Resume

Farina Rahman

Figure Skating Coach

Education:

  • New York University | College of Arts and Science | New York, NY | B.A. in Comparative Literature

  • Texas Woman's University | M.A in Speech Language Pathology (In Progress)

Work History: A Decade Of Coaching Experience

  • Crossover Cedar Park - Austin TX - Current

  • ​Chaparral Ice: Northcross - Austin, TX - Current

  • New York, NY: 2013 - 2018: Coached at various rinks including:

  • The famous Wollman Rink in Central Park

  • City Ice Pavillion in Queens

  • Figure Skating in Harlem - a nonprofit organization renowned for establishing itself as a safe space for young girls to achieve academic excellence and physical well-being through the lens of figure skating.  (Find out more)

  • ​Ice Factory Of Central Florida - Kissimmee, FL - 2009 - 2013

Certifications & MEMBERSHIPS:

  • USFSA (US Figure Skating Assoc.) Coach Compliance

  • LTS (Learn to Skate) Coach Compliance

  • SafeSport Compliant Certified Coach

  • PSA (Professional Skating Assoc.) Coach Compliance

  • Certified Personal Trainer​

  • Yoga Teacher Certified (RYT)​

  • CPR certified

  • Fluent in Russian

My Past coaches & Mentors

  • Tonia Berekhovski

Coaches Worked with in clinics

  • Tom Zakrajsek (Coach of Vincent Zhou, Mirai Nagasu & other Olympians) 

Competition History:

  • Florida State Champion in numerous levels (Preliminary - Novice)​

  • South Atlantic Regional Medalist​

  • Junior National Competitor (Ladies’ Finals) (2006)​

  • Medalled at 50+ competitions over ten years across the US

Test History:

  • Double Gold Medalist (Passed Senior MIF and Senior FS)

Exhibition & Show History

  • Cypress Gardens Theme Park - Performer in Holiday Ice Show 

  • Central Florida Theme Park Expo - paid performer to exhibit utility of synthetic ice to consumers (2009-2013)