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Meet the Road to Gold Team

Our team is passionate about helping skaters develop their talents and options
to aid them in embracing their own special qualities and goals

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Gracie Gold

2 Time U.S. National Champion

Olympic Medalist

US Figure Skating Get Up Ambassador

2020 Recipient of the PSA Sonja Henie Award

Favorite  Quote:
"There's this beautiful thing called imperfect progress,
slow steps of progress wrapped in grace."
- Lysa TerKeurst

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Geoffry Varner

National and International Medalist

2005 ISU Junior Grand Prix Final Bronze Medalist

Jr World Competitor


Favorite Quote:
"Never Give Up, Never Surrender"

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Charlie White

2014 Olympic Champion

2014 Olympic Team Event Bronze Medalist

2010 Olympic Silver Medalist

2 Time World Champion

6 Time National Champion


Jeremy Abbott

4 Time US National Champion

2 Time Olympian

2014 Olympic Team Event Bronze Medalist

2008 Grand Prix Final Champion


Mirai Nagasu

2008 US National Champion

7 Time US National Medalist

2010 Olympian

2018 Olympic Medalist

1st US Woman to land a triple axel at the Olympic Games


Max Aaron

2013 US National Champion

2015 Skate America Champion

3 Time International Classic Champion


James Hernandez

2 time British National Jr Champion

2 Time Jr World Competitor

1st British Team to qualify for the        Jr Grand Prix Final 

with partner Phebe Bekker


Eddie Shipstad

PSA Master Rated Professional

PSA Level V Ranking

National, International and World         Jump Specialist

Owner of Shipstad Entertainment


Drew Meekins

2006  World Jr Pair Champion
National and International Coach
& Choreographer



Jason Dilworth

PSA Mater Rated Professional 

Team USA High Performance National Develop Camp
Faculty Member

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Peter Zapalo

Exercise Physiologist

Specializing in Athlete
High Performance

Owner of

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Jackie Brenner

PSA Master Rated Professional

Developmental Coach of the Year 2000

Lifetime Achievement Award 2009

U.S. Figure Skating
National Speaker


Jennifer Stripling

Registered Dietician

Board Certified Specialist
in Sports Dietetics


Christi Powell

Mindset Coach

The Confident Project

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Carly Gold

U.S. Figure Skating Sr Ladies

National Competitor

PSA Rated Professional

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Amy Fankhauser

Founder & Owner of Road to Gold
Training Camp

National Coordinator

Owner of Ice Sports Consulting LLC

"The coaching staff does an awesome job in helping each skater achieve
great things on the ice, but also encouraging them to be great humans off
the ice! She leaves the Road to Gold camps inspired every time!"

- Crystal

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