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Nancy Altmann

  • Coaching since 2006 in New Ulm
  • USFS Gold Medalist in Moves in the Field
  • USFS Junior Freeskate
  • ISI Freestyle 8
  • Coached skaters through Junior Moves in the Field and Novice Freeskate
  • Coached Minnesota State Champions and Competitors
  • ISI Gold Judge
  • One-time Synchronized Skating Championship Competitor


Kaitlin Apitz

  • Coaching for over 10 years
  • ISI Freestyle 8
  • Multiple USFS tests
  • ISI Gold Certified Judge

Contact Kaitlin at

Emma Backes

Emma Backes

  • Skated from 2nd grade through senior in college.
  • 7 years coaching experience with moves, freestyle, synchro and learn to skate.
  • Full-time Registered Dietitian
  • Degree in Exercise Science

Accepting new students
Contact Emma at or 320-309-8913

Katrina Berbrich

  • 9 years of coaching experience
  • ISI Freestyle 8
  • ISI Gold Certified Judge
  • Grew up skating in NUFSC!
  • BS in Elementary Education and Certification in STEM in education from Minnesota State Mankato
Contact Katrina at

Kathy Bjorkstrand


Kelly Bocklund

Professional Background/Experience

  • More than 25 years experience in teaching all disciplines
  • Coached 15 students to achieve their Gold in Freestyle
  • Has coached in over 200 competitions including MN State Championships and U.S. Junior Olympics
  • Became a Canadian Judge for two years after her amateur career
  • Played on University of Toronto Women’s Hockey Team
  • Has extensive background in Dance and Fitness

Personal Background

    • Born in Vancouver, BC Canada
    • Home Club was Toronto Cricket Skating & Curling Club
    • At age 12, competed in her first Canadian National competition and passed Gold Dance
    • Qualified for four Canadian Nationals in her skating career
    • Achieved Canadian Gold status in Dance, Pairs, Figures, and Freestyle
Contact Kelly at or 952-303-3558

Jenna Ebert

  • 14 years figure skating experience
  • ISI Freestyle 6
  • USFS Novice MIF
  • Senior Coach for Sioux Falls Figure Skating Club

Accepting New Students. Available to coach during summers and school breaks.

Contact Jenna at

Kassidi Gomez

  • ISI Freestyle 6

  • USFS Pre-Juvenile Moves in the Field and Preliminary Freeskate

  • Skating for 14 years

  • Current ISI Competitor

Accepting New Students.

Contact Kassidi at

Amy Harris

  • 7 years coaching experience
  • Coaches ISI & USFS
  • PSA certified
  • Previous coach for Duluth Figure Skating Club
Personal Background:
  • Grew up skating at NUFSC!
  • 17 years figure skating experience
  • Two-time competitor of the ISI World Recreational Team Championship
  • Former 4-year collegiate synchronized and intercollegiate competitor on University of Minnesota Duluth Figure Skating Team
  • Former 3-year President of UMD Figure Skating Team
  • Graduated from UMD Biology, B.S. and Public Health, B.A.Sc.

Accepting New Students.

Contact Amy at 507-276-7444 (text).

Nicole Lecy

  • Began coaching in 2002 at Mankato Figure Skating Club, began coaching at New Ulm Figure Skating Club in 2021
  • USFS Moves in the Field & Freestyle, coached skaters Beginner through Senior Gold Tests
  • ISI Bronze certified; planning to continue certification to Gold
  • Full Time K-12 Art Teacher at Nicollet Public School


Contact Nicole at


Gabi Rolloff

  • ISI Freestyle 5
  • USFS Preliminary moves and Preliminary Freeskate
  • Taking lessons to continue her own skating
  • Currently attending college at South Central

Accepting new students.

Contact Gabi at 507-766-5991 (text) or


Rashelle Weicherding

  • Coaching for 18+ years
  • Has Coached at New Ulm, Redwood Falls, Windom Area and Winona Figure Skating Clubs, and the Sleepy Eye Skating School
  • ISI Gold Certified Judge
  • Program coordinator, head coach, and show director for Sleepy Eye and Redwood Falls’ Programs for seven years
  • Windom Show Director and Head Coach.
  • District Technology Coordinator and District Assessment Coordinator for River Bend Education District in New Ulm.


Contact Rashelle at

Junior Coaches

Tatiana Rolloff

  • I am currently in FS6 for ISI
  • I am currently in Preliminary Moves and Preliminary Freeskate in USFS
  • I continue to take lessons to further my own skating levels/skills
  • I compete in both ISI and USFS competitions
  • I can teach students from Beginner up to FS3

Accepting New Students.

Contact Tatiana at 507-766-4657, call or text.