North Star Figure Skating Club

JoAnne Bliss
NorthStar Ice Sports - Assistant to Executive Director & Scheduling Coordinator

CER: Category A
  - PSA Member and Rated
  - Coaches Freestyle, Moves, and Ice Dance through senior levels
  - 2001, 2002 National Champion - Espirit de Corp Synchro Team
  - BA, Boston College

Kayla M. Bracero
Cell: 774-262-3544

- 2009 State Games of America gold medalist and 2011 State Games of America 3 time silver medalist
-Regional Competitor 
-Professional Wedding and Portrait Photographer: (Studio located in Whitinsville, MA) 
-BA, Communication and Psychology, Worcester State University

Vicki Cahill
CER- Category B
     -passed Intermediate Freestyle, Third Figure, and Bronze Dance Tests
     -5 years basic skills coaching experience

​Kathy Campbell
Full Time
Phone: 774-437-2587

    -PSA Member Rated 
    - Taken skaters from Pre-Preliminary to Senior MITF and Freestyle
    -Coach of New England Regionals Competitors and Disney Skaters

Danielle David
NorthStar Ice Sports Assistant to Director of Figure Skating
Full Time
Phone: (508) 981-1580
PSA Ratings: Senior Moves and Freestyle
CER Category: A

     - Coaches skaters competing at basic skills, US, and IJS levels
     - Coach of New England Regional Competitors and Senior Testers
     - Coached a synchro team to the National Championships
     - Specialties: Pole Harness, IJS

John Dillon

    -Teaching skating and hockey skills for over 25 years
    -Works with players ranging from youth to Division 1 College, AHL and NHL levels. 
    -Former Assistant Coach for Holy Cross Women's Hockey Team (2003)
    -Endorsed by NHL players, NHL coaches, NHLPA certified hockey agents.
    -Endorsed by Olympians & players inducted in the Hockey Hall of Fame.
    -Endorsed by the Director of Officiating ECAC hockey.
    -continues to help hockey players to Division 1 College, AHL & NHL levels.

Amy Frazier
North Star Figure Skating Club Choreographer
Part Time
Phone: (508) 450-4941

      - Dancer/ Line Captain Legends in Concert  - Las Vegas, NV
      - Dancer Legends in Concert - Osaka, Japan
      - Dancer/ Line Captain Legends in Concert - Foxwoods Resort & Casino, CT

Maureen Garrahan
Teaches hockey skills

Joanie Glick
Full Time
Phone: (617) 755-6841
PSA Ratings: MM, MG, SFF, MPD
CER Category: A

     - Triple USFS gold medalist (Figures, Free, and Adult Dance)
     - Triple Master Rated PSA Coach
     - Skated with Ice Capades
     - BBA, U Mass AmherstFull Time

Christine Groleau
Part Time
Phone: (508) 341-8691
PSA Ratings: CG, RFF
CER Category: B

      - Coach of the 2000 Adult Ladie's Silver II National Chamption
      - Coached 3rd place NE Juvenile Championships
      - Coached students through numerous medals and US Tests

Danielle Hamilton

Debbie Hogan
Phone: (508)-308-0360

      - Private & group instruction working exclusively with hockey players and officials
     - Work with players of all ages/ abilities ranging from beginners to best in class (College, Juniors, High School, Elite, AAA, AA, Town and Teams)
     - Work with referees who must pass skating tests
     - Member of USFS, ISI, USA Hockey patched through intermediate

​Barbara Kossowska
Full Time
Phone: 508-887-8730
      Freestyle and Moves
      National, International, and Olympic Competitors
     • Olympic coach
     • World coach
     • Multi national titles in novice, junior and senior levels
      PSA Rated
     Diploma from the Academy of Physical Education in Warsaw

Lisa Sussman
Part Time
​Phone: (617) 429-5172
PSA Rating: RM, RF
CER Category: A

Moves, Freestyle, Pole Harness, Music Editing
  - 16 years of coaching experience
  - USFS Double Gold Medalist in Moves and Freestyle

Alex Volpicelli

Dina Volpicelli
Full Time
Phone: 508-272-8893
Teaches hockey skills
Ann Harrison Wehr
Phone: 704-449-0748
PSA Rating: SG, CM, RF
CER Category: B

     -PSA rated in 3 disciplines
     -Coaching since 2003
     -Masters in Sports Science
     -200+ CE hours through PSA
     -Yoga Teacher

Professional Coaching Staff
All of North Star's coaches are members of the Professional Skaters Association and United States Figure Skating. They offer their own style of coaching that all skaters benefit from!