Private Instruction

Please read the following before contacting the instructor of your choice so you have a total understanding of policies and procedures. Additional questions in regards to private ice skating instruction or other skating programs may be directed to Elisa Nash at 440 543-3884 or


  • All private lesson instructors posted are Pond Approved.
  • Skaters or parents please contact the instructor directly for availability. When picking your instructor please ask questions to be sure your selection is a good fit for your child.  Know the coaches policies on cancellations, exchange contact information and matching your child’s goals with the coach.  Most importantly “The best Coach is the one your child enjoys!”
  • Skaters receiving private instruction must sign in and pay the appropriate ice fee and skate rental fee before using the ice.  The instructor is paid directly and are separate from ice session and skate rental fees.
  • Private lessons may be given during Public skating sessions, Freestyle Time, Stick and Puck as well as ½ Hockey& ½ Figure Sessions.  Synthetic Ice is great for Beginners and for those seeking a more private area.

Lori Rapposelli  “Miss Lori” has been figure skating since she was 2 years old and coaching for the past 35 years. She has been with The Pond since 2006 and Learn to Skate Director since  2018 — Whether you are a learn to skate participant at 2 years old or 72 years old Lori is ready,  willing, and able to help you reach your goals. She teaches daily from Tots, Learn to Skate, competitive figure skating,  special needs individuals as well as Tot hockey and power skating.  Lori utilizes ice, synthetic ice, and treadmill training sessions.  Her skating schedule is flexible and she always can find time for you at The Pond. Lori is insured and her credentials include PSA, USFSA, and USA Hockey.  or  (440) 799-1010 ( text please)

Juliann Montemayor has coached skating for over 30 years. Her experience includes Learn to Skate (basic skating skills), figure skating, hockey skating skills, and adaptive/therapeutic skating. She specializes in guiding skaters and players of all ages in developing a strong foundation to achieve their goals on the ice. She is a US Figure Skating member and a Professional Skaters Association rated coach. Juliann can be reached at: 

Delilah Stack has been figure skating for 16 years and teaching for 6. She is a Moves in the Field Senior Gold Medalist and certified with Learn to Skate USA and the United States Figure Skating Association. She currently teaches introductory skating skills, Learn to Skate, freestyle, moves in the field, and power skating for toddlers through adults. She loves being able to introduce people of any age to ice skating and help them develop their skills!

Reach her at 216-644-9933 or

9999 E. Washington Street, Chagrin Falls, Ohio 44023