Skating Director Program - USFS

Calling all skating directors, instructors, rink managers and club board members! If you’re a passionate individual who wants to increase your skating business and revenue, learn proven retention strategies and improve your leadership skills, jump on board and join us for the Skating Director Program.  The three-and-a-half day Skating Director Program  offers attendees a toolkit for effective leadership, business and programming strategies for increased growth, retention and success. Hear from top industry professionals on ideas in programming, technology and data-driven marketing that will provide the tools to create a successful and financially viable skating program.

Topics include:
- Learn to Skate USA®: programming from the grass roots up
- U.S. Figure Skating: How it works and what we offer to assist our programs and clubs
- Increasing retention with the Aspire Program
- Building a strategic business and financial plan
- Building your off-ice training program
- Ask a manager – answers from across the country
- Individual program consultations
- Program and fee structure comparison
- Networking and round table discussions

Intensive Workshops:
The course curriculum includes four intensive workshops that will  take a deeper dive into specific topics relative to attendees’ programs and facilities.

Learn to Skate USA® Certified Program Administrator
This certification recognizes professionals in the industry who have committed to increasing their knowledge of program administration and retain a track record of program success. Individuals must complete the three courses below, pass course exams and submit required program documents in order to achieve this designation.

- Skating Director Program – U.S. Figure Skating
- Programming, Marketing & Promotions – U.S. Ice Rink Association
- Human Resources or Risk Management – U.S. Ice Rink Association

For more information contact: Susi Wehrli McLaughlin [email protected]