Our Instructors

Sonya is the Head Coach at Sonya’s Skating School and has 25 years of teaching experience in Power Skating, Figure Skating and Choreography.

Sonya Shewchuk

»Level 3 Certified
»Former Canadian team figure skating competitor
»Triple Gold Medalist
»Power Skating coach for over 25yrs.
»Ice Capades skater-3 years

Sonya’s accomplishments include:

  • Skating Consultant for Degrassi: the Next Generation TV series.
  • Triple Gold Medalists (Figures, Freeskate & Dance)
  • Certified Level 3 NCCP Program
  • Two Time Gold Medalist
    Lake Placid Free Skate Competition – Canadian Team
  • Coach to many NHL players and international skaters
  • Skating Coach – Toronto Maple Leafs
  • 20 years of teaching experience
  • Choreographer for International Ice Show in Atami, Japan 1981 – Cast of 45 members.
  • Las Vegas on Ice Skater for Ice Capades (3 years)
  • Skater for summer shows Ecstasy on Ice and Fantasy on Ice (Imperial Room- Royal York Hotel-Toronto)
  • Choreographer, and Director for ice shows in the Toronto area. Local ice shows with participant numbers around 400 skaters.


Jennifer Baldock

»Hockey player for more than 25 yrs.
»In 1977 became the first carded female referee officiating games from the novice to midget levels
»Attributes her return to the game recently to SSS Inc. formal training

Kimberly Edwards

»NCCP Level 1 certified
»Has achieved 2 gold level tests
»Former competitive figure skater & is currently teaching figure skating

Nicholas Brann

»Level 1 NCCP Certified Coach
»Former hockey player turned to figure skater.
»Nationally ranked figure skater.
»Freelanced in Belgium, Poland, Singapore and The Netherlands before coming back to Toronto in 2013.

Nicole Hehn

»Level 1 NCCP Certified Coach
»Skate Canada Canpower certified
»10+ years coaching experience
»Figure skating background/played high school hockey

Deborah D’Alfonso

»Level 1 NCCP Certified Coach
»Head coach at Arhus F.S.C. in Denmark
»Professional Figure Skater

Jennifer Chapman

»Level 2 NCCP Certified Coach
»20+ year coaching experience
»Beginner to elite – Figure Skating
»Technical specialist