Private Lessons

The Ice House is proud to have an exceptionally experienced and talented coaching staff.  Private lessons may be scheduled through the Skating Director at anytime.  Any age or skill level can take private lessons. We pride ourselves on finding the best coach for each individual skater's needs.

For more information regarding private lessons, please feel free to contact our Skating Director  Rebecca Gricus at the Ice House  or 910- 686 - 1987.

Professional Staff
Accepting New Students

Morgan Parkinson                                                                        910-508-1201
RATE: $35.00 / 30 minute lesson

Experience:        Professional since 1982 teaching all ages (Canada & USA)
                           Amateur Ice Dance Partnering since 1976 (Canada & USA)
                           Competed in Singles, Pairs, & Synchronized Skating up to Sectional Level (Canada)
Memberships:     PSA:   Registered MIF Instructor & Written Senior Sports Science Exam
                           CFSA:  Passed ISU/Gold & Variation Dance, Senior Silver Freeskate, 5th Figure
                           USFS, ISI, CSMLT
Skilled In:           Ice Dance & Choreography, Freeskate, Moves In the Field & Basic Skills
       Goal Setting & Balance are important life skills that are easily forgotten. Skating is a       magical setting to develop personal goals, build character & a fun way to challenge personal adversity while maintaining a healthy balance in life & .... on blades!
My Goal
is to help find each skater's individual "Mojo" while preserving the balance in other aspects of life.
          1987 Graduate of British Columbia Institute for Technology - MLT Diploma
                           2006 CTU - Business Fundamentals, Undergraduate

Rebecca Gricus                                                                                 910-264-6253
RATE: $20.00 / 30 minute lesson
Please inquire for special group lesson rates!

Basic Skills Instructor
Member USFS
USFS test levels:
Adult Gold Moves in the Field, Adult Pre-Bronze Freeskate,        Pre-Bronze Dance
Wilmington IceHouse skate school instructor since 2012

Skate School Coordinator August 2021 - Present

I began ice skating lessons as an adult, and I am still skating with local coaches to grow my skills. I can teach beginners of all types, from skaters stepping on the ice for the first time to skaters returning after time away, and all ages, toddlers to seniors.

Education and other past experience: B.A., Duke University; middle school language arts teacher; elementary school assistant teacher

Liz Lamborn                                                                                      757-754-6125
RATE: $40.00 / 30minute lesson (standard)
           $45.00 / 30 minute lesson (harness)

Trained in Colorado Springs,CO at the Olympic training Center/Broadmoor World Arena. Coaches included Tom Zakrajsek, Janet Champion, Jill Trenary, Kathy Casey, and Christy Krall. 

As a professional Liz performed with Wheeler Productions as female soloist performing throughout the United States, Asia and Guam from 2001-2006. Liz has been teaching in Southern/Northern Virginia, Denver,CO and Boston,MA for the last 13 years. 

CER A certified and specialties include: Freestyle/MIF/Pole Harness/Choreography/Off Ice

Kimberly Sailer                                                                                  724-986-8073
RATE: $35.00 / 30 minute lesson

Member USFS, PSA
USFS Tests: Freestyle - Novice, Moves - Senior, Gold Adult Dance & Gold Adult Pairs
US Adult Figure Skating - National Champion - 2016 & 2017
US Adult Figure Skating Championships Competitor - 20 yrs (1999-2019)

As a recent transplant to NC, I am very excited to join the coaching staff at the Ice House. I have been coaching for 20+ years, everything from beginner to national competitors. I enjoy teaching both my children and adults. I am happy to work with recreational skaters and those who want to compete. My goal for every student is to develop both good skating skills and a love for sport!


Lexi Finks                                                        443-244-7647

RATE:    $25.00 / 30 minute lesson

Accepting New Students / weekend lessons available  

USFS Tests Passed: Senior - Moves in the Field, Juvenile - Free Skate, Preliminary - Ice Dance Available for Recreational, Figure Skating & Hockey Skating lessons  

Skating Highlights: Hockey skating - "Howard Huskies" youth program AND member of Inaugural "Lady Huskies" Team (2012 - 2013) National "Showcase" Competitor 2009 - 2013 National" Theater on Ice" (TOI) Competitor 2005 - 2010, "Nations Cup" Competitor 2010 "Showcase" & "Theater on Ice" skating performances combine the grace of figure skating with artistic creativity.  

Education / Experiences:              B.A. Mathematics - East Carolina University (2017)                                                                 Middle School Math Teacher - 2017 - 2019                                                                 East Carolina Figure Skating Club (2014 -                                                                2017) - Competitive team member                                                                

Junior Varsity & Varsity Cheerleader - team member & Captain - Liberty High School

 Kristen Seeba                                               980-248-3837

RATE: $12/15 minutes - $20/30 minutes - $20/ 1 hour

Competative skater for 15 years. Senior gold Medalist in M.I.F. Offering lessons for beginners of all ages.