Skateaway Family Fun & Sports Center 2275 Lancaster Pike Shillington, Pa 19607  Phone: 610-777-4000

Skateaway - Employee Profile Page

Chris Jester  - October 2004 

Rink Operator/DJ 

Chris is happily married with 2 wonderful children. He has been involved in the skating business his entire life and in the managerial role for the past 12 years. Also, enjoys DJing and entertaining Birthday Parties. Activities include bowling, traveling and watching Philadelphia sports. He is proud to be involved in a rink that is so active in roller skating, roller hockey, artistic skating and roller derby. Looking forward to many great years ahead of us at Skateaway!

Travis Heist - November 1998 

Rink Manager/Hockey Director 

Travis is a 1995 graduate of Governor Mifflin High School. Currently works full time at AEM Architects, Inc in Exeter since July 1998 with an associate’s degree in Architectural/Mechanical drafting from BTI. He also enjoys coaching the game of hockey and watching the kids grow up. Activities include hockey, movies, Reading Royals, Concerts, Philadelphia sports.

Holly Jester - October 2004

Rink Operator/DJ/Party Room Hostess/President of Reading Derby Girls

Holly is a graduate of Meadowbrook High School in Virginia. Holly is happily married with 2 wonderful children. She is also president and active skater of the Reading roller derby team.

Ashley Engelman - September 2000

Office Supervisor

Ashley is a 2003 graduate of Reading High School and 2007 graduate of Kutztown University of Pennsylvania. Currently works as teacher during the day with a degree in Elementary Education. Loves being around kids and also has a son of her own and working the snack bar when it is really busy!

Orlando Long - September 1993

Website/ Office Supervisor

Orlando is a 1990 graduate of Reading High School and also a graduate of Penn State University with degrees in Business Administration and Psychology. Currently is the Senior Case Manager at Opportunity House in Reading, PA. He enjoys spending time with his nieces and nephews. He also volunteers as a youth leader at Christ Lutheran Church in Reading. He enjoys helping people in all areas of their lives.

Scott Mohler - 2005

Skate room

Mr. Scott is a 1974 graduate of Governor Mifflin High School. He is also happily married with two children. He also enjoys his free time with his grandchildren and watching Nascar and hunting.

Lisa Bosch  - 2005

Snack bar

Lisa is a 1983 graduate of Governor Mifflin High School. She enjoys spending time with her family and attending Reading Royal Hockey games.

Derrek Rhoads - August 2010

Building Maintenance

Derrek is a 2011 graduate of Twin Valley High School and attends Millersville University. Activities include playing hockey, working on cars and hunting.

He currently works for the St. Lawrence Borough, Scarlet Mills Dog Kennel and the Santander Arena for the Reading Royals Ice Crew part time.


Julian Feliciano - October 2012

Floor Guard Supervisor, Reading Derby Girls Coach (2013)

Julian is a 1999 graduate of Reading High School and currently attends RACC working on his associates degree in criminal justice. He is also happily married with a daughter and also enjoys bowling and loves music.

Andrew Cox – March 2013
Skate room
Andrew is a 2015 graduate of Muhlenberg High School. His Activities include playing Ice Hockey and Roller Hockey. He refers to his hockey as his passion and was named Assistant Captain for Muhlenberg Varsity Ice Hockey in 2013. Andrew also enjoys hanging out with friends and family. Travis refers to him as "The Number One Slacker"

Jessica Feliciano – April 2013

Snack bar

She is a  member of the Reading roller derby team. She enjoys spending time with her family.

Zakk Hyneman – September 2013
Skate room
Zakk currently attends Governor Mifflin. He enjoys advance skating, biking, video games and hanging with his friends and his brother Nick.

Emily Rankin – September 2013
Snack Bar/Birthday Party Hostess
Emily currently attends Governor Mifflin High School. She is on the track team and a member of the Mustang Mile. Emily loves to dance; she takes jazz, hip hop, tap, musical theater, and ballet.


Nathaniel Screpesi – September 2014
Skate room

Nathaniel is a 2016 graduate of Governor Mifflin High School. He loves playing and watching hockey.


Bridgette Velazquez – October 2014
Snack bar


Chris Fichthorn - December 2014
Skate room/Floor Guard

Nicolina Mohler - February 2016

Snack bar/Party Hostess


Jeff Foster - 1980

SOS Speed Coach/Skater (1980)

Jeff is a 1978 graduate of Boyertown Area High School. Jeff also coaches kids on Saturday mornings for the love to skate beginner lessons. Activities include camping, working out and helping kids.

Kelly Archie  - 1997

SOS Speed Coach (1998)

Kelly is a graduate of Downingtown Senior High School and currently works at East Penn Manufacturing. Kelly has been a competitive speed skater since 1985. Started working at Skateaway in 1997. As a skater and coach he gets a kick out of teaching people to be the best they can be on a higher level. It is great to see the SOS speed team and the local kids become National champions!

Howard Redford - October 2004


Howard is a 1955 graduate of Petersburg High School and a 1960 graduate of University of Richmond. He has been a roller skating rink operator for over 50 years. Howard also enjoys coaching beginner skaters.

Kathy Tini & Rick Smith – September 2013

Artistic Director/USARS Certified Coaches

Kathy is our Artistic Director and both Kathy & Rick are USARS Certified Coaches as well as being both Eastern Regional Team and Solo Gold medalists. Kathy is a retired professor of Engineering who returned to her beloved sport, artistic roller skating, after a great many years away. Kathy’s second passion is scrapbooking! Rick owns his own contracting and landscaping business and has enjoyed many years of competitive skating. Rick has medaled at both the Regional and National level. Both Kathy and Rick love working with children and look forward to sharing their love for skating.


We honor at our location:, and Debit Card Transactions, sorry no personal checks. $10.00 Minimum for Credit Purchases, $1.00 Service Fee.


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