Private Lesson Coaches 

Tri Valley Ice offers Private Lessons for both Figure Skating & Hockey (In addition to our regular classes and practice times) from a variety of experienced, well-qualified instructors. Tri Valley Ice Private Instructors set their own lesson times in accordance with ice availability. Rates and availability vary per instructor.

Alisa Ortiz 

Phone: (925) 323 - 2216

Email: [email protected] 

  • 40 years of skating experience 
  • Member of the USFSA St. Moritz Ice Skating Club at Dublin Ice
  • Professional Show Skater
  • Worked/toured throughout Canada and Japan with the Ice Capades, Snoopy On Ice, and Dr. Richard Porter (who created the first synchronized skating team) 
  • Participated in the Special Olympics Program 
  • Member of the SIA with the San Jose Synchronized Adult Ice Skating Team (Winning 3 Gold Medals as well as Nationals)
  • My goal is to help others experience the enjoyment of skating; as well as create a desire to compete and develop self discipline and confidence 

Emily Clinkscales

Phone: (702) 513-4471

Email: [email protected]

  • US Figure Skating Association (USFSA) Certified Competitive & Recreational Coach/Instructor 
  • Ice Sports Industry (ISI) Certified Competitive & Recreational Coach/Instructor 
  • Member of the Peninsula Skating Club
  • 10 years of skating experience
  • USFSA Gold Medalist in Moves In The Field
  • Specializes in USFSA Basic Skills, Jump and Spin Technique, Choreography, Moves in the Field, off-ice conditioning, and Edges (Available for hockey players as well)
  • Certified Pilaties Instructor (POP), as well as a certified trainer in nutrition, personal training, and Specialization in Corrective exercise through NASM
  • Coaches at both Tri Valley Ice locations! (Livermore and Dublin)

Theodore Wendling

Phone: (925) 550-9563

Email: [email protected]

  • I have been skating since I was just 1 years old!
  • 15 years of hockey experience
  • 2 Championships won with the Tri-Valley Blues during my Sophomore and Senior years of high school!
  • 8 years of coach experience of all levels, both figure skating and hockey (Coaching almost every program the rink has to offer)
  • I am known for my more relaxed and visual approach to skating in order to inspire the same love of the sport that I found as a kid
  • ASL friendly 
  • Coaches at both Tri Valley Ice locations (Livermore and Dublin) 

-For Private Lesson pricing and availability contact the individual instructors DIRECTLY. If you have any questions about private lessons please reach out to the Skating School Coordinator , Alisa Ortiz, Email: [email protected]