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Payton is a quadruple USFSA Gold Medalist in Moves in the Field, Ice Dance, Freestyle, and Senior Solo Free Dance, as well as a CFSA Gold Medalist in Ice Dance. She’s also an Empire State Games Medalist, North Atlantic Regional competitor, and a National Showcase competitor. Payton was coached under Lisa Ervin, Mary Emes, Tommy Litz, Jessica Roswell, David Cian, Russell Green, Bobby Shire, and Kara Mietlicki.

Additional Information: Payton has her BS in Advertising and Marketing Communications from the Fashion Institute of Technology and a Minor in English with an Emphasis in Writing. She enjoys writing, photography, dance, yoga, and watching old movies in her free time.

Payton is a member of the Professional Skaters Association. In addition, Payton has attended the following educational seminars:

● Kami Netri Seminar - Buffalo, NY (2017)

  • Private Instructor since 2014
  • Learn to Skate Instructor since 2014
  • Coaches Freestyle, Moves in the Field, Style, Edges, Showcase, and Power Skating
  • Choreographer for all levels (Snowplow-Senior) since 2016
  • Director and Choreographer for Skate Great’s “Skating Under the Sun” Showcase (2022, 2023)
  • Private and Group Instructor (Beginner-Advanced) for the Ice Skating School with Melissa Gregory and Denis Petukhov in NYC
  • Assistant Director and Choreographer for the “Rising Stars on Ice” show (2018)
  • Trained Dancer and Instructor in Classical Ballet, Jazz, Lyrical, Hip-Hop, and Contemporary (trained with Rebecca Guile of LIV, the Chautauqua Institute, and the American Academy of Ballet)
  • Coached students to their USFSA Gold Medals, the highest honor in figure skating, in Moves in the Field
  • Member of the Ice Theater of New York
  • Choreographer for Canalside’s “Tree Lighting Opening Ceremony” (2017)
  • Guest performer for the Clinton FSC “Fantasy on Ice” Show (2018, 2019)
● Please contact for private lesson rate.