Figure Skating Professionals


Katherine Co-Grant | Skating Director and Skating Coach |

Throughout her 16-year career as a skating coach, Katherine has developed numerous single skaters from beginner to national and international competitors, all the way to the Junior Grand Prix Level. She was the coach of Vaughn Chipeur, former Olympic skater, while he was age 9–18, and was herself a National-level competitor. Recently, at the 2021 Skate Canada AB/NWT Sectionals, her skaters won the Pre-Novice Ladies Championship, and Novice Ladies Championship. Also at the 2020 Skate Canada AB/NWT Sectionals her skaters won the Pre-Novice Ladies Championship, silver medalists in the Pre-Juvenile Ladies U11, and Juvenile Ladies U12 events. In the 2019 Skate Canada AB/NWT Sectionals her skaters won the titles: Pre-Juvenile Ladies Champion, Juvenile Ladies Champion and Pre-Novice Ladies Champion. In addition to being a competitive skater and level 3 National Certified skating coach, Katherine has her Bachelor of Science and Commerce.


Lise-Lotte (Lisa) Kinding | Skating Coach

Lise-Lotte has been a coach at the Royal Glenora Club since 1998, but has been coaching skating professionally since 1976. Having accumulated 38 years of coaching experience, Lise-Lotte has coached in Sweden, Denmark (where she was the National Head Coach), Switzerland, and Canada. Throughout her many years of coaching, Lise-Lotte has developed and trained numerous skaters to compete in and win National Championships of Sweden, Denmark, Switzerland, and Canada – she even went so far as to coach at National, European, and World Championship skating competitions. Two Canadian Champions coached by Lise-Lotte were competing as representatives of the Royal Glenora Club, namely Eheren Jaleel (novice men) and Mandy Nguyen (ladies’ juvenile). Lise-Lotte is a five-time Swedish National Skating Champion and a three-time Scandinavian Skating Champion, and has competed in multiple European and World Championships. Lise-Lotte holds an NCCP Level III Singles certification.


Elène Haave-Audet | Skating Coach

Even though Elène has only one year of coaching experience, she has spent over 8 years of her life on the ice as a competitive skater in the Junior Women's category. Primary STARskate trained, Elène has a test record that includes Gold Free Skate, Skating Skills, and Interpretive and Diamond Dances. Elène is currently attending the University of Alberta to study biology. She also is bilingual: fluent both French and English.


Breanne Ferris | Skating Coach

Breanne Ferris brings to the RGC three years of coaching experience. She has completed her Senior Competitive Singles, Gold Skills, Gold Free Skate, and Gold Dances. Breanne is both STARSkate trained and a Skate Canada Technical Specialist. Breanne also has her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology.