Club Pros

The Figure Skating Club of Memphis has a professional coaching staff that follows the coaching requirements set forth by US Figure Skating.  Our professional staff follows the coaching requirements set forth by U.S. Figure Skating.  All coaches are members of US Figure Skating, compliant with USFS Continuing Education Requirements and carry private insurance as mandated by USFS.  All coaches listed are members of the Professional Skaters Association, an organization dedicated to the education, training, and accreditation of figure skating and hockey coaches worldwide.  Our rink is a member of the PSA Excellence On Ice Program.

Our Club coaches teach Basic Skills Classes and offer private lessons at the Mid-South Ice House.  Send them an email about any questions you may have concerning private instruction.  If you have questions about the Skating School offered at the Mid-South Ice House, contact Skate School Director Nick Kraft.

Finding the Right Coach | Hiring a Private Coach | Changing Coaches

Amber Campbell $60/hr
a35campbell@gmail.com
901-832-2031
PSA Member | CER C
Special Olympics Volunteer

Carla Bressler $70/hr
cjbressler@hotmail.com
901-674-6878
Accredited PSA Member | CER A, C

Christina Phipps $70/hr
cpippers@aol.com
901-483-8020
USFS Gold Medalist – MIF, FS
PSA Member | CER A, C

David Walker $70/hr
david.walker@colormatch.com
901-687-0073
PSA Member | CER C
David Walker



Nick Kraft
, Skating Director $70/hr
nicholas.kraft@gmail.com
901-240-6044
Accredited PSA Member | CER B, C
Special Olympics Volunteer
Nick Kraft

Sarah Guenther
PSA Member | CER C

Tiffany Lehmann $60/hr
jtlehmann7@bellsouth.net
901-652-2147
Accredited PSA Member | CER C
Tiffany Lehmann


Photos courtesy of Dana Lunden/Photos By Design.

Category A:Professional Coach of Qualifying Levels of Competition Skaters
Defined as one who is coaching, teaching or instructing one or more skaters or teams that are participating in qualifying levels of qualifying competitions or championships. This includes, but is not limited to: primary coaches, choreographer, assistant coaches, and element specialists (spin coaches, jump coaches, style coaches etc.) Qualifying competitions are defined as regionals, sectionals, synchronized skating sectionals and adult sectionals. Championships are defined as U.S. Junior Championships, U.S. Championships, U.S. Synchronized Team Skating Championships, U.S. Adult Championships and U.S. Collegiate Championships.

Category B:Professional Coach of Skaters participating in the following U.S. Figure Skating Sanctioned Events (excluding Qualifying Events covered in Category A)
Defined as one who is coaching, teaching or instructing one or more skaters or teams that are participating in non- qualifying levels of sanctioned competitions or championships. This includes, but is not limited to: primary coaches, choreographer, assistant coaches, and element specialists (spin coaches, jump coaches, style coaches etc.); U.S. Figure Skating tests (pre-preliminary and up); Nonqualifying competitions(pre-preliminary and up); Nonqualifying event at a qualifying competition.

Category C:Group Skating Instructors
Teaching skating in a group setting carries its own unique set of challenges, however if managed properly, group teaching offers tremendous opportunities for the growth and development of all U.S. Figure Skating programs. In order to complete the CER C requirement instructors will need to pass three courses, one from each of the different topic areas:

  1. Class Organization and Management
  2. Basic Skating Skills, Teaching Techniques and Evaluation
  3. Growth and Retention of Members