Canadian Skaters Heading to Estonia to compete at ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships® 2022

OTTAWA, ON: Skate Canada will have twelve entries for a total of 18 skaters competing at the ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championship® 2022. Canada will have three entries in men, three entries in women, three entries in pairs and three entries in ice dance. The event will take place from January 18 to 23, 2022, in Tallinn, Estonia.  

Wesley Chiu, 16, Richmond, B.C., will be the first of three Canadian entries in the men’s discipline. Chiu won a bronze medal at the 2022 Canadian Tire National Skating Championships. He is coached by Keegan Murphy and Eileen Murphy in Richmond, B.C.  

Corey Circelli, 19, Toronto, Ont., will be the second Canadian entry in men. Corey placed fifth at the 2022 Canadian Tire National Skating Championships. He is coached by Brian Orser in Toronto, Ont.   

Joseph Phan, 20, Laval, Que., will be the third and final Canadian entry in men. Phan placed fourth at the 2022 Canadian Tire National Skating Championships. He is coached by Brian Orser and Ghislain Briand in Toronto, Ont. 

Gabrielle Daleman, 23, Newmarket, Ont., will be the first of three entries in women. She finished third in the 2022 Canadian Tire National Skating Championships and won a gold medal in the team event at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games. Daleman is coached by Lee Barkell in Toronto, Ont. 

Véronik Mallet, 27, Sept-Îles, Que., will be the second Canadian entry in women. Mallet finished second at the 2022 Canadian Tire National Skating Championships. She is coached by Bruno Marcotte in Sept-Îles, Que.     

Alison Schumacher, 18, Tecumseh, Ont., will be the third and final Canadian entry in women. Schumacher finished second at the 2021 Skate Canada Challenge and fifth at the 2022 Canadian Tire National Skating Championships. She is coached by Joey Russell in Toronto, Ont.    

Lori-Ann Matte, 22, Lévis, Que., and Thierry Ferland, 24, Lévis, Que., will be the first of three Canadian entries in pairs. The pair team finished fourth at the 2022 Canadian Tire National Skating Championships and seventh at the 2021 Skate Canada International. They are coached by Ian Connolly in Lévis, Que. 

Deanna Stellato, 38, Park Ridge, USA, and Maxime Deschamps, 29, Vaudreuil-Dorion, Que., are the second Canadian entry in pairs. The pair team came fourth at the 2021 Autum Classic International and followed that with a third-place finish at the 2022 Canadian Tire National Skating Championships. They are coached by Ian Connolly in Vaudreuil, Que. 

Evelyn Walsh, 20, London, Ont., and Trennt Michaud, 25, Trenton, Ont., are the third entry in pairs. Walsh and Michaud finished second at the 2022 Canadian Tire National Skating Championships and placed sixth at the 2021 NHK Trophy. They are coached by Alison Purkiss, Andrew Evans, and Paul Macintosh in Brantford, Ont. 

Marie-Jade Lauriault, 25, Ste-Anne-des-Plaines, Que., and Romain Le Gac, 26, Nogent-sur-Marne, France, are the first entry in ice dance. Lauriault and Le Gac placed fifth at the 2022 Canadian Tire National Skating Championships. They are coached by Patrice Lauzon in Montreal, Que. 

Haley Sales, 24, Kelowna, B.C., and Nikolas Wamsteeker, 25, Langley, B.C., will be the second entry in ice dance. Sales and Wamsteeker finished sixth at the 2022 Canadian Tire National Skating Championships and placed second at the 2022 Skate Canada Challenge. They are coached by Scott Moir in London, Ont. 

Carolane Soucisse, 26, Châteauguay, Que., and Shane Firus, 27, North Vancouver, B.C., are the third entry in ice dance. This season, Soucisse and Firus finished fourth at the 2022 Canadian Tire National Skating Championships and fifth at the 2021 Autum Classic International. They are coached by Carol Lane and Juris Razgulajevs in Toronto, Ont. 

 

CANADIAN ENTRIES AT ISU FOUR CONTINENTS FIGURE SKATING CHAMPIONSHIPS® 2022 – TALLINN, ESTONIA 

 

MEN 

Wesley Chiu (16) / Richmond, B.C. / Connaught Skating Club / Coached by Keegan Murphy and Eileen Murphy 

Corey Circelli (19) / Toronto, Ont. / Toronto Cricket, Skating & Curling Club / Coached by Brian Orser  

Joseph Phan (20) / Laval, Que. / CPA Laval / Coached by Brian Orser and Ghislain Briand 

 

WOMEN 

Gabrielle Daleman (23) / Newmarket, Ont. / Granite Club / Coached by Lee Barkell 

Véronik Mallet (27) / Sept-Îles, Que. / CPA Sept-Îles / Coached by Bruno Marcotte 

Alison Schumacher (18) / Tecumseh, Ont. / Toronto Cricket, Skating and Curling Club / Coached by Joey Russell 

 

PAIRS 

Lori-Ann Matte (22) and Thierry Ferland (25) / Lévis, Que. and Lévis, Que. / CPA St-Romuald/St-Jean and CPA Lévis / Coached by Ian Connolly  

Deanna Stellato (38) and Maxime Deschamps (29) / Park Ridge, USA and Vaudreuil-Dorion, Que. / CPAR Vaudreuil / Coached by Ian Connolly.  

Evelyn Walsh (20) and Trennt Michaud (25) / London, Ont. and Trenton, Ont. / Brantford Skating Club and Trenton Skating Club / Coached by Alison Purkiss, Andrew Evans, and Paul Macintosh 

 

ICE DANCE 

Marie-Jade Lauriault (25) and Romain Le Gac (26) / Ste-Anne-des-Plaines, Que. and Nogent-sur-Marne, France / CPA Ste-Anne-des-Plaines and CPA Laval / Coached by Patrice Lauzon  

Haley Sales (24) and Nikolas Wamsteeker (25) / Kelowna, B.C. and Langley, B.C. / Kelowna SC and Champs International Skating Centre of BC / Coached by Scott Moir 

Carolane Soucisse (26) and Shane Firus (27) / Châteauguay, Que. and North Vancouver, B.C. / CPA Repentigny / Coached by Carol Lane and Juris Razgulajevs 

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