WSC Announces New Director of Figure Skating
& Group Lessons, Philippe Poirier
WSC is excited to announce Philippe Poirier as its new Director of Figure Skating & Group Lessons. Philippe, a French-Canadian figure skater, has been skating for more than 35 years. Since 2016, Philippe has been a figure skating coach at WSC. Prior to coaching at WSC, he competed in both singles and ice dance. Philippe cumulates 25 years of experience as a coach and dance partner for skaters of all ages. He is a Professional Skaters Association member and teaches all levels of pattern dances and free dance, MIF, choreography, stroking and edge classes. His testing credentials include Gold Free Skate, Gold Field Moves and International Pattern Dance (all through Skate Canada).
Phillippe holds an MBA in arts management. In addition, Philippe was a professional skater who toured internationally with Holiday On Ice for 8 years, and also with Robin Cousins’ ICE for its inaugural UK tour. Philippe has also worked as an executive manager for a Canadian contemporary dance company, which allowed him to combine his enthusiasm for cultural business management and his passion for dance. He moved to the USA in 2016.
Please join us in welcoming Philippe to his new role. Philippe may be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org