OTTAWA, ON: Skate Canada is pleased to announce the 2019-2020 National Team. The team is consisted of 27 members, which includes six men, three women, four pair teams and five ice dance teams.
To be named to the National Team, a skater must finish in the top three in senior men, women, pair and ice dance disciplines at the 2019 Canadian Tire National Skating Championships and/or be assigned to a 2019 ISU Grand Prix event and must be competing in the 2019-2020 season. Athletes can be added at the discretion of Skate Canada based on new partnerships of current and former national team members.
Their appointment to the national team is effective from July 1, 2019 through to June 30, 2020.
Skate Canada also announced the three teams that will make up the Skate Canada Synchronized Skating National Team. The Synchronized National Team comprises those teams finishing in the top three in senior discipline at the 2019 Skate Canada Synchronized Skating Championships.
Nam Nguyen, 21, Ajax, Ont.
Stephen Gogolev, 14, Toronto, Ont.
Keegan Messing, 27, Sherwood Park, Alta.
Nicolas Nadeau, 21, Boisbriand, Que.
Roman Sadosvsky, 20, Vaughn, Ont.
Conrad Orzel, 18, Toronto, Ont.
Kirsten Moore-Towers, 27, St. Catharines, Ont. & Michael Marinaro, 27, Sarnia, Ont.
Evelyn Walsh, 17, London, Ont. & Trennt Michaud, 22, Trenton, Ont.
Camille Ruest, 25, Rimouski, Que. & Andrew Wolfe, 24, Calgary, Alta.
Lubov Ilyushechkina, 27, Toronto, Ont. & Charlie Bilodeau, 25, Trois-Pistoles, Que.
Piper Gilles, 27, Toronto, Ont. & Paul Poirier, 27, Unionville, Ont.
Laurence Fournier Beaudry, 26, Montreal, Que. & Nikolaj Sorensen, 30, Montreal, Que.
Carolane Soucisse, 24, Chateauguay, Que. & Shane Firus, 25, North Vancouver, B.C.
Marjorie Lajoie, 18, Boucherville, Que. & Zachary Lagha, 20, St-Hubert, Que.
Haley Sales, 22, Kelowna, BC., & Nikolas Wamsteeker, 22, Langley, B.C.