FIGURE Skating

 

Advanced Skating program

Freestyle Sessions

Freestyle sessions are open to the public for practicing figure skating skills and programs. In order to utilize a figure skating freestyle session at The Jones Center, you must:

1) Have read our Ice Etiquette expectations and agree to follow all expectations before skating on a freestyle session.

2) Be in private lessons and/or have your own figure skates.

Freestyle Session Schedule

Monday
4:00p-5:00p I 5:00p-6:00p
Tuesday
9:00a - 10:00a | 10:00a - 11:00a
4:00p - 5:00p | 5:00p - 6:00p
Wednesday
4:00p - 5:00p |  5:00p - 6:00p
Thursday
6:15a-7:30a I 8:00-9:00a I 9:00-10:00a
4:00p - 5:00p | 5:00p - 6:00p
Friday
6:00a - 7:30a
4:00p - 5:30p
Saturday
7:00a - 8:30a

Freestyle Fee:
$8 / session

 

The Jones Center's FIgure Skating Coaches

The Jones Center has an amazing team of coaches that can help you reach all of your skating goals! Whether you are interested in figure skating, improving skating skills for hockey or just being comfortable on the ice....we have a coach for you!

JENNIFER CUCHIA    Contact Information   Cell: 479-841-6501  Email:  jenniferholliman@yahoo.com      Education   Attended the University of Arkansas     Figure Skating Memberships and Affiliations   Member of Professional Skaters Association (PSA)  Member of US Figure Skating and Ozark Figure Skating Club  Director of Arkansas Figure Skating Association     Professional Ratings   PSA Registered Rating in Free Skate  PSA Registered Rating in Group  PSA Registered Rating in Moves in the Field     Jennifer began skating when she was 8 years old and has been coaching for 19 years. She is dedicated to helping skaters develop a lifelong love for the sport of figure skating through strong technical and artistic skills, which produce a confident, well rounded skater.

JENNIFER CUCHIA

Contact Information

Cell: 479-841-6501

Email: jenniferholliman@yahoo.com

Education

Attended the University of Arkansas

Figure Skating Memberships and Affiliations

Member of Professional Skaters Association (PSA)

Member of US Figure Skating and Ozark Figure Skating Club

Director of Arkansas Figure Skating Association

Professional Ratings

PSA Registered Rating in Free Skate

PSA Registered Rating in Group

PSA Registered Rating in Moves in the Field

Jennifer began skating when she was 8 years old and has been coaching for 19 years. She is dedicated to helping skaters develop a lifelong love for the sport of figure skating through strong technical and artistic skills, which produce a confident, well rounded skater.

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ANNACAYE CLARK    Contact Information   Email:  coachannacaye@gmail.com   Phone: 479-463-0411     Education   Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock  Major: Communication, Minor: Theater     Figure Skating Memberships and Affiliations   Member of Professional Skaters Association (PSA)  Member of US Figure Skating and Ozark Figure Skating Club     Professional Ratings   PSA Registered Rating in Group  PSA Certified Rating in Choreography     Annacaye was a competitive figure skater for The Jones Center for ten years. She has tested through Novice Moves in the Field and Free Skate with a current goal to finish all her moves and becoming a Gold Medalist skater. Through college she taught dance classes including ballet, lyrical, jazz and hip hop. Her love for performance drew her to the stage and she became a principal dancer for a show in Branson, MO. Annacaye has a passion for movement and performance on and off the ice. This is driving her to become the first Master Rated Choreographer in Arkansas. She loves working with all levels of skaters and hopes to share the joy of the sport with all willing to learn.

ANNACAYE CLARK

Contact Information

Email: coachannacaye@gmail.com

Phone: 479-463-0411

Education

Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Major: Communication, Minor: Theater

Figure Skating Memberships and Affiliations

Member of Professional Skaters Association (PSA)

Member of US Figure Skating and Ozark Figure Skating Club

Professional Ratings

PSA Registered Rating in Group

PSA Certified Rating in Choreography

Annacaye was a competitive figure skater for The Jones Center for ten years. She has tested through Novice Moves in the Field and Free Skate with a current goal to finish all her moves and becoming a Gold Medalist skater. Through college she taught dance classes including ballet, lyrical, jazz and hip hop. Her love for performance drew her to the stage and she became a principal dancer for a show in Branson, MO. Annacaye has a passion for movement and performance on and off the ice. This is driving her to become the first Master Rated Choreographer in Arkansas. She loves working with all levels of skaters and hopes to share the joy of the sport with all willing to learn.

