WITH the help of Greater Sport Manchester, five skaters including three from south and north Traffird have been selected to start their level one coaching qualification.

The skaters, who are all members of Altrincham Synchronised Skating Club, will help out with training sessions, Sportative courses and with teams training for competitions at Altrincham Ice Rink.

Club coach Samantha Ozard has been chosen on to the National Ice Skating Association sub-group Development Portfolio.

Pictured left to right are Gina Rimmer, Katie Cliff, Holly Foulkes, Sophia Penny and Bethany Byrne.