POWSC Skater Development Seminar

POWSC Skater Development Seminar

November 25-28, 2018 St. John’s, Jack Byrne Arena

with guest coach Eric Radford & Luis Fenero

Eric Radford is a two-time World champion (2015, 2016), a 2014-2018 Olympic silver and gold

medalist in the team event, a 2018 Olympic bronze medalist in the pairs event, a two-time Four

Continents champion (2013,2015), the 2014-2015 Grand Prix Final champion, and a seven-time

Canadian national champion (2012–18). Eric retired from competition in April 2018 adjusting his

career to exhibitions, coaching and choreography.

Luis Fenero is a Spanish ice dancer who competed in the final segment at two ISU Championships –

2013 Junior Worlds in Milan, Italy; and 2016 Europeans in Bratislava, Slovakia.

Prince of Wales Skating Club is delighted to welcome Eric & Luis to St. John’s and offer a skater

development seminar including Jumps, Spins, Stroking, Footwork, Expression, Musicality, and

Interpretation, as well as Off-Ice training with Jumps and Jump exercises, Movement and Theatre,

Warm-up/Strength/Conditioning. The seminar also includes a Meet-and-Greet Q&A session and

Wednesday morning session with pairs and ice dancers.

Eligibility: Skate Canada member in good standing, Star 3 or higher

Application Fee: $175.00 per skater, $250 per pair (Wednesday session)

Medical refunds only with medical certificate, $40.00 administration fee shall be levied to all refunds

Groups/Maximums: Three groups (Junior/Intermediate/Senior) at maximum of 20 skaters per group.

Registration: Online registration will open Monday October 1st at 10am for POWSC members and

dance/pairs, and on Friday October 12th at 10am for non-members.

To Register: Please visit http://powsc.uplifterinc.com

Program Outline

Sunday, November 25

o 10:00-12:00 Sen/Int off-ice, MDJH

o 2:00-4:00 Int/Jun off-ice, MDJH

o 5:30-6:30 Meet-and-Greet Q&A, Boat House

Monday, November 26, Jack Byrne Arena

6:30-8:30 Seniors on-ice

9:00-11:00 Intermediate on-ice

12:30-2:30 Juniors on-ice

Tuesday, November 27, Jack Byrne Arena

6:30-8:30 Seniors on-ice

9:00-11:00 Juniors on-ice

12:30-2:30 Intermediate on-ice

Wednesday, November 28, Jack Byrne Arena

7:00-10:00 Pairs / Ice Dancers

2018 Rebecca Pack Memorial Friendship Skate

The 2018 Rebecca Pack Memorial Friendship Skate will take place on October 20/21, 2018 in Gander, and is hosted by Silver Jets Skating Club.

2018 Rebecca Pack Memorial Announcement (1)

Entries are to be received at the club office no later than September 20, 2018 .

Flexibility / Stretching Class for STARSkate / Competitive Skaters

The Prince of Wales Skating Club is pleased to be offering an all ages Flexibility / Stretching class for our club StarSkate / Competitive skaters this season.

Time:  Sundays 4 – 5  pm

Location:  82 O’Leary Ave (Fusion Dance Studio)

Fall – 6 Sessions (Oct 14 & 28, Nov 18 & 25, Dec 9 & 16)

Winter – 6 Sessions (Jan 6 & 20, Feb 3, 10 & 24, Mar 17)

Cost – $85 dollars for Fall OR Winter / $170 for both.

