Beth Houghton has been figure skating since age 6 and competed as a member of the Haydenettes for 10 years, skating under Lynn Benson. She then joined the adult team, Esprit De Corps, and began her synchronized skating coaching career. Prior to coaching with Synchro Stars, Beth coached the University of New Hampshire collegiate team as well as the Nor’easters Open Juvenile team. She coaches a beginner synchro team, The Sharper Edge, for Great Bay Figure Skating Club in Dover, NH, as well as individual skaters in Massachusetts and New Hampshire.
Beth has been coaching Synchro Stars since 2017 and coaches our Pre-Juvenile Team.
Deborah LaLone Merson
Deborah LaLone has been figure skating since age 4. She is Gold tested in Freestyle, Moves in the Field, Ice Dance, and Canadian gold tested in Ice dance and Artistic Freestyle. Deb competed freestyle, ice dance, as well as synchronized skating, finishing her competitive career as a Haydenette under the leadership of Saga Krantz. She also was a professional show skater in Japan. Deb has been coaching individual skaters in Massachusetts at Hayden Figure Skating Club for the past 20 years.
Deb has been coaching Synchro Stars since 2021 and coaches our Pre-Juvenile Team.
Carly Muñoz brings her extensive experience in synchronized skating and artistic flare to our organization. Carly is a recent Haydenette, skating under Saga Krantz. She comes from Chicago, IL and in addition to synchro, Carly competes solo ice dance. Carly also coaches individual skaters in Massachusetts at the Hayden Figure Skating Club.
Carly has been coaching Synchro Stars since 2021 and coaches our Pre-Juvenile Team.
Debbie Moffitt has been figure skating since age 8 when her hockey obsessed father first brought her to an ice rink in Warwick, RI. She started synchro when it was called “precision” and skated Juvenile-Junior with Warwick Figure Skating Teams and Junior on Shoreline of Cape Cod. After finishing college and starting a career in education, she joined Esprit De Corps Adult and Masters and coached Mini Crystals/Team Excel (Beginner-Open Juvenile levels). When not working as a behavior analyst, Debbie can be found teaching at Hayden Figure Skating Club.
Debbie has been coaching Synchro Stars since 2023 and coaches our Open Adult Team.