Source: https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?f...type=1&theaterRochester, MN - Every year the Professional Skaters Association (PSA) recognizes exceptional coaching achievement through the annual EDI awards. The Education and Dedication International (EDI) Awards are named after the late World and Olympic coach, Edi Scholdan, who died in the 1961 world team plane crash. Scholdan was the first president of the PSA and inspiration for the awards.
Joint PSA and U.S. Figure Skating Edi Award Nominees (an USFS press release should be coming soon):
Coach of the Year Award
Nominees: Jason Dungejn & Yuka Sato, John Nicks, Dalilah Sappenfield, Marina Zoueva & Igor Shpilband, Pasquale Camerlengo & Angelika Krylova, Saga Krantz
Developmental Coach of the Year Award
Nominees: Tammy Gambill, Dalilah Sappenfield, Todd Sand & Jenni Meno, Alexei Kiliakov & Elena Novak & Dmytri Ilin, Pam May
Paul McGrath Choreographer of the Year Award
Nominees: Phillip Mills, Scott Brown, Jeremy Abbott, Sheryl Franks & Deidre Williams, Pasquale Camerlengo
Pieter Kollen Sport Science Coaching Award
Nominees: Kat Arbour, Heidi Thibert, Christy Krall, Chris Conte
Paul Wylie and Emily Hughes will be hosting the annual PSA Awards Dinner, ďEve of the Revolution,Ē presenting the awards on May 24, 2012, at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel in Boston, MA.