Coach - Joanne Hough

Contact Information:

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Phone: 613-445-8655, or 613-291-4825 (cell)


  • NCCP Level III Certified (Singles)
  • NCCP Level II Certified (Dance, Pairs, Synchro)
  • Canpowerskate, Advanced Levels
  • Certified Kinesiologist (B. Sc. (Hon.), Sports Sciences), Ontario Kinesiology Association
  • Former Skate Canada Judge

Skills Coached:

  • Competitive: Free Skate
  • Starskate: Free Skate, Dance, Skills, Interpretive, Stroking, Theatre on Ice
  • Recreational Canskate, Juniors, Synchro, all ages
  • Choreography
  • Off Ice Programs (conditioning, strength, flexibility training, etc)
  • Power Skating, competitive and recreational levels
  • Adults, all levels
  • Available to conduct seminars (Figure Skating, Power Skating for hockey/ ringette)

Personal Information:

  • Began coaching in 1981
  • Coached skaters attending (including medal winners): Manitoba Sectionals, Manitoba Provincials, Manitoba Winter Games, Eastern Ontario Sectionals, Skate Ontario Championships, Western Canadians Challenge, and National Starskate Championships.
  • Skate Canada Tests achieved: Gold Free Skate, Gold Dance, Gold Free Dance, Senior Competitive Dance, Gold Skills, Gold Figures, and Novice Competitive Singles
  • “Competitive Coach of the Year” Skate Canada Manitoba Section, 1994; Designated as a Master Coach by Manitoba Section (as of 1996); Master Clinician Member of the Manitoba Judges Committee and Manitoba Synchro Committee; Section CANSKATE Clinic Conductor; NCCP Level II Technical Course Conductor; NCCP Level I and II Theory Course Conductor
  • Technical Presenter at the National Coaches Seminar (1994)
  • Clinician for 9 Manitoba Regional Seminars
  • Choreographed 2 Annual Winterlude Ice Café Performances (2003, 2004), as well as numerous ice shows and carnivals
  • Manitoba Winter Games Team Coach (1994, 1998)
  • Previous Certifications include: Certified Resistance Trainer, Certified Fitness Leader, Certified Physical Activity, and Fitness, and Lifestyle Appraiser
  • Director/ owner of Power Skating by Joanne Hough (Russell, ON)
  • Co-owner/ Director of the Norman Summer Hockey School, and Director / owner of the Norman Summer Figure Skating and Power Skating School, Thompson, MB (until relocation to Ottawa)
  • Mother of four children, ranging in ages 8 – 18 (competitive figure skaters / hockey players).

Joanne Hough

Photo by Tjandra Tedjoutomo

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