Club Figure Skating

Club Figure Skating at AU

The Augustana University Figure Skating Club, consisting of both introductory and competitive teams, offers a community for student skaters of all skill levels. The club meets and practices in Midco Arena on Augustana's campus. 

With the addition of a head coach, the club will be a sanctioned part of the United States Figure Skating (USFS) Midwestern Collegiate Conference — competing in places such as Columbus, Ohio; Madison, Wisconsin; and northern Michigan.

AU Club Figure Skating

Meet the Coach

Riley Block is the inaugural head coach of Augustana Club Figure Skating. Block, a Sioux Falls native, is the director of the Sioux Falls Figure Skating Club (SFFSC), overseeing its general programming, as well as the founder and director of its Hockey Academy.

Block also serves as the program coordinator for the South Dakota Theatre on Ice Team and competition director of the first adult United States Figure Skating (USFS) competition in South Dakota, which showcased 130 athletes for the 2024 Adult Midwestern Sectionals Championship. She has been with the SFFSC for 20 of its 26 years.

Head Coach Riley Block

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Introductory Team

Club Figure Skating at AU

The Augustana University Club Figure Skating Introductory Team is designed for athletes interested in trying figure skating for the first time, or continuing to grow their skills. 

Introductory team skaters receive on-ice practice time, including group instructional time and individual practice times, as well as dryland training. These skaters also have opportunities to attend team and AU-hosted events.

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Training Commitment

  • Group Instruction | 1 Day/Week
  • Individual Practice | 1-2 Days/Week
  • Dryland Training | Once/Monthly 

Cost Commitment

  • $250-300/year (based on athlete) includes:
    • USFS Collegiate Membership
    • Team Jacket
    • Team Water Bottle
    • Skate/Gear Storage at Midco Arena
    • 3+ Hours of Weekly Ice Time (See Above)
    • Dryland Training
    • Access to Training Tools
    • Team Outings & Events
    • Augustana-Hosted Events
  • Skates can be rented from AU for an additional $75/season

    Introductory Team Roster

    2024-25 Roster

    • Coming Soon

      Competitive Team

      Club Figure Skating at AU

      The Augustana University Club Figure Skating Competitive Team is designed for athletes committed to training for collegiate competitions and events. From beginner to advanced levels, skaters train to learn new skills, test new levels and compete.

      Competitive team skaters receive on-ice practice time, including group instructional time, private/small group instructional time and individual practice times, as well as dryland training. These skaters also have opportunities to attend team events and perform in Augustana-hosted events.

      Competitive Team

      Training Commitment

      • Group Instruction | 1 Day/Week
      • Private/Small Group Instruction | 1 Day/Week
      • Individual Practice | 1-3 Days/Week
      • Dryland Training | Twice/Monthly 

      Cost Commitment

      • $550/year or $50/month includes:
        • USFS Collegiate Membership
        • Team Jacket
        • Team Bag
        • Team Water Bottle
        • Skate/Gear Storage at Midco Arena
        • Registration, Travel & Room for 3-4 Collegiate Competitions
        • 5+ Hours of Weekly Ice Time (See Above)
        • Access to Training Tools
        • Team Outings & Events
        • Augustana-Hosted Events
      • Competitive dress can be rented from AU for an additional $75/season

        Competitive Team Roster

        2024-25 Roster

        • Coming Soon