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Lisa Manley

Lisa has been a member of Viking’s Professional Staff for 21 years.  Lisa began skating in 1972.  She was a member of both USFSA and ISIA.  During her competitive career, she competed in numerous competitions throughout the New England area in Figures, Freestyle and also Synchronized (Precision) Team Skating and performed in numerous shows.  She started teaching at Viking in 1997 and in 2000 she became the Club’s Show Director and this year will be directing her 18th annual show for Viking.  In 2008, Lisa became the Director of Skating at Viking.  Lisa is a Professional Member of ISI, is an ISI Gold Certified Judge, a Certified Synchronized Skating Judge and is a member of the Professional Skaters Association.  In addition to her skating career, she is also a Paralegal at a North Shore Law Firm.

Mandy Polisky

Mandy has been a member of the Viking Professional coaching staff for 9 years and began skating with Viking over 20 years ago. She competed at numerous ISI competitions throughout New England during her competitive career as well as performed in several shows. While in high school, Mandy was the co-captain of the Beverly High School Figure Skating Team. Mandy attended the University of Connecticut and received a degree in Health Economics and Healthcare Management Studies. While at UConn, she was the Vice President of the UConn Figure Skating Club and acted as a substitute coach at Viking during winter and spring breaks. Mandy is a Professional ISI member as well as a Silver Certified Judge. In addition to coaching skating, Mandy also works for a health insurance company in Boston as a Senior Manager of Financial Underwriting.

Diana Gallo

Diana returned to Viking’s Professional Staff in 2014 previously coaching at Viking for 11 years and professionally for 15 years. Diana began skating at the age of 6 and grew up skating at Viking. During her professional career, Diana was a member of both ISI and USFSA. Diana was an ISI Freestyle 8 skater, USFSA Junior level skater and passed all of her Moves in the Field tests. She has competed in various competitions throughout the New England area. Diana is a Professional Member of ISI, an ISI Silver Certified Judge and a member of the Professional Skaters Association. Diana attended Bridgewater State College where she received a degree in English and Secondary Education and is now working as an Executive Assistant.





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