Coaches

Jurisdiction: the collection of viewpoints and ideas at all levels; the coordination and representation of coaches serving on the many committees of U.S. Figure Skating

Mission of U.S Figure Skating Coaches Committee

The Coaches Committee has a combined mission statement that encompasses: Ethics, Education and Safety.

Ethics:
  • Protecting the honesty and integrity of qualified individuals and eliminating unregulated access into a credible sport.
  • Ethics violation sanctions to violators of our codes of ethics, such as suspensions from U.S. Figure Skating sanctioned events, qualifying competitions, PSA workshops/seminars for a period of time to be determined based on the severity of the violation.
  • Combined code of ethics PSA, USOC
  • U.S. Figure Skating, PSA, Coaches need to have a partnership.
  • Coordinate with (U.S. Figure Skating, PSA, USOC, Ethics and Grievance committees.

Education:
  • Providing quality and appropriate education to all athletes, coaches and judges (entry level to elite), educational opportunities in skating skills, and sports sciences.
  • Sanctioned training camps through U.S. Figure Skating and PSA, including seminars as well as conference.
  • Form a list of qualified master rated coaches for U.S. Figure Skating and the PSA to use for seminars, and training camps that have all agreed to a set pay scale for their services.
  • Coordinate with U.S. Figure Skating, PSA, ADC, AAC, Judges and Sports Sciences

Safety:
  • Providing athletes with a more wholesome training environment, free of any harassment, and a sport where injury prevention and athlete development are held at a premium.
  • Getting printed sport science information readily available by mail and e-mail, especially for entry-level coaches.
  • Coordinate with (U.S. Figure Skating, ADC, AAC, Sports Science, USOC).


Chair: Alex Chang

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