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Three days with these coaches will change your game forever... 
Whether you are in your rookie year or have skated with the best of the best, our roster of elite coaches from across North America will get you out of your box and push your game to the next level.
Suzy Hotrod
★ Gotham Girls Roller Derby
★ Team USA

★ WTFDA Featured Skater

Five time WFTDA Champion Suzy Hotrod was voted DNN's best double threat 3 years in a row. She co-captained the inaugural Team USA and is one of the most recognizable players in modern roller derby and an outstanding coach!
  Smarty Pants
★ Texas Roller Girls
★ Team USA

★ WFTDA Featured Skater

In addition to being one of derby's most elite players, Smarty Pants has spent the last 11 years earning the respect of the international derby community as one of the world's best and most sought after coaches in the sport.
Fifi Nomenon
★ Texas Rollergirls
★ Team USA

★ WFTDA Featured Skater

After stints with the LA Derby Dolls and Angel City, Fifi landed with the Texecutioners where she cemented her reputation as one of the most exciting triple-threats in the sport and earned a spot on Team USA.
 
Quadzilla
★ Puget Sound Outcasts
★ Team USA (Men's)

Quadzilla has been skating derby since '98. The hardest working man in Derby has spent the past decade coaching leagues all over the world and running the immensly popular GRN MNSTR Roller Sports.


Photo by Tim Moxley
Wild Cherri
★ Atlanta Rollergirls
★ Team USA

★ WFTDA Featured Skater

Former Gotham skater, Wild Cherri, has established herself as one of the most formidable, frightening blockers in the WFTDA. As Captain of the Altanta Rollergirls All Stars she has helped lead the Dirty South to multiple playoffs.
  Sarah Hipel
★ Texas Rollergirls
★ Team Canada

Sarah Hipel is a ten year derby veteran and has played in nine WFTDA championship tournaments. She has held major roles in the WFTDA, and owns Faster Skates, maker of the popular Faster Wheels. Sarah is a true derby brain and an exceptional coach!
Barbara Ambush
★ Texas Rollergirls

After three years with the Gotham All Stars and a season with MRD Barbara Ambush joined the Texecutioners where she has now skated for four seasons. She is an experienced coach specializing positional blocking and pack strategies at all levels.
 
Photo by Tim Moxley
Queen Loseyateefa
★ Atlanta Rollergirls
★ WFTDA Featured Skater

As co-captain and absolute lock-down blocker Queen has been at the core of the Dirty South Derby Girls' success. With a full decade of derby under her belt she brings an exceptional depth of knowledge and experience to coaching.
Tony Muse
(aka Peter Pan)

★ Your Mom Men's Derby

★ Team USA (Men's)

Tony has won three MRDA championship in a row. He is known internationally as a speed skater, having won world titles on both inline and quad, including 18 world championships!

  Luludemon
★ Terminal City Rollergirls
★ Team Canada
★ WFTDA Featured Skater

Luludemon co-captains Terminal City's All Stars and has been coaching at events like RollerCon and Camp Elite for years. A jamming technician (she scored the most points of any single player against Team USA in the inaugural roller derby world cup).
Varla Vendetta
★ Windy City Rollers
★ Team USA


Varla Vendetta is one of the most experienced double threats in modern derby. She has played in every WFTDA Championship, racked up countless post-season MVPs, and has coached leagues all over the world.
  Dirty Deborah Harry
★ OC Roller Girls

Dirty has been skating since the age of four, including over 10 years in derby. During that time she has been coaching players all over the world in everything from advanced skills to ballroom dancing on skates (at last year's NEDC).
Punchy O' Guts
★ Resurgam Roller Derby
★ WFTDA Featured Skater

Punchy O'Guts competed with Maine Roller Derby's all-star team for years and is now a member of southern Maine's elite Resurgam team and an international derby coach. She has authored more than one excellent book on the sport - check them out!

  Estrogeena Davis
★ Boston Derby Dames
★ Team Finland

Geena has been involved with roller derby since 2007 and has been coaching for a number of years, most notably as head coach of Team Finland in the first Roller Derby World Cup. She also runs the fantastic and comprehensive allderbydrills.com
Richard Gaudet
★ Mass Maelstrom

Gaudet (formerly Stryker) is head coach and captain of the Mass Maelstrom, helping guide them through a growth period that has made them perennially one of the top teams in the MRDA. He is an experienced coach of both men and women and an avid student of the game.
  Artoo Detoonate
★ Boston Derby Dames
★ WFTDA Featured Skater


As a coach for the Boston Derby Dames Artoo brings a wealth of knowlege on all things Derby. This is reflected in her extremely popular site rdjunkies on which she does excellent in-depth breakdowns of game footage.
Additional Coaches, Workshop and Seminar Leaders

Bob Noxious (WFTDA Announcer)
Bourbon Bruiser (Free State Roller Derby)

Dee Stortion (Boston Derby Dames)
Flyin' King (Boston Derby Dames)
Hayley Contagious (Boston Derby Dames)
Holy Bacamole (Granite State Roller Derby)

Lemony Kickit (Gotham Girls Roller Derby)
Reverend Al Mighty (WFTDA Announcer)
Rhoda Perdition (Providence Roller Derby)

Speedy Dan (Boston Derby Dames)
Taz Slamanian Devil (Granite State Roller Derby)

and more TBA...

Officials Trainers

Photo © Joe Medolo
TestosteRon Jeremy

Beginning in 2009 with New Hampshire Roller Derby TJ went on to help form Helsinki Roller Derby and establish derby in Finland. On returning to the Northeast with Boston he has established himself as one of the most respected officials trainers in the region and beyond.
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  Photo © Joe Medolo Eric Rawk

Rawk been officiating bouts and training officials across the globe for over 9 years including every WTFDA championship and countless tournaments. He is presently the longest running Level 5 WFTDA ref and quite possibly the most experienced officials coach in the world.
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Lethe L Ejection

Now in her 6th year as an official, Lethe is an experienced officials trainer having coached at events like Winter Warpath, Mohawk Valley Cup Clinic, and the Northeast Derby Convention. She was also Co-Chair of MRDA Officials’ Training and Development 2013-2014.
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Freddie Mercenary

Freddie Mercenary is in his 5th year officiating. Freddie is currently a certified level 3 referee with the Outside Pack Referee Endorsement. He is currently a panelist for the WFTDA referee certification committee and has extensive playoff and tournament experience.
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90° Johnson

This year's head NSO trainer, 90, comes with quite a résumé. Beyond officiating some 300+ bouts including 12 WFTDA Playoffs, he served as THNSO and lead officiating instructor for RollerCon from 2010-2014. He is now one of only 10 NSOs who are certified at level 4 or higher.
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