─⛸️─  Congrats to our Skyliners Junior team for earning the Silver medal at 2022 ISU World Junior Synchronized Skating Championships!  ─⛸️─  A huge congrats to Ashley Cain-Gribble and Timothy LeDuc (LAFSC) on winning their second US title and for being named to the 2022 Olympic team!  ─⛸️─  Brian Johhnson and his partner Jessica Calalang (DuPage FSC) win the Silver medal in Championship Pairs for the third straight season  ─⛸️─  Congratulations to Ava Ziegler on becoming the 2022 U.S. Figure Skating Junior Ladies Silver Medalist!  ─⛸️─  SCNY member Lucy Brennan elected to the US Figure Skating Hall of Fame
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SCNY teams earned two gold medals, two silvers, a bronze, a pewter, plus six invitations to the 2015 U.S. Synchronized Skating Championships, February 25-28, 2015 in Providence, Rhode Island.

Congratulations, all SCNY teams and skaters!
The Skyliners Senior Line - 2015 Eastern Sectional Champions
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Skyliners Juvenile


Non-Qualifying Lines
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Team Rosters

The 2015 Prudential U.S. Figure Skating Championships begin January 17th in Greensboro, North Carolina. Twenty-three SCNY skaters will compete. Good luck, all Nationals team skaters!

Senior Ladies Ashley Cain
Samantha Cesario
Gracie Gold (Assoc. Member)
Senior Men Grant Hochstein
Jimmy Ma
Adam Rippon
Senior Dance Danielle and Alexander Gamelin
Maia Shibutani (SCNY) and Alex Shibutani (Arctic FSC)
Junior Ladies Olivia Serafini
Brianna Brazee
Junior Dance Logan Bye (SCNY) and Chloe Lewis (All Year FSC)
Christina Carreira (SCNY) and Anthony Ponomarenko (SC San Francisco)
Novice, Intermediate and Juvenile
Novice Ladies Alexia Paganini
Novice Pairs Darbie Burke and Griffin Schwab
Intermediate Pairs Sabrina Piliero and Davis Tong
Carlie Quesada and Adrian Shin
Juvenile Girls Emilia Murdock
Juvenile Dance Sara and Howard Zhao

Eight teams will represent the Skating Club of New York in Lake Placid January 22-24 at the 2015 Eastern Synchronized Skating Sectional Championships. Good luck, all teams and skaters!

Central Park Ice Open Juvenile
Gotham City Synchro Masters
Open Adult
The Skyliners* Senior
* The Skyliners Junior line received a bye to Nationals.

SCNY national and international judge Anne Gerli has been elected to the U.S. Figure Skating Hall of Fame Class of 2015.

The induction ceremony will occur during the 2015 Prudential U.S. Figure Skating Championships, January 17-25, in Greensboro, North Carolina. Joining Anne in the Class of 2015 are two-time Olympian David Santee and choreographer Ricky Harris.

Gerli is credited with creating two important programs: the accelerated judges program, which encourages high-level test and competitive skaters to become judges, and the young internationals program, which sent young skaters to European nonqualifying competitions to gain experience. Her interest in developing and promoting young American figure skaters was the driving force behind the creation of the U.S. Junior Championships (commonly known as "junior nationals"). A The Skating Club of New York member and national judge for more than 70 years, Gerli has served U.S. Figure Skating as vice president (1985), Olympic representative (1981-82), U.S. world team leader (1985) and has chaired numerous committees.

Source: U.S. Figure Skating website, "THREE ELECTED TO U.S. FIGURE SKATING HALL OF FAME CLASS OF 2015"


The 2015 Eastern Sectional Figure Skating Championships concluded Sunday, November 23rd in Wake Forest, North Carolina.

Eighteen SCNY skaters qualified to compete January 17-25, 2015 at the 2015 United States Figure Skating Championships in Greensboro, North Carolina. In addition, five SCNY skaters earned byes. Congratulations, all participants!


