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Elizabeth Anderson

Elizabeth skated for 15 years at the KB Willett Ice Arena and was a member of the CIFSC Synchronized Skating Team. Elizabeth has a Master’s Degree in Education and has been a social studies teacher in the Stevens Point School District for over 20 years.

She coached our synchronized skating teams for 7 years and has coached individual skaters since 2017. She especially enjoys teaching low- and intermediate-level skaters with a focus on proper technique and the goal of everyone becoming the best skater that they can be.

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Katie Baeten (Lotzer)

Katie has been skating since the tender age of 3 years old and is proud to coach at the rink and club that fostered her love for the sport. Katie received her senior gold level status in both freestyle and moves in the field and has an extensive competitive history including Upper Great Lakes Regionals at both the junior and senior level. She began teaching through the local Learn to Skate program and became a private instructor in 2006.  During that time, she had the opportunity to learn from distinguished coaches such as Lynda Schrader, Laura Sanders, and Robert Mauti along with attending numerous conferences and seminars to expand her knowledge. She had a passion for working with skaters at a grassroots level, and thus took over as Director for the local Learn to Skate program and Ice Show.  Katie also has over 25 years of dance experience in ballet, tap, jazz, modern, and choreography and trained under professional dancers. She received a minor in dance through the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point and has over 8 years of teaching experience. Katie received her Bachelor’s Degree in Science from the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point, and her Masters Degree in Nursing from Marquette University.  Katie is a member of the United States Figure Skating Association and the Professional Skating Association. Other certifications include First Aid, CPR, and AED.

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Alexa Franc

Alexa has been figure skating for almost 10 years. Her primary focus is synchronized skating. She was enrolled in the winter Learn to Skate session in early 2015 and shes been on the ice ever since. After skating through the cities Learn to Skate program, Alexa joined the Crystal Ice Figure Skating Club where she decided to tryout for the Crystal Edge Synchronized Skating Team in 2018.

Thats where her passion for synchronized skating began. She skated with Crystal Edge for four years, two of those years on Crystal Edge Silver, and the other two years on Crystal Edge Gold. Her passion for synchronized skating has lead her to Fond du Lac where she now skates with the Fond du Lac Blades Synchronized Skating Teams currently skating on the Intermediate Team. The Fond du Lac Blades Junior team is nationally recognized and have competed nationally and internationally.

Alexa has competed at many competitions near and far. Consisting of Badger State Games, State Games of America, Kalamazoo Kick-Off, Dr. Porter Classic, Swan Synchro, Midwestern Synchronized Skating Sectionals and more. She will have the pleasure of skating the 2024 National Synchronized Skating Championships and has goals to skate on the Fond du Lac Blades Junior team and which has been named Team USA for over a decade. Shes eager to bring her knowledge of synchro drills, skills, and edge work to individual skaters at Crystal Ice to improve their synchronized skating. These skills include artistic movements, facial expressions, and USFS Skating Skills.

Additionally, Alexa is a left-footed skater that can teach both righty and lefty skaters. Skating lefty is what comes naturally to her, but, skating righty is required for synchronized skating. Alexa can help left-footed skaters feel more comfortable and confident with skating right-footed. She is most comfortable working with skaters Pre-Freeskate-Freeskate 6 and/or Pre-Premilimary Skating Skills through Pre-Silver Skating Skills.

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Angelica Lotzer

Angelica has been figure skating since she was 3 years old.  She has been a  member of the Crystal Ice Figure Skating Club since 2017. She is also a member of the United States Figure Skating Association.  Angelica will be continuing to skate as a collegiate member of the Crystal Ice Figure Skating Club in order to further her training and to continue to test. Angelica has been competitive in figure skating since joining the club and will be continuing to compete collegiately. Angelica has also competed in various competitions, including State Games of America, Badger State Games, Fox Valley Annual Competitions, and the Eau Claire Figure Skating Competitions.

Angelica also obtained the Silver level for the graduating seniors award which she received  through the U.S. Figure Skating Association.  Angelica has been a part of the Red Panthers High School Figure Skating Team throughout all of her high school years.  She has enjoyed the many aspects of skating with the High School Team.

