At Carolina Ice Palace, our coaches are simply the best!
If you are looking to sign up for private or semi-private lessons please reach out directly to any of
the coaches below or if you prefer email our Figure Skating Director, Stacey Mons at
and she will help and assist you with finding a coach and any questions you may have.

Stacey Mons – CIP Figure Skating Director

Stacey has been the Figure Skating Director at the Ice Palace for 14 years. She began teaching in Charleston in 1998 when the rink first opened. Just coming off a 7-year professional skating tour with Disney on Ice, Holiday on Ice in Europe, Magic on Ice, and Snoopy on Ice, she decided to put the suitcases away and settle down in Charleston. Stacey holds ratings from the Professional Skaters Association in Moves in the Field and Freestyle. In addition, she teaches choreography, power skating, off-ice classes, and hockey skating. With two teenage sons that play hockey, Stacey loves helping players improve their game by developing skating skills. Contact Stacey at or 843.572.2717 ext 5906.

Sandy Lenz Jackson

With 30 years of experience coaching skaters, Sandy brings her diverse talents to the Carolina Ice Palace, where she has coached for the last 22 years. Sandy’s accomplishments include: Competing in the 1980 Olympics, Winning the National Figure Skating Championship twice, and Earning the silver medal in the 2015 World Figure Skating Championship. She spent 17 years in national and international professional ice shows as a featured soloist, choreographer, and pair skater with Keith Green. She specializes in Freestyle, Moves in the Field, Figures, Pairs, Choreography, and Hockey Power Skating. If you are interested in taking lessons with Sandy you may contact her at

Isabelle Brasseur

Isabelle is a 5-time Canadian National Pairs Champion, 5-time World Medalist, World Champion and 2-time Olympic Bronze Medalist. She has 20 years of coaching experience at the national, international and world level and a Professional Skaters Association Level IV ranking. She specializes in freestyle, pairs, moves in the field and choreography, at all levels.


Leslie Chabot

Leslie is a very passionate, dedicated, and committed figure skating instructor. Leslie has been coaching now for 44 years. She loves teaching skaters of all ages and levels both recreational and competitive. She has produced many talented skates from the lowest level through the national competition levels. If you are interested in taking lessons with Leslie you may contact her at or (843) 327.5620.

Rocky Marval

Rocky is a 2-time US National Pairs Champion, 3- time World Team and 1992 Olympic Team member. He has 28 years of coaching experience at the national, international and world level and has a Professional Skaters Association Level IV ranking. He specializes in freestyle, pairs, moves in the field and hockey power skating at all levels.


Libbie Chabot-Lundeen

Libbie is an experienced, fun, and energetic coach. She teaches freestyle, Moves in the Field, and pairs. She has had many students pass through their gold level tests throughout her 39 years of teaching. She has trained skaters to reach their goals of being national competitors. As a skater herself she Is a regional, sectional, and national medalist. If you are interested in lessons with Libbie she can be contacted at or (843) 475-5783.

Charlene Durham

Charlene grew up in Ontario, Canada, and started skating at the age of 3. She competed for 12 years in Canada, both in singles and in ice dance; in singles, she competed up to the junior level, and in ice dance, she competed two years at the junior level at Canadian Nationals. Charlene traveled for 2 years with Disney on Ice, traveling throughout North and South America.

Currently, in addition to coaching, Charlene is a pediatric Physical Therapist and has been practicing for 18 years and recently obtained her doctorate degree in 2019. Charlene is also proud to work for US Figure Skating with the S.T.A.R.S. program of athlete testing where she travels primarily throughout the northeast and the southeast United States performing athlete fitness assessments. Contact Debbie at


Shannon Mullins

Shannon fell in love with ice skating at the age of 6. She enjoys coaching all levels and ages from recreational skaters to competitors. In her own competitive career, Shannon competed at regional, sectional, and US National Championships in singles. Shannon specializes in jumps, moves in the field, and choreography, and also enjoys helping hockey players strengthen their general skating skills. Shannon’s students have competed at several USFS National Showcase, regional championships (both qualifying and nonqualifying levels) and from there some have qualified to sectional championships, earning Shannon a level 3 ranking with the Professional Skaters Association. For more information or to schedule a lesson please contact Shannon at or call (916) 671-0536.


