- Do you like to skate fast?
- Is the floor guard always telling you to slow down?
- Would you like to learn how to skate fast safely?
- Would you like to win races?
- Do you like to compete?
- Do you like to travel to new places?
- Do you like to make new friends?
- DO YOU LIKE TO HAVE FUN????
If you answered Yes to one of more of the above questions, then…
Learn speed skating techniques, race strategy, sport specific drills, and competitive discipline as you prepare for Statewide, East Coast, Regional, National and World competitions in a team/family atmosphere!
Rollerworks Speed Team is looking for new members! Beginners welcome! All ages welcome!
*** IF YOU CAN SKATE, YOU CAN RACE! ***
Speed Skating – Coach Allen Rector
- Allen Rector joins Rollerworks Family Skating Center as the speed team coach. A Marine Corps veteran with the 2ndRecon Battalion, Allen started skating recreationally when he was 8 years old. He brings many years of experience since beginning his coaching career in 1994 with Team Extreme of Hugo’s. He credits the military in opening his mind to boundless opportunities. Rector states, ‘‘The skill set I developed in the Marines has opened many doors, from building a confidence level to knowing what a small cohesive unit can accomplish efficiently in a little time.”He leads the Rollerworks Speed Team by drawing foremost from team-building skills learned as a Marine. The Speed Team includes many former members of Team Extreme as well as several new and enthusiastic skaters. In his very first season of coaching, 7 out of 8 of his skaters qualified to compete at the US National Championships in Lincoln, Nebraska and finished with a national championship as well as silver and bronze placements and hold current national records. In 2012, the entire Rollerworks Speed Team qualified to compete at the US National Championships. Allen himself has multiple regional placements and national top 5 placements as a skater. He has also served as a representative on the National Board of the U.S.A. Speed Skating Association.Allen volunteers his time to coach the speed team with the assistance of his wife, Debbie. They look forward to many successful skating seasons as well as being part of the Rollerworks Family Skating Center “family”.
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