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Our Coaches

Calgary North Edge Skating Academy coaches are Skate Canada nationally registered and certified coaches trained to deliver high quality Skate Canada programs. All our coaches are first aid certified. We are proud of our coaching staff who bring years of specialized expertise and experience to our ice. Our coaches work together in a team to support our skaters in all their goals!

Bernard Ford MBE 

NCCP National Coach certified / partial level 4

StarSkate ice dance, skills and competitive ice dance coach

World & Olympic coach and choreographer 

Coach of ISU World Championship ice dance bronze medalists

Coach of over 20 Canadian national ice dance champions & medalists

Coach of over 12 ISU international champions and medalists

Coach of national champions and national medalists from the USA, Australia, Britain and Japan

Member of the Skate Canada Hall of Fame

Member of the World Figure Skating Hall of Fame

Former 4 x ISU World Ice Dance Champion (with Diane Towler)

Lyndsey Ford (manager)

Owner & manager - email:

NCCP National Coach Trained

StarSkate and competitive freeskate coach

11 years professional and volunteer coaching experience

Skaters passed tests/assessments in free skate, skills and dance 

Coached skaters to national and challenge level

Jason Turner 

NCCP National Coach certified

StarSkate & competitive freeskate coach

1994 Olympic team member - pairs (with Jamie Sale)

Canadian National Pairs bronze medalist (with Jamie Sale)

World and National team member

Jr Pairs Canadian Champion

Coached skaters to national level