Along with figure skating Angelica has also danced since the age of 3. She is trained in ballet, pointe, tap, jazz, and modern dance.  Through her extensive dance background Angelica has obtained the junior and secondary program for the National Honors Society for Dance Arts.  She is currently a substitute teacher and a class demonstrator at Dance Dynamics.  She plans to utilize her dance background for choreography of skating programs.  Her dance training will also allow her to guide her student’s movements with the grace and fluidity of a dancer on ice.  Angelica is attending UWSP and is planning to major in Dance.

Angelica also has experience as an instructor’s assistant with the Stevens Point School of Skating for the past 6 years. This has given her the experience of working with each skill level within the Stevens Point School of Skating curriculum.  Angelica looks forward to instilling her love of skating to every student that she coaches.

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Genevieve Lotzer

Genevieve Lotzer has been training in figure skating since she was three years old. She has been a member of the Crystal Ice Figure Skating Club for 6 years, and is continuing in the club as a collegiate member. Genevieve has been competing in figure skating for 5 years, and is continuing to compete as an adult in various competitions and plans to continue to test. Genevieve is a member of the United States Figure Skating Association. She has been a figure skating instructor with the Steven’s Point School of Skating’s Learn to Skate program since 2020. She most recently had the opportunity of coaching for the first time at the 2022 State Games of America in Iowa. Genevieve is also trained in many facets of dance including: tap, ballet, pointe, jazz, and modern. Through her intensive dance training, she is skilled in choreography. Genevieve is studying at the University of Wisconsin Steven’s Point and is double majoring in Dance and Early Childhood Education. Genevieve plans to encourage and help to instill a love of figure skating and to pass on her passion to the students that she coaches.

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Megan Ries

Meg Ries has been skating with the CIFSC since 2008. She has been in the club’s synchronized figure skating team for 6 years. She is attending UWSP with an interest in secondary education.

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Shanna Schulfer

Shanna has been skating for over 35 years and has been coaching all levels of skating for over 20 years. She is from the Stevens Point area and learned to skate right here at the KB Willet Arena. Shanna teaches all ages including adults, and all levels of free skate, Moves in the field, and choreography.
She enjoys teaching all the different aspects of skating especially jumps. Shanna has coached many places including Wisconsin Rapids, Stevens Point, Wausau, and Iron Wood MI.

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Katie Trzebiatowski

Katie has been skating since the age of three and was a proud member of the Stevens Point Crystal Ice Figure Skating Club throughout her entire competitive skating career.  Katie began coaching in 2005 and has continued to provide independent individual skating instruction to local figure skaters and hockey players.  She has seven years experience coaching synchronized figure skating, and has also instructed with the local learn to skate program throughout her career.  Katie is currently the head coach of the Stevens Point Area Figure Skating High School Team, and she loves getting to share her knowledge and passion with the skaters in a team environment.

Katie had a bachelors degree from the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point in Biology.  She enjoys incorporating her science background occasionally into her skating instruction. Katie is a member of the United States Figure Skating Association and Professional Skaters Association (PSA) continuing education certified.

Katie loves working with students who share her passion for skating and who enjoy working hard to enhance their skills.  Katie places high importance on technique, edge quality, power and presentation.  She tailors her instruction to each individual skater to provide the most positive and beneficial experience.

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Cassie Tudor

Cassie is an alumni of the CIFSC and Crystallettes Synchronized Skating Team.  She helped with the Learn to Skate program during her middle school and high school years and enjoys being back on the ice with the club she spent many years representing.

Cassie is a is a member of the United States Figure Skating Association and currently a coach for the Crystal Edge Synchronized skating team.  She enjoys watching everyone take the ice, continuously learning and growing as a skater.

Cassie lives in Plover with her husband and 3 kids and is an analyst for Sentry Insurance.

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Nicholette West

Nicholette has been skating since the age of three and has been teaching in the Learn to Skate Program since 2011. Nicholette graduated from UWSP with a Major in Early Childhood Education and Minors in Special Education and Dance. Along with her skating experience she has also been dancing since she was three years old and has taught dance since the age of seventeen. She is excited to incorporate her dance background into her figure skating lessons. As a coach she will strive to build each student’s skills and confidence as a figure skater. She will create a safe, positive, and fun filled learning environment that fosters each skater as an individual to help further the student’s skating abilities.