madelines

Team Reflections Synchronized Skating - Coaching Team

The Central PA Figure Skating Club is pleased to sponsor a Team Reflections coaching staff that combines vast and current knowledge, skill, accomplishment and experience to continue the great tradition of competitive synchronized skating in Central Pennsylvania.

Coach Amy Henderson

 

  • Qualifications: Member of USFS, PSA and ISI, PSA Rated Instructor, USFS & Canadian Gold Medalist in Ice Dance, Free Skate and 7th Figure Test
  • Specializes in: free style, dance, MIF, power-skating & choreography
  • Available for private lessons
  • email: Tarpshop@aol.com

Amy Killinger Henderson
Head Coach, Team Reflections

Amy Killinger Henderson has earned a Level 3 Coach ranking from the Professional Skaters Association. Amy has 40 years of coaching experience including 27 years of competitive synchronized skating and 14 years as the head coach of multiple levels of Team Reflections Synchronized Skating Teams. Under Coach Amy’s leadership and guidance, the Team Reflections’ Intermediate Division has qualified for the U.S. National Synchronized Skating Championships in six of the last ten years and were 2010 U.S. Silver Medalists. Her coaching has produced several USFS Triple Gold Medalists and skaters who compete internationally as members of the United States Synchronized Skating Team. She has also coached several adult skaters to Gold and Silver Medals at the Adult US Figure Skating Championships.


Amy is a former professional skater with Shipstad & Johnson’s Ice Follies. Amy holds a degree in Interior Design, which is used in creating competition garments.

 


Melissa

 

  • Qualifications: Member of USFS, Registered Coach, CER Certification A, PSA, USFS Gold Medalist (MIF)
  • email: Christensen.ma@yahoo.com

Melissa Irving Christensen
Assistant Coach, Team Reflections

Melissa has over twelve years of highly competitive synchronized skating experience. She is a former member of the Haydenettes Synchronized Skating Team; Captain of the 2000-2001 United States National Synchronized Skating Team, and member of the United States Junior National Synchronized Skating Team. She was a competitor at the 2000 and 2001 ISU World Championships and the 1999 ISU World Challenge Cup, Silver Medalist at the International Spring Cup (Milan, Italy), Gold & Silver Medalist at the French Cup (Rouen, France), two-time -U.S. Synchronized Skating National Champion, and three-time U.S. Synchronized Skating Eastern Sectional Champion.

Melissa has skated on the Today Show, in An Evening with Champions and in Nancy Kerrigan’s Halloween on Ice. She has held various athletic coaching positions including one year as an assistant coach for Team Reflections.


Janice

 

  • Qualifications: Member of USFS, PSA, PSA Rated Instructor, USFS Gold Medalist in Ice Dance, Novice Free Skate and 7th Figure Test.
  • Specializes in: free skate, moves-in-the-field, ice dance and synchronized skating.
  • Available for private lessons.
  • email: icereinke@yahoo.com

 

Janice Reinke –
Assistant Coach, Team Reflections

Janice has 8 years of competitive experience and 25 years of coaching experience including nearly 10 years as an assistant coach for Team Reflections.