Tom Jackson

Tom photoCoaching Philosophy

I believe in providing skaters the means to achieve their goals through quality coaching at every level from recreational tocompetitive. I use a positive approach and strive to instil skaters with confidence in themselves and their abilities both on and off the ice.

Teaching Experience

19 years


  • NCCP Level 3 Certified
  • Attending Level 4 Tasks
  • Continuous Education Program – Gold Status

Area of Specialization

Freeskate, Skills

Professional Highlights

  • Coached skaters from Preliminary to Gold Tests
  • Coached skaters in competition at all levels of StarSkate Singles
  • Coached skaters in competition at Sectionals, Challenge, and Nationals
  • 2011, 2007 and 2003 Canada Winter Games Team Coach for Nova Scotia
  • Participated in 2011 National Coach Apprenticeship Program in conjunction with the ISU Grand Prix Final in Quebec City
  • Other seminars include Manon Perron, Joanne McLeod, Tom Zakrajsek, Robert Otoole, the Mariposa Coaching Team, and numerous others
  • 2011 Nova Scotia Volunteer Coach of the Year
  • 2011 Ricoh NS Coach of the Year – Figure Skating


Spending time outdoors, yoga and fitness, travel.

Upcoming Events

  1. STARSkate Invitational

    February 23 - February 25
  2. Test Day

    March 2
  3. Club Competition

    April 14

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