At CP Ice Synchronized Skating, our coaches aim to develop young athletes capable of competing at high levels in synchronized skating as well as in life. We emphasize developing strong teamwork skills alongside the technical and performance demands of the sport. We aim to challenge our skaters both on and off the ice and also offer many opportunities for our skaters to develop as leaders.
Ashley Walker Green, Founder and Director
Ashley grew up dancing and figure skating in Connecticut. She graduated from Columbia University with a B.A. in Dance. While at Columbia, she founded the NYC Intercollegiate synchro team and brought the team to the National Championships. She was a coach at Wollman Rink for over a decade and is also on the coaching staff at Chelsea Piers Sky Rink. Ashley is a U.S. Figure Skating Gold Medalist in Moves in the Field, holds a Basic Accreditation and CER level A from the Professional Skaters Association. She has led the CP Ice teams to Eastern Sectional and Empire State Games Championships.
Amanda Johnson, Assistant Director
Amanda grew up skating in the Boston area. She is the Director of Legacy Giving at the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. Amanda holds a BA in Art History from Drew University and an MA in Applied Linguistics from Teachers College, Columbia University. She spent six years at Figure Skating in Harlem,where she was one of the founding coaches of their synchro team, Harlem Ice.
Hideko Nara – Intermediate
Hideko grew up in New York City, skating at Wollman Rink and Chelsea Piers. She competed as a member of Team USA for three years, on Skyliners Junior synchronized skating team, where she medaled in multiple international competitions. She is a two-time Junior World Challenge Cup competitor and earned the Junior National Championship title in 2011. She is also a double gold medalist in Moves-In-The-Field and Ice Dance. Hideko is a graduate of Hamilton College, where she double majored in Art History and Visual Arts. She currently works at Christie’s auction house. She is excited for another great season with CP Ice!
Katie Shuman - Pre-Juvenile & Aspire
Katie grew up skating in the Southern Tier area of upstate New York. She is a U.S. Figure Skating triple Gold Medalist (Freestyle, Moves in the Field, and Ice Dance) with twenty years of coaching experience bringing singles skaters to the Regional level and synchro teams to the Sectional level. She also spent ten years at Figure Skating in Harlem, where she was a coach for their Harlem Ice Open Juvenile team. Off the ice, Katie is the Director of Strategic Initiatives for CenterPoint Education Solutions. She holds a BS in Childhood Education from SUNY Cortland and an MA in Applied Educational Psychology as a Reading Specialist from Teachers College, Columbia University.
Rosanna Silber – Aspire
Rosanna grew up skating in New Jersey where she was a national competitor on Ice Storm's senior synchronized skating team. She later skated and coached the Syracuse Collegiate Team throughout college. She was the head coach of Mirror Images Open Juvenile team and Princeton University's Open Collegiate team. Rosanna is a pediatric pain and palliative care nurse practitioner at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. She holds a bachelors from Syracuse University, a nursing degree from the University of Rochester, a masters and doctorate of nursing degree from Rutgers University and is currently obtaining her Masters of Bioethics from Columbia University. She has two amazing children with her loving husband.
Cassandra Tumasz - Off-ice Dance & Movement
Cassandra Tumasz graduated magna cum laude from Elon University with a BFA in Dance Performance and Choreography and a BS in Dance Science. She has trained intensively at Broadway Dance Center in NYC through their professional semester program. She also trained at Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet, Gelsey Kirkland Academy of Classical Ballet, Florence Dance Center (Italy), and with the Radio City Rockettes. Her choreography has been showcased at the American College Dance Association conference and she presented her original research at the International Association for Dance Medicine & Science conference. Most recently, Cassandra performed in The Miracle of Christmas at Queens Theatre and as a dancer at Six Flags Great Adventure in their Kidz Karaoke, Dance Party, and Block Party shows. She currently teaches barre classes at Physique 57. Cassandra is thrilled to be working with CP Ice for another great season!
|CP Ice - Synchronized Skating NYC|
|54 Parkway Road|
|Bronxville, NY 10708|