Anyone who is a skating fan who has seen "Dance Moms" on Lifetime has surely wondered what would happen if someone made a reality show about skating parents. Well, you are going to get the chance to see just that.
Lifetime is developing "Ice Moms," according to The Hollywood Reporter. It will focus on coaches Laurie Vigilante and Adam Schmidt, who are apparently coaches in Dearborn, Michigan. I have never heard of them, so I already question the series, but of course, if you have actually heard of the coaches, they would hopefully be classy enough not to participate in this type of series. The show will focus on how the coaches tick off the parents of the skaters, essentially. Does anyone know if any of Vigilante or Schmidt's students have gone on to impressive skating careers?
Either way, it should bring the drama. There's nothing like skating coaches and parents for a little bit of craziness.
What do you guys think - will this be good for the sport because it's drawing attention to it or bad for the sport because it is sure to present some negative portrayals of coaches and parents? Or does it not matter?