Summer Kendall DaSilva
Director/Team Head Coach
Summer began skating at the age of 5 years old and trained locally at Fairfax Ice Arena. She has competed in numerous USFSA and ISI sanctioned competitions and shows through her skating history. Summer began coaching full-time in 2003. She currently teaches groups and private lessons to students of all ages and abilities.
Member of ISI, US Figure Skating, and PSA.
ISI Silver level judge
US Figure Skating Compliant Coach, CER Category A.
26 years of skating experience
10+ years of coaching experience
BA Marketing and Accounting- University of Maryland
Masters of Business Administration- University of Maryland
MA Marketing- University of Maryland
About USFSA Basic Skills:
The U.S. Figure Skating Basic Skills program was created to be the best beginning ice-skating program in the world. It is designed to serve the needs of both recreational and competitive skaters.
The Ice Skating Institute is an international industry trade association encompassing all aspects of the ice skating industry. Founded in 1959 as a nonprofit organization for owners, operators and developers of ice skating facilities, ISI also created America’s original learn-to-skate program, now known as weSKATE.
The Wheaton Figure Skating Team is a non-profit organization for people of all ages and level who enjoy the recreation, fun and achievement of figure skating. The team follows the guidelines of US Figure Skating (USFSA) and the Ice Skating Institute (ISI), which are dedicated to providing quality ice skating programs and competitions for recreational and elite skaters.
The Wheaton Figure Skating Team provides its members an organization by which skaters can compete in USFSA and ISI sanctioned skating competitions throughout the area. Most competitions include events from tot level through freestyle, so skaters at any level can compete. The Wheaton Figure Skating team also participates in team events which are ideal ways for first time competitors to ease into competitions.
The Wheaton Figure Skating Team will also have a few social gatherings throughout the year for skaters and their families.
Your obligations are few - any member only competes in those events he or she wants to.