Tricia Mulcahy O'Donnell
Tricia began skating at the age of six at the Chaval
Figure Skating Club in Essex, Massachusetts and has been
teaching skating for over 20 years. She has passed her
Senior Free Skating and 7th Figure tests and has competed
and medaled in numerous opens and inter-clubs at all
levels. She travels throughout the United States to
attend PSA (Professional Skaters Association)
International Conferences, which feature World and Olympic
coaches, to learn about the latest rules and techniques in
regards to jumps/spins, program content, injury
prevention, off ice training, sports psychology,
nutrition, and biomechanics. She currently holds active
PSA Ratings in both Moves-in-the-Field and Freestyle. She
also has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology with a
double minor in Sports Management and English. Her
students have competed and medaled at competitions such as
the State Games of America, ISI Worlds, New England
Regionals, and other various opens and inter-clubs
throughout the New England area.
Diane Boucas Johnson
Diane began skating on the North Shore, then Commonwealth Skating Club, then moved to the Skating Club of Boston for her training with Thomas J. McGinnis in all aspects of Skating: Figures, Freestyle, Dance and Pairs. She successfully passed almost all levels in each discipline: Figures, Freestyle, Dance and Pairs, and competed in Singles through Junior ladies. She then began skating with partner Roger Collard and won Gold Medals in Regional and Sectionals and Bronze Medals at Nationals. They were alternates on the Olympic team. Having taught both U.S.F.S. and I.S.I organizations, Diane has brought many skaters, children through adult, from basic skills to Nationals in Singles and Pairs, including Adult Nationals, Junior Nationals, Junior Olympics, Regional, Sectionals, and I.S.I Worlds.
Helen is a member of the Professional Skaters Association-Basic Accreditation cer A compliant 2015-16. She trained under Olympian Maribel Vinson Owen and was a three time Regional medalist and Eastern Competitor. Helen is presently marking her 25th year as a visiting lecturer of Ice Skating with Salem State University. She has coached competitive students from beginner to Eastern Senior Level and enjoys working with all ages at both recreational and competitive levels.
Nicole was the Program Director for FMC Ice Sports in Burlington and Chelmsford. She is a member of U.S. Figure Skating and I.S.I and has been coaching recreation skaters of all ages for over 20 years. She coached for the Bay State Skating School, North East Skating Club, and Winthrop Skating Association. Nicole has been with our club for 10 years. She is also a certified dance instructor teaching tap, ballet, and jazz. Nicole is a graduate of Northeastern University and Suffolk Law School. She is an attorney who has been practicing law for 16 years.
This will be the fourth year Brianna has been teaching for the Peabody Skating Club. Brianna is a USFS Gold Medalist, passing her Senior Moves test. She has competed in the Boston Open and New England Fall Classic in Junior Ladies. She is also the recipient of the Lillian Tribby Memorial Award. Brianna also coaches at FMC Ice Sports, North Shore Skating Club, and Bedford Skating Club.