Some of Larry’s highlights include:
Along with wife Leslee Rushton and a fine team of off- ice trainers, he was able to produce Regional, Provincial, Western Challenge, Junior National, Senior National, International competitors and champions.
He was fortunate to be trained by World and Olympic Hall of Fame coach Dr. Hellmut May, world renowned choreographer Frank Nowasad, and Canadian and World coach Cynthia Ullmark.
Larry has Skate Canada Gold level Status (C.E.P), Level 3 NCCP, Partial Level 4, Assistant and Head Coach at various Regional and Provincial Seminars. He has his Gold Figure, Gold Freeskate, Gold Dance, Junior Competitive Singles, and was a National Competitor.
Larry has a willingness to grow as a coach by continuous upgrading Skate Canada courses, seminars, and Professional Skaters Association Conferences.
In addition to coaching Larry is a master skate sharpener and retailer of skating boots and blades. He also is skilled in music editing for his students in which he has a very large library of music. Furthermore, he is a CanPower Skate Coach as well as a private Power Skating Coach. Clients that he has developed under his tutelage have gone on to Major Midget, Jr. B, Jr. A, Major Jr., N.C.A.A., Pro Minor, and NHL careers.