Protec Ponds Training Center

Figure Skating Coaching Bios

Skating Directors Bios

Eleanor Reiss

Figure Skating Director

Power Skating/ Hockey, Off-ice Training

Contact: (732) 489 2930


Personal Skating Background

40+ years skating experience

Gold USFS freestyle test

Gold USFS figures test

Gold Canadian figures test

North Atlantics regional competitor

Trained in Lake Placid, NY and Atlanta, GA

Coaching background

25+ years of Coaching experience

12 years Figure Skating Director

25+ year member of United States Figure Skating (USFS)

15+ year member of the Professional Skaters Association

Personal Background

Graduated from Professional Children’s School in Manhattan

Middlesex County – Associates Degree

Son competes at National and International level

Fluent in Hungarian

Current Figure Skating Director at Protec Ponds

Victoria De Stefano Patten

Assistant Learn to Skate Director

Available to Coach:

Basic Skills, Freestyle, Moves in the Field

Theater and Exhibition programs, Adult & Recreational skaters

Contact: 908 240 6520


Skating Background & Experiences

28 year skating experience

ISI competitions and exhibitions

Ice Skating Institute membership throughout youth skating

Coaching Background

10+ years Coaching experience

10+ years member of United States Figure Skating

10+ years member of Professional Skaters Association

Student Accomplishments

Andrea Baron Trophy winner, Escapades on Ice

Student skated in Johnny Weir Christmas show

3rd place overall Medal count

Spring Spectacular, Steel Ice

Prejuvenile Moves in the field

Preliminary Well Balanced

Preliminary Test Track

Countless artistic, themed and Theater on Ice Exhibition pieces

choreographed and presented

Personal Background

B.A. English, Secondary Education, Magna Cum Laude

Phi Kappa Phi, Sigma Tau Delta – President 2007 – 08

Certified NJ Teacher

Dawn McEvoy

Assistant Learn to Skate Director

Contact info: 732 547 1367


Dawn assists in running Learn to Skate on Wednesday nights.

She specializes in working with the beginning to intermediate level skaters

18+ years experiences at NJ and Massachusetts rinks

ISI and Learn to Skate USA certified

Adult Gold Moves Certified

Adult Silver Free Skate Certified

Competed in several adult competitions

4+ years Special Olympics skating Director in Mercer County

Masters Degree in Art and Special Education.

Teachers K-12 Art for 9+ years

Andrea Samson

Ciarra Williams

Cassie Weaver

Erin Steinberg Zuza

Gale Pilla

Kaitlin O’Rourke

Kathy Stano

Michelle Marici

Nancy Weaver-Smith

Rebekah Breen

Stephen Kuo