Tiffaney Kress-Tanner

Tiffaney is a down-to-earth, positive coach who has been teaching for over 25 years. She has been involved in skating as a competitor, professional show skater, creative and technical director, and coach for over 35 years. Tiffaney holds a BS in Theater Arts and is PSA Rated in Freestyle and Moves in the Field. Contact Tiffaney at or 843-324-9695.

Andrea Wadell

Andrea has been coaching for over 10 years. She is a fun and energetic coach who loves to work with skaters of ages. Andrea is a PSA rated coach in freestyle and group lessons. Contact Andrea at or 843-509-8692.


Corey Mjaatvedt

Corey began skating at age 8 in Ogden, Utah, and spent his Summers training in Sun Valley Idaho. He directed the Weber County learn to skate program while in college and taught in the Ogden/Salt Lake City area for many years. It has been his privilege to be part of the CIP coaching team for 20+ years primarily as a dance coach. Contact Corey at


Katie Ross

Katie has been involved in skating as a competitor and coach for 19 years. She began teaching so that she could share her love of skating with others
using an upbeat and encouraging attitude. If you are interested in taking lessons with Katie you may contact her at

Lauren Alderman

I recently moved from Baltimore, Maryland, to Charleston and accepting new students. A double gold medalist in Moves in the Field & Pattern Ice Dance. A National Solo Dance competitor skater for 23 years and a coach for nine years. I love seeing my students find joy in ice dance and skating, no matter what age or level. Please get in touch with me at for inquiries.

Jennifer Schultz

Jennifer (Jenny) has been coaching for over 15 years. She grew up skating in Tulsa, OK then continued to train, compete, and started coaching in the Kansas City area while attending school at the University of Kansas. She ran the learn to skate program in Kansas City for several years and performed and directed many ice shows. She has a strong passion for choreography, artistry, and theater on ice. She left her theater on ice team in Kansas City when she moved to St. Louis for her husband’s job. She also loves to work with hockey players on developing their skating skills. While in St. Louis, MO she worked with the Little Blues organization. She believes that skating should be fun for everyone and believes in lifelong learning. She loves to work with skaters of all ages. She is currently PSA-rated in both freestyle and group lessons. In addition to coaching, she is a doctor of physical therapy and has a B.A. in Dance. She has taught off ice conditioning and injury prevention to skaters in the past and has also worked with US figure skating with the S.T.A.R.S. program. She offers on and off ice lessons. She takes students to competitions and through US figure skating tests. If you are interested in taking lessons with Jennifer (Jenny) you may contact her at 785-312-4629 or


Barbra Farkas 

Bio coming soon.

If you are interested in taking lessons with Barbra please email her at

Jennifer NormanBallet Instructor

Jennifer Norman (Jenny) began ballet at the age of four with The Toledo Ballet School, she comes from a dancing family and enjoyed featured roles in “The Nutcracker,” and appearing in a local television commercial. Jenny spent her summers in Manhattan training at the prestigious School of American Ballet and The Joffrey Ballet School. She was awarded scholarships to attend Indiana University’s School of Music and earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Ballet. Professionally, she danced with Indianapolis Ballet Theater, Los Angeles Classical Ballet, and made her home here with Charleston Ballet Theater. Jenny began teaching ballet at the age of 17 and loves connecting with her students through positive reinforcement. Jenny also is happily married and has three children, her youngest being a figure skater with FSCC. She looks forward to helping the figure skaters be the best they can be! Contact Jenny at


Kelly WangBallet Instructor

I was born in Charleston, SC and have been a dancer for over 18 years. I have been skating for 2 years and teaching ballet for a year. I love helping skaters build artistry, flexibility, and confidence with their presentation on the ice through dance & ballet. I work with skaters of all ages, including adults and offer group, semi-private, and private lessons. 

Please contact me for more information if you are interested at 843-303-5920 or