Bob Emerson

Bob EmersonFreestyle Coach, Director of Richmond Training Centre

Bob is a former Canadian Junior Men’s Champion and Senior competitor. He brings 44 years of experience in coaching and is a Level 4 certified National, International, and World level Coach.

He also is the Director and Owner of the Richmond Training Centre. Bob has been operating skating schools for the past 39 years with students from the CanSkate level to National and International skaters.

Bob has completed all four levels of singles test for the International Skating Union. He has been a member of several Skating Committees: CFSA-CCC (2 years Skate Canada), COS-CC (2 years) and Skate Canada & COS Advisory Committee.

Bob coached former Czech National, European and Grand Prix Champion, World and Olympic level skater Tomas Verner. Past students include Gabriella DeBono & Chris Sisca, Tara Ferguson, Paolo Vaccari and numerous skaters over the years. Bob has had skaters on the National team including Junior and Senior Canadian Ladies Champion Netty Kim.

His most recent students includes former Japanese, Four Continents & Grand Prix Champion, World Medalist and Olympic competitor Fumie Suguri.