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David Long


Certified NCCP Level 3 coach, partial level 4 

22 years of coaching professionally

Skate Canada Technical Specialist (since 2007)

Honour Bachelor of Arts degree from York University (English Language and Literature) 

Specializes in Freeskate and the CPC system 

Coaches all levels  from CanSkate to Competitive


Skating Background

Competed out of Central Ontario at the Junior National  level  in both singles and pairs. 

Gold Freeskate test  


Coaching Background

Coached in various clubs in Ontario for the past 22 years
Has mentored many coaches at the Provincial level and has conducted seminars for clubs in Ontario and Nova Scotia 
Has coached his skaters to Sectional, Provincial, Challenge, National and International levels 

David has been actively involved in figure skating for his entire life and truly loves the sport and working with children of all ages. He has 2 children at home and is a devoted Father and Husband. 

His students include skaters from Junior Academy to the Elite level at YRSA.

Over the years, David’s students have been Sectional medalists and champions, as well as Provincial StarSkate and Ontario Winter Games Champions. 

He has had numerous skaters named to various development teams and recently, his student was honoured with the Richmond Hill Athlete award.