Skate Canada Prince Edward Island
P.E.I. Section Canadian Figure Skating Association was established in 1974 as a section, prior to which time, PEI was a region of New Brunswick Section. The section was incorporated on August 18, 1983.
Skate Canada PEI now consists of nine clubs and one skating school covering the Island, which service approximately 2,000 members annually. These clubs are all represented on the Skate Canada PEI Board of Directors, which is run by volunteers who contribute countless hours for the benefit of the sport and its athletes of all ages and abilities.
Executive Director - Rachael Emge
Rachael grew up in Kensington PEI and represented the province at two Canada Winter Games (2003 & 2007) in the sport of figure skating. For the past 10 years, she has been a dedicated Disney on Ice Principle Performer travelling to over 25 countries and understudied countless roles. In 2019, Rachael became a Media Mentor while on tour and was involved in the PR requirements to organize and personally participate in live TV interviews, radio interviews, print advertising, and not-for-profit campaigns. Although the COVID-19 pandemic ended her regular routine abruptly, she endeavoured to take her passion for the sport further, and turned to coaching. She enthusiastically took the CanSkate course and became fully certified seven months later. Rachael now has her sights set on completing her Regional Coach certification. Her enthusiasm and love for the sport is contagious! Rachael’s experience as a competitive skater and as a coach will bring an instrumental perspective to her role as the Executive Director. Off the ice Rachael enjoys fitness, gardening, cooking & baking.
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