BIO: Hannah has been skating since she was 16 months old. She skated with the Mankato Figure Skating Club since I was 4 years old. In addition, she skated with Braemar City of Lakes Figure Skating Club and with the Minnetonka Figure Skating Club, training with several different coaches. She has worked as an instructor with the All Seasons Areana Skating School since 2006, and love coaching young skaters and watching their progress. She worked hard to complete and pass both Senior (gold level) Moves in the field and Free Skating tests.
Ashlie Hopkins (Basic Skills Coach)
BIO: I've been skating since I was 3 and I enjoy coaching children how to skate. I've been at MFSC since I started skating. I have passed my intermediate freestyle and novice moves tests. When I fell in love with this sport I knew I wanted to coach at the place that started it all.
BIO: Sarah has been coaching for the Mankato Figure Skating Club since 1995; she has also done some coaching in Windom and New Ulm. She received her Bachelors Degree from Minnesota State University in Elementary Education and is current finishing her Masters Degree in Special Education. Sarah is a special education teacher for Sibley East School district. Over the past 16 years of coaching she has enjoyed watching all of her students accomplish many different tests, landing jumps, and taking her students too many different competitions.
BIO: Debbie has passed by Gold Figure skating test and Junior Freestyle Test. She has been with the Mankato FSC since 1983. Debbie had the opportunity to skate in various skating clubs in Connecticut, Ohio and Minnesota. Her goal as a skating coach is to try to get her students to their best ability. She loves to take them to competitions, have them test and try to reach their goals. Debbie is a member of the PSA and also works full time as court reporter for the Honorable Kurt D. Johnson, at the Blue Earth County Judicial Center. She is married to Stephen Radzak and have two daughters, Jessica and Rebecca.
BIO: Emily has been a coach for the Mankato Figure Skating Club since 2011, and has been skating of 18 years. She was a member of the Mankato Figure Skating Club for 8 years, and was also a part of the Mankato Silverblades Synchronized Skating team for 5 years. Emily enjoys every aspect of skating and coaching, as well as the challenges that come with it. Emily really enjoys sharing her passion of skating with her students, as well as watching them learn and grow as individuals and skaters.