Coaches

The Wisconsin Edge Synchronized Skating Club is proud to include seasoned professionals as part of our coaching staff. These experts work with our teams to help skaters of all levels achieve their goals.  Please click on the links below to learn more about our coaching staff.

Angela Johnstad

Director of Skating – Wisconsin Edge

Skating Credentials:

  • Four time National Competitor, Synchronized Skating
  • Professional Skating Association (PSA) member
  • PSA Basic Accreditation
  • US Figure Skating Registered Coach
  • CER: Category A; Wisconsin Edge and Eble Elite Edgers – Synchronized Team Coach
  • PSA Honor Roll of Coaches 2006, 2008, 2010, 2015
  • Professional Actor/Performer (Milwaukee & NYC)
  • Areas for lessons: Freestyle, Moves in the Field, Adult, Choreography, Synchronized Skating

David Redlin

Years teaching: 17

Athletic Development Director – Wisconsin Edge

Coaching Credentials:

  • PSA Honor Roll of Coaches 2014, 2015, 2016
  • Coach to Regional Champions, and Sectionals and National competitors
  • Supplemental Coach to Team USA International Medalist’s
  • Experienced in coaching Free Style, Moves In The Field, Ice Dance, Free Dance, Pairs, Group, Choreography, and Synchronized Skating
  • U.S. Figure Skating Category A Coach
  • Regularly attend PSA conferences, workshops, and continuing educational seminars
  • PSA presenter and oral ratings examiner
  • Wisconsin Figure Skating Club, Learn to Skate Director
  • Kettle Moraine Ice Center, Learn To Skate Director

PSA Ratings:

  • Master Moves In The Field Instructor
  • Senior Free Style Instructor
  • Certified Dance Instructor
  • Certified Synchronized Skating Instructor
  • Certified Pairs Instructor
  • Registered Choreography Instructor
  • Master Group Instructor
  • Master Program Director
  • Hockey Accredited I & II

Courtney Petersen

Coach – Wisconsin Edge

Skating Credentials:

  • Double Gold Medalist in Singles and Moves In the Field
  • Professional Skating Association (PSA) member
  • US Figure Skating Registered Coach
  • CER: Category B
  • PSA Basic Accreditation
  • Degrees in Exercise Science and Sport Management
  • Director of Marketing for the Kenosha Kingfish Minor League Baseball Team

Katy Jaessing

Coach – Wisconsin Edge

Skating Credentials:

 

  • Two Time Midwest Pewter Medalist, Bronze Medalist, Masters Synchronized Skating
  • Midwest Gold Medalist, Intermediate Synchronized Skating
  • Three time National Competitor, Synchronized Skating
  • National Bronze Medalist, Intermediate Synchronized Skating
  • Gold Medalist in Adult Moves In the Field
  • Professional Skating Association (PSA) member
  • CER: Category B
  • PSA Basic Accreditation
  • US Figure Skating Registered Coach
  • Areas for lessons: Freestyle, Moves in the Field, Adult, Synchronized Skating