SAFSC COACHES

USFSA coaches

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Austin Borjas-Ewell

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USFS and PSA Member


Specialties: Jumps, Pole Harness, Spins, and Choreography


Austin Borjas-Ewell is a sectional level competitor as well as competing at competitions across the country. He is the 2018 Southwestern Intermediate Men's Champion along with multiple medals from regionals and national events. Austin coaches all ages and levels ranging from snowplow 1 all the way to the senior level.

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Cindi Ezzo

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My full-time job is teaching figure skating and I absolutely love it!  Through figure skating, I have an opportunity to shape young lives.  As a coach, I take great pride and joy in watching my students not only become skilled in skating, but also learn the valuable life lessons of self-motivation, self-confidence, dedication and determination.

  • USFS Member

  • Senior Moves In the Field

  • Gold Dance

  • Junior FS

  • PSA Certified MIF

  • PSA Ranking  3

  • US Olympic Committee and USFSA SafeSport certified

  • 36 Years coaching experience

  • Coached numerous Regional, Sectional, and US National champions in dance and Freestyle

  • Rate $30/Half Hour

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Doris Beckley

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Janet Janysek

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USFS and PSA Member, Licensed Physical Therapist State of Texas


Specialties: High test moves in the Field, jump biomechanics and injury prevention technique training


Coach Janet Janysek has over 15 years of coaching experience, and over 14 years of experience as a US Figure Skating judge. She spent 3 years show skating as a soloist and adagio pairs skater with Cypress Gardens, and Adventures on Ice, Fantasy on Ice and at Beech Mountain Ski Resort.

  • 30 years Physical Therapist, MS PT

  • Gold Medalist Moves in the Field, Junior Freestyle and 6th Figure test

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Joanie Perciavalle

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As a coach, it is my goal to teach proper technique in a safe and fun manner that will allow my skaters to have a strong foundation of the sport. I provide a positive, enthusiastic and challenging environment. I aim to provide my students with the skills necessary to achieve their highest potential as a skater and to utilize skating as a tool for artistic self-expression, motivation and determination on the ice as well as in everyday life.

  • 16 Years Coaching Experience

  • Master of Science in Counseling – Texas A & M CC

  • Bachelor of Applied Arts – Central Michigan University

  • Professional Coach/ Choreographer CER Program

  • USFS Silver Medalist Adult Moves in the Field

  • USFS Bronze Medalist Adult Freestyle

  • Member of Professional Skaters Association

  • Member of United States Figure Skating Association

  • Disciplines taught – Freestyle, Choreography, Moves in the Field, Learn to Skate

  • Coaches all levels and all ages

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Merestacia Killebrew

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Memberships:   USFA and PSA Member


Specialties: Moves in the Field, Freestyle, Choreography


Passed Juvenile MIF and freeskate test, passed Adult Gold MIF and freeskate test, Coaching since 1999

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Nick Apter

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  • USSR Member of USFS & PSA

  • International Master of Sport

  • National Competitor

  • Russian Gold Medalist

  • Pairs Medalist: Skate America, Skate Electric, Cup of Alps

  • 3 years Senior Russian National team member

  • 3 years Junior Russian National team member

  • 24 years coaching experience

  • Coaches all levels, kids-adults

  • Disciplines taught: Freestyle, Choreography, Power Skating, Pairs

  • Coached numerous Regional,Sectional, local, and out of state competitors

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Sarah Baxter

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  • USFS Regional gold medalist

  • USFS Intermediate MIF

  • USFS Intermediate Freeskate

  • USFS and PSA compliant

  • 12 years coaching experience

  • 6 years ballet experience

  • Bachelor of Science in Occupational Education, concentration in Business Administration, Magna  Cum Laude- Wayland Baptist University

  • Disciplines taught- Freestyle, MIF, Choreography, Learn To Skate

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Stacy Shoeman

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