Considered one of North America's top hockey skating coaches and well known for her totally original approach to coaching, Wendy's impressive list of clients includes players in the NHL, AHL, US Jr. National team, USHL, NCAA, AJHL, ECHL, EJHL, OPJHL and more. She was the power skating instructor for the Portland Pirates when they were the minor league affiliate of the Washington Capitals. She still works with the Caps as the skating coach for their summer youth hockey camps. Wendy has been the power skating director for the Power Play Hockey School since 1994, the head skating coach for the Washington Little Capitals (Tier 1AAA) for a decade, and the skating coach for the Ashburn Xtreme since the club's inception. Additionally, she works as a guest instructor for numerous college and youth teams and runs her own hockey skating program, ColdRush Hockey, with hundreds of weekly students at every level of the game.

Wendy's speaking engagements include being a featured presenter at both the first and second International Hockey Skating Symposiums in 2003 and 2005 in Detroit Michigan, the ISI conference, Boston, June 2006, and regularly presenting information to youth ice hockey coaches as a CEP instructor for USA Hockey.

Her 2005 released instructional DVD, "Breaking Out of the Ice Age, The Next Generation of Hockey Skating", was met with rave reviews by the international hockey community, and her patented Force Cords training equipment is used by professional and amateur players worldwide. Wendy recently added one more title to her professional resume, "columnist", writing monthly pieces on hockey skating for Center Ice and EDGE magazines.

Wendy lives just outside Washington DC in Loudoun County Virginia with her daughters, Cierra and Kylie, husband Jeff, and rescue dog Malibu.

The Inside Scoop…
Wendy's childhood figure skating coach is Olympic Coach Audrey Weissiger.
Wendy is a former national collegiate all-star water skier.
After graduation from Texas A&M University, Wendy worked as a television news reporter and editor for a CBS station in Texas.
Wendy's dad is a soap-opera actor, seen on "Days", "GH", and "Passions"
Wendy's 2nd cousin is baseball's Rick Dempsey, 1983 World Series MVP.