Archie S. Burton III 

The Skating Club of Utica-Whitestown is very fortunate to have the only male Gold Dance
Medalist in Central New York. Archie dances with skaters from the SC of Utica Whitestown
in addition to dance testers throughout the area. He welcomes new students and enjoys helping
them attain their goals. Archie began coaching after a very successful amateur career in sectional and regional competition In addition to attaining the Gold Medal in Ice Dance, he also passed the seventh figure equivalent High Level Freestyle and Bronze Pair Skating tests.

Archie has been a member of the internationally recognized Professional Skater Association since 1980. He is actively involved in the National conference each year and looks forward to gaining new knowledge to share with his students.
Mr. Burton enjoys teaching first time skaters to the most advanced high level freestyle, field moves, and dance. He has been even known to work with developing hockey players who desire better skating skills. Archie’s most proud of his skaters’ advancement as well-balanced, healthy, goal oriented young adults.

Archie will be teaching this spring and summer at many area facilities including Whitestown Community Center.
Archie has been in broadcast media in Utica/Rome since 1978. He has won national advertising awards and been nominated for numerous broadcasting awards over the course of more than 20 years. Archie writes the script, records and produces the music of the show and has choreographed many of the shows performances.

Angelina Sacco- Leone

Angelina Sacco- Leone has been a member of The Skating Club of Utica- Whitestown for over 20 years. She has passed up to her Senior Freestyle and is a Gold in her Moves in the Fields. Angelina was also a member of the Utica Synchro Team, Sharper Image. She has competed at many different competitions, her favorite being Empire State Games in Lake Placid. This year Angelina has been teaching basic skills and has been giving private lessons.

After graduating in 2005 from Whitesboro High School, Angelina joined the Professional Figure Skating Association and started coaching. Angelina enjoyed experiencing a variety of occupations from flight attendant to medical assistant, but when her first daughter was born, she made the decision to be a stay-at-home mom.

Outside the rink, Angelina enjoys working her Rodan + Fields business , working out, camping, and spending time with her family and friends. She lives in Deerfield with her husband, Vincent, and their two children, Vincenza and Santino. Angelina would like to thank all the coaches and parents for everything they have done this skating

Erin Crowley

Erin Crowley has been a member of the Skating Club of Utica-Whitestown for the past 22 years. Erin is Gold in Moves in the Field and working on her Novice Freestyle she is also up to her Silver level tests in Ice Dance. She competed in synchronized skating for 7 years, and was an assistant with the learn-to-skate program for 8 years.

Erin is a graduate of Utica College with a degree in Mathematics and Secondary Education. She currently teaches Algebra, Geometry, and Precalculus at Notre Dame JSHS. Outside of skating Erin enjoys running, coaching cross country, and reading. 


The Skating Club of Utica-Whitestown has been a part of our 
community for over 38 years! 

who we are

The Skating Club of Utica-Whitestown has been part of our community for over 35 years. Come skate with the Skating Club of Utica – Whitestown.  All are welcome from beginner skaters to professional level skaters.


The Skating Club of Utica – Whitestown

Skating sessions are conveniently held at two of Central New York’s premiere ice facilities:

Whitestown Community Center
1 Championship Way
Whitesboro, NY 13492

Adirondack Bank Center

Oriskany Boulevard
Utica, NY 13502

Board of Directors:

President, Kristy St. Pierre 

Vice President, Shawna Papale

Treasurer, John St. Pierre

Co-Treasurer, Jessica Colucci

Secretary, Melissa Leone

Corresponding Secretary, Donna Lahey

Test Chair, Brenda Riesel

Becky Misencik

Sarah Dobson

Jen Vance

Skating Club of Utica-Whitestown Code of Conduct
Skating Club of Utica-Whitestown Policies
Board of Director By-Laws