Instructors for clinics/classes and/or private lessons.

  If you see this logo by the coaches name, this coach can teach during Sikumi Club ice. 

 Private Instruction 

We have a number of skilled trainers available to offer of skaters private instructions (listed in alphabetical order). Please contact coaches directly for schedule and rate information.

Upon arrival to the rink, check in at admission to sign in and pay for your ice time. You pay your private lesson coach directly to the coach. Admission and skate rental are NOT included in the price of your private lesson.

Antoine Bergeron

Hockey Director for Klick Lewis Arena & Palmyra Black Knights

Director of Player & Coach Development on the PBK Leadership Team

Coach -  private lessons, hockey


  • Native of  Valcourt, Quebec
  • Drafted by St. Louis Blues in 2000
  • Professional player in ECHL for Reading Royals and Trenton Titans
  • Junior career in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL)
  • Led youth programs in Reading & Lancaster
  • 8 years as the hockey director for the Lancaster County Youth Amateur Hockey League (Lancaster Firebirds)


Ben Cohen

Coach -  private lessons, hockey, ice dance, power skating, figure skating, group instructor LTS USA


  • Professional ice skating coach since 2004
  • Specialize in hockey, power skating, ice dance, choreography, & moves in the field
  • 2010 Inductee to Washington FSC Hall of Fame
  • Olympic Team USA Reserve Athlete
  • Novice National Ice Dance Champion
  • Three-time International Junior Grand Prix Competitor
  • Former National Team Coach for Taiwan
  • Gold medalist in Moves in the Field & Dance
  • Member and Registered Coach of USFSA 


Tony Horacek

clinic & private lesson coach - hockey skills


  • former Canadian NHL left winger 
  • Philadelphia Flyers
  • Chicago Blackhawks
  • Coaches for Palmyra Black Knights
  • Instructs special clinics at KLA
  • Runs Overtime Hockey - shooting lessons and treadmill at KLA


Craig Horowitz 

 Clinic & private instructor - hockey skating, skills, power skating, figure skating

group instructor LTS USA


  • Member: USA Hockey, USFSA, PSA 
  • Teaches group and private lessons for both hockey & figure skating
  • 17 years as principal skater with Disney on Ice
  • 12 years as competitive figure skater
  • 3 years participating on a hockey team
  • 10+ years coaching experience both amateurs and professionals
  • Self designed hockey/figure skating ice programs to improve balance, speed, and endurance
  • Specialties: power skating, freestyle, moves in the field., jump harness (straight & pole), characterization
  • Prepares skaters for auditions entry into professional skate shows


Kathleen 'Kat' Kelly 

 group instructor LTS USA, group instructor figure skating

Executive Director of Sikumi FSC, Skating Director for On the Ice Skating School

Business Manager for On the Ice, Inc. at Klick Lewis Arena

  • Current USFS & PSA member
  • PSA Registered rating for group instruction
  • 15+ years experience in basic skills instruction
  • 15+ years experience in private choreography & basic skating skills
  • 15+ years teaching dryland training -ballet stretching for skaters
  • 10+ years dancer and instructor at Harrisburg Academy of Dance; ballet, jazz
  • Skating member of CPFSC Team Reflections Synchronized Skating Masters Team - Silver at RSI and National team competitor 
  • Silver dance test
  • BA in Psychology/Philosopy from Muhlenberg College

I no longer take on private lessons, but I will be involved with group instruction for SFSC & LTS USA


Renee Lepley

private coach - figure skating, group instructor LTS USA


  • coach mif, ice dancing, freestyle, power, choreography, and work with special needs populations
  • member USFSA, PSA (category A)
  • PSA rated Certified MIF, Registered Dance, Registered Freestyle
  • 20+ years of coaching experience
  • coach recreational and competitive skaters beginner through high test
  • BS in Recreational Therapy from Gannon University
  • Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist through National Council of Therapeutic Recreation Certification since 1998 


Kelly Mann

 Coach - private lessons figure skating, group instructor LTS USA


Brittany Mertz 

Coach - private lessons figure skating, Sikumi FSC synchronized skating coach,  group instructor LTS USA


  • National competitor and National bronze medalist 
  • National Showcase medalist
  • Trained at the University of Delaware and skated competitively for 17 years (singles and synchronized skating)
  • Coaching since 2006
  • Member of USFSA and PSA
  • Specialties include moves in the field, choreography, synchronized skating, freestyle, off ice training, special needs populations 


Doris Papenfuss 

 Coach - private lessons figure skating all levels, private instructor - hockey skate skills

group instructor LTS USA


  • Member: USFSA, CFSA, Triple Gold Medal Figures, Freestyle, Dance
  • PSA (Type A), Master Rated, Senior Rated Moves, Senior Rated Group
  • Teaches beginner through Senior Level in all disciplines including:
  • Freestyle, Moves, Dance, Choreography, Power Skating
  • Teaching since 1986
  • Regional, Eastern Sectional, Junior National coach 

Lisa Plumeri

Coach - private lessons for all levels figure skating, group instructor LTS USA


  • Professional ice skating coach since 1999 - freestyle, moves in the field, dance, choreography, power skating,& group lessons
  • Gold Medalist in freestyle, moves in the field, ice dancing
  • 16 year competitor - Regional and National Collegiate
  • Coach at Regional & Sectional Championships
  • BS in Nutrition & Dietetics, Sport & Exercise  Science
  • Registered & Licensed Dietitian
  • Member of USFS, PSA
  • Member of Academy of Nutition & Dietetics, American College of Sports Medicine, National Strength & Conditioning Association    


Melissa Spittler

 group instructor LTS USA, group figure skating

  • USFS Gold Moves-in-the-field, Novice Pairs, Novice Freestyle, 3rd Level Figures
  • Rated in Freestyle, Moves-in-the-Field, and Dance
  • 9 years competitive experience; 
  • 7 years coaching experience including private lessons, competitive skaters, beginner ice hockey, and learn to skate
  • Currently teaches Learn to Skate USA 


Brendon Sword

Coach - figure skating, hockey skating skills, LTS-USA group instructor, ice show auditon prep lessons


  • Native of Dundas, Ontario
  • 11 years performing with Disney on Ice
  • 4 years as Men's Line Captain with Disney on Ice
  • Skate Canada Junior Competitive Test
  • Skate Canada Gold Medalist in Free Skate (Freestyle) & Skills (Moves in the Field)
  • 7 Time Skate Canada Sectional Competitor
  • 2 Time Ontario Winter Games Competitor 


Marcie Vucenic 

 Coach - private lessons figure skating all levels, instructor - theater on ice

group instructor LTS USA



Ursula Wolfer-Horowitz 

 Coach - private lessons figure skating all levels, instructor - theater on ice

group instructor LTS USA


  • Member: USFSA, PSA (Type A)
  • Teaches both group & private lessons
  • 15 years coaching: freestyle, choreography, moves in the field, group production
  • Prepares skaters for auditions entry into professional skate shows
  • Teaches group & private figure skate lessons
  • Gold medallist: Freestyle, Moves in the Field
  • 12 years competitive experience
  • Senior level, U.S. Eastern Sectionals, U.S. Collegiate Nationals
  • Swiss Nationals (singles), U.S Nationals (synchronized)
  • B.A in Theater
  • 5 years professional skater  4 years with Disney on Ice