The perfect team — these figure skating professionals will take your skating to the next level

Coaches for the Exton Edge Figure Skating Club

 Phillipp D. Grout  |   Inna Svetacheva-Knorr  |  Alexa Foley |  Jerry SantoferrarA |  Gemma Bradly | Lisa Monnig | Tom Harrison |Oleg Fediukov | Richard Sharpe

Phillipp D. Grout, Coach

Lesson Openings Available
Cell: (610) 217-8496
Disciplines Taught: Freestyle, Moves-in-the-Field, Pairs, teaches beginner through senior skaters
Availability: Monday PM, Wednesday AM, Friday AM, Saturday PM, also willing to work with student's schedules for lesson accommodations

Phillipp is a a Junior International and Junior World Coach. He has coached junior national and national pairs medalists. His disciplines taught include Basic Skills, Moves-In-the-Field and Freestyle for both singles and pairs. He is a member of the Professional Skaters Association (PSA) and U.S. Figure Skating.

Phillip has been master-rated in pairs and senior-rated in freestyle. He has been a gold medalist in figures, freestyle, pairs and dance. Phillipp was a national and international competitor. He is a two-time National Pewter Medalist in pairs and a World Professional Pewter Medalist in pairs.


Inna Svetacheva-Knorr, Coach

Lesson Openings Available
Cell: (610) 468-1359
Disciplines Taught: Basic Skills, Freestyle (Jumps & Spins) all levels, Pairs, Moves-in-the-Field, Choreography, Ballet, Off-Ice Conditioning, Power Skating, Harness Training
Availability: Available during Club/Synchro and Freestyle Ice Sessions

Inna is an accomplished pairs skater who was coached by two-time Olympic champion, six-time world champion, and seven-time European champion, Alexander Zaitsev. Inna and her partner, Vladimir Shagov, placed in the top five in more than 10 major national and international pairs competitions, placing first in half of them.  

In the early to mid 1990s, Inna joined the Russian All-Stars on Ice for their 1991-1992 season, became a principal cast member in the Russian Ballet on Ice from 1992-1995, and joined Disney on Ice as a principal character from 1995-1996.

Inna has over 15 years of coaching experience and has had many successful students. Over half of her students have reached either the Junior or Senior Freestyle level, and one of her students is a two-time national adult freestyle champion.

In Moscow, Russia, Inna attended the Institute of Modern Art 1992-1994, as well as the Russian State University of Physical Education, Sport, Youth, and Tourism 1990-1994. Sport training, with a focus on figure skating; educational sport psychology; classical and modern ballet; character dance; and choreography were among the subjects she studied. Inna is a member of the United States Figure Skating Association (USFSA) and is a certified, class A coach with the Professional Skater’s Association (PSA).

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Alexa Foley, Coach

Lesson Openings Available


Cell: (215)-853-7108

Disciplines Taught: Basic Skills, Beginning Freestyle and Beginning Moves-in-the-Field, Choreography

Availability: Available during all Club, Synchro, and Freestyle Ice Sessions, 

Alexa has over 15 years of experience in skating. She specializes in the introduction of skaters to the ice through private and group lessons. She is a very encouraging coach with a background in Early Childhood Education. She has helped coach the Special Olympics. She enjoys working with skaters of all ages with a focus on skill development and programs designed and created for the individual.


Jerry Santoferrara, Coach

Lesson Openings Available


With 30 years of coaching experience Jerry has taken skaters to Nationals in figures, freestyle and theatre and to international and junior world competition in Ice dance. As a skater Jerry isa USFS Gold medalist in freestyle, dance and free dance and was a former National Junior Dance Champion, International Senior Dance Competitor and Regional Intermediate men's champion. Most recently he won the Gold Medal in the Masters Artistic Dramatic and Light Entertainment events at the 2017 Adult Nationals. He started and is currently the co-director of 1st State Ice Theatre.


Richard Sharpe, Coach

Lesson Openings Available

Richard is a 3 time Senior British silver medalist in ice dance. 2 time Junior National medalist and has also earned medals internationally at both Junior and Senior level. On top of this he has trained and competed at a junior national level in freestyle. He has been coaching since the age of 18 and has been coached by some of the highest most renowned coaches in the world.

He is able to coach freestyle, dance, stroking, power and moves in the field.


Tom Harrison, Coach

Lesson Openings Available


Phone: 215-990-7140 (c)

Tom has been teaching skating for 17 years and has taken skaters to Theatre on Ice Nationals and Adult Nationals. As a skater he is USFS Gold medalist in Adult Moves and Silver medalist in Adult Freestyle. He also spent a year performing in a Legends On Ice in Las Vegas. Most recently he won the Silver medal in the championship silver men's event at the 2017 Adult Nationals as well as gold medals in the Silver Artistic Dramatic and Light Entertainment events. He is currently the co-director of 1st State Ice Theatre.