Kristen MacKenzie (Avis)
NCCP Primary StarSkate Certified, Level 1 ISA (Australia)
8 Years Coaching Experience
After finishing her competitive career at the 2004 national championships Kristen took a short break from the sport to travel the globe before training to become a coach. She has now been coaching for 8 years in Vancouver and Melbourne, Australia. Kristen established herself in the sport within the province and across Canada spanning years of provincial, divisional, North American Challenge and national championships up to the Senior level. She was also part of the Junior Grand Prix circuit on the Jr National team. She won the 1998 Pre-novice ladies Canadian Championships (Tomorrow’s Champions) and won the 1999 Novice ladies Canadian Championships the following year. During her career she earned her 6th figure, Gold skills, Gold dances, Gold freeskate and Sr Competitive test. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology and has worked in several freelance writing positions overseas. Kristen specializes in the technical side of the sport and strives to develop speed, power and confidence in her students. She aims to make the sport fun and fulfilling for her students while striving for their personal excellence.