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Karla Schallehn


  • B.S. Business Management, Concentration: Marketing – Westfield State University

  • Associates Degree in Business Administration – Hudson Valley Community College


Notable Skating Achievements:

  • USFS Gold Medalist Moves in the Field

  • USFS Novice Freestyle

  • USFS Second Figure

  • USFS Pre-Silver Dance Test


Coaching Experience:

  • Over 16 years of coaching experience at Albany FSC, Amelia Park Ice Rink, International Skating Center of CT, Simsbury, CT, Bolton Ice Palace, Little Sun Valley FSC, Olympia Arena, and greater Albany NY area.  Director and Head Coach of the Empire Edge Synchronized Ice Skating Teams.  Served as Program Director for Albany FSC and Amelia Park Ice Rink.  Created and produced holiday charity ice shows.  Served as Company Manager and Ensemble Skater for Rosstyn Ice Shows and Productions Company.  Specializes in costume and makeup designs, organizing teams, and team schedules, freestyle, moves in the field, and choreography, marketing and social media.


Notable Student Achievements:

  • USFS Gold Medalists Moves in the Field

  • USFS Novice Freestyle

  • Medalists, State Games of America


Coaching Philosophy:

Every skater is on their own path and skating teaches valuable life lessons.