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 STAR 1-5 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 has attended many seminars and completed additional online training courses with Skate Canada. Off-ice Melissa is an Ontario Chartered Professional Accountant working as a Financial Analyst at a telecommunications company.