Ice Arena Wales Skate Academy

Whether you're just starting out or you've got the next Winter Olympic Games in sight, our Ice Arena Wales Academy coaches have the skills, motivation and experience to help you achieve your goals. Our academy enables skaters to progress through the NISA test system and on to national and international competitions.

Private lessons are taught by our incredibly talented coaching team, led by the world renowned Fiona Zaldua and Dmitry Sukhanov (NISA Qualified Level 2 coaches).

Meet our full time coaching team:

  • Lucia Busiello
  • Charlotta Isaksson
  • Tim Keeble
  • Tracey Keeble
  • Julie Lee
  • Stella Stokes
  • Lucy Strange

For more information on our coaching team check out our coaches board which is situated outside the main pad at the arena!

Professional Adagio Pair Skaters Fiona and Dmitry have had a long career on the ice. After years of exceptional skating achievements the pair decided to become Professional skaters and joined their first ice show 'Hot Ice Show' in Blackpool. By 1998 they represented Britain at the World Professional Championships and were awarded a title as professional pair medallists for GB.

From 1997 until 2007 they were cast in leading roles as principle skaters in no less than 9 Holiday on Ice productions in addition to performing for 3 years as an ice adagio act in the Casino Palace, Spain. By December 2007 Fiona and Dmitry established themselves as freelance skaters. They now perform their spectacular and usual lifts to audiences in exciting events and shows all over the world, as well as leading our skating team here at Ice Arena Wales.