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Val Katsman

Coaching disciplines: 

Ice-Dance, Partnering, Skating Skills, Choreography, Freestyle, Moves in the Field

Experience:

2-time U.S. National Medalist in Ice-Dance

5-time U.S. Midwestern Sectional Medalist in Ice-Dance

3-time U.S. Southwestern Regional Medalist in Freestyle

Past Member of International Selection Pool for the United States in Ice-Dance

Val has worked with a wide variety of ages and levels

Education

Triple Gold Medalist in Moves in the Field, Ice-Dance, and Freestyle

Member of Professional Skating Association

Professional Coach/Choreographer CER compliant

Currently pursuing Bachelors Degree in Biomedical Science at Oakland University

Background:

Val is originally from Colorado Springs, CO where he began skating at the age of 3, and was coached by Olympic coach Tom Zakrajsek in Freestyle. He began ice-dance at the age of 10, and later moved to Wheaton, Maryland in 2014 to train under the Wheaton Ice Skating Academy. In 2015, he moved to Bloomfield Hills, MI to train under Olympic Ice-Dance coaches Angelika Krylova and Pasquale Camerlengo. He began coaching at the age of 16 and started the Royal Oak Ice-Dance Program in 2018.

Contact:

Email: val.k@speedysnipe.com

Phone: (719)321-8578