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Larry Rushton
Club Coach & 
Director of Skater Development

Email:   admin@jdfskatingclub.com

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  • NCCP (National Coaching Certification Program) Level 3 National Coach

  • CAC (Coaching Association of Canada)

  • Skate Canada CEP (Continuous Education Program) current membership, screening, first aid, code of
    ethics, updates and rules for Skate Canada, BC/YK Section & ISU (International Skating Union) &1-5 Assessor Star 

  • BC/YK Section trained Video Replay Operator

  • 36 years coaching experience (singles, dance, skills, interpretive/artistic, pairs, choreography and
    power skating)

  • Coached National medalists in singles and pairs, and have coached many skaters from Canskate level thru to Skate Canada Gold tests

  • Former National competitor

  • Achieved Skate Canada Gold Figures, Gold Freeskate, Gold Dance, Competitive Class 1 skills, Junior Competitive Singles & Novice Competitive Pairs tests. Along with wife Leslee Rushton and a fine team of off-ice trainers, he was able to produce Regional, Provincial, Western Challenge, Junior National, Senior National, International competitors and champions.

  • He was fortunate to be trained by World and Olympic Hall of Fame coach Dr. Hellmut May, world renowned choreographer Frank Nowasad, and Canadian and World coach Cynthia Ullmark.

  • Larry has Skate Canada Gold level Status (C.E.P), Level 3 NCCP, Partial Level 4, Assistant and Head Coach at various Regional and Provincial Seminars. He has his Gold Figure, Gold Freeskate, Gold Dance, Junior Competitive Singles, and was a National Competitor.

  • Larry has a willingness to grow as a coach by continuous upgrading Skate Canada courses, seminars, and Professional Skaters Association Conferences.

  • In addition to coaching Larry is a master skate sharpener and retailer of skating boots and blades. He also is skilled in music editing for his students in which he has a very large library of music. Furthermore, he is a CanPower Skate Coach as well as a private Power Skating Coach. Clients that he has developed under his tutelage have gone on to Major Midget, Jr. B, Jr. A, Major Jr., N.C.A.A., Pro Minor, and NHL careers.

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