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BARB YACKEL
 

August 1952

Professional Career
• ISI National Events Coordinator & Program Director - 2003-2006 Dallas, TX
• Competition Director –1985-2003 Minnesota based ISI Competitions
• Owner / Director Jump & Spin Skating School – 1974-2003 St. Paul, MN
• Miss Minnesota Fighting Saint WHA  1970-1973
•Director, Hasting Civic Arena Skating School
•Director, Wakota Skating School
•Director, Shoreview Skating School
•Director, District 196 High Scholl Team

•Director, St. Mary’s Point Skating School
•Director, Schwan Super Rink Skating School
•Director, Eagan Skating School
• Ken Yackel Hockey School / Power Skating Staff 1974-2003
• Co-coach of USFSA 1st Midwestern Junior Precision Champions - 1983
• World Synchronized Skating Championships  - 2000 Opening Ceremonies    Director / Choreographer
• World Figure Skating Championships –1998 Closing Ceremony Ice Choreographer
• Minnesota Ice Symphony 1995-96 Director / Choreographer
• Minnesota North Stars Special Events – 1990-1991Choreographer
 
 

Professional Achievements
• Ice Arena Institute of Management (iAIM)– Programming Certification
• Ice Arena Institute of Management (iAIM)– Management Certification
• ISI Board of Directors – 2002
• ISI National Merit Award- 2001
• ISI District Merit Award – 2000
• ISI World Recreational Team Championships –2000 MN LOC-2nd Vice Chair
• Speaker at ISI & PSA National Conferences – 1981 to present
• Coordinator & Staff Leader for the Instructor Edge Training Program

Individual Achievements
• Member St. Paul Figure Skating Club – 1964-1971
• USFS 6th Figure / Junior Freestyle / Pre- Silver Dance
• Minnesota Invitational Freestyle Champion – 1965-1969
• Upper Great Lakes Intermediate Lakes Champion – 1970

Currently
• 38 years of teaching experience
• Currently PSA Events Coordinator
• US Figure Skating 2008 Nationals On Site Event Coordinator
• Point of Perfection Skating Camp Director – Breezy Point, Mnnesota
• Current ISI Professional Member
• Gold Judges Certification – ISI
• Current PSA Member
• Master Group & Master Program Director ~ PSA Rating

Daughter, Heidi - July 1976
Son, Corey - February 1991

 
 
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