IceWorks Staff

IceWorks Hockey Staff

  • Stephane Charbonneau: Stephane is IceWorks’ General Manager and is popularly known around the rink as “Steph.” After competing at all levels of hockey, including time spent with former NHL team the Quebec Nordiques, Stephane coaches Ridley’s varsity high school team, the Philadelphia Little Flyers, and helps run all clinics held throughout the week. Stephane is also available for private ice lessons whenever he has some free time!
  • Jim Watson: IceWorks’ Director of Youth Hockey is former Philadelphia Flyer Jim Watson. Watson spent his entire NHL career with Philadelphia, winning two Stanley Cups and representing the Flyers as a five time All-Star. He runs the Jim Watson Hockey Academy during the summer and coaches the Philadelphia Little Flyers during the Winter. Watson’s optimistic views and teachings have helped many players from IceWorks advance to elite hockey leagues.

  • Bryan Ely: A member of the IceWorks coaching staff since 1997, Bryan has shown a strong dedication to the game of hockey. He has participated as a player, referee, instructor, and coach for over 35 years. After his junior playing days, and a brief stint playing professional roller hockey, Bryan has dedicated his time to teaching the game of hockey to Delaware County youth. Bryan has worked as a private skills coach, developing students in stickhandling, powerskating, checking, and shooting clinics.
  • Jim Hazelton: Jim is a  policeman during the day and a Weekend Manager at IceWorks at night. Jim has also coached many teams during his time at IceWorks. Varying from Marple Newtown High School to the Haverford Hawks, Jim has taught many players the game of hockey. Now, Jim is in charge of the annual Emergency Services League. The League was created by Jim especially for policemen, firefighters, and EMT’s.

IceWorks Figure Skating Staff

  • Uschi Keszler, World & Olympic Coach; CFSA Level 3, PSA Basic Accreditation: The creator/owner of Hydroblading, Keszler has coached many skaters to World Titles & Olympic medals, including: 3-time World Champion Elvis Stojko, World Champion Brian Orser, World Pairs Champions Brasseur & Eisler, and Ice Dancers Bourne & Kraatz. She has also worked with World Medalists Heiko Fischer, Claudia Liestner, Elaine Zayak, Surya Bonaly and Tanya Szewchenko. Her success can be attributed to her innovative approach, namely Hydroblading and cross ice training with hockey. At IceWorks, she works with skaters from the grassroots to Olympic levels, and trains hockey players and officials in efficiency skating.
  • Elizabeth Hollett: National and Jr. Coach; PSA Master Sports Science & Senior Dance rating
  • Diane Agle: World & Olympic Coach, PSA Ranking Level 6
  • Mojca Kopac: Head Coach of Uschi Keszler’s Team Excel National Bridge Program
  • Jimi Lewis: National Coach, PSA Basic Accreditation
  • Elsie Thomas: Singles Coach
  • Nicole Dussault: World & Olympic Coach, CFSA Level 3, PSA Member
  • Oleg Fediukov: National & International Coach, PSA Basic Accreditation

Other Notable Staff

  • Jill Hardin: Accounts Payable & Office Manager
  • Patty Frederick: League Registrar & Scheduler
  • Lisa Shaw: Advertising Director & President of IceWorks Skating Club
  • Mary Ann Danish: Tournament Director & League Registrar for Delco League
  • Mike Oreskovich: Pro Shop Manager & Sales Manager
  • Lou Tiernen: Restaurant Manager
  • Bill Fawcet: Operations Manager
  • Amanda Frederick: Birthday Party Coordinator
  • Anthony Alo Lorusso & Tim Riday: League Statisticians

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