Central Virginia Skating Club

Serving skaters of all levels in central Virginia


About Us

Board Membership and Club Officers

Mela Jones, President, By-Laws Chair and Board Member
Kim Frola, Vice-President and Board Member
Joan Mabe, Treasurer and Board Member
Deann Clanton, Secretary, Membership Chair and Board Member
Trisha Smith, Test Chair
Shannon Ferguson, Board Member
Paula Smiley, Board Member
Carol Ann Lea, Board Member
Debbie Hogan, Board Member
Amy Garrison, Board Member
Sue Sondej, Board Member

Membership Benefits

  • Automatic membership to the USFS, which includes a subscription to Skating magazine.
  • USFS Testing and Competition privileges
  • Club voting privileges
  • The Cutting Edge, the club newsletter
  • CVSC Membership Directory
  • Club Social Events for both skaters and their families
  • Club Patch to display on jackets, bags, etc.
  • School notification of USFS testing and qualifying competitive achievements
  • Networking and fellowhip opportunities for sharing information and uniting with others with similar interests and goals
  • Many opportunities to volunteer

Membership Levels

  • Gold — $90 Home club member; USFS testing/competition privileges
  • Introductory Gold — $30 - One year discounted membership for individuals who have never held a full USFS club or individual membership; USFS testing/competition privileges
  • Silver — $50 Secondary club member - must have another club as Home Club; USFS testing privileges
  • Bronze — $60 Home club member; No testing/competition privileges
  • Coach — $50 No testing or competition privileges
  • Collegiate — See Collegiate application form; One time, 4-year USFS membership for college students
  • Additional Family Member — $30 - Gold level priviledges
  • Friends of the Club — $20 - requires a Basic Skills Membership (Learn to Skate); Friends of the Club can participate in club social activities but are not entitled to club membership privileges

Membership is from July 1 - June 30 in any given year. Membership fees are not pro-rated. Please address membership questions to Deann Clanton.

Membership Application

  • Downloadpdf icon an application form,
  • Downloadpdf icon a Collegiate application form, or
  • Pick up a form from the CVSC Bulletin Board at the Richmond Ice Zone, or
  • Ask at the front desk of the Richmond Ice Zone for a form.

Questions about membership? Please contact Deann Clanton.

Gaby Corcoran

Gaby Corcoran - Skating Director
(804) 378-7465, x204 gaby@Richmondicezone.com


Professional Member: ISI, US Figure Skating; Teaches: Freestyle, MIF; PSA Accredited; Personal Skating Tests: Junior Freestyle, 4th Figure, Bronze Dance, Fourteen Step; Competitive History: Central Pacific Regionals (1986, 1990, 1991, 1992), Pacific Coast Sectionals (Intermediate, 1990 & Novice, 1991); ISI Gold Certified Judge; University Degrees: BS, Liberty University, MBA, Virginia Commonwealth University.


Barbara Easley

Barbara Easley


Professional Member: ISI, US Figure Skating; Teaches: Freestyle, MIF, Choreography, 30 years of teaching experience; PSA Accredited- Master Freestyle, Master MIF, Registered Choreography; Personal Skating Tests: ISU Gold Figures, Bronze Dance, ISU Master Freeskate; Competitive History: Berlin, Germany Regionals (Senior), West Germany Nationals (Novice), ISI Gold Certified Judge; Ice Show Experience: Ice Capades (US and International Shows) and Holiday on Ice in Europe; Students' Achievements: Coached all levels to Regional, Sectional and National competitions.


Deb Ulmer
(804) 216-7779


Professional Member: ISI, US Figure Skating; Teaches: Basic and Freestyle; Personal skating: Competes as an Adult Skater; ISI Gold Certified Judge; University Degrees: BS Nursing, West Virginia Wesleyan College, M.Ed., Adult Education, Virginia Commonwealth University, PhD, Education, Virginia Commonwealth University and PhD, Nursing, Virginia Commonwealth University.



Mary Ruth Halapatz
(804) 555-5555


Professional Member: PSA, ISI, US Figure Skating; Teaches: Freestyle, Moves in the Field, 10 years teaching; Personal skating: Pre-Silver Dance, Adult Silver Moves in the Field, ISI Freestyle 4; Student Achievements: US Figure Skating and ISI competitions; Ice Show Experience: SkateNationPlus and Ice Zone Holiday Shows and Production Team.

Dawn Harwood
(804) 555-5555


Professional Member: PSA, ISI, US Figure Skating; Teaches: Freestyle, Moves in the Field, Choreography; Personal Skating Tests: Gold Freestyle, Gold Figures; Competetive History: Scottish Nationals, British Nationaks, Elsworth, Lady Arrow Champion, ISI Silver Certified Judge; Ice Show Experience: 9 years in International ice shows as solo skater, pair skater and line captain; Student Achievements: Dawn has coached skaters in qualifying competitions up through Junior level; show has coached tests through Senior freestyle level; Choreography: choregraphed Richmond Ice Zone ice shows.


Laura Pickard

Laura Pickard
(804) 555-5555


Professional Member: ISI, US Figure Skating; Teaches: Basic skills, Freestyle and assists in off-ice training sessions; Personal Skating: Gold Freestyle, Gold Moves in the Field, Gold Ice Dancing; Competition History: competed for 11 years through Junior level; Ice Show Experience: Holiday on Ice (Richmond Ice Zone) for 8 years, Production on Ice (Richmond Ice Zone) for 4 years.

Eduardo Vidal
(804) 555-5555


Professional Member: ISI, US Figure Skating; Teaches:

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Last updated:
May 26, 2016

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