Staff



StephaniePetersSP Stephanie Peters
Skating Director

Stephanie has been skating over 18 years and has competed in freestyle and solo ice dance competitions. She earned two medals at the National Solo Ice Dance Championship. She earned gold in 2012 for Gold Pattern Dance and silver in 2016 for International Pattern Dance. She has passed the following tests: Gold Dance, Senior Moves, Novice Freestyle and 5 international ice dances. Stephanie has been coaching private lessons since 2011 and has been Midwest's Figure Skating Director since 2012.


YvonneAllen Yvonne Allen
Figure Skating Staff

Yvonne skated with "Holiday on Ice" for 1 year. She was the head skating instructor for 6 years at the Glenwood Ice Lodge/Park Forest South Ice Lodge. Yvonne also was the Skating Director at Homewood-Flossmoor Ice Arena for 30 years! She is a member of U.S. Figure Skating, ISI, and is an ISI Gold Certified Judge. 


Jenna Frey Jenna Frey
Figure Skating Staff

Jenna has been skating over 20 years and competed as an individual, synchronized & pair skater. She was a member of the Homewood Flossmoor Icettes for 8 years and a member of the Notre Dame Figure Skating Team in 2004. Jenna is an ISI Professional Member, Gold Certified Judge, and has a USA Hockey Level 2 coaching certification. She is a figure skating and hockey power skating coach. The majority of her hockey coaching experience is bantam and high school level. Jenna has been with Midwest since 2006 coaching both group classes and private lessons for both figure skating & hockey. She is happily married with two kids and she loves being able to teach something she is so passionate about!


CarrieReinkingSP Caroline Brtva

Carrie has been skating over 20 years and has been involved with ISI since 1993 and U.S. Figure Skating since 2002.  She skated competitively as an individual through ISI for 13 years and U.S. Figure Skating for 7 years. Carrie was a member of the Homewood-Flossmoor Icettes for 8 years. She is currently a member of Chicago Radiance and has been skating with the team since 2016. Carrie has been coaching since 2008 and coaching at Midwest since 2011.


ShannonSenneSP Shannon Senne
Figure Skating Staff

Shannon has been skating over 20 years and has 14 years of experience in synchronized skating.  She was a member of the Homewood Flossmoor Icettes for 3 years and a member of Radiance on Ice for 11 years. She currently is a member of Creative Ice Theatre and has been skating with the team since 2016. Shannon has been coaching since 2009 and coaching at Midwest since 2012.


Ashley Schons 2 Ashley Schons
Figure Skating Staff

Ashley has been skating over 16 years and has competed in synchronized skating, freestyle and solo ice dance competitions. She was a member of the Chicago Jazz for 11 years and represented Team USA at competitions in Switzerland, Italy, and France. She won the bronze medal in 2012 at the National Solo Dance Championship in Pre Silver Pattern and placed in the top five for Pre Gold Pattern in 2016. Ashley has passed the following tests: Senior Moves, Pre Gold Dance, and Intermediate Freestyle. She has been coaching at Midwest since 2013.


ZachKaneSP Zack Kane
Hockey Coach

Zachary played minor professional hockey for 4 season after players two seasons of Division 1 Hockey at RIT. He made stops in the ECHL, MAHL and AAHL during his hockey playing career. Zachary currently instructs the off-ice program for the Blackbirds youth hockey program and officiates for Midwest.


ChrisAnderson Chris Anderson
Hockey Staff

Instructor for Adult Learn to Play on Friday Nights at 10:25pm


BeauButcherSP Beau Butcher
Hockey Staff



LiamGarvey Liam Garvey
Hockey Staff

Liam played professional hockey for 9 seasons. He played for Team Illinois and the Chicago Young Americans growing up. He moved onto play in the USA Hockey Olympic Program for the Select 15’s through Select 18’s. Liam played juniors for the Omaha Lancers in the USHL then moved onto play Division 1 College Hockey for Michigan Tech for four seasons. Throughout his professional career, Liam played for teams in the IHL, CHL, ECHL, German and Swedish Elite Leagues.


JerryUnold Jerry Unold
Hockey Staff

Instructor for Adult Learn to Play Friday Nights at 10:25pm


BrandonSpikeSP Brandon Spike
Hockey Instructor



ScottBPhoto Scott Beishuizen
Hockey Instructor