Brooke is a USFSA registered coach who, in her instruction, emphasizes the importance of hard work, exceptional character, respect, and sportsmanship. A member of the Professional Skaters Association, Brooke is a role model for her students on and off the ice, encouraging achievement in school and sport. A dedication to strong fundamentals — grace, extension, posture, and power — ensures her skaters have the tools they need to advance and succeed. A Michigan native, Brooke began skating at the age of five and continued her competitive skating career through college. She graduated from Michigan State University (Go Green!) with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and works full time as a Healthcare Quality Nurse. While a student in the MSU Honors College, Brooke competed on the university’s synchronized skating team and earned a national silver medal. She was trained in multiple skating disciplines including Freestyle, Moves in the Field, and Ice Dance — in which she won four high school state championships. Specializing in skating technique, Brooke worked with the Arctic Edge Learn to Skate program and also offered private lessons. Brooke is always happy to discuss her coaching goals, experience, and philosophies with parents and skaters.