SportQuest Skating Academy, Parade Ice Garden – Figure Skating Minneapolis, MN
Saturday November 18th 2017

Notable Skaters

Since its inception, SQSA has produced several National and International competitors, as well as skaters that have gone on to skate in shows professionally. Here is a listing of such skaters to date:

 National Competitors:

  • Viktor Ayele ’97 (Junior Olympics)
  • Michael Chau ’02 (Junior Nationals)
  • Alyssa Kane ’97 (Junior Olympics)
  • Maria Kalina ’09 (Junior Nationals)
  • Rachel Kern ’04 (Junior Nationals)
  • Madalyn Moree ’14 (Nationals)
  • Kirsten Olson ’08, ’09 (Nationals)
  • Kristen Sheaffer  ’02, ’01 (Nationals); ‘99 (Junior Olympics)
  • Rohene Ward ’08, ’06, ’04, ’02, ’01, ’98 (Nationals); ’96 (Junior Olympics)


International Competitors:

  • Coco Kaminski – Warsaw Cup (Poland) ’13
  • Elena Rodrigues—Jr. Worlds (Brazil) ’08
  • Rohene Ward


Professional Skaters:

  • Quinton Clemons—Disney On Ice
  • Tasha Furst (Benson)—Disney On Ice
  • Kinsey Kleppe—Royal Caribbean
  • Katie Lingen—Disney On Ice
  • Kelly McInnis—Royal Caribbean
  • Kristen Sheaffer—Holiday On Ice
  • Kelly Corcoran Smith – Royal Caribbean, Knott’s Berry Farm, Advanced Entertainment Group
  • Rebecca Speltz—Disney On Ice
  • Amber Anderson—Disney On Ice
  • Rohene Ward – Holiday on Ice