We have the best coaches! (l-r) Cari, Karen, Jennie
We love our coaches


Cari was a competitive figure skater for 12 years under Suna Murray.  She was a member of the RMU collegiate synchro team from 2006 to 2008, competing in Boston, Indiana and Virginia, and placing 2nd at Eastern Sectionals in the open collegiate division.  She has been an assistant coach for Steel City Blades for four years, and is pleased to be head coach of the beginner team this year.  


Karen has been a Steel City Blades coach since 2008.  She is currently head coach of the open juvenile team and assistant coach of our beginner and novice teams.  Karen attended Miami University of Ohio where she skated for both the synchronized skating team and the competitive figure skating team. Following college, Karen went on to spend a year traveling with the Disney on Ice Peter Pan show. Karen brings over 30 years of figure skating experience to SCB and is excited for another successful season!


Jennie has 14 years of coaching experience. She has been the Assistant Skating Director at RMU Island Sports Center since 2005 and a member of the Steel City Blades Coaching Staff since 2006. She graduated from Washington & Jefferson College in 2006, where she studied Chemistry and Business Administration. Jennie is looking forward to another successful season with the growing Steel City Blades Organization!

Assistant Coaches:

Rachel                                    Lexi