Figure Skating Coaching Staff
Dawn HarterAssistant Coach
College: Liberty University
Start Date: 8-1-12
Dawn Harter is an Assistant Figure Skating Coach who teaches LU students on the developmental and competitive teams. In addition, Dawn instructs community members through private lessons and learn to skate classes.
Dawn received her BA in Elementary Education at Murray State University in Murray, Kentucky with a minor in French. In 1990, Dawn received an MEd in Learning Disabilities/Reading Specialist from Regent University in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Dawn has enjoyed skating from the age of four years old. Dawn was able to rekindle this passion when moving to Lynchburg in 2001 with the ice rink opening shortly after in 2006. Dawn is currently an ISI Gold level judge/coach; PSA and USFSA credentials with CER B certification.
Dawn is originally from White Rock, BC Canada and moved to Lynchburg from Winter Park, Florida. Dawn currently resides in Concord Virginia with her husband Gerry and three kids: Gerry Jr. who is 19, and pursuing Criminal Justice at Liberty, 17 year old Sibylle who is attending CVCC and will be heading to LU next year to enroll in the Nursing program, and 13 year old Marissa who is homeschooling and is in the 8th grade. Both of Dawn's daughters currently skate at the LaHaye Ice Center.