Tracey Wainman


YRSA Skating Director

National and International Coach

Certified NCCP Level 3 coach

Personal Award

  • 2 times Senior Canadian National Champion
  • Holds the distinction of being the youngest female Canadian Champion
  • 3 times World Competitor
  • Youngest World Competitor
  • 8 senior international medals
  • 1981 Canadian Female Athlete of the Year

Coaching Award

  • 2011 / 12 Competitive Coach Award of Excellence, Skate Canada
  • 2 Times (2002, 2006) winner of COS (Central Ontario) Competitive Coach of the Year award
  • Coached skaters to 9 National Medals, 4 of them National titles:
        • Pre-Novice Women National Champion
        • Novice Women National Champion
        • Novice Men National Champion
        • Junior Men National Champion
        • International Four Continents Competitors
        • Junior Worlds Competitor
        • National Team Member
        • Junior Grand Prix Bronze Medalist (Lake Placid)
        • Novice International Challenge Cup Champion (Hague, Netherlands)

Tracey Wainman has been coaching at the YRSA since 1998. She is a Certified NCCP Level 3 Coach. Tracey is a 2 times Senior Canadian National Champion and holds the distinction of being the youngest female Canadian Champion. She is also a 3 time World Competitor, and has earned eight senior International medals. She was voted the Female Athlete of the Year in 198l. After retiring from competitive skating, Tracey skated for 10 years as Lead Skater for various Ice Shows around the world. She also coached for one year under a German National coach in Stuttgart, Germany. As well, Tracey coached in various places in the United States before coming home to Canada.

Tracey has coached students to 9 National Medals, 4 National titles as well as numerous International Competitions including Junior World's. She was also awarded the COS Competitive Coach of the year twice and 2011 Skate Canada Competitive Coach of Excellence.

Tracey is also featured in Skate Canada's Keep In Touch magazine for sharing her coaching experience @ 2012 Women in Coaching Workshop hosted by Coaching Association of Canada.