Jeannie Widlicka-Lafornara

Formal Education:

  • BS in Business from University of Buffalo

Amateur Achievements:

  • USFS Gold Freestyle, Gold Figures, Gold Dance.
  • CFSA Gold Freestyle, Gold Figures.
  • National level competitor
  • New Era Figure Champion
  • 11 years ballet training

Professional Achievements:

  • PSA Ratings: Master Freestyle, Master Moves In the Field, Certified Figures, Registered Group
  • Regularly attends PSA Conferences
  • Dartfish video analysis certification
  • Previous Director and Skate With US Director for various rinks
  • Director and Cheoreographer for numerous shows and numbers in WNY and Lake Placid
  • Guest speaker in various seminars

Coaching Experience:

  • Coach of regional, sectional and national competitors
  • Coach of numerous USFS gold medalists in MIF, figures and freestyle
  • Coach of numerous CFSA gold medalists in figures and freestyle
  • Coach of power skating to numerous hockey teams
  • Coach of Empire State Games and State Games of America medalists

Personal Message:

"I am 100% committed to my students and to helping them achieve their goals. I am committed to staying on the cutting edge of figure skating by continuing my education through attending PSA conferences and seminars."

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