Effective immediately, Erin Bridge has decided to leave her position as Head Coach of Michigan State University’s Synchronized Skating program and has agreed to join the coaching staff of Onyx Phoenix Synchronized Skating.
Skating Director, Jeannine Weinschrod said that Erin’s addition to the Phoenix coaching team will “provide a substantial boost to our middle and high level teams and enable us to continue to grow our program projecting Junior and Senior teams in the very near future. The Phoenix program grew by more than 25% again in 2012 and we anticipate a similar increase in 2013, both in membership and medals. I look forward to working with Erin again.”
Erin says that she is “very excited to be joining Jeannine, Helene and the rest of the Phoenix family. The team is gaining in National recognition and I am looking forward to being a part of Phoenix’s growth!“
Erin will spend the majority of her time working with the higher level teams where her expertise and talents will be a tremendous asset.
Erin Bridge’s long list of skating accomplishments includes:
· US National Medalist (2007-2011) as Head Coach of MSU’s Collegiate Synchronized team
· Four-time World Synchronized Skating Championship Medalist
· Four-time Canadian Senior Synchronized National Champion
· On-ice Captain of World Medalist Team (black ice)
· Team Élan Coaching staff (2005-2006)
· USFS Gold tests – Freestyle and Moves in the Field
· Pre-Gold Dance