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ALLISON DAVIS    Contact Information   Email:  allisondavis2015@gmail.com   Phone: 832-628-6161     Education   Bachelor's Degree from the University of Arkansas in Psychology     Figure Skating Memberships and Affiliations   Member of Professional Skaters Association (PSA)  Member of US Figure Skating and Ozark Figure Skating Club     Allison is a member of the United States Figure Skating Association (USFSA), Professional Skaters Association (PSA), and USA Hockey. Originally from Houston, Texas, she has 16 years of skating experience, 11 years of competition experience and competed in the Southwestern Regionals for 4 consecutive years. She has started skating competitively again at the US Adult Masters Junior/Senior level. She has passed both her Junior level Moves in the Field and Freeskate tests and is currently working on her Senior level tests.    She graduated from the University of Arkansas with a B.A. in Psychology in 2017. She hopes to pass on her love for the sport of figure skating to skaters of all ages and skill sets.

ALLISON DAVIS

Contact Information

Email: allisondavis2015@gmail.com

Phone: 832-628-6161

Education

Bachelor's Degree from the University of Arkansas in Psychology

Figure Skating Memberships and Affiliations

Member of Professional Skaters Association (PSA)

Member of US Figure Skating and Ozark Figure Skating Club

Allison is a member of the United States Figure Skating Association (USFSA), Professional Skaters Association (PSA), and USA Hockey. Originally from Houston, Texas, she has 16 years of skating experience, 11 years of competition experience and competed in the Southwestern Regionals for 4 consecutive years. She has started skating competitively again at the US Adult Masters Junior/Senior level. She has passed both her Junior level Moves in the Field and Freeskate tests and is currently working on her Senior level tests.

She graduated from the University of Arkansas with a B.A. in Psychology in 2017. She hopes to pass on her love for the sport of figure skating to skaters of all ages and skill sets.

CHELSEA MENDENHALL    Contact Information   Email:  skatinglover12@yahoo.com   Phone: 479-799-4087     Education   Currently attending the University of Arkansas pursuing a Bachelor Degree in Political Science     Figure Skating Memberships and Affiliations   Member of Professional Skaters Association (PSA)  Member of US Figure Skating and Ozark Figure Skating Club     Professional Ratings   PSA Registered Rating in Moves in the Field     Chelsea started skating in group lessons at The Jones Center 13 years ago. She then went on to take private lessons and started competing at various competitions across the country. She has a true love and passion for the sport of figure skating. She started teaching group classes when she was 16 years old. During her freshman year of college, she started coaching private lessons in Springfield, Missouri. She loves working with skaters of all ages and levels. As a coach, her focus is on developing a balanced athlete and instilling a love of figure skating in all of her skaters.

CHELSEA MENDENHALL

Contact Information

Email: skatinglover12@yahoo.com

Phone: 479-799-4087

Education

Currently attending the University of Arkansas pursuing a Bachelor Degree in Political Science

Figure Skating Memberships and Affiliations

Member of Professional Skaters Association (PSA)

Member of US Figure Skating and Ozark Figure Skating Club

Professional Ratings

PSA Registered Rating in Moves in the Field

Chelsea started skating in group lessons at The Jones Center 13 years ago. She then went on to take private lessons and started competing at various competitions across the country. She has a true love and passion for the sport of figure skating. She started teaching group classes when she was 16 years old. During her freshman year of college, she started coaching private lessons in Springfield, Missouri. She loves working with skaters of all ages and levels. As a coach, her focus is on developing a balanced athlete and instilling a love of figure skating in all of her skaters.

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HAILEY KACHMARCHIK    Contact Information   Email:  haileykach@aol.com   Phone: 865-360-0747     Education   University of Arkansas, BS in Kinesiology     Figure Skating Memberships and Affiliations   Member of Professional Skaters Association (PSA)  Member of US Figure Skating and Ozark Figure Skating Club     Hailey started taking lessons at the age of 8 years old in her home town, Knoxville, Tennessee. Having passed her Senior moves in the field, she is considered a gold medalist of that discipline with the US Figure Skating Association. Her love for the sport led her to coaching both private, and group lessons in 2015. After moving to Fayetteville, Arkansas to attend the University of Arkansas, Hailey graduated with her Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology in May 2018. Hailey is eager to share her passion for the sport of skating with athletes of all ages, levels and disciplines, including freestyle, hockey, moves in the field and ice dance.

HAILEY KACHMARCHIK

Contact Information

Email: haileykach@aol.com

Phone: 865-360-0747

Education

University of Arkansas, BS in Kinesiology

Figure Skating Memberships and Affiliations

Member of Professional Skaters Association (PSA)

Member of US Figure Skating and Ozark Figure Skating Club

Hailey started taking lessons at the age of 8 years old in her home town, Knoxville, Tennessee. Having passed her Senior moves in the field, she is considered a gold medalist of that discipline with the US Figure Skating Association. Her love for the sport led her to coaching both private, and group lessons in 2015. After moving to Fayetteville, Arkansas to attend the University of Arkansas, Hailey graduated with her Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology in May 2018. Hailey is eager to share her passion for the sport of skating with athletes of all ages, levels and disciplines, including freestyle, hockey, moves in the field and ice dance.


