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Our Mission

We create memorable experiences through our passion for everything ice and skating by continually improving, innovating, and leading the world of ice and skating entertainment into the future.

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Founders

Scott and Azumi Williams, founders of Ice-America, bring a wealth of collective knowledge to the world of ice rink events. They hail from illustrious careers in competitive figure skating, as well as event management, television production and live entertainment.  Their mission is to bring people and communities together through unique events and entertainment offerings.  Since 2008, they have been doing just that and delivering the ultimate experience in portable and custom ice and roller skating rinks across North America.

Ice-America

Ice-America is the premier allied dealer of Ice-World International in the Western Hemisphere. With over 25 years of experience, our team provides expert ice solutions and supplies industry-leading products that have powered more than 600 annual ice rinks worldwide.

We offer a complete range of services that enhance your ice event and skating experience and operations.  We also work with you to customize and install both temporary and permanent ice attractions—for both indoor or outdoor—while providing technical support beyond build completion.  We deliver expertise for all your ice rink and roller skating needs.

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Our Ice-Experts

Our team is led by industry-certified skating and production professionals with extensive experience in ice hockey, figure skating and entertainment.  Given our firsthand understanding of sports and production, we are equipped to handle any ice- or skating-related event and project regardless of the season.  Get to know some of us below!

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Scott Williams

CEO

World professional ice champion and executive producer for televised skating shows and competitions, Scott leads Ice-America with over 25 years of experience in the ice and television production industry.

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Azumi Williams

SR. VP OF OPERATIONS AND MARKETING

U.S. Olympic Festival bronze medalist and former Team USA skater, Azumi was the principal adagio performer for Holiday On Ice and Royal Caribbean before launching into event management and leading activations for Ogilvy, WME, and CAA.

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Craig MacDonald

VP of Business Development

A former hockey director and banking account executive, Craig oversees sales and business development, as well as the operations of Ice-America’s Texas headquarters.

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J.D. Uhls

ICE TECH DIRECTOR

Certified Arena Operator and former Zamboni operator for The World Figure Skating Championships, if you give J.D. water and have a burning desire for that water to be frozen, he will make it happen.  When not making ice, he is working on his dad jokes.

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Lisa Enochs​

EXECUTIVE director of event productioN & TRAINING

Lisa brings international expertise in events, corporate training and team-building to Ice-America.  When not planning and executing project operations, she is also a professional voice-over actress.

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Scott Rensmon

director of production, facilities and equipment

The former arena events manager and Head Ice Technician for the Las Vegas Wranglers, Scott also coached U16 teams to national tournaments and led youth clinics with former NHL player Marty McSorley. 

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Brian Joy

SALES MANAGER

A Bauer Pro representative of more than 20 years, Brian has traveled the world on behalf of the ice trade and is also a USA Hockey certified coach.

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T Kosek

DIRECTOR OF LIGHTING

T comes to Ice-America from New York with several lighting design accolades and an extensive background in theatrical production.  When not illuminating spaces and places, T illuminates through the written word.

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Tony Kudrna

Safety DirectoR & GENERAL MANAGER

Former U.S. national competitor and World Silver Medalist, Tony was a principal performer with the Ice Capades for 25 years and still serves today as one of the principal coaches for “Disney On Ice.”

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Jamel Twigger

WAREHOUSE MANAGER​

Former U.S. Marine and hockey instructor, when Jamel is not holding down the fort at Ice-America’s Texas headquarters, he is playing bass and creating music while being the ultimate #GirlDad.

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Nina Nguyen

Production coordinator

A former show company manager and performer, Nina is a U.S. Figure Skating coach and no stranger to production.  Her film and television credits include associate producer and assistant director.

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Stuart Hager

Warehouse Manager

Former hockey school director and rink operations manager, Stuart teaches more than just Youth Hockey.  In his spare time, he is also a Brazilian jiu-jitsu and Muay Thai instructor.

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Geovanni Alfaro

Warehouse Supervisor

A former CNC Machinist, Geovanni’s background in Sports Business and his experience covers the gamut from warehouse coordination to live events.

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Jacki Davison

PRODUCTION ASSISTANT

Four-time national and international figure skating competitor and National Junior Pairs medalist, Jacki is currently also a skating school director and devoted dog mom.

