​​Michelle received the Saskatchewan Club and Recreational Coach Award of Excellence in May 2018.

MICHELLE COWELL                 skatemelfort@gmail.com

NCCP National Certified Coach

CanPowerSkate Certified

Special Olympics Competition Sport Certified

Coached Provincial Champions & National competitors

Coached Sask. Games champions & Canada Games competitors

Coached skaters to Skate Canada Gold tests in all Disciplines

2013 Section Coach Volunteer Award

2018 Section Club & Recreation Coach Award of Excellence

Continuing Education Program – Gold Status since 2010

Mentor coach for upcoming coaches

18 Years Coaching Experience


Michelle brings a wealth of coaching and technical panel experiences at the competitive level, for the benefit of all the Skate Melfort skaters. By guiding the skaters to set realistic and attainable goals based on strong work ethics, Michelle uses her well-rounded knowledge of the sport of skating to assist in the development of both the athlete’s skating skills, as well as other valuable life skills. Combined with the development of the skaters’ speed, performance, and edge and turn quality, she encourages the skaters at all levels to reach their potential as an athlete and as an individual. Michelle began her coaching career when her own children were learning to skate, and over the years, she continues to promote skating in a safe, fun and social environment so that everyone can have a positive, well-rounded and successful sport experience. Michelle adds her energy, enthusiasm, and passion for the sport as she leads the Skate Melfort coaching team.