Joanne McLeod

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About

Joanne McLeod, ChPC

Skating Director of Champs International SC of BC

NCCP Level 5 Certified Skate Canada Coach

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • 3-time Olympic Winter Games Team Coach

  • Coach to 2014 Olympic Silver Medalist, Figure Skating Team Event; Sochi, Russia

  • 18-time World Team Coach; top 5 finish 2006 & 2013

  • Coach to over 75 National Medalists (Men’s & Women’s)

  • Coach to over 20 ISU International Medalists

  • Coach to ISU Sr Grand Prix Final Champion; ISU Four Continents Champion; ISU Sr Grand Prix Champions, Jr Grand Prix Champions, & Novice Advanced Champions

EDUCATION

  • NCCP Level 5 Skate Canada Certified Coach

  • Chartered Professional Coach

  • Current Member of the High Performance Committee, Skate Canada

  • GMCC University Diploma - Performing Arts “Dance Major”

  • GMCC Scholarship for Choreographic Studies, NYC

  • York University Sport Science Enriched Studies - “Planning & Periodization” Dr. Tudor Bomba

  • 2000-2005 Pacific Sport Board of Directors

  • 1986-1988 Coaching Association of Canada Scholarship for High Performance Studies

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Executive Director of Skate Canada British Columbia/Yukon Territories Ted Barton presenting Joanne McLeod with Coach of the Year award

Executive Director of Skate Canada British Columbia/Yukon Territories Ted Barton presenting Joanne McLeod with Coach of the Year award

AWARDS

  • Skate Canada National Competitive Coach of the Year (2004)

  • BC Coaches Association International Coach of the Year (2003)

  • 15x Skate Canada Provincial Competitive Coach of the Year (2002-2018)

  • 2016 Richmond Hill, Ontario Sports Hall of Fame Member

  • 2015 Sport BC Female Coach of the Year

  • 2014 Petro Canada National Coaching Excellence Award

  • 2006 Burnaby BC Sports Hall of Fame Member

  • 2001 BMO Possibility Award Winner for Coaching

  • 1998 COS Competitive Coach of the Year

DIRECTOR & PRODUCER

  • Director, Champs International Skating Centre of BC

  • Founder & Former Director, York Region Skating Academy, Richmond Hill, ON (1988-1998)

  • Artistic Director, Ice Theatre of Toronto (1990-1998)

  • Opening and Closing Figure Skating Gala, 2010 Olympic Winter Games, Vancouver, Canada

  • 2010 Opening of Vancouver Convention Centre

  • “The Ice Age” ft. Hard Rubber Jazz Orchestra (2001, 2010)

  • CTV’s “So You Think You Can Dance” Soloist Audition (2009)

  • ISU World Championships Exhibition Gala, Vancouver, Canada (2001)

  • Ice Theatre of New York Choreography, Rockefeller Square Rink, New York

 

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