Andrea Dohány brought synchronized skating to Sweden when she founded Team Surprise. She has since then successfully coached Team Surprise and single skaters to reach their full potential. Her innovation has resulted in the creation of new technical elements that are mandatory for all teams today.
Nathalie Josefsson started figure skating when she was 7 years old in Landvetter figure skating club. At the age of 9, she started with synchronized skating and 4 years later joined team Surprise and was a part of the team between 2009-2018, with her last competition at worlds in Globen. Nathalie has been a part of training educations lead by Andrea around Europe and is now combining coaching team Inspire with employment as a senior manufacturing engineer within automotive.
Nathalie Lindqvist started skating at the age of 3 at Landvetter Figure Skating Club. During my years as a figure skater, I have competed in both single and synchronized skating. At the age of 8, I started skating in Team Bluebird, the club's novice team. In the 2010/2011 season, I started skating in Team Surprise and made my last season in 2017/2018 by competing in the worlds championship in Stockholm. The best memories I have are from all the fantastic competitions I have competed in and especially the World Championships in Gothenburg 2012. In recent years I have been part of Andrea's coaching team where she teaches her philosophy about figure skating and synchro. In addition, I work as an insurance specialist at Nordea and am a mother of two children.
Maggie started skating at 4 years of age in Kungsbacka and got involved in synchronized skating when she turned 13. She skated in Team Surprise between 2003 to 2009. After her carrier as a skater in Surprise, she started coaching the team. At first, she coached on a distance due to studies and then as a coach and team leader.
From her skating carrier, she especially remembers the world´s 2005 in Gothenburg and the World´s 2007 in Canada. During the skates, the areas were on fire.
Gabriella Josefsson started to skate at the age of 6 in Landvetter and have since then loved the sport. As a novice she skated with Team Bluebird, the club's Novice team, and at the time she skated singles. As a junior Gabriella skated for the national team in singles, and in 2013 she started to skate with Team Surprise. She skated with team Surprise until 2018. Since 2018 Gabriella have been a part of training educations led by Andrea and at the same time been a part of the coaching team in the Landvetter figure skating club coaching the youngest skaters that take their first steps on the ice, all the way up to Team Inspire. Outside of figure skating Gabriella works as a building manager within civil engineering through a trainee position at Framtidens samhällsbyggare.
Angelina Allen works with elite athletes and performing artists to help them maximize their performance potential. She has danced for one of the world’s leading dance companies, GöteborgsOperans DansKompani, for nearly two decades. Angelina is a certified Embodiment Coach and holds a degree in Psychology from Stanford University.