The Figure Skating Department aims to encourage the personal development of young, aspiring figure skaters with a curriculum focused on elite instruction and unique performing opportunities. As a part of the program, skaters will develop personally through collaboration, skating experiences, and building positive relationships to assist in achieving their skating and academic goals to work towards a successful professional future.
A message from Thom Mullins- Director, Charter Arts Figure Skating Program
Welcome to the Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts Figure Skating Department! Our staff includes experienced professional figure skating coaches and educators who have made their lifework helping students to reach their highest potential. We focus on each student’s individual strengths and goals. Students are challenged academically in a supportive environment that requires them to balance high standards in their academics as well as pursuing their passion for figure skating. We strive to develop the whole skater, offering curriculum that addresses what skaters truly need—from nutrition to injury prevention, history of skating to conditioning, in addition to their on-ice performance and technique classes.
The Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts offers a well-rounded, comprehensive figure skating program within a public secondary school setting. Our program provides a unique experience by offering students the privilege of pursuing their passion for figure skating without forfeiting their right to a free appropriate education aligned to Pennsylvania Common Core State Standards. The curriculum is designed to deliver academic excellence within a rigorous figure skating program. The Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts Figure Skating Department is committed to providing an intensive program that maximizes individual talent and performance in the art of figure skating.