• Penny Hilliker
    Penny is a trained FUNdamentals coach.  She has led a Learn-to-Skate program using speed skating technique in Aylmer for many years.  After connecting with LSSC, it didn’t take long for her to trade her hockey skates for speed skates and join the LSSC coaching team for part of last season.  She’s excited to be coaching skaters in the first hour on Tuesdays this season, as well as leading one of our Sunday sessions. Penny recently retired from her role as a Phys. Ed. and Special Education teacher in Aylmer, Ontario.
  • Dan Curtis
    Dan was a speed skater with the London Speed Skating Club for many years, and recently returned to the club with his family. Dan in a Level II coach, and joined our coaching team in 2015-2016. Dan’s commitment to developing technical excellence in our skaters is evident in his creative drills.
  • Benton McNicol (Guest)
    Benton is a competitive speed skater with our club, and in past seasons coached beginner through advanced skaters for many years. Benton has served as a Special Olympics coach since the 2014-2015 season and recently coached Team Ontario at the 2020 Canada Winter Games. You can recognize Benton as the skater with the distinctive SpongeBob Squarepants helmet cover. Although Benton has moved on to a new city, we may see him at meets or if he is visiting our club, and wish him all the best.

Coaching Assistants
Several of our club’s intermediate and senior skaters support our coaches and provide weekly mentorship for the beginner and novice skaters, or help out with our seasonal Learn to Speed Skate Program.
Thanks to our past club coaches for your contributions!