  • Juvenile Girls' Champions (left-to-right)

    ● Madeleine Weiler (silver, SC Of Boston)
    ● Nikolett Albrechtovics (gold, No. Jersey FSC)
    ● Sophia Chouinard (bronze, Panthers FSC)
    Emilia Murdock (pewter, SCNY)

  • Novice Pairs' Champions

    Darbie Burke and Griffin Schwab (gold, SCNY)

  • Junior Ladies' Champions

    Olivia Serafini (gold, SCNY)
    Brianna Brazee (pewter, SCNY)

  • Senior Men's Champions

    Grant Hochstein (gold, SCNY)
    Jimmy Ma (pewter, SCNY)

  • Senior Dance Champions

    Danielle and Alexander Gamelin (gold, SCNY)

  • Pacific Sectionals
    Junior Dance Champions (left-to-right)

    ● Head Coach Igor Shpilband
    Logan Bye (SCNY) & Chloe Lewis (All Year FSC) - gold
    Christina Carreira (SCNY) & Anthony Ponomarenko (SC San Francisco) - bronze

  • Novice Ladies Champions (left-to-right)

    ● Jin Baseman (silver, SC Boston)
    Alexia Paganini (gold, SCNY
    ● Haley Beavers (bronze, Washington FSC)
    ● Lindsay Rosenberg (pewter, Panthers FSC)

  • Juvenile Dance Champions

    Howard and Sara Zhao (silver, SCNY)

Grant Hochstein Senior Men Gold
Jimmy Ma Senior Men Pewter
Danielle and Alexander Gamelin Senior Dance Gold
Olivia Serafini Junior Ladies Gold
Brianna Brazee Junior Ladies Pewter
Logan Bye (SCNY) and Chloe Lewis (All Year FSC) Junior Dance - Pacific Sectionals Gold
Christina Carreira (SCNY) and Anthony Ponomarenko (SC San Francisco) Junior Dance - Pacific Sectionals Bronze
Alexia Paganini Novice Ladies Gold
Darbie Burke and Griffin Schwab Novice Pairs Gold
Sabrina Piliero and Davis Tong Intermediate Pairs Sixth
Carlie Quesada and Adrian Shin Intermediate Pairs Seventh
Emilia Murdock Juvenile Girls Pewter
Sara and Howard Zhao Juvenile Dance Silver

Complete results are posted here. Congratulations to our medal winners and each of our 30 registered competitors!

The following five SCNY skaters received byes to Nationals:
Ashley Cain - Senior Ladies Samantha Cesario - Senior Ladies
Adam Rippon - Senior Men Maia Shibutani (and Alex Shibutani) - Senior Dance
Anthony Evans (and Elise Middleton) - Junior Pairs  

2015 sectionals

Thirty SCNY skaters are off to Sectionals to try to earn a spot in the 2015 U.S. Figure Skating Championships. Live Coverage and Results will be available on IceNetwork

  • Brianna Brazee - Junior Ladies
  • Darbie Burke & Griffin Schwab - Novice Pairs
  • Sean Conlon - Junior Men
  • Paige Conners - Novice Ladies
  • Danielle & Alexander Gamelin - Senior Dance
  • Ayaka Hoshida - Intermediate Ladies
  • Grant Hochstein - Senior Men
  • Laura Jacobson - Juvenile Girls
  • Lyra Katzman - Senior Ladies
  • Kelly Koons - Novice Ladies
  • Noah Krupnick - Novice Men
  • Jimmy Ma - Senior Men
  • Emilia Murdock - Juvenile Girls
  • Alexia Paganini - Novice Ladies
  • Sabrina Piliero & Davis Tong - Int. Pairs
  • Carlie Quesada & Adrian Shin - Int. Pairs
  • Helen Serafini - Senior Ladies
  • Olivia Serafini - Junior Ladies
  • Audrey Shin - Intermediate Ladies
  • Davis Tong & Caroline Liu, (Rye FSC) - Juv. Dance
  • Nadine Wang - Junior Ladies
  • Jay Yostanto - Senior Men
  • Sara Zhao & Howard Zhao - Juv. Dance

Competing at the Pacific Coast Sectionals

  • Logan Bye & Chloe Lewis (All Year FSC) - Junior Dance 
  • Christina Carreira & Anthony Ponomarenko (The Skating Club of San Francisco) - Junior Dance
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The 2014 North Atlantic Regional Figure Skating Championships concluded Tuesday, October 14th in Hackensack, NJ.

