The Detroit Skating Club boasts one of the strongest coaching staffs in the world. Over seventy-five percent of the staff are either former international or world class skaters or have coaching experience at the national, international, world and Olympic level of competitive skating.

Paul Bellantuono

Resident Coach
(973) 800-4578 |

Paul is a 2-time Junior World competitor and Estonian Junior National Champion. He is a gold medalist in dance and moves in the field. He specialized in pattern dances partnering, solo dance and skating skills. Paul has been teaching at DSC since 2011.

Julianne Berlin

Resident Coach
(248) 421-3366 |

Julie Berlin has been coaching Beginner, Developmental, Competitive, International and World level figure skaters since 1983.  She has 39 years experience coaching figure skating and has produced many skating champions.  Julie is passionate about developing skaters into the best athletes  and best people they can become.  She has a PSA rating and ranking level VII and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Wisconsin.

Amanda Dobbs

Resident Coach | (831) 524-1497

Amanda is a triple gold medalist in moves, freeskate, and pairs.  She was a national and international level competitor in both singles and pairs representing Team USA for 5 years where she was an ISU Junior Grand Prix Finalist and a Four Continents competitor.  She has a bachelor’s degree in Human Development and Family Studies through American Military University, and has been coaching since 2009.  She has current national and international level skaters, and enjoys working with skaters at all levels to help develop their love and passion for the sport.

Jason Dungjen

Resident Coach
(248) 673-2185

Jason is a Gold medalist in figures, freestyle and pairs. 1997 & 1998 U.S. Pair Champion and 1994 & 1998 Olympic team member. He has been a Resident coach since 1998. He is a National, International, World and Olympic coach.

Ann Endres

Resident Coach
(248) 417-7641 |

Ann holds three Master Ratings from the Professional Skaters Association (PSA): Freeskate, Moves in the Field and Group Instruction. She also is a PSA Certified Program Director. She has taken several skaters from the Learn to Skate level through their Gold medal in Moves and Freestyle. Ann is an alumna of Greenhills School in Ann Arbor. She attended L’Université Savoie Mont Blanc, Chambéry, France and the University of Colorado in Boulder. She has  bachelor’s degree in French. Ann has been coaching for more than 30 years – helping skaters to achieve their goals while keeping it fun, instilling a lifelong love of the sport!

Tatiana Gladkova

Resident Coach
(248) 882-9262

Tatiana is Junior World Champion in Ice Dance, with partner Igor Shpilband (1983).  She holds a Master’s Degree from the Moscow Institute of Physical Culture.  Tatiana is a Resident Coach since 2003, and became a National level Ice Dance coach in 2005.  Her coaching expertise extends from beginners  through to competitive freestyle and Ice Dance.

Natasha Haase

Resident Coach
(248) 670-4440 |

Natasha is a former World competitor, Olympic Team Member and a Member of the Russian National Team (1975-1985). She won medals at numerous National and International competitions including 1981 Winter World University Games. She is an International Master of sport of Russia.

Natasha has a Master’s degree in choreography from the Institute for the Theatrical Arts in Moscow and a Master’s Degree in coaching from the Leningrad State Academy of Physical Education and Sport. She has  more then 40 years of coaching experience, working with National and International skaters. Natasha is a Free Style PSA Master-Rated coach and is also an examiner for PSA.

Teaches: Freestyle, Moves, Choreography, Hockey

Nina Herron-Robinson

Resident Coach
(313) 770-7734 |

Nina is a competitive figure skating coach with over 20 years of experience in conjunction with the United States Figure Skating Association (USFSA) and Ice Skating Institute (ISI). She’s an accredited member of the Professional Skaters Association (PSA).

Nina is also First Aid, CPR, and AEG trained and certified. She specializes in Freestyle, Choreography, and Moves in the Field. She enjoys progressing skaters from beginner to senior and grooming competitive skaters of all levels. She has coached and mentored skaters that have gone on to compete at the local, national, and international level.

Jennifer Jeffrey

Resident Coach
(248) 854-6673 |

Jennifer has been coaching since 1991. She has taught skaters from tots through senior moves and gold freestyle tests. Jennifer has also coached skaters through regional final round and adult nationals.

Linda Johns

Resident Coach
(248) 891-7645

Linda is a National, International and World Team Coach. She has coached skaters through gold figures, freeskate and pairs. She has been a Resident Coach since 1979.

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