 Registration opens in Uplifter:  Mon Sept 17th at 8 am (max of 30 registrants)

2018 Summer Skate Competition

Congratulations are extended to the following skaters from the Prince of Wales Skating Club who participated in the Skate Canada Newfoundland & Labrador 2018 Summer Skate Competition:

Star 4/5 Dance – Adam Masek/Lillian Evans; Juvenile Under 12 – Boroka Albert (3); Juvenile Under 14 – Katie Best (2); Novice Short – Elin Maskova (3); Novice Free – Elin Maskova (3); Pre-Juvenile Under 11 – Joanna Li (3), Lillian Evans (4); Pre-Juvenile Under 13 – Sarah-Grace Li (12); Pre-Novice Short – Dayton Fifield (5), Eve Blagdon (6), Kathleen Curran (7); Pre-Novice Free – Dayton Fifield (4), Eve Blagdon (6), Kathleen Curran (8); STAR 3 – Charlotte Madden, Clara Sullivan, Ulyana O’Brien; STAR 4 Boys Under 13 – Adam Masek; STAR 6 – Julia Earle (5); STAR 10 – Victoria Short.

CONGRATULATIONS!

Our club is delighted to share the joyous news about Katie and Allison exchanging their wedding vows on August 11.  We are so proud of your union, best wishes!!

K&A (2)

Summer Office Closure

The Prince of Wales Skating Club Administration Office will be closed from June 20 – August 6 for the summer break.

 

 

2018-2019 Skating Schedule

REGISTRATION

Current (2017-2018) Club Members – August 16 – 6:00pm

New Club Members – August 17 – 6:00pm

 

2018-2019 Program Dates

Please check under the “SCHEDULE” tab on the home page for program schedules.

STARSkate and Synchronized Skating programs will run from October 1, 2018 – April 14, 2019

PreCanSkate / CanSkate Dates (Feildian Gardens, Goulds, and Twin Rinks)

Fall (10 weeks)

Saturday – Oct 6, 13, 20, 27, Nov 3, 10, 17, 24, Dec, 8, 15

Sunday – Oct 7, 14, 21, 28, Nov 4, 11, 18, 25, Dec 9, 16

Wednesday – Oct 10, 17, 24, Nov 7, 14, 21, 28, Dec 5, 12, 19

Thursday – Oct 11, 18, 25, Nov 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, Dec 6, 13

PreCanSkate / CanSkate Date (Jack Byrne ONLY)

Fall (9 weeks)

Saturday – Oct 6, 13, 20, 27, Nov 17, 24, Dec, 8, 15, 22

PreCanSkate / CanSkate Dates  (Feildian Gardens, Goulds, Twin Rinks and Jack Byrne)

Winter

Saturday – Jan 5, 12, 19, Feb 2, 9, 16, 23, Mar 2, 16, 23, 30                   (11 weeks)

Sunday – Jan 6, 13, 20, Feb 3, 10, 17, 24, Mar 3, 17, 24, 31                    (11 weeks)

Wednesday – Jan 9, 16, 23, 30, Feb 6, 13, 20, 27, Mar 6, 13, 20, 27     (12 weeks)

Thursday – Jan 10, 17, 24, 31, Feb 7, 14, 21, 28, Mar 7, 14, 21, 28          (12 weeks)

Adult CanSkate Dates (Feildian Gardens)

Fall (12 weeks)

Wednesday – Oct 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, Nov 7, 14, 21, 28, Dec 5, 12, 19

Winter (12 weeks)

Wednesday – Jan 9, 16, 23, 30, Feb 6, 13, 20, 27, Mar 6, 13, 20, 27

CanPowerSkate Dates

Early Fall (5 weeks) – Mon/Wed – Sep 5/7 (sep 7 in lieu of Sep 3), 10/12, 17/19, 24/26, Oct 1/3

Early Fall (5 weeks) – Tues/Thurs – Sep 4/6, 11/13, 18/20, 25/27, Oct 2/4

Fall (10 weeks) Saturday – Oct 6, 13, 20, 27, Nov 3, 10, 17, 24, Dec 1, 8

Fall (10 weeks) Wednesday – Oct 10, 17, 24, 31, Nov 7, 14, 21, 28, Dec 5, 12

Fall (10 weeks) Thursday – Oct 11, 18, 25, Nov 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, Dec 6, 13

