JenniferJennifer Yibing Jiang

Skating Director

604-537-9339
ybj918@hotmail.com

Highlights of Skating & Coaching Career:

  • ISPC - Intermediate STARSkate/Provencial Coach (NCCP Level 2 Certified. Partial Level 3)
  • Started skating at the age of 7 in Harbin, Heilongjiang Province, China
  • 19+ years coaching experience
  • Olympic Competitor (1988 Clagary Winter Olympics)
  • Olympic Judge & Technical Specialist (2006 Turin Winter Olympics, judge for Men's single)
  • Certified as ISU international Judge in 1997; ISU Championships Judge in 2005
  • Judged at all levels of ISU Junior and Senior Grand Prix series (1998-2006)

Coaching Philosophy:

Honest, mutual trust with skaters and parents through good communication.
Strives to bring her skaters to the top of the world.

Coaching experience:

Coached in China for 9 years before moving to Vancouver in 2006.
Has been coaching in Vancouver since 2007.

Skating Achievements:

  • Member of Harbin City Team (1981-1985); Member of China National Team (1985-1989)
  • National Junior Champion in China (1982 & 1983)
  • National Senior Champion in China (National Championships 1987; National Winter Games 1987; National Cup 1988)
  • 6th Place at NHK Trophy in 1986
  • 4th Place at Asian Winter Games in 1986
  • World Competitor (World Championships at Tokyo in 1985)
  • Olympic Competitor (1988 Calgary Olympic Winter Games)

Judging Experiences:

  • Started Judging at China National Competitions since 1990
  • Certified as ISU international Judge in 1997; ISU Championships Judge in 2005
  • Judged at all levels of ISU Junior and Senior Grand Prix series (1998-2006)
  • Judged at World Junior Skating Championships in 2006
  • Judged at 2006 Olympic Winter Games at Turin, Italy (Men's Single event)
  • Certified as an ISU international Technical Specialist in 2006
  • Judged at 2007 Asian Winter Games

Coaching and Educational Achievements:

Graduated from Shenyang Sports College, BA, studied figure skating for 6 months in Omsk Sports Institute, Russia; Attended ISU Judges /Specialist seminars.

Jennifer has had skaters passed all levels of tests from Pre-preliminary to Pre-Novice, Novice, Junior and Senior tests since she began coaching in Canada in March 2007.