Always on Ice

The Skate Doctor

About  Me


My Philosophy:  There is no problem.


Dennie Jacques has been a Skate Technician for 27 years; specializing in the figure skate discipline. Not only does he sharpen, but he is also well known for fittings, diagnostics, and is the only skate technician in Michigan able to repair any boot tear and make boot alterations. He has new equipment that will allow him to shape Edea boots and other brands, including stretching for length or width. 



Boot checks

Diagnostics in regards to boot and blade problems

Fit adjustments


Heel lifts

Leather repairs


On ice diagnostics in regards to balance and tracking

Plugging and re-mounting


Re-profiling, this is used only as a reclamation service

Sharpening both basic and competitive

Sole leveling

Tongue re-lining

Tongue replacement