Mary Amodeo, Co-Director
Mary is a realtor with Coldwell Banker Prime Properties serving the entire Capital District. She lives in Delmar with her husband and three daughters. After 17 years working in higher education, she stayed home for several years with her children before starting her real estate career. Mary served as President of the Albany Figure Skating Club for 3 years, and now as Co-Director of CDNY Regional Syncho. Her oldest daughter skated synchro for 7 years with AFSC and will be attending Syracuse University this fall with plans to join the “Orange Experience,” SU’s open collegiate synchro team. Mary’s passion for synchro started early on in her daughter’s skating career, and she is thrilled to be a part of this new venture. After all, we ARE stronger together!
Mary Ellen O’Loughlin, Co-Director
Mary Ellen O’Loughlin is a successful strategic leader with nearly 30 years of management experience in both for- and non-profit environments. Working with professionals, volunteers, businesses and community members, Mary Ellen’s professional and volunteer career spans arts, technology, economic development, marketing, operations, education, fundraising, insurance, facilities management and real estate development. Mary Ellen is a past President of SSFSC and an active community volunteer but above all enjoys time with her husband and children, now 20 and 17. Mary Ellen’s commitment to this venture is born from her daughter’s love of the sport, the inherent benefits of a team structure, and the knowledge that the sport and its participants will thrive from regional collaborative participation. We ARE stronger together!
Kristi Dardis, Finance Manager
Kristi Dardis works as a paralegal and office manager in Albany and Saratoga Springs for a law firm and a title insurance company and also as an independent paralegal. Her specialty at work is in the area of residential and commercial real estate. She previously served as the Treasurer to the Saratoga Springs Synchronized Skating Club. Kristi enjoys family time with her husband, Tom, and three children – TJ (16), Julie (14) and Ryan (10). Kristi lives in Wilton with her family and three dogs. Her daughter Julie has been skating for several years. This will be Julie’s 4th season of synchronized skating. We look forward to a successful and fun year.
Jennifer Evers, Team Manager
Jennifer Evers works as a Software Analyst in Saratoga Springs for a leading provider of digital marketing solutions. She has served on the Saratoga Springs Figure Skating Club’s Board of Directors for the past 3 years as Operations Manager and Secretary. Jennifer enjoys spending time with her husband and two girls ages 12 and 10. Both girls have been skating since the age of 5 – one of which has been skating synchro for 7 years and the other who is doing synchro for the first time this year.
Bridget Mason, Team Manager
Bridget Mason is a certified Romana’s Pilates instructor at Reform: A True Pilates studio in Saratoga Springs, NY. Her background is in writing and publishing. She was the National Fiction Buyer for Borders Books & Music Corporation in Ann Arbor, MI. After moving to Saratoga Springs in 2004, Bridget worked as a freelance writer and editor and was a stay-at-home mom providing structure and support for her two children, Ben & Ella. Bridget is a graduate of Aquinas College and the University of Michigan. She and her husband, Bob, have cheered for Ella and her synchro teammates for the past six years and look forward to the new season!