EMMA MCLELLAN    Contact Information   Email:  emmamclellan@gmail.com   Phone: 479-713-0231     Education   Graduate of Fayetteville High School     Figure Skating Memberships and Affiliations   Member of Professional Skaters Association (PSA)  Member of US Figure Skating and Ozark Figure Skating Club     Emma has over 10 years of competitive figure skating experience. She began skating at the age of three and immediately fell in love with the sport. Since then, she has competed in many competitions across the United States. As a coach, she strives to teach athletes of all ages the gift of the sport as well as emphasizing the value of working toward goals. Emma’s most recent achievement in skating is passing both her Intermediate Moves in the Field Test and her Juvenile Freeskate test. She is currently working on her Novice Moves in the Field Test and Intermediate Freeskate test. She hopes to achieve both in 2019. Emma specializes in Learn to Skate USA, jumps, spins an overall skating performance. She hopes to instill a love of being on the ice in every one of her skaters.

EMMA MCLELLAN

Contact Information

Email: emmamclellan@gmail.com

Phone: 479-713-0231

Education

Graduate of Fayetteville High School

Figure Skating Memberships and Affiliations

Member of Professional Skaters Association (PSA)

Member of US Figure Skating and Ozark Figure Skating Club

Emma has over 10 years of competitive figure skating experience. She began skating at the age of three and immediately fell in love with the sport. Since then, she has competed in many competitions across the United States. As a coach, she strives to teach athletes of all ages the gift of the sport as well as emphasizing the value of working toward goals. Emma’s most recent achievement in skating is passing both her Intermediate Moves in the Field Test and her Juvenile Freeskate test. She is currently working on her Novice Moves in the Field Test and Intermediate Freeskate test. She hopes to achieve both in 2019. Emma specializes in Learn to Skate USA, jumps, spins an overall skating performance. She hopes to instill a love of being on the ice in every one of her skaters.


LAUREN LUMPKIN    Contact Information   Email:  skatecoachlauren@gmail.com      Education   Senior at Springdale High School     Figure Skating Memberships and Affiliations   Member of Professional Skaters Association (PSA)  Member of US Figure Skating and Ozark Figure Skating Club     Lauren began skating at the age of 10 and has been competing and testing moves in the field and freeskate with US Figure Skating since then. She is attending the University of Arkansas studying Kinesiology and is planning to obtain her doctorate in Physical Therapy. She will continue to coach while in college and continue to compete and test. As a coach, Lauren loves working with skaters of all levels and ages and enjoys helping skaters achieve their goals.

LAUREN LUMPKIN

Contact Information

Email: skatecoachlauren@gmail.com

Education

Senior at Springdale High School

Figure Skating Memberships and Affiliations

Member of Professional Skaters Association (PSA)

Member of US Figure Skating and Ozark Figure Skating Club

Lauren began skating at the age of 10 and has been competing and testing moves in the field and freeskate with US Figure Skating since then. She is attending the University of Arkansas studying Kinesiology and is planning to obtain her doctorate in Physical Therapy. She will continue to coach while in college and continue to compete and test. As a coach, Lauren loves working with skaters of all levels and ages and enjoys helping skaters achieve their goals.


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AUDREY WOLZ

Contact Information

Email: skatewolz@gmail.com

Figure Skating Memberships and Affiliations

Member of Professional Skaters Association (PSA)

Member of US Figure Skating and Ozark Figure Skating Club

Audrey comes from Line Creek Ice Arena in Kansas City, Missouri. She has been skating since the age of 10, competing in individual competitions as well as synchronized skating at Kansas City Illusion for 8 seasons, the last 5 being on the intermediate team. Audrey is a gold medalist in moves in the field and is currently working on her double gold medal in ice dance. Her specialties include synchro, choreography, field moves and ice dance. Audrey is an interior design major at the University of Arkansas and is so excited to continue her coaching career at The Jones Center.


