Christine Vargha Newkirk
Christine is a US Figure Skating Gold Medalist in Figures (Junior Freestyle) and has been coaching for over 28 years. As a competitive skater, she represented the Rye Figure Skating Club, NY, and Southern CT FSC at the North Atlantic and New England Regional Championships, respectively. Christine trained under Canadian medalist Frances Gold Lind. Her students have passed up to Junior Moves in the Field, and she has taken skaters to competitions throughout the Northeast. Christine teaches Freestyle, Moves in the Field, and Power Hockey. This is her second year at the Carolina Ice Palace and the FSC of Charleston.
In addition, Christine is a graduate of Columbia University, Teachers College where she received her EdM in International Education/Curriculum and Teaching. She taught at Darien Public Schools in CT for over 25 years before moving to Charleston. When she’s not coaching skating, Christine works at Porter Gaud as a tutor. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or (203)918-3801.