Choreographers

Terrie Neukirch

Terrie is a USFS Gold medalist in Figures and Freestyle as well as passed the Pre Silver Dance test and Second Class ISU Figures and Freestyle tests. She was a Regional and Sectional competitor and trained with World and Olympic coach Norma Sahlin. When finished competing she became a Professional skater for Ice Capades. Terrie has been coaching at South Suburban Ice Arena since 1982 where she has become a PSA Level 4 Master Freestyle and Registered Moves in the field coach as well as Gold ISI judge. She has coached skaters at all levels including Regional, sectional, Jr. National and National competitors. She has spent many years involved with Showtime on ice.

Jamie Lane-Youtsey

Jamie has been a competitive skater for 21 years and has been coaching for 10 years at South Suburban Ice Arena. She has competed 5 times at the U.S. Synchronized Skating National Championships at the Senior level and 4 times at the National Theatre on Ice Championships at the Senior level. She is a Double Gold Medalist and has also passed 2 International Dances. She is a member of the Professional Skaters Organization and has her Master Rating in Moves in the Field, Registered Rating in Choreography, her Certified ratings in Freestyle and Dance. She traveled to Mexico in January of this year to choreograph for the athletes at the Ice Complex in Monterrey. Jamie is a coach/choreographer for the Ice Theatre of the Rockies Intermediate and Senior teams and has been a choreographer for Showtime on Ice for the last 8 years. She is an instructor at Artistic Body Development where she teaches Myopatterning classes and is also on staff at the Littleton Ballet Academy where she teaches Strength & Conditioning classes. Jamie loves spending her free time with her husband and their beautiful 2 year old daughter Carter Lee! 

Sheri Morse

Sheri grew up competing in figure skating and ski racing on the East coast. She’s been a coach since 1994 – in Vail, Denver, and Cincinnati, where she was the Director of Skating at the Indian Hill Winter Club for 3 years before returning to Colorado and South Suburban in 2012. It was at the Winter Club where Sheri developed her love of choreography directing the annual shows each year. While many of her skaters have participated in Showtime On Ice each Spring since 1995, she’s excited to join the production as a Choreographer for the first time this year. When not at the rink, you can usually find Sheri in the mountains with her daughter Madeline, son Nathan, husband Jon, and Zola and Waylon, the family pups.

Jessica Williams

Jessica started coaching at South Suburban in 2011 after obtaining her MA degree in Sport and Performance Psychology from the University of Denver. She is a Certified Mental Performance Consultant with the Association for Applied Sport Psychology. Jessica is also a PSA member and holds her Registered ratings in Freestyle, Dance, and Moves in the Field. In addition, she is a coach/choreographer for Ice Theatre of the Rockies Intermediate and Senior Teams. This is her second year choreographing the Ice Dance number for SOI. Previous skating accomplishments include being the 2013 and 2014 National Solo Dance Finalist Senior Bronze Medalist and the 2014 and 2015 National Solo Dance Finalist International Pattern Silver Medalist. She holds Gold Medals in MIF, Freestyle, Dance, and FreeDance. When not coaching, Jessica still enjoys skating for herself while working on her passing her last two international dances, going salsa and swing dancing, and enjoys the outdoors.

Justin Gaumond

Justin Gaumond recently retired from a 5 year professional skating career performing in professional ice shows. He was a principal pair skater for Willy Bietak Productions/Royal Caribbean International, Advanced Entertainment Group, and others. His career highlights include traveling Europe while skating for Holiday on Ice, and living and performing on three different cruise ships. Before skating professionally, Justin went to the US Figure Skating Championships 11 times in pairs, and competed on the US National and International teams. He also skated in Showtime on Ice for at least 10 years. Justin completed a BA in theatre at the University of Denver, where he met his wife, Laura, while skating on the DU club figure skating team. Justin is currently a coach for Ice Theatre of the Rockies, and he is excited to be involved in Showtime on Ice again.

Laura Doty-Gaumond

Laura Doty Gaumond recently retired from a decade-long career performing in professional ice shows. She was a principal pair skater for Willy Bietak Productions/Royal Caribbean International, Holiday on Ice, Advanced Entertainment Group, Woodstock Ice Productions, and others, as well as a specialty performer in Disney on Ice. Her career highlights include performing in High School Musical: The Ice Tour with a live microphone in Madison Square Garden in New York City, and being a professional partner to a celebrity in Skating with the Stars on live TV in the Netherlands. Before she joined the ice shows, Laura received her BA in English from the University of Denver, where she met her friend, Justin, who later turned into her skating partner and then her husband. Laura is currently choreographing and coaching the Ice Theatre of the Rockies and is excited to be one of the choreographers of Showtime on Ice again this year.

Kristen Lewis

Kristen started skating at the age of 9 in Chicago, Illinois.  From the moment she stepped out on the ice, she knew she had an instant passion for figure skating.  She travelled the country to work with some of the best coaches in the sport, which eventually brought her to Colorado Springs to train with Kathy Casey and Janet Champion at the Broadmoor World Arena.  Under their tutelage, Kristen became a Gold Medalist in Freestyle and Moves in the Field, Regional and Sectional Champion, National Competitor, International Medalist and Novice and Junior Team USA Member. Kristen joined the Family Sports and South Suburban Coaching Family in December of 2016. She enjoys coaching all ages and level and looks forward to watching our skaters progress and succeed!

Michele Mumbower

Michele is a Gold medalist in Moves in the Field.  She was also a national and international synchronized skating competitor with Chicago Jazz.  Her love for skating has only grown stronger over the 27 years she’s been on the ice.  That love didn’t stop when she stopped competing; and she has now been coaching for 13 years.  While coaching in Chicago and Memphis she contributed choreography for over 15 ice shows and on ice productions.  She has also taken students to the National Showcase Competition.  She is a PSA member as well as an ISI Gold judge.  In her spare time she enjoys being outside with her fiancé Bobby and dog Lil Bear!

Sacha Lalonde

Sacha was a competitive singles skater for 12 years and competed at Nationals at the Novice and Senior levels. He is a 5 time Canadian gold medalist in Figures, Freestyle, Skating Skills, Senior Competitive Singles, and Diamond International Dance. He trained in singles with World and Olympic coach Peter Dunfield, and trained in Dance under Carol Rossignol (current PSA National Education and Accreditation Director). Sacha began partnering dance in 1995 and started coaching in 1997. Sacha was a Principal Skater for Disney On Ice from 2002-2017 in Singles and Adagio Pairs, where he met his wife Sara. He also performed specialty acts as part of the Disney On Ice Areal Silks and Web Team. Sacha is a rated coach with the Professional Skaters Association and Skate Canada in freestyle. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Leisure Studies and a minor in Psychology from the University of Ottawa.

Sara Buck-Lalonde

Sara is a two time USFS Gold Medalist in Moves in the Field and Dance, as well as some International Ice Dance and Novice Freestyle Tests. Sara has been coaching since 1998 holding ratings with the PSA in Dance, Group, and Power Hockey. She spent a decade performing in over thirty countries for companies including Disney on Ice, Woodstock Ice Productions, and Rand Productions. While on Disney on Ice, Sara was a Principal Adagio Pair with her husband, Sacha, performing the role of Cinderella. She performed specialty acts as part of the Disney On Ice Areal Silks and Web Team. Sara holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Health and Sport Studies with a minor in Coaching from Miami University. She was three-time National Champion with the Miami University Varsity Synchronized Skating Team, and one National Silver Medalist. Sara trained under International Coaches Sandy Lamb (Dance) and Vicki Korn (Synchronized Skating).