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 32 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.

Amber Czisny

Resident Coach | Off-Ice Professional
(248) 820-9100 |

Amber is a triple Gold Medalist in freeskate, moves and dance. She competed at the National and International level for the U.S.A. Team. She is a rated and ranked member of the PSA. Amber coaches both ISI and USFS National and World skaters. She also has a B.A. from Oakland University in Dance Performance and has danced with several dance companies. She is a Master Certified Pilates instructor and also works as a post rehabilitation therapist. Amber is currently working on her Masters in Sports Science.

Natalia Deller

Resident Coach
(586) 709-9612

Natalia is a former World Ice Dance competitor. She was a 1988 Olympic competitor and 1992 U.S. Open Dance Champion. She is a 2-time World Professional Dance Champion. She has coached skaters from Learn to Skate through National, International and World team competitors.

Tatiana Gladkova

Resident Coach
(248) 881-6529

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.

Jason Dungjen

Resident Coach
(248) 705-6962

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 is also 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 alumni 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 over 30 years – helping skaters to achieve their goals while keeping it fun, instilling a lifelong love of the sport!

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) with a category A certification. 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.

Craig Joeright

Resident Coach
(248) 535-4750

Craig is a seven-time National competitor and was on the U.S. International team from 1998-2000. He is the 1998 Junior Pair Bronze medalist, 2000 National Senior Pair Bronze medalist and 2004 U.S. National Senior Pair Pewter medalist. Craig is a 4-time Midwestern Pair champion. He has served on many USFS committees and has completed his Gold freeskate, pairs and moves tests. He has a BA in psychology from Oakland University.

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