Winter (10 weeks) Saturday – Jan 5, 12, 19, 26, Feb 2, 9, 16, 23, Mar 2, 9

Winter (10 weeks) Wednesday – Jan 9, 16, 23, 30, Feb 6, 13, 20, 27, Mar 6, 13

Winter (10 weeks) Thursday – Jan 10, 17, 24, 31, Feb 7, 14, 21, 28, Mar 7, 14

Spring (5 weeks) – Saturday – Mar 16, 23, 30, Apr 6, 13

Spring (5 weeks) – Wednesday – Mar 20, 27, Apr 3, 10, 17

Spring (5 weeks) – Thursday – Mar 21, 28, Apr 4, 11, 18

2018-2019 Prince of Wales Skating Club Board of Directors

At our 2018 Annual General Meeting held last evening, a new Board of Directors was voted in.  Congratulations and thank you to the following individuals for volunteering your time:

President:  Vlastimil Masek

Past President:  Ruth Noel

Vice President:  Nicholle Carter

Secretary:  Tracey Fifield

Treasurer:  Stephen Collett

Program Assistants:  Melissa Simmonds

Coaches Representative:  Wendy Mercer

Test Chair:  Joan Evans

PreSTAR / Junior STARSkate Coordinator:  Krista Fowlow

Intermediate STARSkate Coordinator:  Rachael Facey

Senior STARSkate Coordinator:  Lisa Curran

Competition Coordinator:  Beth Kelly

Web / Publicity:  Kim Blagdon

Synchronized Skating Coordinator:  Laura Malone

Membership:  Marjorie Noel

 

Position: Skating Director – Club Coach

Prince of Wales Skating Club (POWSC) offers a full range of programs including CanPowerSkating , PreCanSkate, CanSkate, Synchronized Skating, STARSkate and Competitive Figure Skating.  The Club has approximately 1200 members and operates out of St. John’s, NL.  The Prince of Wales Skating Club is seeking an experienced, organized, enthusiastic, highly motivated professional with a passion for skating who demonstrates strong interpersonal skills with children, parents, fellow coaches and the club executive to join the team as Skating Director.

This new position will work to create, implement and maintain high quality instructional skating programs which are consistent with the needs and interests of POWSC.  The applicant must be committed to expanding and developing the current skating programs.

 Duties and Responsibilities Include:

– Prepare and/or revise skating program annually (on-ice and off-ice) in co-operation with the Board of Directors and coaching staff

– Attend Board of Directors meetings

– Provide Leadership and coordination for the POWSC programs (CanSkate, Synchronized, STARSkate and Competitive Skating)

– Provide leadership and coordination for special events such as test days, ice shows, competitions, skaters’ banquets and guest coach seminars

– Provide group, semi-private, and private lessons to our STARSkate athletes both on and off the ice

– Develop and coordinate promotion of all club programs

– Communication with skaters and parents

 The candidate shall meet the following qualifications:

– NCCP Certified Level 3 preferred.  Will consider other levels based on experience.

– Valid CPR/First Aid Training

– Skate Canada professional coaching membership – current and in good standing

– Ability to work in an established coaching environment

Compensation is competitive and based on qualifications and experience.

Candidates should submit their resume and cover letter to Vlastmil Masek at powsc.prez@gmail.com by June 10, 2018.

 

Year End Banquet and Awards

Skaters enjoyed celebrating this years accomplishments at our year end banquet on Saturday, April 28th.

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Elin Maskova was this years winner of the Chapman Mercer performance cup. This trophy is awarded annually to the club skater who demonstrates exemplary performance at competitions throughout the skating season.
It is named in honour of Wendy Mercer, original club member, longest standing club coach, friend and champion of the sport of skating.
Elin competed in the Pre-Novice catagory this season and is coached by Wendy Mercer. Elin was also awarded the PA of the year award for her dedication to our CanSkate program.

Kathleen Curran and Allison Randell were both recipients of the PA award of excellence.

For more pictures of our banquet please visit our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/powsc1963/posts/455804104856965