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ALLY CAGLE

Contact Information

Email: allycagle11@gmail.com

Education

Junior at University of Arkansas with a double major in Food Nutrition & Health and Biology

Figure Skating Memberships and Affiliations
Member of Professional Skaters Association (PSA)

Member of US Figure Skating and Ozark Figure Skating Club

ASHLEY BRATTON    Contact Information   Email:  ash96ash@gmail.com      Figure Skating Memberships and Affiliations   Member of Professional Skaters Association (PSA)  Member of US Figure Skating and Ozark Figure Skating Club     Education   Ashley is a student at the University of Arkansas with a major in finance and real estate and a minor in marketing.   Ashley began her first group figure skating lessons in January 2006, after being inspired by the Winter Olympics and the movie Ice Princess. After one lesson, she had fallen in love. By the end of the Winter session, Ashley decided to focus all her passion on figure skating. Ashley is from Fort Worth, Texas and has competed for both the Dallas Figure Skating Club and the Stars Figure Skating Club. She was a two time Southwestern Regional Top 10 finalist, Intermediate level. She is a USFSA Double Gold Medalist in Moves in the Field and Freeskate. She has completed her Pre-Silver level Dance tests and received the Dallas FSC “Most Tests Passed 2008” award. Ashley has been trained by coaches who were former Olympic medalists, competitors and choreographers. Ashley started coaching lessons in high school for the Dallas Stars Enterprise. Ashley is still in love with figure skating and is passionate to help other skaters develop their skills and fulfill their skating dreams.

ASHLEY BRATTON

Contact Information

Email: ash96ash@gmail.com

Figure Skating Memberships and Affiliations

Member of Professional Skaters Association (PSA)

Member of US Figure Skating and Ozark Figure Skating Club

Education

Ashley is a student at the University of Arkansas with a major in finance and real estate and a minor in marketing.

Ashley began her first group figure skating lessons in January 2006, after being inspired by the Winter Olympics and the movie Ice Princess. After one lesson, she had fallen in love. By the end of the Winter session, Ashley decided to focus all her passion on figure skating. Ashley is from Fort Worth, Texas and has competed for both the Dallas Figure Skating Club and the Stars Figure Skating Club. She was a two time Southwestern Regional Top 10 finalist, Intermediate level. She is a USFSA Double Gold Medalist in Moves in the Field and Freeskate. She has completed her Pre-Silver level Dance tests and received the Dallas FSC “Most Tests Passed 2008” award. Ashley has been trained by coaches who were former Olympic medalists, competitors and choreographers. Ashley started coaching lessons in high school for the Dallas Stars Enterprise. Ashley is still in love with figure skating and is passionate to help other skaters develop their skills and fulfill their skating dreams.


CARYAN DEARING    Contact Information   Email:  caryandearing@cox.net   Phone: 480-776-4258     Figure Skating Memberships and Affiliations   Member of Professional Skaters Association (PSA)  Member of US Figure Skating and Ozark Figure Skating Club   CaryAn has been with the Jones center coaching team since 2017. She joined our coaching team with over 15 years of coaching experience. She has worked with skaters of all levels and has a passion for artistry, edges and the technical aspects of skating. In addition to her coaching experience, CaryAn toured with Ice Capades for 2 years.    She is returning to the ice after a successful corporate career, with a renewed excitement to share her love of skating and ability to develop confident, successful athletes.

CARYAN DEARING

Contact Information

Email: caryandearing@cox.net

Phone: 480-776-4258

Figure Skating Memberships and Affiliations

Member of Professional Skaters Association (PSA)

Member of US Figure Skating and Ozark Figure Skating Club

CaryAn has been with the Jones center coaching team since 2017. She joined our coaching team with over 15 years of coaching experience. She has worked with skaters of all levels and has a passion for artistry, edges and the technical aspects of skating. In addition to her coaching experience, CaryAn toured with Ice Capades for 2 years.

She is returning to the ice after a successful corporate career, with a renewed excitement to share her love of skating and ability to develop confident, successful athletes.


ROBIN APREA

Contact Information

Email: raprea@jonesnet.org

Phone: 479-236-8131

Education

Bachelor of Arts in Political Science

Master of Business Administration

Figure Skating Memberships and Affiliations

Member of Professional Skaters Association (PSA)

Member of US Figure Skating and Ozark Figure Skating Club

Professional Ratings

PSA Registered Rating in Moves in the Field

PSA Registered Rating in Freestyle

PSA Registered Rating in Program Director

PSA Certified Rating in Group

Robin has over 35 years of skating experience, including 15 years of personal skating experience and 20 years of coaching experience. As a competitive skater, Robin tested through Novice Freeskate and Fifth Figures. As a coach, Robin has coached skaters through Junior Freesakte and Senior Moves in the Field. Robin serves as the Skating Coordinator for The Jones Center and consults on the ice when requested by coaches. Her specialiteis include freestyle, moves in the field and choreography. Robin is dedicated to supporting all of her coaching team in building strong skating foundations in all aspects of skating to develop successful, well rounded, polished skaters at The Jones Center.

 
 

For more information about Learn to Skate, Freestyle Sessions, Camps or Private Skating Lessons, call 479.756.8090 | ext. 2302

Robin Aprea
Skating Coordinator
raprea@jonesnet.org

For more information about Recreation, call
479.756.8090 | ext. 2243

Michael Kirk
Director of Recreation mkirk@jonesnet.org

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