Rebecca is a PSA Master Rated Coach in Moves in the Field, Group and Synchronized Team skating and holds a PSA Level V Ranking. Rebecca is the Second Vice President of the PSA and is currently a Full Staff Member at The Skating Club of Boston. She has coached various levels of Synchronized skating teams and Theatre On Ice Teams which have qualified and medalled at U.S. Synchronized Skating Championships and U.S. National Theatre On Ice Championships and have been selected for international competitions. Furthermore, she is the Director of the Boston Common Frog Pond campus for The Skating Club of Boston Skating Academy. With over 30 years of coaching experience, she has specializations in group and Synchro teams that enhance our program. Rebecca leads our Coaching Team as the Director of Program Development and Head Program Coach focusing on program growth, development and experience across all levels and disciplines.
Michael returned to coaching in 2013 with The Skating Club of Boston Skating Academy. He has coached both at The Skating Academy’s Frog Pond and Boston Campuses. He is also the Program Director for the Therapeutic Skating Program for skaters with disabilities. In 2015, Michael joined the choreography team for the Frog Pond Skating Spectacular as well as joining the creative team for Ice Chips. In 2016, Michael joined the Creative Team for Harvard University’s An Evening with Champions and in 2018 became the Head Choreographer for Ice Chips. Michael was a former ice dancer, competing at both the regional and sectional level for The Skating Club of Boston. He has his Pre-Gold Pattern Dance and his Junior Free Dance Tests. He is a member of the PSA and has his ratings in both Ice Dance and Group Instruction, with extensive training and testing in all disciplines of skating and therefore coaches basic skills group lessons, as well as private ice dance, freestyle, moves in the field and program choreography lessons. He is a graduate of Babson College and has a Master’s in Education from the University of Massachusetts, with a focus in Middle School Math and Special Education. He is currently a teacher in Boston Public Schools. Michael is a member of the PSA, has his Basic Accreditation, and is a Registered Basic Skills Coach with U.S. Figure Skating.
Adam Blake | Artistic Director
Adam joined The Skating Club of Boston as Artistic Director for Theatre On Ice of Boston for the 2016-2017 season as well as the Club coaching staff. Adam’s style of skating and choreography has been described as passionate, hard-hitting, and impactful. His proficient knowledge of trick skating maneuvers like cantilevers, boot slides, and backflips gives him a unique spin on traditional figure skating. Adam first started choreographing group productions at age 16. He then began to expand his knowledge of movement, learning all types of dance: hip hop, tap, street jazz, popping, locking, tutting, modern, contemporary, and swing. He toured for two years as a semi-principal skater with High School Musical the was promoted to Principal and Line Captain with Disney on Ice Presents: 100 Years of Magic. In 2011, Adam was the winner of the second Young Artists Showcase choreography competition. From there he was the assistant choreographer to Cindy Stuart for the two recent Disney on Ice shows. His most recent work includes choreography for the World Champion Kimmie Meissner, the Volkswagen Winter Spectaculars, Worlds Opening Ceremonies, Numerous USFS Champion Gala numbers, The 146 Edition of the Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey Circus, and the conception and production of his own company Ice Cold Combos.
Tracey is a Master Rated Coach in Free Skate, Senior Rated in Moves in the Field and PSA Hockey Accreditation I & II. She is currently a Full Staff Member at The Skating Club of Boston and joins our TOI coaching team this year. In her competitive career Tracey was a National competitor at the Junior and Senior level, International medalist, Member of Team USA and Olympic Sports Festivals. Her students have competed at the Regional, Sectional, Collegiate, Junior National, Adult National and National levels as well as several students that are on Team USA Synchronized skating teams. Outside of the rink she enjoys spending time with her husband and two children doing anything outside. From climbing fourteeners, to skiing, biking, hiking and taking adventures. Tracey has a Bachelor of Science in Communication, from the College of Arts, Media and Design from Northeastern University.
Jimmy is a national and international Senior pairs competitor and has coached teams that have medaled at multiple National Theatre On Ice competitions at both the Junior and Senior levels. Jimmy is also a member of TOI of Boston’s internationally competitive Senior team, Forte of Boston. Jimmy enjoys passing on what he has learned during his competitive career to prepare his students for success in all aspects of life. Jimmy’s students continue to work on pair skating skills for national competitions and careers in professional shows. He also holds a Bachelor of Communications degree from Boston University and has a passion for performance, dance, and learning. He can usually be found dancing in his kitchen or taking a hip-hop class and is a proud dog dad to his rescue pup, Cali.
Michael is a 14-time international ice dance competitor and 8-time U.S. Championships ice dance competitor. Michael joins our coaching team this year and has been coaching since 2011. He holds a B.S. in Business Administration from New England College of Business and describes himself as a car nut. He loves every aspect of cars and car culture. He also enjoys training short track speed skating; continuing his love for all sports involving ice.
Buck joined our coaching team last year and is a veteran of the TOI Boston program. He himself skated on Act I of Boston when it was founded in 2001 in addition to being a national and international ice dance competitor. Going on to tour with Disney On Ice as a professional figure skater, Buck has toured the world and performed in many professional productions. We are proud to welcome Buck back to the TOI Boston family and the coaching team.
Brad is an 8 time Eastern Sectional Senior Men Competitor, a Regional Medalist and a former Junior Nationals Pairs competitor with his previous partner, Marissa Castelli. He was first alternate to the 2014 and 2016 US National Championships. He is a 2009 graduate of Wheaton College with a BA in Psychology. Brad enjoys working with skaters of all ages and levels, from learn to skate to Sectional competitors and has been coaching since 2005. He has skated in professionals shows since his retirement in 2016, including Dick Button’s Art of Figure Skating exhibit in Cooperstown NY and for various shows with the American Ice Theatre. He also enjoys producing shows. He has been co producer of the Providence Tree Lighting since 2015, a position passed on to him by World Champion and Olympic medalist Michelle Kwan. He has also produced many benefits such as the “Celebrate Life” show which raised money for the America World Adoption Association in March 2017 in Rhode Island. Brad is a member of Forte of Boston and is excited to have be given the opportunity and privilege of working with the TOI of Boston teams at The Skating Club of Boston.
Alexandria (formerly Shaughnessy) is a professional figure skater, PSA Rated coach, a former Team USA pair skater with partner, Jimmy Morgan, and a former competitive singles skater. Between both singles and pair skating, Alex is a 10-time Eastern Sectional competitor and a 6-time U.S. Championships competitor. As a pair skater, Alex is a Senior international bronze medalist, a bronze medalist at the U.S. Championships at the Novice level, and a 5-time Eastern Sectional medalist. As a singles skater, she is a Regional medalist and Eastern Sectional competitor at both the Junior and Senior level. As a coach, Alex has over 10 years of coaching experience of all levels including freestyle, moves in the field, pairs, dance and Theatre On Ice. Alex was a skater on TOI of Boston’s Senior team, Act I of Boston from 2013-2015 and was the Head Coach of our Junior team, Ovation of Boston during the 2014-2015 season. She is currently a member of our Senior team, Forte of Boston and is very excited to be returning to the Coaching Team for TOI of Boston this season. Outside of the ice rink, Alex loves to spend time with her husband and two rescue dogs, as well as ski, hike, travel, and go to the beach with family and friends. Alex is also the Adoption and Transport coordinator of a non-profit organization, The Haiti Street Dog Project 501(c)(3).