Melissa began coaching with Metcalfe Skating Club during the 2015/2016 skating season. She has coached CanSkate, Canpower and STARSkate at various clubs in Eastern and Northern Ontario Sections since 2004 with her focus being on the Canskate, Advanced Canskate and Introductory levels. Melissa is Primary STARSkate Certified and coached in the new STAR pilot testing program for two seasons before coming to Metcalfe. She completed her Bronze Interpretive, Skating Skills Class 1 (Gold), Gold Dances, Gold Elements and Senior Silver Freeskate. She is very enthusiastic and has a love of skating and coaching which she shares through incorporating fun into her lessons. Melissa will be our Canskate, Advanced Canskate and Introductory program coordinator this season as well as our coaches representative. Off-ice Melissa is a recent graduate from Lakehead University and is working towards her CPA designation in public accounting at a firm in Ottawa.