Jessica Brown: Head Coach
Gold Ice is excited to have head coach and synchro director Jessica Brown back for another successful season.
Jessica is an NCCP National Certified coach. She coaches all disciplines and levels of figure skating and has been coaching with Gold Ice since 2006. Jessica is pleased to carry on the legacy that Gold Ice founder Wendy Coates began in 2001.
Her achievements as a synchronized skater include several world and international medals with Gold Ice Junior and was a National Team Member with Skate Canada for 3 years. Her skating and synchro background is extensive: A competitive synchro skater for 12 years from the Novice to Senior level. Jessica is a graduate of Sheridan Collage and has a diploma in Social Service Work. She enjoys working with skaters of all ages and abilities and loves passing on her passion and knowledge of the sport to all her teams.
In 2007 Jessica coached the Gold Ice Novice competitive team to a Silver medal performance at nationals in her first year of coaching. The next season her Novice competitive team won the National Championships. Over the past 16 years, Jessica has been able to coach various Gold Ice teams to Regional and National titles each and every Season. In 2009 she brought several Gold Ice alumni out of retirement to form the Open team which won 2 silver and 5 bronze medals at the Skate Canada Synchronized Skating Championships. Jessica is looking forward to another successful season.
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Andrea Nesbitt: Coach
Andrea is pleased to be back coaching with Gold Ice for the 2022-2023 season.
A NCCP National Trained coach, Andrea has been coaching synchronized skating since 2005. Highlights of her coaching career include the an undefeated 2018 Juvenile season, 2018 and 2022 Junior National bronze medallists and 20202 and 2022 Novice National Champions.
A double gold test skater, Andrea has 24 years of experience as a synchronized skater and has won 8 national medals including 2 golds.
Aside from coaching Andrea shares her passion for running, health and fitness as a Personal Trainer, Registered Holistic Nutritionist and Run Coach. She has completed a total of 8 marathons including 4 Boston Marathons.
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Ashley Greenhalgh: Coach
With 15 years of competitive synchronized skating under her belt, Gold Ice is thrilled to have Ashley on the coaching staff for the 2022-2023 season!
Ashley is an NCCP National Certified coach and has been coaching all disciplines of figure skating since 2011.
A quad gold test skater and former pairs skater, Ashley and her partner were crowned Pre-Novice and Novice Sectional Champions. Ashley got her start in Synchronized Skating on the Brampton Littlest Angels Juvenile team and was a member of the very first Gold Ice team in 1999-2000. With the Junior team, Ashley won Gold Ice’s first national title in 2003. Ashley was a part of the 2008-2009 Nexxice Senior team that was crowned National and World Champions. For her achievements as a part of Nexxice, she has been inducted into the Brampton Sports Hall of Fame and the Skate Canada Hall of Fame. In total she has 3 national medals at the Junior and Senior levels and 5 national medals with Gold Ice Open.
Gold Ice’s resident technician, Ashley specializes in power, edge, and turn development. She also coaches competitive Ice Dance and Pairs teams that have found success winning several medals, including the the 2017 Skate Canada National Championships Junior Pair bronze medalists.
Ashley has 19 years of experience working with children in various athletic programs.
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Jasmine Gagnon: Coach
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Nobahar Dadui: Flexibility and Movement
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Maysie Poliziani: Fitness
Maysie Poliziani is a coach at the Skate Canada Brampton Chinguacousy skating club where she coaches athletes both on and off the ice. She grew up being a competitive figure skater herself, from the age of three until the present. Maysie started her competitive career at the Pre-Juvenile level, competing her way up to Senior Women. She represented Skate Ontario at many Skate Canada Challenge events, as well as Skate Canada Nationals.
Two of her favourite career highlights are winning the Silver medal at the Skate Canada National Figure Skating Championships out and qualifying to compete at her first Senior Nationals in Vancouver in the Olympic qualifying year (2018).
One of her favourite aspects about being a competitive skater was not only the on ice elements and competitions, but the preparation in getting herself into top shape by putting in the work off the ice in the gym. Before she came into the rink, Maysie was in the gym for 2 hours every morning working on her strength and endurance. Through all the sweat, and hours training in the gym, Maysie found a new love for not only training herself, but training other athletes striving for the same goals. She is a personal trainer and currently working for Gold Ice and Skate Canada Brampton Chinguacousy as the strength and endurance coach. Maysie loves working with Gold Ice and being able to push the teams to reach their full potential physically as well as being apart of the positive team atmosphere. Follow her on instagram @byou.bravely!
Alicia Mogent: Strength & Conditioning
Throughout the many years, Alicia’s background stems from Gymnastics, cheerleading, bodybuilding (Bikini Modeling), and powerlifting. Alicia is studying right now to become a nutrition coach and then will further her studies as a Holistic Nutritionist CNP (Certified Nutrition Practioner).
With a Passion for fitness and nutrition, Alicia loves creating new ways to have fun with workouts and the food she eats on her social media handle for others to get inspired. Alicia is working on putting on her first boot camp to come later this year and has now started up her own online training program for new clients. Follow her on Instagram @Cia.Fit!
Christine Reeves: Mental Performance Consultant
As well as being a recognized Skate Canada certified skating coach since 2002, Christine is also certified in the fields of Mental Toughness Training, Neuro-Linguistic-Programming (NLP), and Life Coaching for both the High-Performance Athlete and Business Professionals.
As a skater, she had the privilege to perform with many elite and famous skaters, featured in movies such as ‘Blades of Glory’, ‘The Planets’, in TV specials with Kurt Browning and Brian Orser as well as live performances in 22 countries. As a professional pair skater, Christine competed at the World Professional Championships placing in the top 4, placing 2nd in Brian Boitano’s international competition The American Open, and competing in the 2000 Improv Ice with Sasha Cohen, Tara Lipinski, Brian Orser, and many more world and Olympic athletes.
As a coach, Christine has been the technical and artistic coach of Battle of the Blades, a CBC TV show, and has coached skaters to national, international, and Olympic competitions and has helped skaters around the world develop the champion mindset to rise to the challenge and reach their potentials. As someone who is always learning and wanting to improve she continued my education in mental training to find strategies and methods to help skaters achieve their potential. As a mental training coach, Christine assists skaters to develop better mental strategies through performance training tools and techniques. She has worked with universities, teams, individual athletes, and organizations around the world. Follow her on instagram at @skatingmindgym!