Olea Taboulchanas


  • Level 3 certified
  • Quadruple Gold Test
  • Powerskating Certified
  • Novice Competitive
  • Can-Fit Pro Personal Training Course
  • Level 4 Choreography Task
  • Post-Secondary Education in Kinesiology – Selkirk College, 1997-1998
  •  Currently enrolled in the Advanced coaching Diploma



Coach at the Lethbridge Skating Club, 2003-Present

  • Primary coach of 30 skaters age 5-24, levels STAR 1 – Gold test as well as juvenile and
  • Coached over 200 skaters a year ages 3-60
  • Director of stroking, off-ice, and Kidskate and summer schools
  • Directed 5 ice show consisting of 250 plus skaters. 2007-2012
  • Started and organize off-ice programs including nutrition, psychology, ballet, Pilates and drama to name a few.
  • Run a successful on-ice conditioning class for the club 4 days a week teaching over 60
  • Coach of starskate champion preliminary ladies 2012, sectional pre-juvenile ladies
  • Champion, 2014 coach of sectional silver medalist pre-juvenile ladies 2015.
  • Was invited to the 2015 Alberta Select team seminar in Edmonton.
  • Alberta Sections coach

Coach for the Taber Skating Club, 2000-2006

  • Director of 4 shows, consisting of over 80 skaters
  • Director of off-ice, canskate, starskate, and stroking
  • Alberta sectionals coach

Head coach of Cardston Skating Club, 2002-2005

  • Director of Kidskate, Canskate, Starskate, stroking, carnival and Powerskating for a club

Head coach of Castlegar and Nelson Skating Clubs, 1999-2000

  • director of Kidskate, Canskate, Starskate, stroking, carnivals and powerskating for 2 clubs consisting of 50-60 skaters
  • Zone coach for BC Winter games

Head coach of Nakusp Skating Club, 1998-1999

  • Director of Canskate, Kidskate, Starskate and carnival for a club of 40 skaters


  • Skated in the Trail figure skating club from 1983-1998
  • Summer skating school in Spokane with Berkley Villard 1992-1994
  • Summer skating school at Burnaby 8 rinks with Karen Magnussen 1995-1997
  • Competitive skater from 1994-1997 up to Novice competitive
  • Competed in B.C. winter games 1994
  • Strength training, ballet, dance, visualization, psychology, flexibility, music, nutrition, art (acrylic and design) 1989-present


  • Alberta Winter Games Team Coach- 2016
  • Skate Canada international Lethbridge Ice captain- 2015
  • Chinook open volunteer 207-2014
  • B.C. Winter Games Team Coach- 1999