The 2020 Toyota U.S. Figure Skating Championships are January 21-26 at the Greensboro Coliseum in Greensboro, North Carolina. Fifteen SCNY members and associate members will be competing at the junior and senior level. In addition, seven SCNY skaters qualified to participate in the juvenile through novice-level National High Performance Development Team and Camp immediately following the championships.

Good luck, all SCNY skaters!

Rena Ikenishi
Senior Ladies

Rena is a three-time North Atlantic regional champion -- for senior ladies in 2019 and junior ladies in 2018 and 2017. She is the 2020 and 2019 Eastern Sectional senior ladies pewter medalist.

Jimmy Ma
Senior Men

Jimmy placed third among junior men at the 2014 US Figure Skating Championships, fourth in 2013 and fifth among novice men in 2012. He won bronze at the Gardena Spring Trophy in 2013. He is the 2020 Eastern Sectional senior men's gold medalist, 2018 CS US International Classic bronze medalist, 2019 Eastern Sectional senior men's silver medalist, 2017 and 2018 Eastern Sectional senior men's bronze medalist, and 2015 Eastern Sectional senior men's pewter medalist. Jimmy placed sixth at the 2019 CS US International Classic and fourth at the 2019 CS Finlandia Trophy.

Ashley Cain-Gribble (SCNY) and Timothy LeDuc (LAFSC, assoc. SCNY)
Senior Pairs

Ashley and Tim are the 2019 US Figure Skating senior pairs champions, 2019 World Team Trophy champions, 2019 Golden Spin of Zagreb champions, 2018 CS Ondrej Nepela champions, 2018 and 2019 US International Classic champions, 2018 ISU Four Continents silver medalists, 2018 Grand Prix Skate America bronze medalists, 2017 US Figure Skating senior pairs bronze medalists, 2017 World Team Trophy bronze medalists, and 2018 US pewter medalists. They placed fifth this season at Grand Prix Skate America and fourth at Grand Prix Internationaux de France.

Haven Denney (SCNY) and Brandon Frazier (All Year FSC)
Senior Pairs

Haven and Brandon are the 2017 US Figure Skating senior pairs champions, 2019 and 2015 silver medalists and 2012 US Junior Pairs champions. They won silver at Grand Prix Skate America in 2015 and 2016 and bronze in 2019. They also won bronze at this season's Grand Prix Internationaux de France and the 2018 Challenger Series Autumn Classic. They placed fourth in senior pairs at Skate Canada (2016) , US International Classic (2017), CS Golden Sin of Zagreb (2016) and CS Ondrej Nepela (2016). Haven joined SCNY in 2016 from the Broadmoor SC.

Tarah Kayne (Broadmoor FSC) and Daniel O'Shea (SCNY)
Senior Pairs

Tarah and Daniel are the 2016 US Figure Skating senior pairs champions, 2018 Four Continents champions, 2016 CS US International champions, 2014 Four Continents silver medalists, 2018 US silver medalists, 2018 Grand Prix France and CS Tallinn Trophy silver medalists, 3-time CS Golden Spin of Zagreb bronze medalists, 2015 US pairs bronze medalists, and 2019 US pairs pewter medalists. They won silver this season at the CS Golden Spin of Zagreb, placed fourth at the CS US International Classic and sixth at the Grand Prix Cup of China and Grand Prix NHK Trophy. Daniel joined SCNY this season from the Skokie Valley SC.

Olivia Serafini (SCNY) and Mervin Tran (SCNY)
Senior Pairs

Olivia is skating her second season in pairs after a successful career in singles. She is the 2015 US Figure Skating junior ladies' silver medalist and 2014 US Figure Skating Classic junior ladies' champion.

Mervin won the 2012 ISU World Figure Skating Championships senior pairs' bronze medal with Narumi Takahashi, representing Japan. The pair won silver at the ISU Grand Prix Rostelecom Cup and NHK Trophy (2010 and 2011) and gold at the 2010 ISU Junior Grand Prix Final. Before teaming with Olivia, Mervin skated four seasons with Marissa Castelli, winning bronze and silver at the 2016 and 2017 US Figure Skating Championships.

Olivia and Mervin placed fifth at CS Finlandia Trophy, their first international assignment, and seventh at the 2019 CS Golden Spin of Zagreb.

Christina Carreira (SCNY) and Anthony Ponomarenko (SCSF)
Senior Dance

Christina and Anthony won gold at the 2019 Challenger Series Asian Open and 2018 CS Tallinn Trophy, silver at the 2019 and 2018 CS US International Classics, bronze at the 2018 CS Nebelhorn Trophy, and bronze at the 2018 Grand Prix Rostelecom Cup in Moscow. They are the 2018 US junior dance champions, 2018 ISU World Junior Figure Skating silver medalists, 2017 World Junior bronze medalists, 2017 ISU Junior Grand Prix Final silver medalists, 2017 US junior dance silver medalists, and 2015 US national pewter medalists. They placed sixth this season at Grand Prix Skate America and Grand Prix NHK.

Eva Pate (Strongsville SC) and Logan Bye (SCNY)
Senior Dance

Eva and Logan began skating together in July and are coached by Igor Shpilband. They are the 2020 US Dance Final senior champions and 2020 Midwestern Sectional Ice Dance Challenge silver medalists. Previously, Logan skated with Chloe Lewis. They were the 2018 US Figure Skating junior dance bronze medalists, 2017 US junior dance pewter medalists and 2013 US novice dance champions. They won silver at the 2016 Youth Olympic Games in Lillehammer and bronze at 2016 JGP Tallinn, Estonia.

Analise Gonzalez (SC Boston) and Franz-Peter Jerosch (SCNY)
Junior Pairs

This is Analise and Franz's first season competing together and Analise's first season competing in pairs. Franz joined the Skating Club of New York after a fabulous 2017-18 season in novice pairs with Jade Hom. Together, Franz and Jade won the 2017 Eastern Sectional and 2018 US novice pairs titles, representing the Colonial and North Atlantic FSCs. Franz sat out the 2018-19 season because of a partner's injury. Analise is the daughter of former MLB shortstop Alex Gonzalez. Analise and Franz are coached by Bobby Martin and Carrie Wall and train in Wellesley, Massachusetts.

Avonley Nguyen (SCNY) and Vadym Kolesnik (SCNY)
Junior Dance

Avonley and Vadym are the 2019 ISU Grand Prix Final silver medalists, 2019 US Figure Skating junior dance silver medalists, 2019 JGP USA, 2019 JGP Poland and 2018 JGP Slovenia champions, 2018 JGP Lithuania silver medalists, fourth place finishers at the 2019 ISU World Figure Skating Championships and fifth place finishers at the 2018 Junior Grand Prix final. This is their first season competing for the Skating Club of New York.

Oona Brown (SCNY) and Gage Brown (SCNY)
Junior Dance

Oona and Gage are the 2019 US Figure Skating junior dance pewter medalists, 2019 Eastern Sectional junior dance silver medalists, 2018 Eastern Sectional novice dance champions and 2017 Eastern Sectional intermediate dance pewter medalists. They placed fifth this season at JGP Egna-Neumarkt, Italy and seventh at JGP Chelyabinsk, Russia. They placed ninth at their inaugural Team USA assignment, the 2018 JGP in Kaunas, Lithuania and eighth at 2018 JGP Armenia.


SCNY Skaters at the USFS National High Performance Development Team and Camp: