Barb Underhill

Barb began her role as skating coach with the Storm in 2008-09 and works with players on a one-on-one basis to establish elite technical skills and increase speed and power.


She is also a skating consultant with the Toronto Maple Leafs, having previously worked with the Anaheim Ducks, New York Rangers and Tampa Bay Lightning.


Prior to her coaching career, Underhill was a 1984 World Champion figure skater in the pairs discipline and also represented Canada at the Winter Olympic Games in 1980 and 1984.


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The Complete list of Barb’s Skating Achievements with Partner Paul Martini


           Amateur World Pairs Champion 1984
World Pairs Bronze Medallist 1983
Olympic Team Member 1980 & 1984
Canadian Pairs Champion 1979-1983
World Junior Pairs Champion 1978
Canadian Junior Pairs Champion 1978
     Professional Seven time World Professional Champion
World Challenge Champions 1986
World Cup Champions 1989
            Awards Member of Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame 1988
Member of World Figure Skating Hall of Fame 2009
Member of Canada’s Olympic Hall of Fame
Member of Skate Canada Hall of Fame
        Television Worked as a colour commentator from 1988-2007,
including thirteen World Championships and four Olympic Games
Networks included CBC, CTV and TSN Canada
         TV series “Underhill and Martini” Leap of Faith, 1997
“Underhill and Martini” One last time, 1998


Toured Canada and the United States with the following companies:

-Skating I, II, III 1990-1992

-Ice Capades 1984 – 1989

-Stars on Ice 1987-1988

-Champions on Ice 1983, 1984 and 1991

-Torvill and Dean 1984-1985, England and Australia