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:

Larissa Bonillo
Shaheen Bronkowski
Jessica Burbano
Hannah Cooney
Liz Frankenfield
Kayla Grayson
Liz Hill
Larry Holliday
Katherine Jacob
Kathy Janik
Allyson Klein
Jackie Lazzari
Kathy Murphy
Kim Palumbo
Jennifer Paske
Audra Shindo-Chan
Kristy Wisniewski

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 Nortwest Hockey League, NWHL,

What's New

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HOCKEY CLASSES Spring Session Spring

Figure Skating & Synchronized Skating

Our skating program offers instructional group

Rat Hockey & Open Skate

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