National Blades Synchronized Skating Teams

Winning Medals and Making Memories  since 1997

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Meet Our Coaches


Teresa Yuengert

NBSST team owner, program administrator & head coach. Teresa has over 20 years as USFS & PSA registered/accredited coach for synchronized skating and singles skating. Former regional competitor in singles and synchronized skating. Member of the USFS honor roll for synchronized skating coaches.

Teresa is also a registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer. 



Gail Peterson

Gail has over 20 years of experience teaching group, private and semi-private lessons.  USFS Gold Ice Dance, Intermediate Freestyle, 4th Figure Tests passed.
Competitive Figure skater for 12 years with the Pittsfield Figure Skating Club of Massachusetts. Trained with the Tom Litz team in Lake Placid, New York. Experience with choreography of skating programs, teaching moves in the field and freestyle. She is currently in her fourth season of coaching with the National Blades  Gail is a member of USFS and PSA.



 Jillian Ferguson

As a former member of the National Blades, Jillian is starting her third season coaching the newest National Blades teams. In the 16 years she has been skating, she has completed her preliminary freestyle and intermediate moves in the field. Jillian is currently studying Business Administration at the University of Mary Washington. She is also a member of PSA and USFS.