Coaches

Billy Sulima

Head coach at Uppsala Skridskoklubb. Billy is a very experienced skater and as a coach with a long professional career. He has worked as a coach in Krakow, Poland, and in Bergen and Oslo in Norway. Billy holds the Swedish Figure Skating Association’s level 4B* coaching certificate. He has also been on tour with the professional ice shows Holiday on Ice and Hollywood on Ice.

Billy speaks English, Polish and Russian.

He will work at the camp during week 1 & 2.

Tanja Isayeva

Head coach at Skridkoklubben Gevleskäret. Tanja comes from Ukraina where she became a professional figure skating coach at the Sport University of Kiev. She competed at national level between 1974 and 1978 and worked as a trainer at the Olimpic reserve school. She was head coach at Sundsvalls KK, Timrå KK, and IFK Helsingborgs.

Tanja speaks Swedish, English and Russian.

She will work at the camp during week 1 & 2.

Erica Ring

Head coach at Nyköpings Sportklubb. Erica holds the Swedish Figure Skating Association`s level has 3B* coaching certificate. She studied at The Swedish School of Sport and Health Sciences with figure skating as her specialisation. She was competing in figure skating, while she tried other sports too, like horse riding, dance and cheerleading.

Erica speaks Swedish and English.

She will be working at the camp during week 1 & 2.

Moa Mariedahl

Moa stared to skate at Uppsala Skridskorklubb when she was seven years old. She started to coach when she was fourteen, and she liked it better, than competing. Moa skated also in a show-group. She holds the Swedish Figure Skating Association`s level 2B* certificate. She is coaching Uppsala Skridskoklubb`synchronised skating group.

Moa speaks Swedish and English.

She works at the camp during week 1 and coaches synchronised skating.

Sandra Olsson

Sandra has both coach and judge qualification. She represented Uppsala Skridskoklubb at national competitions. She is a qualified sport teacher and currently studies at the master program of sport science.

Sandra speaks Swedish and English.

She will work at the camp during week 1.

Toril Jacobsen

Head coach of Lillehammer Kunstløpklubb, Norway.

She will work at the camp during week 2.

Pernille Simensen

Penilla is 22 years old and lives in Sarpsborg, Norway. She won the Norwegian National Championship in figure skating at 2011, and finished at second place at 2012. Pernilla was living in Sweden for one year, while she was training with Susanne Olsson from Mörrums KK.

Pernille speaks Norwegian, Swedish and English.

She will work at the camp during week 2.

Alina Wall, dance teacher

Alina started to dance at very early age, and during the years she was learning balett and jazz from teachers from Royal Balett and at Broadway Dance Center, NYC. She is teaching balett, musical and jazz (inkluding show, contemporary, lyrik and commercial). She is active dancer at ALTEA Dansensemble.

Alina speaks Swedish and English.

She will work at the camp during week 1 & 2.

Sophie Blomqvist - choreography

Sophie worked as a coach and choreographer for Uppsala SK for several seasons and she now freelance as a performing artist in international ice shows as well as a choreographer. Sophie also hosts workshops in creative movement on ice. She has experience from choreographing programs for single skaters, couples and ensembles on all different levels for competition and exhibitions/shows, both in Sweden and abroad. Sophie has academic education in dance/creative movement pedagogics along with my coaching education. She is available during the camp for both making new programs and touching upon finished ones as well as individual lessons on movement quality and also music editing.

Sophie speaks Swedish, English and Russian.

* The Swedish Figure Skating Association’s coaching accreditation ranges from level “Base” to level 4B, which is the highest level of qualification for a Swedish figure skating coach.