coaches who work together to ensure that all skaters achieve personal excellence. All coaches are trained through the National Certification Program (NCCP) and abide by Skate Canada's Code of Ethics.
Heather HeideDirector / National Coach - Certified / Base Level Technical Specialist
Qualifications and Experience: Over 25 years coaching experience, 2015 Canada Winter Games Team Coach (NWT), Coached Skaters to Challenge (inc. alternate for Canadians), Former National Competitor (Figure Skating & Speed Skating), International coaching experience.
Triple Gold, Jr Competitive Singles, Dance & Pairs
Shauna StewartAssistant Director / National Coach - Certified (Partial level 4) / M.A. Sports Psychology / BPE (Sports Performance)
Qualifications and Experience: Over 25 years of coaching experience, 2009 Edmonton Region and Alberta Section Coach Awards, Coach of provincial medalists, Coach of provincial team members, Trained in Dartfish Video Technology.
Nathan ChungJunior Development Coordinator / Regional Coach (In-Training)
Qualifications and Experience: 5 years coaching/partnering experience (up to Diamond Dances), Western Canada / Challenge Ice Dance competitor. Bachelor of Science student, International coaching experience.
Quad Gold (Dance, Freeskate, Skills, Interpretive), Diamond Dance.
Shelley DouglasNational Coach - Certified/Partial High Performance / CanPower Skate Certified / BSc.Kin
Qualifications and Experience: Over 25 years coaching experience, Former senior competitive skater and National Competitor, Coach/Choreographer of provincial and national level skaters, Alberta Winter Games Coach 2006 & 2016, Coached skaters from beginner to Gold and Senior competitive singles.
Quad Gold, Sr Competitive Singles, Jr Competitive Dance
Ron KaiserNational Certified / BA Psych / BEd
Qualifications and Experience: 40+ years coaching experience; Coached Sectional and National Champions. BA (major: Psychology) and BEd (minor: Movement Ed)
Amanda DuttonCanSkate Coordinator / Regional Coach (Trained) / BAPsych
Qualifications and Experience: 5 years coaching experience. Bachelor of Arts student (4th year)
Nicole HouleRegional Certified
Qualifications and Experience: 6 years coaching experience. Bachelor of Arts student
Triple Gold - Competitive Novice FreeSkate.
Christine LiretteRegional Coach Certified
Qualifications and Experience: 8 years of coaching experience
Alysha GillRegional Coach (In-Training)
Qualifications and Experience: 4 years coaching experience. Investigative Studies Student.
Emily VreudgeRegional Coach (In-Training)
Qualifications and Experience: 5 years coaching experience. Early Learning and Child Care Student.
Triple Gold, Competitive Novice FreeSkate
Vaughn ChipeurProvincial Coach (Trained) / CanPower Skate (Trained)
Qualifications and Experience:COMPETITIVE HISTORY Member of the 2010 Canadian Olympic Team Member of the 2009 World Team Two Time Canadian National Mens Silver Medallist Six Time Canadian National Medallist 2009 World Team Trophy Medallist International Medallist.