Skating Staff Guide

All Skating Professionals are independent contractors who use the Poway ICE facility to teach private lessons. Each Skating Professional sets their own schedules, lesson fees, and coaching policies. Lesson fees will vary depending upon the Skating Professional's qualifications, teaching experience, and PSA Ratings. Below, please find a list of our Skating Professionals on staff, a brief biography of their skating background and credentials, and contact information where they can be reached to schedule private lessons.


Cyanna Barker


Bio Coming Soon!

Kristine Kerr


Number of Years Coaching: 12

PSA Rating:

  • Registered Sport Science
  • Registered Group

Disciplines / Specialties: 
Basic skills, Adult, Freestyle, Choreography, Moves in the Field, Figures

Skating Background:
USFS Gold Test Medalist Adult Moves in the Field
USFS Gold Test Medalist Free Skating
USFS Gold Test Medalist Figures
Coached by Olympic & National level coaches
Skated professionally with Disney on Ice

Professional Affiliations:
Professional Member of US Figure Skating (USFS)
Professional Skaters Association (PSA)
Ice Sports Institute (ISI)
San Diego FSC

Formal Education:
MA in Theatre, Emphasis on Design and Dramaturgy; SDSU
BA in International Relations, Emphasis in Asian Studies; U of MN
Red Cross First Aid, CPR, AED Certified

Coaching Philosophy:  Some of the most influential people in my life have been the skating coaches I trained with, and I understand the importance of being a positive role model for my students. I am committed to helping my students set and reach their goals, whether they see skating as recreational or competitive activity. My intention is to instill in people a love of movement, fitness, and performance through the sport and art of figure skating.

Kristen Perdue

Number of Years Coaching: 10

Basic Skills, Skaters with Special Needs, Edges & Power Skating, Shows & Exhibitions

Skating/Competitive Background:
North Atlantic Regional Competitor, 2007-2001
US Figure Skating Association Double Gold Medalist, Free Skate & Moves-in-the-Field
Professional Affiliations:
US Figure Skating Member
Professional Skaters Association Member
Learn-to-Skate USA Member
American Music Therapy Association Member

Formal Education:
Bachelor of Arts in Music Therapy, Belmont University, Nashville, TN
Primary instruments - violin/fiddle, voice, guitar; Secondary instruments - piano, ukulele, hand percussion, mandolin
Background in ballet, jazz & tap, 14 years

Coaching Philosophy: I believe every person has the capability to accomplish any goal with the guiding, supportive and encouraging hand of an invested teacher or coach. My goal as an instructor is to teach each of my students fundamental skating skills that will provide a solid foundation for a life-long love and career in competitive or recreational skating. More importantly, through the teaching of skating skills, I strive to inspire a sense of determination, confidence and accomplishment in each of my students.

Angela Vu


Bio Coming Soon!



Junior Instructors

Aryel Benitez

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Baylei Boyer

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