About Us

Speedskating has existed in Northern California for the past 50 years.

Milestones and Facts:  

  • Golden Gate Speedskaters, first session on March 13, 1988, Belmont Iceland
  • First Race 1989 - Fashion Island - Foster City
  • Northern California Speedskating Association (NCSA)  formed - April 1992
  • Achieved 501(c)(3) non-profit status  Feb 1994
  • Core Speedskaters was formed to guarantee the funds necessary to pay ice fees  at Oakland Ice Centre September 1996.
  • Hosted ASU National Championships  Feb 1999, San Jose Ice Centre
  • Partnered with the Oakland Ice Centre Skate School - September 2010
  • Every other year, NCSA hosts the California State Championships.
  • NCSA is a member association in good standing with USSpeedskating

Mission Statement

The Mission Statement of the Northern California Speedskating Association (NCSA)  is to promote the sport of speedskating as a positive influence and family activity. 

Association Officers
President Tom Carney
Vice President Racing Gene Thurston
Head Coach Mary Wong
Board of Directors
Tom Carney
Rick Hopkins
Gene Thurston
Mary Wong
Aiwa Zelinsky
Oakland Skate School Volunteer Coaches 
Gene Thurston
Kimon Papahadjopoulos
Sean Olsen
Robert Katsma
Anna Carloni
Mary Wong
Greg Wong

The NCSA is a registered 501(c)(3) Corporation.