Coach - Derek Schmidt

Contact Information:

 
   
Email: Contact Form
Phone: 613-454-1716

Personal Skating Achievements:

  • 1996-2001 Canadian Championships competitor in Men's Singles
  • 1995 Skate Canada Senior Competitive test in Singles
  • 1993 Skate Canada Gold Freeskate and Gold Figure tests
  • Number of Years Coaching: 14 years

Coaching Education:

  • Skate Canada NCCP Level 3 Certified in singles
  • Skate Canada CanPowerSkate Certified
  • Skate Canada Technical Specialist

Seminars;

  • 2011 Attended EOS Competitive seminar with Christine Krall
  • 2010 Attended EOS Competitive seminar with Frank Carroll
  • 2009 Attended EOS Competitive seminar with Tom Zakrajsek
  • 2009 Conductor of EOS All-Male Seminar
  • 2008 Attended EOS Competitive seminar with Tom Zakrajsek
  • 2008 Attended seminar with Doug Leigh
  • 2007 Attended seminar with Manon Perron
  • 2007 Conductor at EOS Region 5 Seminar
  • 2005 Attended Technical Specialist Seminar
  • 2005 Attended EOS AGM seminars
  • 2004 Conductor at EOS All-Male Seminar
  • 2003 Organized seminar with Yuka Sato
  • 2003 Attended Michigan State Workshop with Joe Mero
  • 2002 Organized seminar with Peter Dunfield
  • 2002 Attended Michigan State Workshop with Richard Callaghan
  • 1999 Attended seminar with Victor Kudriavtsev

Coaching Experience:

Coached at the Nepean Skating Club in Ottawa, ON (2004-2010)

  • coached skaters in Canskate to Senior Competitive level.
  • coached skaters from Pre-Juvenile to Senior level at EOS Sectionals (2005-2010)
  • coached skaters at Canadian Championships; Junior(2006) and Senior(2006-2007, 2009) singles levels

Coached at the Midland Skating Club in Midland, MI, USA (2000-2004)

  • coached skaters in Learn to Skate to Junior Competitive level.
  • coached skaters from Juvenile to Junior level at US Regionals (2001-2003)
  • coached the US Collegiate National Junior Ladies Champion (2003)

Available to Teach:

Singles, Stroking, Skating Skills, Off-ice Jump, Pole Harness, Video Analysis, Canskate

Skating Related Achievements:

  • 2006 - Present Eastern Ontario Section Region 5 Coaches Rep.
  • 2006 - 2009 Nepean Skating Club Coaches Rep.
  • 2001-2003 Director of the USFSA Skate With Us program at the Midland SC
  • 1998 - 2000 Trained under Marina Zoueva and Alexei Tchetveroukhine, World and Olympic coaches.
  • 1985-1998 Trained under Peter Dunfield, World and Olympic coach.

Rates:

Private lessons: $50.00 / hour

Semi-private lessons: $50.00 / hour

Test sessions: $25 per test

Competition coaching:

  • Practice: $50.00/hour
  • Performance: Minimum: Fees for 1 hour
  • Other expenses: Meals, travel, accommodation and other costs to be shared by competitors.

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