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Damien Bueckert

NCCP Regional Coach (Level 1) Trained
Phone: 306-229-6759
Email: damienbueckert@gmail.com
$6.50 per 15 minute lesson
Availability for 2022-2023 season: Tuesdays, Thursdays

Damien is going into his third year of coaching and is CanSkate certified and Regional Coach trained. As a skater, he has been on Team Sask for 8 years and is currently competing at the Junior Men’s level. He achieved Gold status on his freeskate, skills, dance and interpretive, while skating with Warman Osler Skating Club.

Damien’s coaching philosophy is to encourage positive personal growth, development, and character through the enjoyment of skating. He wants to inspire children to be active for life!

Casia Hamm

Casia Hamm

NCCP Club Coach Trained
Phone: 306-280-3035
Email: casia.friesen@sasktel.net
Availability for 2022-2023 season: Tuesdays, Thursdays

Casia is going into her second year of coaching and is CanSkate certified. As a skater, Casia has accomplished STAR 6 on her freeskate and Sr. Silver on her dance and skills – all of which she accomplished at Warman Osler Skating Club. Casia has been skating for 11 years; 10 of those have been with WOSC.

Away from the rink, Casia works at RE/MAX Saskatoon as agent support while studying for her Real Estate license. She recently got married and she loves to go on canoe trips, as well as spending quality time with her family.

Casia’s coaching philosophy is to teach life skills through skating – like good sportsmanship, personal growth, work ethic, and patience. Casia wants to show her love for skating through teaching others. She strives to show the enjoyment of being active.

Heather Martin

Heather Martin

NCCP National Coach (Level 3) Trained
Phone: 306-229-2616
Email: mouse_hr@hotmail.com
$9.50 per 15 minute lesson
Availability for 2022-2023 season: Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays

Heather has been coaching for 28 years and is NCCP National Coach Trained (Level 3 Trained) and also Special Olympics Community Sport Coach trained. Heather has served on the Saskatchewan Coaches Core Committee for 9 years and as Chairperson for 6 years. One of her greatest experiences was coaching for a season in Gore, New Zealand where she was took 5 skaters to nationals, 2 brought home bronze medals.

In 2010, Heather was nominated by her peers for Canada’s Chunky Soup Coach of the Year. In 2012 she received the Skate Canada Saskatchewan Club Coach of the Year award and in 2016 she received the Skate Canada Saskatchewan Volunteer Coach of the Year award.

As a skater, Heather accomplished her Gold Figure, Freeskate, Dance and Artistic. She spent 2 years on the provincial team as a junior competitive skater and also spent 5 years as a competitive synchronized skater which took her all over Canada.

Away from the rink, Heather is a full time Office Manager/Administrator for Nomad Therapies. She is married with 2 kids, 2 dogs and a lizard! She is very excited to share her passion for the sport with our skaters in Warman.

Ashley Peters

Ashley Peters

NCCP Regional Coach (Level 1)
Phone: 306-361-1617
Email: a.peters227@gmail.com
$5.75 per 15 minute lesson
Available to sub for the 2022-2023 skating season when needed

Ashley has been coaching for 7 years and is Regional Coach Certified. She has coached multiple programs within Region 8 and at Canlan Ice Sports (Saskatoon) where she taught Learn-to-Skate programs with their Skating Academy.

As a skater, Ashley has accomplished her Jr. Bronze Freeskate and Jr. Silver Skills and Dance, many of which she accomplished during her time as a skater at the Warman Osler Skating Club.

In 2014, Ashley was the recipient of the Skate Canada Section STARSkate Athlete Award for Saskatchewan.

Away from the rink, Ashley is studying to complete her Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) at the University of Saskatchewan and works as a pharmacy assistant at the Co-op pharmacy in Warman. She enjoys volunteering with her local church group and learning new recipes.

Her coaching philosophy and goal is to help shape skaters into well-rounded individuals by passing on the appreciation of physical activity, sportsmanship, and strong work ethic by creating a safe learning environment and assisting skaters in setting their own goals!

Shelby Sawatzky

Shelby Sawatzky

NCCP Regional Coach (Level 1)
Phone: 306-370-7171
Email: sbs508@mail.usask.ca
$7.75 per 15 minute lesson
Availability for 2022-2023 season: Tuesdays, Thursdays

Shelby has been coaching for 8 years and is Regional Coach Certified. She is also CanPowerCertified. Shelby has coached in many clubs over the 8 years of coaching. Away from the rink, Shelby has completed her Bachelors of Education specializing in Elementary Education.

As a skater, She has accomplished my Gold Freeskate, Dance and Skills. She spent over 10 years on Skate Canada Saskatchewans High Performance Team. Shelby was Senior Ladies Champion of Saskatchewan two consecutive times in her career as well as Junior Lady Champion and silver medalist. She also competed in 7 consecutive Skate Canada Challenges from the Novice level finishing with Senior Ladies.

Her coaching philosophy is that skating has given her so much that she wants to give back through the power of instruction. She coaches with energy, honesty and excitement. Shelby strives to provide a safe space for children to be themselves while insuring work ethic and positive self worth that lasts a lifetime.