Roller Skating Association International
The SRSTA provides opportunities to recognize our members for their hard work and dedication.  Below are some of the awards we are proud to present to our members.

Teacher of the Year

Our 2015 SRSTA Teacher of the Year Award goes to:

Heidi Permatteo

Northboro, NC

“Heidi has been an SRSTA member since 1993.  During these 22 years with the SRSTA, she has coached hundreds of beginner skaters to achieve many proficiency tests straight up through the Gold Medal level.  She is a dedicated skating professional for her rink and promotes skating classes to help build business.  Over the years she has also excelled as a USARS coach and has several National Champions to her credit.  Heidi is a Go-To-Gal, never says no and is always there to lend a helping hand no matter what she is asked to do.”

Previous Teacher of the Year Announcements:

Have someone you would like to nominate for 2016 SRSTA Teacher of the Year?

To submit your 2016 SRSTA Teacher of the Year nomination, please send your written nomination to the:
Honors Committee
Roller Skating Association International
6905 Corporate Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46278

Or, email

Nominations are due March, 1, 2017

Sissy Awards

The Sissy Award is presented yearly to our current SRSTA/SCA/RHCA members who produce USARS National Champion skater(s). These members are recognized with a special pin, known as the "Sissy Award".

Congratulations to this years Sissy Pin recipients.  The RSA Board of Directors and staff applaud you on your accomplishment of producing a National Figure Skating Champion during the 29th United States National Roller Skating Championships held in Albuquerque, New Mexico.


It is our privilege to present you with your 2015 U.S. National Figure Skating Coach Award pin; as it represents your outstanding professional coaching skills and dedication.  The RSA greatly appreciates your contribution to the sport of roller skating. Your efforts ensure the continued success of the present and future athletes.

2015 Sissy Award Recipients

Total Awarded: 49
Anthony Berger
Anthony DaPonte
Appelusa Fleming
Beth Corley
Caroline Mirelli
Cathy Carmack
Cindy Schrader
Cindy White
Crystal Hild-Cook
Danielle Storm
Diane Adams
Dona Ely
Doug Adams
Fred Smith
Gerald Bruland
Gloria Manning
Heidi Permatteo
Janet Pavilonis
Joan Dreyer
Jodee Viola-Cohen
Judith Smith
Karyn Cormier
Ken Shelton
Lawaun Modrich
Linda Gyenese-DeFilippo
Linda Pricer
Lisa Dunham
Louis Pannunzio
Margaret Fitzgerald
Mark Muse
Marlayna Harney
Marlene Bruland
Melody Neill
Michelle Kolacz
Monica Delvy
Nick Rock
Pat Jacques
Raymond Simas
Richard Manns
Robert Leonard
Robert Wilson
Ronald Miner
Scott Cohen
Sherry Novick
Terry Anselmi
Tom Beebe
Vickie Bateman
Vickie Hudson
William Graf