Professional Figure Skating Coaches Elena Tobiash and Igor Velikanov serves the Des Moines Metro area, Ames and Coral Ridge Ice Arena and working as a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting figure skating for individuals of all ages and all skating levels. The principal purpose of the Iowa Figure Skating Academy (IFSA) is to promote figure skating in Des Moines and to encourage each member to achieve their highest potential in a safe and healthy environment. The club also is dedicated to the education of its members and the general public on the health benefits of skating and healthy lifestyles.