John Monroe joins Anchorage Skate Club

John Monroe and the Netherlands team after capturing medals in both the Men's and Women's Relay at the 2009 European Championships.

John Monroe and the Netherlands team after capturing medals in both the Men’s and Women’s Relay at the 2009 European Championships.

The Anchorage Skate Club is pleased to announce that John Monroe has joined our team as Director of Programs!

John is an internationally recognized speed skating coach with a broad range of experience in both long and short track speedskating, as well as coaching inline speedskating and competing internationally.  He was the Olympic Head Coach for the Netherlands Short Track team at the Vancouver Olympics in 2010, where the team finished a best ever 4th in the Women’s 3000m Relay event.  He has coached numerous international skaters and Olympic medalists, including Shani Davis, Lucas Makowsky and Jorien Ter Mors.

John is pleased to answer any questions you have about our programs – he can be reached at our program email, anchorageskateclub@gmail.com.

John has hit the ground running – he’ll be leading our summer camp offerings at Mulcahy Rinks this summer – see the recent post for the information sheet and registration form.  If you have any questions about the programs, please feel free to contact John at the email address above, or at 907-538-7667 during normal business hours.