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BMVFSC's Professional Coaching Staff

 
Dawn Anderson
 
Personal Achievements
  • Gold Medalist in Pairs / National and International Competitor
  • 4 time Upper Great Lakes Champion in pairs / 4 time Midwestern Champion in pairs
  • 4 time National competitor in pairs / Olympic Sports Festival competitor in pairs
  • Member of the North Starlettes and Minneapolis precision teams 

Professional Background
  • Coaching since 1985
  • PSA and USFS member / certified professional qualified to coach at all skating events
  • Basic Accreditation / Registered Freestyle / Registered Field Moves
  • Teaching numerous students ages 2 through adult, up through Gold Level
  • Teaching students dance since 2006, up through Pre-Silver Level 
  • Local, Regional and National Competition Coach
  • Involved in direction and production of numerous ice shows / Co-founded Autumn Skate Fest 
  • Director of Learn To Skate program for Burnsville and assisted in setting up the current curriculum
  • Teach all levels of Freestyle, Field Moves, and Choreography and group instruction. 

Contact Dawn Anderson

                         
   
Amy Williams
 

Personal Achievements
  • ISI Freestyle 8
  • USFSA Gold medalist in freestyle and moves in the field
  • Regional competitor
  • Member of Team Braemar Synchronized skating team
Professional Background
  • Member of PSA
  • Member of USFSA
  • Coaching since 2004
  • Local, state and regional competition coach
  • Coached the Mankato synchronized skating team
  • Burnsville Learn to Skate Instructor
  • Teaches all levels of freestyle, field moves, choreography and group instruction

Contact Amy Williams

 
   
Brianna Jones

Personal Achievements

  • USFSA Gold medalist in freestyle and moves in the field
  • State and Regional medalist
  • Collegiate National competitor
  • Sectional and National Adult competitor

Professional background

  • Member of PSA and USFSA
  • Coaching since 2007
  • Specializing in freestyle, moves in the field and choreography and group instruction for skaters of all levels 

Contact Brianna Jones

 
 
   
Loni Keenan
 
Personal Achievements
  • USFS Gold Medalist
  • Regional Competitor
  • Member of Braemarettes Precision Skating Team

 

Professional Background

  • Member of USFSA
  • PSA Instructor
  • Basic Written accreditation rated
  • Teach all levels of Freestyle, Moves in the Field, Choreography, and Group Instruction.
  • Coaching since 1982
  • 30 Years teaching experience (29 years at Burnsville)
  • Have taught numerous students through the USFS Gold Medalist Level
  • Have taught 16 skaters from the USFS Pre-Pre through the Gold Medalist level
  • Regional Competition Coach
  • Involved in the production, direction and implementation of numerous club skating shows
  • Involved in many Figure Skating projects throughout the Twin Cities area.
  • Have taught skaters in Iceland for the Icelandic Figure Skating Federation

Contact Loni Keenan

 
 
   
Kari Nachtigal
  
 
   
Laura Mitchell
 
Personal Achievements
  • USFS & CFSA Gold Medalist
  • USFS National Collegiate Medalist
  • Regional Medalist, Sectional Competitor
  • B.S. in Physical Education Studies from the University of Delaware

 

Professional Background
  • 20 years Coaching Experience
  • US Figure Skating / PSA Category A Coach
  • Regional Competition Coach
  • Coached skaters through US Figure Skating Gold Tests
  • Mentored under International, World and Olympic level coaches
  • Specializes in all levels of Freestyle, Moves in the Field, Choreography and Off Ice Classes

Contact Laura Mitchell

 
   
Davina Nelson
 
Personal Achievements
  • U.S. Figure Skating Gold Medalist in Freestyle and Figures / Pre-Gold in Dance
  • Upper Great Lakes Competitor and finalist
  • Member of the North Starlettes precision team
  • Skated with BMVFSC since 1980
 
Professional Background
  • Member of USFSA and PSA / Previously rated with the PSA Coaching since 1987
  • Certified professional qualified to coach at all skating events
  • Coached skaters through senior test level
  • Director and Co-Director experience with Impressions on Ice
  • Coached all levels: beginner to senior level in freestyle, field moves along with choreography, on ice workouts and group instruction

Contact Davina Nelson