Team Amore'


Team Amore' Synchronized Skating Teams represent the Heartland Figure Skating Club in Independence, Missouri.

 Synchronized Skating is highly competitive US Figure Skating team sport involving 8-20 skaters per team. Not only does synchronized skating encourage skaters to work together as a team to achieve success, but it builds individual skating skills as well. Team Amore' synchronized skating teams began in January of 2010 with the goal of spreading synchronized skating throughout the Kansas City area. For the 2011-2012 season, Team Amore' has three teams Beginner, Pre Juvenile, and Open Juvenile, allowing opportunities for skaters to participate in synchronized skating of all ages and levels. 


Team Amore' Coaching Staff:

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Jennifer McPike

Hometown: Platte City, MO

Coaching Since 2007

Jennifer McPike is a US Figure Skating Gold Medalist in Moves in the Field, Juvenile Free Skate, and a Silver/Pre-Gold Medalist in Ice Dancing. She competed in Synchronized Skating for several years as a member of the Crystallettes, Team Elan, Team De Couer, and Rising Stars teams, finishing her career at the Senior level (Team USA). In 2007, Jennifer won the pewter medal at the US Figure Skating National Synchronized Skating Championships, as a member of the Crystallettes, in the Novice Division. She has also competed in several Mid-Westerns Synchronized Skating Sectionals bringing home many gold medals throughout her career. She is a member of PSA, CER Category B Compliant, and is a US Figure Skating Registered Coach. Jennifer’s specialties include: Synchronized Skating, Moves in the Field, Power, Stoking/Edges, Ice Dancing, and Freestyle. She is also currently studying to receive her B.S. in Athletic Training and Minor in Music at MNU. Jennifer is a soon to be BOC-Certified Athletic Trainer through the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) involving, CPR, AED, and First Aid certifications.

Contact Info: Email Jennifer or call 816-206-4914

 

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Jessika McPike

Hometown: Platte City, MO

Coaching Since 2007

As a skater, Jessika passed her Senior Moves in the Field, Silver Ice Dances, 2 Pre-Gold Dances, and Juvenile Free Skate Tests. Jessika was a Bronze Medalist in the Senior division at the 2007 U.S. Synchronized Skating Nationals as well as a Bronze medalist on the international circuit at the 2007 Prague Cup as a member of Team USA Synchronized Skating. She spent many years competing all over the country in non qualifying, Sectional, and National competitions as a member of Rising Stars, Team Elan' and Crystallettes synchronized skating teams. She specializes in coaching Moves in the Field, Synchronized Skating, Free Skate and Learn to Skate. She is currently the Synchronized Skating Director for Team Amore' and a board member of Heartland FSC.  Jessika is a USFS Registered Coach and a PSA CER Category B Compliant Coach. She is currently studying at the UMKC School of Pharmacy in pursuit of a Pharm. D degree. 

Contact Info: Email Jessika or call 816-206-5009.


Jordan  McPike

Jordan McPike is a US Figure Skating Bronze Medalist in Moves in the Field, Juvenile Free Skate, and a Pre-Silver/Silver medalist in Ice Dancing. She has competed in synchronized skating for years as a member of Crystallettes, Team Elan, and Rising Stars teams.

In 2006, Jordan won the national silver medal at US Figure Skating National Championships for the Juvenile division as a member of Team Elan and in 2007, brought home the national pewter medal in the Novice division as a member of the Crystallettes. She is also the assistant coach of Team Amore Beginner team.

Contact Info: Email Jordan or call 816-206-4989.

Feel free to contact any of us with questions.  Jessika McPike, PreJuvenile Team Coach; Jennifer McPike, Open Juvenile Team Coach; Jordan McPike, Beginner Team Coach; Michelle Lauerman, Skating Director.

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