Fourteen SCNY skaters qualified in men's and women's singles events to advance to the 2014 Eastern Sectional Figure Skating Championships, November 19-23 in Ashburn, Virginia.

Lyra Katzman Senior Ladies Silver
Helen Serafini Senior Ladies Pewter
Olivia Serafini Junior Ladies Gold
Brianna Brazee Junior Ladies Silver
Nadine Wang Junior Ladies Pewter
Sean Conlon Junior Men Gold
Paige Conners Novice Ladies Gold
Alexia Paganini Novice Ladies Silver
Kelly Koons Novice Ladies Bronze
Noah Krupnick Novice Men Bronze
Audrey Shin Intermediate Ladies Gold
Ayaka Hoshida Intermediate Ladies Pewter
Emilia Murdock Juvenile Girls Silver
Laura Jacobson Juvenile Girls Pewter

Complete results are posted here. Congratulations to our medal winners and each of our 114 registered competitors!

Pairs and dance teams advance automatically.

Skating Club of New York Byes
The following sixteen SCNY skaters received byes to Eastern Sectionals:
Darbie Burke and Griffin Schwab - Novice Pairs Logan Bye (and Chloe Lewis) - Junor Dance
Christina Carreira (and Anthony Ponomarenko) - Junior Dance Anthony Evans (and Elise Middleton) - Junior Pairs
Danielle and Alexandra Gamelin - Senior Dance Grant Hochstein - Senior Men
Jimmy Ma - Senior Men Sabrina Paliero and Davis Tong - Intermediate Pairs
Carlie Quesada and Adrian Shin - Intermediate Pairs Davis Tong (and Caroline Liu) - Juvenile Dance
Jay Yostanto - Senior Men Sara and Howard Zhao - Juvenile Dance
The following four SCNY skaters received byes to Nationals:
Ashley Cain - Senior Ladies Samantha Cesario - Senior Ladies
Adam Rippon - Senior Men Maia Shibutani (and Alex Shibutani) - Senior Dance

The North Atlantic Regional Qualifying Competition is Oct. 11-14 in Hackensack, New Jersey.

SCNY has 114 skaters competing in the Qualifying Competitions. We wish all of them good luck!
Click here for results

Sunday, October 5th, 10:30 AM - 2 PM at Sky Rink

Regional /Sectional Send-off Brunch and Exhibition

If you are not skating at Regionals, please come to the the exhibition and come for Brunch on the back deck. Help send your friends off in style. It will be lots of fun and it is a great way to start the season.

You are invited to join us as we continue our tradition of kicking off the skating season by cheering on some of our skaters who will be competing at Regionals and Sectionals at SCNY's brunch and exhibition!

There still is space available for Juvenile and above skaters who are going to Regionals/Sectionals to skate their competitive programs at the Exhibition, but it is limited. There is no charge to participate. If you would like to participate, please e-mail us at mail@thescny.org by Wednesday, September 29th and give us the following information: name, skating level, program length, phone number and coach's name. As usual, first come, first served. We will let you know by the end of the week if you are on the schedule.

mids results Results are posted for the 89th Annual Middle Atlantic Figures Skating Championships, hosted September 11-14, 2014 at Sky Rink.

The Skating Club of New York would like to thank all officials, coaches, competitors, families, sponsors and volunteers for participating. We wish you a terrific skating season and look forward to seeing you again in 2015.

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