Coaches

(801) 556 - 0721

Christi Sturgeon

  • Double gold medalist in Figures and Freestyle, silver medalist in Pairs.

  • Competed Singles and Pairs at Regionals and Sectionals.

  • Professional Skating experience with: Disney on Ice, Be-Dazzled Puerto Rico, Flash Beagle-Charles Schultz Production, Sun Valley Ice Shows. 

  • Coaching over 30 years, coaching skaters from Basic Skills through gold medal and competitive skaters at Regional, Sectional, National, International, World, and Olympic competitions.  

Specialities: Competition and recreational style freestyle, moves in the field, choreography

(801) 860 - 2307

Joleen Goodfellow

  • Triple gold medalist in Figures, Freestyle, and Dance. Bronze medalist in Pairs. 

  • Coached Regional, Sectional, Junior National, and International competitors. 

  • Member of the Professional Skaters Association and U.S. Figure Skating. 

  • Resident professional at the Bountiful Recreation Center since 1981.

  • Competed personally for many years at the International, Sectional, and Regional levels. She has skated in many television documentaries and shows. 

Specialities: Competition and recreational style freestyle, moves in the field, off-ice exercises and weight training

(801) 913-9211

Katie Tucker 

  • Double gold medalist in Freestyle and Moves in the Fields

  •  Regional, Sectional and International Competitor

  • Professional Performer with Disney on Ice

  • Trained in Contemporary Dance and Ashtaga Yoga

Specialities: Competition and recreational style freestyle, moves in the field, choreography, off-ice strength training. 

(801) 663-1675

Kelsey Ward

  • Double gold medalist

  • Coaching since 2001. 

  • Competitive skater for 10 years. 

  • 2006-2007 USFSA Collegiate Junior bronze medalist. 

  • Trained in ballet and modern dance. 

  • Bachelors degree from USU in Elementary Education. 

  • Member of Professional Skaters Association and U.S. Figure Skating.

Specialities: Competition and recreational style freestyle, moves in the field, choreography, off-ice strength training. 

(862) 216-7165

Olivia Jung

  • Double gold medalist in Freestyle and Moves in the Fields, pre-silver in Ice Dance.

  •  International Competitor for Chinese Taipei.

  • Skated on the Collegiate Figure Skating Team for the University of Michigan.

  • Member of the Professional Skaters Association and U.S. Figure Skating.

  • More than ten years of experience coaching recreational and competitive skating for all ages.

  • B.A. in Political Science and International Studies from the University of Michigan - Ann Arbor 

Specialities: Competition and recreational style freestyle, moves in the field, choreography, off-ice strength training. 

(801) 928 - 0117

Rachel White Lodder

  • Double gold medalist in Freestyle and Moves in the Fields, pre-bronze in Ice Dance.

  • International Competitor.

  • U.S. National Championships Alternate

  • Pacific Coast Sectional Championship Competitor.

  • Central Pacific Regional Championship Competitor.

  • Trained in Ballet.

  • Skated in Professional Shows for 4 years.

  • Toured on Cruise Ships, Europe, Mexico and the U.S.

  • Bachelor of Science Degree, Communications, U of U. 

Specialities: Competition and recreational style freestyle, moves in the field, choreography, off-ice strength training. 

(801) 558-0796

Stewert Sturgeon

  • Coaching since 1982

  • Triple gold medalist in Figures, Freestyle and Dance.

  • Medalist as a Regional and Sectional Competitor.

  • 2 Time US Open Professional Champion.

  • Professional Featured Performer in Ice Shows Internationally and Nationally.

  • 2 Time US National Adult Master Medalist. 

  • Coached and proudly represented skaters at Olympic, World, International, National, Sectional, and Regional Championships. 

  • Active in Competitive Cycling, Off Ice and Fitness Training.

Shelby Baker

  • Double gold medalist in Freestyle and Moves in the Fields, pre-bronze in Ice Dance.

  • Trained in ballroom dance.

  • NJCAA 2015 D1 Women’s Soccer National Champion

  • Former member of American Ice Theater and University of Utah Crimson Ice.

  • Shelby Baker is from Layton, Utah and started skating in 2002.  She competed for 10 years and enjoys performing in ice shows.  Shelby grew up skating in Bountiful and is excited to be a member of the SDRC coaching staff. 

Specialities: Spins, jumps, power skating, off-ice training. 

(801) 529-6494

(760) 282-7272

Stephanie Knighton

  • Adult Gold Free Skate and Moves in the Field.

  • 5 Time Adult Nationals Competitor. 

  • 2016 Adult Nationals Silver Solo Dance Medalist.

  • 2018 Adult Pacific Coast Sectional Free Skate Qualifier.

  • 2018 Adult Pacific Coast Sectional Special Achievement Awared Winner for Excellence in Spins. 

  • 2019 Adult Pacific Coast Sectionals Gold Ladies Champion.

  • 2019 National Adult Gold Ladies Champion

  • 2019 Adult National Silver Solo Dance Silver Medalist. 

Specialities: Solo Dance