Lee-Ann McMillan


  Freelance Coach
PrePower/Power Director
CanSkate Assistant

- Level 3 Certified Skate Canada Coach
- CanPower Hockey Certified Skate Canada Coach
- World Competitor Senior Pairs, Canadian National Team Member
- 4 time National Championship competitor & 4 time medalist, Canada Winter Games, Ontario Winter Games, Divisional & Sectional Competitor and medalist
- Quadruple Gold Medalist: Gold Freeskate, Gold Figures, Gold Dance, Gold Pair
Singles Junior Competitve Test
- Coached International, National, Sectional, & Regional competitors
- 37 years of teaching experience
- Co-Founder/Director of Three Seasons Skating School Inc. for 25 years, providing off season skating to Brantford and area skaters.
- Honourary Member of the Preston Figure Skating Club
- Inductee in the Brantford and Area Sports Hall of Recognition
- Coach to all levels of skating
- Devoted to the overall development of a skater

Nancy Osborn

  Freelance Coach
CanSkate Director

I have been a full-time Skate Canada Coach for 40 years. 24 of those years with the Brant Skating Club. For the past several, I have been co-director of the Flashing Blades ice show.

I am a NCCP Level 3 Certified Coach and have started on my Level 4 tasks. I have studied dance at the University of Waterloo specializing in choreography and music. For the past 23 years I have been owner and operator of Three Seasons Skating School Inc. offering ice time and programs to the skaters in surrounding areas in the Spring, Summer and Fall. I enjoy coaching all levels of skating from CanSkate to Competitive. I have had many skaters achieve their Gold medals in Free Skate, Skills and Interpretive. I Love Skating!

Brianne Searle

  Freelance Coach
Pre-Canskate Director

I have been a member of the Brant Skating Club for the past 20 years. I have completed my Gold tests in Skills, Interpretive, and Dance.  I have also passed 2 Diamond dances and am currently working on achieving the remaining Diamond dances. I am a Skate Canada Primary STARSkate Certified coach qualified to coach skaters at any level in freeskate, dance and skills.

I graduated from the Concurrent Education program at Wilfrid Laurier/Nipissing with my Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Education degrees and am currently a teacher with the Grand Erie District School Board.

I am excited to continue my coaching career at the BSC!

Lance Vipond


I am a National, World & Olympic level choreographer.  I have had the privilege of coaching and choreographing for skaters of all ages and abilities including National Champions at every level from Juvenile to Senior, in Ladies, Men and Pairs, World Junior, Junior and Senior Grand Prix and Grand Prix Final competitors, and World and Olympic medalists.  I am the choreographer for 2017 World Silver Medalist, 3 time National Champion and 2014 Olympic Silver Medalist, Kaetlyn Osmond, National Pairs Bronze Medalists and 2014 Olympic & World competitors, Paige Lawrence & Rudi Sweigers, and Canadian National Team Member, Keegan Messing.  As a skater I was an 8 time National Championship competitor, a 2 time Canadian National Team Member, a World Junior competitor and an International Gold Medalist.

I am also a profressional actor having graduated from the MacEwan University Theatre Arts program in Edmonton Alberta as well as having attended the Liverpool Institute for the Performing Arts in England.

I enjoy using my vast experience in skating, theatre, music and dance to help skaters find their "inner artist".

Taina Lickers

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  Adult and Youth Synchro Coach

Ty has been involved in synchronized skating for over 30 years as a skater and a coach. Her greatest accomplishments as a coach have been taking the Six Nations Iroquois Traditions to their first National Championships in 2001 where they finished 6th and in 2011 taking the Crystal Formations to their first National Championships where they finished 15th.  

As a skater, Ty has skated for many teams throughout Central and Western Ontario at the Juvenile through Adult levels, including Junior and Senior Competitive. She has competed at the National level for many years and has been a part of many winning teams. Ty's greatest accomplishments as a skater include:

  • 2007 Canadian Adult Competitive Champions with Mississauga Ice Precise 
  • 2008 Canadian Adult Competitive Champions with Ilderton Classic Jets
  • 2011 Canadian Adult 1 Silver Medalists with Ilderton Classic Jets.