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Derrick Thomas

WAREHOUSE ASSOCIATE

An AmeriCorps alumnus and Bronze Congressional Award recipient, Derrick’s speciality and focus is in community-centered city projects and leading with both integrity and service.

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Jacob Muennich

ACCOUNT MANAGER

A specialist in stakeholder relationships with a background in business site development and high-level hospitality, Jacob’s forte lies in growth partnerships, business strategies, operations and logistics. 

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Jorge Gonzalez

WAREHOUSE ASSOCIATE

As reliable as his two front teeth not budging when he face planted as a kid while skating, Jorge has been on the ice since he was 6.  Though, you would think he’s been on a forklift since he was 6.  He’s exceptional at maneuvering it!

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Austin Newton

WAREHOUSE ASSOCIATE

Austin is our go-to when it comes to operating various types of warehouse lifts and testing equipment.  When he’s not with us, you might say he’s something of a blade master (i.e. he’s a part-time knife fabricator)!

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Michael Lee

WAREHOUSE ASSOCIATE

Master organizer and Java developer in his spare time, Michael is part of what keeps our Texas headquarters and warehouse in tip-top shape.

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Ashley Park

AUDIO AND IT TECH SUPERVISOR

A former rink admin assistant and inventory purchaser, Ashley is Ice-America’s “Audio Extraordinaire.”  Her expertise in playing Tetris evidently lends itself also in the organization and meticulous packing of Ice-America’s equipment and warehouse.

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Darrell Cotterell

Warehouse ASsociate

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Zoran Bendicak

HEAD ICE TECHNICIAN

Former Slovakian international hockey player and ice engineer for “Holiday On Ice” shows, Zoran is a polyglot.  He speaks Slovak, Hungarian, Polish, Russian, German, English, and ice!

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Erin Hussey

ASST. MANAGER

A Harvard graduate with a background in neuroscience, Erin is an advocate in the education space and a U.S. Figure Skating certified coach of 21 years.

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Phil Valentine

PROJECT MANAGER

Phil’s mark in the skating and entertainment business spans 28 years with television and film producing credits for Fox Family, Dorothy Hamill and Nancy Kerrigan projects.  He is also a nationally recognized teambuilding facilitator.

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Joseph Paglinawan

Rink Install Specialist​

A lifelong ice and roller hockey player and coach, Joseph remains active as a USA Hockey member and Level 1 Official.  His expertise also lies in skate sharpening, repair and maintenance.

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Teresa Song

Project Manager

As the former Lead Ice Technician for the San Jose Sharks, you can find Teresa frequently on television and commercial sets whipping up some magic as a professional makeup artist when not managing or building rinks.

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Forrest McKinnon

ICE TECHNICIAN

Also a professional performer and musician of over 25 years, Forrest has toured through 44 countries with Disney On Ice, Stomp and Blue Man Group.  He was also Will Farrell’s skating stunt double.

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Jon Barry

ice technician

A former youth hockey coach and ice technician for The Vegas Golden Knights, Jon is certified by U.S. Ice Rink Association and collaborated with the ice tech crew for the Golden Knights’ Stanley Cup Final season.

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Brye Hutchinson

PRODUCTION ASSISTANT

As our Chief Bobby the Seal® Wrangler, Brye is also CPR and Serve-Safe Management certified.  When not tending to her passion in music, she is supporting rink project operations.

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Clarke Hutchinson

GENERAL MANAGER

A certified ice technician and former radio personality, Clarke manages the operations of several Ice-America projects from coast to coast and is involved with introducing staff performance initiatives.

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Aly Pirani

General Manager

Former Special Projects Manager for the Rogers Arena (home of the Vancouver Canucks), Aly now oversees our rinks and shares his hockey passion through coaching youth hockey players.

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Dustin Shutack

Warehouse Manager

Coming to us from the aviation sector, Dustin has managed several locations to coordinate cargo transport for major airline carriers.  His teams may have moved over 500,000 kilos of cargo a month, but he alone could move mountains for his daughter.  #GirlDad

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Rob Ruszala

Regional director

Rob specializes in non-profit ventures that help grow ice rinks and the skating industry globally.  He also specializes in one-upping everyone as the Guinness World Record holder of having built the highest altitude rink in the world.

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CALIFORNIA
807 SPRUCELAKE DR.
HARBOR CITY, CA  90710

TEXAS
16804 CALPLY DRIVE
ROUND ROCK, TX  78664

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(323) 776-9423