Jacqueline Brenner is the Director of Figure Skating Operations at Arctic Edge Ice Arena and Blazers Ice Centre in Oklahoma City, OK. Due to her commitment, exemplary representation, growth and passion, she is the recipient of an Honorary Lifetime Membership for the Oklahoma City Figure Skating Club.
She is a highly sought after Guest Speaker for Figure Skating Clubs throughout the United States. Jacqueline has been a presenter at the Professional Skaters Association International (PSA) Conference since 1996. PSA is a 6,000-member international organization. She has continued to travel to other states educating other professional Coaches and athletes.
As a Coach of U.S. Figure Skating Regional Champions, Sectional and Junior National medalists, Jacqueline has been teaching ice-skating for over twenty-eight years. She has passionately supervised the training and development of hundreds of competitive athletes for U.S. Figure Skating events, international competitions, professional tours and hockey power skating. Partnering with the Oklahoma City Figure Skating Club, Jacqueline is honored to be the main speaker at the annual OKCFSC Winter Camp. Skaters have attended the camp from all over the United States to improve their skills and performances. During the summer she directs a summer
skating school for skaters of all levels, along with guest coaching at other programs including Shattuck St. Mary, MN.
In addition to daily lessons, she provides specialized classes that focus on off-ice conditioning and on- ice techniques. Jacqueline focuses on the development of her skaters as not only athletes, but also evolving them as confident and caring individuals. She places tremendous significance on character, integrity, superb sportsmanship and being a positive role model for others.
In recognition of her volunteerism and presenting professional ethics, positive coaching concepts and advanced skating techniques at conferences and seminars nationwide throughout the years, PSA presented Jacqueline with the 2000 Developmental Coach of the Year, 2006 Volunteer of the Year and the 2009 Lifetime Achievement Award.
Serving as the Chair of Coaches Committee for U.S. Figure Skating from 2006 – 2011, Jacqueline has earned an early leadership role in the review and endorsement of required continuing education courses for coaches. She has authored three professional development courses “Principles of Jumping 101”, “Coaching the Young Skater” and “Leadership in Sport”, which still serve today as Sports Science and Ethics online educational courses. 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. Jacqueline also serves as a ratings examiner and member of various committees for both the PSA and US Figure Skating.
In addition to ice-skating, she worked with Professional Hockey Player, Matt Donovan from a young age on power skating encompassing edge quality; turn execution, speed and agility drills. Matt entered the NHL draft at age 18, played for the New York Islanders and Buffalo Sabres along with the Swedish Federation. 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.
Locally, Jacqueline has designed ice skating courses for Southern Nazarene University, Oklahoma City Community College, and assists local charities to give back to the community.
Originally, from Michigan, Jacqueline received her Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Central Oklahoma on scholarship. Jacqueline continues to inspire people of all ages and abilities to make fitness and sports a permanent fixture in their lives. Jacqueline is proud to be making a difference in the Oklahoma City community and in the lives of others.
DIRECTOR OF FIGURE SKATING OPERATIONS
PSA MASTER RATED PROFESSIONAL; LEVEL IV RANKING
Arctic Edge Ice Arena and BlazersIce Centre
Work (405) 748-5454 / Cell (405) 823-0435