Joanne Hough

    (613) 445-8655
    (613) 291-4825
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    Qualifications and Experience:


    • NCCP Level III Certified (Singles)
    • NCCP Level II Certified (Dance, Pairs, Synchro)
    • Canpowerskate, Advanced Levels
    • Certified Kinesiologist (B. Sc. (Hon.), Sports Sciences), Ontario Kinesiology Association
    • Former Skate Canada Judge

    Skills Coached:

    • Competitive: Free Skate
    • Starskate: Free Skate, Dance, Skills, Interpretive, Stroking, Theatre on Ice
    • Recreational Canskate, Juniors, Synchro, all ages
    • Choreography
    • Off Ice Programs (conditioning, strength, flexibility training, etc)
    • Power Skating, competitive and recreational levels
    • Adults, all levels
    • Available to conduct seminars (Figure Skating, Power Skating for hockey/ ringette)

    Personal Information:

    • Began coaching in 1981
    • Coached skaters attending (including medal winners): Manitoba Sectionals, Manitoba Provincials, Manitoba Winter Games, Eastern Ontario Sectionals, Skate Ontario Championships, Western Canadians Challenge, and National Starskate Championships.
    • Skate Canada Tests achieved: Gold Free Skate, Gold Dance, Gold Free Dance, Senior Competitive Dance, Gold Skills, Gold Figures, and Novice Competitive Singles
    • “Competitive Coach of the Year” Skate Canada Manitoba Section, 1994; Designated as a Master Coach by Manitoba Section (as of 1996); Master Clinician Member of the Manitoba Judges Committee and Manitoba Synchro Committee; Section CANSKATE Clinic Conductor; NCCP Level II Technical Course Conductor; NCCP Level I and II Theory Course Conductor
    • Technical Presenter at the National Coaches Seminar (1994)
    • Clinician for 9 Manitoba Regional Seminars
    • Choreographed 2 Annual Winterlude Ice Café Performances (2003, 2004), as well as numerous ice shows and carnivals
    • Manitoba Winter Games Team Coach (1994, 1998)
    • Previous Certifications include: Certified Resistance Trainer, Certified Fitness Leader, Certified Physical Activity, and Fitness, and Lifestyle Appraiser
    • Director/ owner of Power Skating by Joanne Hough (Russell, ON)
    • Co-owner/ Director of the Norman Summer Hockey School, and Director / owner of the Norman Summer Figure Skating and Power Skating School, Thompson, MB (until relocation to Ottawa)
    • Mother of four children, ranging in ages 8 – 18 (competitive figure skaters / hockey players).