Coaches

Jackie Brenner

Director of Figure Skating Operations at Arctic Edge Ice Arena

and Blazers Ice Centre

As a Coach of U.S. Figure Skating Regional Champions, Sectional and Junior National medalists, Jacqueline has been teaching figure skating for over thirty years. She has been a presenter at the Professional Skaters Association International (PSA) Conference since 1996. In addition to daily lessons, she provides specialized classes that focus on off-ice conditioning and on- ice techniques. PSA presented Jackie with the 2000 Developmental Coach of the Year, 2006 Volunteer of the Year and the 2009 Lifetime Achievement Award.

She currently holds a PSA Master Rating in four disciplines (Free skate, Moves in the Field, Ice Dance and Free Dance) and a Level IV Ranking.

In addition to figure skating, she works with Professional Hockey Player, Matt Donovan from a young age on power skating encompassing edge quality; turn execution, speed and agility drills. Jacqueline was the Central Hockey League Blazers power skating instructor in Oklahoma City for two seasons, and continues to work with individuals and teams with the OKC Youth Hockey Association.

Cell (405) 823-0435

Feel free to contact her at sk8jackie@aol.com

Melia Callahan

Figure Skating Director for Blazers Ice Centre

Lauren Keely

Lauren has been coaching since 2002, working with skaters of all ages and abilities.  She specializes in Freestyle, Moves in the Field, Ice Dance, and Power Skating.  She also enjoys leading athletes in off-ice conditioning and creating choreography for her skaters’ programs.  Lauren is excited to have helped advance figure skaters to the Intermediate Free Skate, Gold MIF, and Pre-Gold Ice Dance levels.  She also trains hockey players helping them improve their skating skillset. In addition to her focus on proper technique, Lauren takes into consideration each skater’s unique set of skills, and helps skaters grow and become not only accomplished athletes, but also strong individuals.

Lauren is a member of USFSA, PSA, OKCFSC, USA Hockey, and Learn to Skate USA.  She is a CER compliant coach, with Basic Accreditation, Foundations of Coaching, Registered Sports Science Exam and Hockey 1 & 2 credentials.  She graduated from Boston University.  When not on the ice, Lauren happily advises students at OU’s Price College of Business.

Feel free to contact Lauren at lckeely@msn.com.

Hannah Dowell

Hannah has been coaching since 2015. She coaches private and group lessons for basic levels through to Senior level. Her personal figure skating accomplishments include: reaching USFSA Senior level in FS & MIF, National Collegiate competitor, and regional competitor. While a top figure skating competitor, Hannah also excelled as a 4 year collegiate lacrosse player.

Feel free to contact her at: Hannah_dowell@yahoo.com

Elysse Brenner

Elysse Brenner has been coaching since 2013, is a member of US Figure Skating and Learn to Skate USA. As a gold medalist and past competitor representing the Oklahoma City Figure Skating Club for 12 years, she enjoys working with skaters of all ages, specializing in Freestyle, Moves in the Field, and Power Skating. Elysse was a 4 year D1 Rower at the University of Texas at Austin.

Blazers Ice Centre & Arctic Edge Ice Arena

Feel free to contact her at elyssebrenner@gmail.com

Carmon Scott

Carmon has been coaching since 1998, and specializes in Freestyle, Moves in the Field, Ice Dance, and Power Skating for hockey. She also enjoys coaching off-ice conditioning (hockey and figure) and off-ice jumps for figure skaters. She has coached her figure skaters to Novice Moves and Juvenile Freeskate levels and enjoys the challenge of teaching the physics of a jump take off and the centering of a spin. She is equally passionate when working with hockey skaters of all ages and levels in advancing speed and power in the performance of their multi directional movements needed in hockey. Please feel free to contact any time at: Email: carmonsscott@att.net, or visit in person at Blazers Ice Center

Auburn Thompson

Auburn has been coaching since 2005. She teaches Freestyle, Moves in the Field, Ice Dance, choreography, power skating and off ice jump technique, for children and adults of all levels.

She is a Senior gold medalist and has competed regionally and nationally.
Auburn is also a classical pianist, as well as a belly dancer with Aalim Dance Academy and can be seen performing at various events around OKC.
Feel free to contact her at ditzychicksk8er@yahoo.com

Frank Parker

Frank has been coaching since 2015, is a member of the US Figure Skating Association, the Professional Skaters Association, and Learn to Skate USA. He primarily teaches basic skills geared towards both hockey and figure skating in both group and private lessons, and has CER Category B coaching credentials.

An engineer by profession, Frank finds that ice skating provides both a good physical workout and a break which boosts a person’s mood and balance in general. He enjoys sharing his passion for ice skating with both adults and children and finds it to be a very rewarding experience. Though he has coached in English, Frank is fluent in Spanish.

Kenzie Krocak

Kenzie is originally from the Twin Cities, MN and has been coaching since 2011. She is a member of US Figure Skating, the Professional Skaters Association, and Learn to Skate USA. She enjoys working with skaters of all ages and specializes in freestyle, moves in the field, and synchronized skating. In addition to skating, Kenzie has a Ph.D. in meteorology and enjoys her work as a Research Scientist at the University of Oklahoma. She is always willing to talk about crazy Oklahoma weather! She can be contacted at sk8xcountry@gmail.com.

Jen Payne

Jen Payne is a professional figure skater who just completed her 12th year touring with Disney on Ice. During her time on tour she has performed with five different productions, where she skated singles, pairs, and character roles. She has gotten to portray dozens of different Disney characters, and truly loves the process of bringing each of them to life in their own unique ways. Jen trained and competed with OKCFSC her entire competitive career before going on to the University of Delaware, where she got a degree in Figure Skating Science and minored in Theatre. She is thankful to have grown up in a skating environment that nurtured the performance side, as well as the technical. She specializes in performance and choreography

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