Private figure skating and hockey lessons are available at Union Sports Arena for players of all levels and ages.  Private lessons are generally offered on most mornings before 9:00 AM as well as at selected other times.

Each coach sets his or her own lesson times and fees.  In addition, there is a fee from the rink to enter the ice.  The coaches listed below already offer private lessons at Union Sports Arena on a regular basis.  You can schedule lessons with them by calling the rink at 908-687-8610.  Other coaches are always welcome but must provide valid coaching insurance.

Matt Anderson

Coach Matt has been coaching for the Youth Hockey programs at Union Sports Arena for serveral years and is currently the Hockey Director.  Coach Matt is the Founder and Director of the Union Thunder Limited-Travel Hockey Program. Coach Matt is also the NY Ranger's 2018-2019 Emile Francis award winner.


Matt Gualtieri


Currently coaches for the Union Thunder Youth Hockey Program on the Squirt and Peewee levels. Coach Matt offers private lessons for all skill levels from beginner through high level.

Spencer Truesdell

Coach Spencer has been coaching with Union Thunder Youth Hockey for 5 years. Spencer is a private instructor for all ages. He is currently looking for more Learn to Skate and younger players to add to his small groups and privates.