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Lincoln Center Skate Club strives to have the highest quality professionals involved in all club programs.  Coach credentials are reviewed and assessed based on the needs of the club at the time.

The coaches listed below provide private lessons on LCSC sessions as independent contractors.  As independent contractors, coaches may charge different rates.  In addition to lesson fees coaches may charge for other services such as travel to competitions and test sessions and music editing.

LCSC Figure Skating Coaches

Kelley Morris-Adair

  • Past President of the Professional Skaters Association. Master rating in Moves in the Field, Dance, Free Dance, and a Registered Free Skate rating


  • Level VII World Synchro Ranking for her coaching accomplishments


  • Currently serves on the following US Figure Skating Committees:

    • National Vice Chair of International Coaches

    • International Committee

    • Grievance Committee

    • Ethics Committee


  • Works with Miami University of Ohio Varsity Synchronized Skating Teams

Emma Baxter

  • PSA Accredited & USFSA


  • Double Gold Medalist in MIF & Freestyle


  • Silver Medalist in Paris


  • 7 years as International Level IJS in Spain


  • Coached Junior Gran Prix competitors


  • Professional performer for Disney on Ice for 7 years

Katie Baxter

  • PSA Master Rated in Pairs & Freestyle


  • US Gold Medalist in Figures, Freestyle & Pairs


  • Candadian Gold Medalist in Figures and Freestyle


  • National Silver Medalist in Pairs


  • National Freestyle and Pairs Coach

Taylor Burdekin

  • US Gold Medalist in MIF


  • Collaborated with USFSA & USS to develop Learn to Skate USA national program


  • 2018 Olympic Trials Competitor


  • 2013 National Champion for ShortTrack Speed Skating

Liz Fernandes

  • PSA Accredited


  • Coaches Junior and Senior regional champions in IJS


  • Over 35 years coaching experience


  • 15 years Ice Show experience as Show Director

Heather Lehnert

  • Master of Science in Kinesiology


  • Bachelor of Arts is Figure Skating


  • International Skating Union Technical Support


  • Former state coach in Chemnitz, Germany

Lily Thompson

  • PSA Accredited




  • Triple Gold Medalist in MIF, Freestyle & Free Dance


  • Specializes in Moves in the Field and Show Skating

Guest Coaches

Non-LCSC coaches who wish to teach on LCSC ice time must complete a guest-coach application, have approval from the LCSC Board of Directors, show proof of liability insurance, have completed the U.S. Figure Skating coach registration process, and pay a daily guest-coach fee in order to teach on LCSC sessions.

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