Learn to Skate & Figure Skating


We are pleased to introduce our new Learn to Skate coach and program director Kristen Adams!

Kristen joins the WSCC Ice Arena coaching team this season. Kristen comes to us from Wisconsin where she has over 15 years of experience teaching Learn to Skate, Figure Skating, and a variety of Power & Edge, and On-Ice Conditioning classes for Hockey Players. She is Learn to Skate USA Certified and is a U.S Figure Skating Certified Coach. Please welcome Kristen to our team!


Meet the rest of our coaches for LTS!

Devin Carrasco


Devin has been coaching at West Shore Community Ice Arena for the past 10 years. She has directed the West Shore Blades Figure Skating Club during this time as learn to skate coach. Also certified through USFSA

  Devin began skating at age 7 and competed for 14 years through the ISI program and eventually crossing over to US Figure Skating of America in 1993, out of the Oak Lawn Ice Arena, IL. She competed individually and on synchronized skating teams, earning over 500 trophies/medals over her amateur career.

  Devin has successfully coached a number of local skaters in competitions throughout the state of Michigan and ranking in the top 10 in the state as a coach in the Basic Skills Competition circuit.   She also coached 2 synchronized skating teams, one which achieved second place in a major competition back at her home rink in 2018.  

  Devin continues to coach freestyle figure skating, moves in the field, hockey conditioning and edge work for students of all ages.


Terra McIntosh


Terra is delighted to join the Learn to Skate team as assistant coach. She has been apart of the West Shore Blades Figure Skating team for 8 years and has competed in figure skating for 7. She has 12 gold metals under her belt from competitions. 

Terra is very excited to join the team and help kids find their passion for skating such as she has in West Shore Blades. 


Allison Whitehead


Allison started her figure skating journey at age 7, continuing for over 10 years until age 18 in the Metro Detroit area. During this time, she competed under the U.S. Figure Skating Association and participated in Theater on Ice, ice shows, and showcases. 

Allison moved from Metro Detroit to Scottville in 2023. After a 10-year break from the ice, she reignited her passion for skating by starting private lessons at the age of 28. She is excited to support the Learn To Skate program and build a community at the rink. She hopes to help kids discover the same joy in skating that she did growing up. 

In her free time, you can find Allison enjoying the beauty of the area, hiking, reading, watching movies, and spending time with her loved ones. 

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