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Bernadette Mercurio

MEMBERSHIPS:

  • APSA (Australian Professional Skaters Association)
  • SAISA (South Australian Ice Skating Association)

COACH ACCREDITATION:

  • Level 3 Australian Professional Skaters Association (APSA) Accreditation

YEARS OF COACHING:

  • 30

COACHING EDUCATION:

  • Highest Accredited Coach in Australia: Singles  Level 3, Pairs Level 3, Ice Dance Level 3 and Synchronized Level 3
  • Technical Specialist State and National -  Preliminary to Senior
  • Choreography and dance
  • Degree in Sports Administration
  • Sports Psychology
  • Bio Mechanics
  • Senior First Aid

COACHING CLEARANCE:

  • Working with Children Clearance                  
  • Police Clearance  including top level clearance                                        
  • Certificate in Mandatory Notification
  • Coaching Mentor                            
  • Harness Insurance  (Pole)               
  • Off Ice Harness Insurance                                           
  • On Ice Harness Insurance
  • APSA Insurance
  • Ice Skating Australia Insurance    

COACHING RELATED ACHIEVEMENTS:

  • 2006 Torino- Italy Olympic Games  Coached Skaters in the Winter Olympic Institute and on the Olympic Team.
  • Coached World Championships - Junior and Senior Colorado Springs, Sarajevo, Zagreb, Croatia and Finland for Singles and Synchronized.
  • Coached skaters in International Competitions all over the world  Zagreb, St Genovis, Prague Cup, Finland, Berlin Cup, Chemnitz, Mladost Trophy, Long Beach California, French Cup France, Spring Cup Milan Italy, Banska Bystrica, USA Malpewood Synchronized Classic ,Mozart Cup Austria - Singles and Synchronized.
  • Coached Many Australian Champions in Singles, Pairs and Synchronized skating.
  • Coached singles skaters ranked in the top 10 in International Competitions.
  • Coached skaters to win Australia’s first medal in Synchronized skating overseas, 1st Gold Medal in USA  Maplewood Synchronized Classic, and Bronze Medal in Mozart Cup, Austria.
  • Coached skaters who have Represented Australia as the Star and Principal Role In Disney On Ice and Ice Capades and travelled all around the world.
  • ​Coached and Choreographed beautiful shows all around Australia; starring in a show was Australia’s Olympic Pairs.   

POSITIONS HELD:

  • South Australian APSA State Representative                                    

Availability

  • Monday - Saturday 
  • Aussie Skate through to Senior International, World Championships and Olympics - Ice Skating Australia

Rates

  • Available for Private Lessons and Groups

Coaching Philosophy:

  • Hard work and discipline will get you there.
  • Believe the Dream and you will succeed. 
  • Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success.

Contact Email:  berniecoachice@hotmail.com and adelaideicemagic@hotmail.com

Contact Number:  0403367093

inforamtion updated by coach Jan 2016