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District Seminars

FREE educational seminars are offered each year in ISI districts across the country for current ISI Professional members and arena staff. A wealth of important information goes into each year’s seminar manual and is shared with seminar attendees – free of charge. This manual can become a valuable resource for the coming season and year.

At the Instructor seminars, skating instructors and skating directors discuss the latest in teaching techniques and share helpful hints and teaching tips. Instructors will learn about new ISI programs and the up-to-date rule revisions for testing and competition events. Some seminars also offer the chance to participate in video judging exercises along with numerous other topics. These seminars and the manual are essential tools for the advancement of your coaching career.

At the Management seminars, arena managers and staff members review the latest information regarding management issues and practices, arena program planning, promotion and delivery as well as facility and equipment maintenance / operations. The seminars include knowledgeable guest speakers in addition to open and interactive discussions among attendees. In all cases, staff members leave having learned or gained something from the time invested.

ISI Free Seminars Planned

FREE DISTRICT SEMINARS, offering essential networking and career enhancement tools, are scheduled annually across the country for current ISI Professional members and arena staff.

Instructor seminars provide a venue for skating instructors and skating directors to discuss the latest in teaching techniques, industry trends and rule revisions. Instructors participate in video judging exercises while sharing tips and helpful hints. A wealth of industry updates and educational information is included in each year's seminar manual, distributed at no charge to all attendees.

Some districts also incorporate weSKATE Instructor Training sessions into their seminar schedule, allowing coaches to maximize their educational opportunity (separate registration fee required).

Following are seminar dates available at press time. For more details or if your district seminar is not listed below, please watch skateisi.org/seminars for updates or contact your ISI district director.

2017-2018 Schedule

Instructor Seminar - District 1
Date: TBD
Location: TBD
Host: Alane Swiderski
Host email: aswiderski@fmcicesports.com

Instructor Seminar - District 2
Date: TBD
Location: TBD
Host: Robyn Bentley
Host Email: robynbsk8r@aol.com

Instructor Seminar - District 3
Date: Sunday, September 17
Time: 8:30am-1:30pm
Location: Danbury Ice Arena
Host: Tiesha DiMaggio
Host email: tiesha@rosegardenicearena.com

Instructor Seminar - District 4
Date: TBD
Location: TBD
Host: Christine Wilson Brinton
Host email: cbrinton@cityofbowie.org

Instructor Seminar – District 5
Date: Sunday, October 8
Location: Point Mallard Ice Skating Complex – Decatur, AL
Host: Larry LaBorde
Host email: llaborde@bellsouth.net
Guest presenter: Janice Forbes

Instructor Seminar - District: 6
Date: TBD
Location: TBD
Host: Julie Goddard
Host email: jgoddard@ci.southgate.mi.us

Instructor Seminar - District 7
Date: TBD
Location: TBD
Host: Cassandra McDonald
Host email: vogelcd@miamioh.edu

Instructor Seminar - District 8
Date: Sunday, September 24
Location: Niles - Iceland
Host: Amy Forbes & Vicki Klinko
Host email: icelandssdirector@yahoo.com
Guest Presenters: Rob McBride, Liz Mangelsdorf

Manager/Operator Seminar - District 8
Date: Monday, September 25
Location: Centennial Ice Rinks
Host: Sean Flynn
Host email: sflynn@wilpark.org
Guest Presenters: Chris Geatrakas, Rob McBride, Lisa Fedick

 

 

 

 

 

Instructor Seminar - District 9
Date: TBD
Location: TBD
Host: Rachel Bruemmer
Host email: rbruemmer@jeffcitymo.org

Instructor Seminar - District 10
Date: Sunday, September 10
Time: 8am-1pm
Location: Doug Woog Arena
Host: Jane Schaber
Host email: jschaber@superrink.org

Instructor Seminar - District 11
Date: TBD
Location: TBD
Host: Caroline Baker
Host email: caroline-theice@sbcglobal.net

Instructor Seminar - District 12
Date: TBD
Location: TBD
Host: Debbie Lane
Host email: debbie.lane82@gmail.com

Instructor Seminar - District 13
Date: TBD
Location: TBD
Host: Janice Forbes
Host email: jforbes@co.pierce.wa.us

Instructor Seminar - District 14
Date: TBD
Location: TBD
Host: District 14
Host and RSVP email: ISIdistrict14@gmail.com

Joint Instructor & Manager/Operator Seminar - District 15
Date: Tuesday, September 19
Time: 8am-2pm
Location: Pasadena Ice Skating Center
Host: Randy Winship
Host email: randywin2@gmail.com
Guest Presenters: Cindy Solberg, Art Sutherland, Lisa Fedick, Rob McBride, Liz Mangelsdorf

Instructor Seminar - District 16
Date: TBD
Place: TBD
Host: Cindy Solberg
Host email: cmsolberg@gmail.com

Instructor Seminar - District 18
Date: TBD
Location: TBD
Host: Glyn Jones
Host email: glynjones20@gmail.com