Heidi Clattenburg-Sparkes (Head Coach)
We are delighted that Heidi will be joining our great coaching group as head coach this year and that she will be bringing her extensive coaching experience to the club. Heidi has completed all Gold level tests. She was 7th at Canada Winter games (prenovice). She also was in the top 7 twice as a junior competitor at senior Canadians in 1995 and 1996. Heidi was a member of the Bridgewater Skating Club for 13 years! Heidi has been coaching since 1997. She has coached all skating levels from Canskate to Junior competitive. She is also CanHockey certified and has coached all levels from IP to Major Junior. Heidi is also the head coach in Liverpool. You can contact Heidi with any of your coaching questions at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Marci Elliott, BPE
Marci has been certified as a Skate Canada coach since 1990. She has her National Coaching Level 3 Certification along with her Skate Canada (Central Ontario) Mentor Coach Level 1. In 2008 she received the Skate Canada National Club and Recreational Coaching Award of Excellence and this year, 2009 she was chosen as one of the Best of the Best Canskate Coaches in Canada from Skate Canada.
Rebecca Sheppard has been skating for 14 years. Starting at the age of 3 1/2 out of Sungod Skating Club in North Delta, British Columbia. Coached by Karen Magnusen followed by Heather Fraser. Completed phase 1-3 of Level 1 Certification and is currently working on phase 4. Competed at an International Competition in Hawaii where she placed 4th. More recently competed in a Biathlon and represented Nova Scotia at the STARskate Nationals. Currently working on her Gold Dances, Skills and Interpretative. Currently attending Bridgewater Jr. Sr. High School in grade 12.
Amanda Weagle started skating when she was two years old in the Lunenburg Skating Club. She was coached by Charlene Cameron, and then Sarah Falkeham. Amanada was a PA for seven years and then took her Level 1 and started coaching last year. Over the years she has participated to many competitions bringing home many medals. She stopped skating at 17 years of age to coach instead.