Bio – Jennifer Ward (Skating Coordinator) – email is

Jennifer Ward grew up in Grand Rapids, Michigan and began skating at the age of 6. She competed in local and regional competitions throughout her school years and eventually moved on to college. After two years of study, she joined Disney on Ice and enjoyed 5 ½ years of performing and touring both nationally and internationally with several different productions.. After leaving Disney on Ice, Jennifer moved to Chicago to finish college and received a Bachelor Degree in Performing Arts Management from Columbia College Chicago. While attending classes, she taught skating part time and eventually became a full time skating coach. Jennifer took over the Skating Director position in 2004

Figure Skating Staff:

  • Miranda Shaver
  • Shannon Jahrling
  • Larissa Bonillo
  • Shaheen Bronkowski
  • Jessica Burbano
  • Eve Chalom
  • Kayla Grayson
  • Larry Holliday
  • Katherine Jacob
  • Taryn Siko
  • Allyson Klein
  • Jackie Lazzari
  • Kathy Murphy
  • Kim Palumbo
  • Jennifer Paske
  • Audra Shindo-Chan
  • Kristy Wisniewski
  • Alyssa Blackwell

Kevin Jurek (Hockey Coordinator) – email is

Hockey Staff:

  • Russell Ureker
  • Max Gordon
  • Max Montana
  • Nathan Yzaguirre
  • Nick Yzaguirre

The Chicago River Dogs will participate in the Northwest Hockey League, NWHL,

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