Johnny Johns is a gold medalist in figures, freestyle, pairs and dance. Coach Johns was the U.S. National Senior dance Champion in 1973, U.S. Pair Champion in 1974 & 1975, and World Team member from 1971 – 1975. He was a featured performer with Ice Capades from 1976 – 1979.

Johnny has been coaching since 1979 and is a National, World and Olympic coach. He coached the 2006 U.S. National Pair silver medalists and Olympic team members; and the 2007 U.S. National Pair champions and 2008 Bronze Medalists, Brooke Castile and Ben Okolski.

He is a member of the PSA and has served on many USFSA and PSA committees.



  • National, International, World & Olympic Coach for over 30 years
  • Coached seven U.S. National Pair Champions
  • Coach of the 1997 World Junior Pair Champions
  • Coach of the 1999 U.S. National Senior Pair Champions
  • Coach of the 2006 World & Olympic Pair team
  • Coach of the 2007 U.S. Senior Pair Champions


  • Aug. ’76 to Mar. ’79: Ice Capades – Featured Pair Skating Performer
  • Toured North America for four years.
  • Apr. ’79 to ‘2005: Figure Skating Coach & COO of Detroit Skating Club, Bloomfield Hills, MI
  • Mar. ’06 to Present: Figure Skating Coach – Arctic Edge Ice Arena, Canton, MI