Stephen Baker,
Bellingham Sportsplex Skating Director

Currently taking new students at all levels and ages.
360-676-1919 ext. 106 or email:

Stephen started skating in Great Britain and after becoming the Northern, Midland and Scottish champion for 7 years went on to become British National Pair Champion and a competitor at the Junior World Championships and the World Professional Championships.

He moved to the United States in 1997 with his family and continues his success by coaching multiple NATIONAL CHAMPIONS and INTERNATIONAL COMPETITORS for the USA. In 2008 he became a developmental coach with “Team USA” and in 2010 became a full international “Team USA coach”

He continues to pass on his knowledge and expertise working with students of all ages and abilities as both primary coach and as secondary coach to many of the coaches in the area.

He also holds P.S.A. Hockey 1 & 2 certification and is a power and edge coach for hockey players and figure skaters alike.

He specializes in Freestyle, Pairs, Dance elements and Power Skating and holds a P.S.A. level 3 ranking.


Krista Vagen

Currently taking new students at all levels and ages.
425-750-6971 or eMail:


2 years of Private coaching experience with 7 years of Learn to Skate coaching experience. 17 years of competitive skating. Ice shows including Hope with the Heart and Appearances with Ice Capades, Junior MIF, Junior Free Skate, Jumps, stroking, spins and choreography.

  • US Figure Skating Member
  • Registered Professional

TinaMaulerTina Mauler

Currently taking new students at all levels and ages.
360-384-3793 or eMail:


20+ years of experience coaching in Europe, Canada and USA. Currently teaching Basic Skills to children and adults, beginner through advanced. Coaching beginning and advanced Figure Skating; jumps, spins, Moves in the Field, Ice Dancing, Synchronized skating & Off Ice training.

  • PSA & USFSA Member Registered Professional
  • Salzburg State Champion 4 years
  • Austrian Junior Nationals 2nd in Freestyle


 Niki Carnahan

Currently taking new students at all levels and ages, both ice dance and freestyle.



Niki is a gold medalist in dance and senior moves, 2016 East Japan National Champion, 2016 Japanese National Competitor, and incoming 2019 US National Competitor in Senior Ice Dance. After competing in the Junior level in Japan, she began training in competitive ice dance in Vancouver, Canada. Her passion for ice dance derives from her belief in fundamental basics and school figures. She shares this passion through experience in coaching learn to skate, figure skating, and ice dance to both young children and adults.

  • USFSA member
  • 2016 East Japan National Champion
  • 2016 Japanese National Competitor
  • Incoming 2019 US National Competitor
  • Ice Dance, Freestyle, Stroking, Jumps, Spins, School Figures