INDIAN TRAIL – The Professional Skaters Association recently honored the Extreme Ice Center as the ninth annual Fritz Dietl Award winner. This award honors the lifetime dedication of Fritz Dietl to the ice skating industry and his determination to encourage innovation and excellence in facility management, operations and programming.
The Extreme Ice Center received this honor in 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2012. Applications are submitted by rinks from all over the country, and a winner is chosen by a panel of judges who unanimously decide. The award will be presented to Skating School and Programming Director Jenny Wesley Gwyn and Figure Skating Director Danielle Logano on May 24 in Boston, Mass., at the PSA International Conference Awards Banquet. Extreme Ice Center Coach and Olympic Silver Medalist Paul Wylie will attend as a guest speaker.