Coaches

Our coaches are highly qualified with a passion for the sport. They believe in teaching speed skating through safe, fun and challenging activities, preparing each skater for their level of development and personal best. 

Mike Hall

Mike Hall

Head Coach

Mike has been with Vernon Speed Skating Club for almost 10 years, and previously was instrumental in starting up the Salmon Arm Speed Skating Club.

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Tony Benn

Tony Benn

Assistant Coach

Tony has been with Vernon Speed Skating Club for several years.  Tony comes from a hockey background with 43 years experience.

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Peter Blokker

Peter Blokker

Support Coach

Peter is one of the Founders of the Vernon Speed Skating Club.  He skated as a young boy, but took a hiatus for 20 years, then returned to the sport in the late 70’s.

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