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United States National Figure Skating Champions

Learn about the outstanding ice skaters who have become United States National Figure Skating Champions.
  1. 2007 U.S. Champions (8)
  2. 2008 U.S. Champions (7)
  3. 2009 US National Champions (12)

Max Aaron - 2013 U.S. National Men's Figure Skating Champion
Max Aaron is the 2013 U.S. Men's figure skating champion.

Eliana Gropman and Ian Somerville - 2012 US Juvenile Ice Dance Champions
Eliana Gropman and Ian Somerville are the 2012 US Juvenile Ice Dance champions.

Marissa Castelli and Simon Shnapir - U.S. Pair Skating Champions
Marissa Castelli and Simon Shnapir are the 2013 US Pair Skating Champions.

Gigi and Luca Becker - 2012 US National Intermediate Ice Dance Champions
Gigi and Luca Becker won the US National Intermediate Ice Dance title in 2012. This article tells their story.

Caitlin Yankowskas - US Pair Figure Skating Champion
U.S. pair figure skater Caitlin Yankowskas won the championship pairs skating event at the 2011 U.S. National Figure Skating Championships. She went on to finish in sixth place at the 2011 World Figure Skating Championships.

Caydee Denney and John Coughlin - Pair Skating Champions
Caydee Denney and John Coughlin are both U.S. pair skating champions. Denny won the U.S. pair skating title in 2010 with Jeremy Barrett. Coughlin won the same title in 2011 with Caitlin Yankowskas.

2011 US National Figure Skating Championships Memories - Memories From the...
The 2011 AT&T U.S. Figure Skating Championships took place from January 22, 2011 through January 30, 2011 in Greensboro, North Carolina. What special memories do you have from the event?

What is the U.S. National Figure Skating Championships?
The U.S. National Figure Skating Championships is a yearly ice skating competition. The event is called "Nationals" by the skating community.

Qualities of Top National Figure Skating Competitors by Ryan Jahnke
Ryan Jahnke teaches a weekly, "Train Your Brain" class to his young figure skating students. As a group, they came up with a list of qualities that almost all national figure skating competitors have in common. This is a list of those qualities.

Video Montage of Women U.S. Figure Skating Champions
"U.S. Ladies Figure Skating Champions - A History," is a video montage put together by a user on YouTube.com. Almost every U.S. Ladies figure skating champion is shown.

Todd Eldredge - U.S. and World Figure Skating Champion
Todd Eldredge not only won the world figure skating championships, but he competed in three different Olympics. In addition, he won the United States men's figure skating title six times.

Rudy Galindo - United States Men's and Pairs Figure Skating Champion
Rudy Galindo competed in both single skating and pair skating and won US titles in both disciplines. His pair skating partner was 1992 Olympic Figure Skating Champion, Kristi Yamaguchi.

Carol Heiss - Video of the 1957 U.S. Figure Skating Champion
Carol Heiss reigned as the figure skating champion of the United States from 1957 through 1960. She went on to win the Olympics in 1960. This is a video showing her performance in 1957 at the United States National Figure Skating Championships.

Darlene Streich Gilbert and Charles Fetter - 1964 US Ice Dance Champions
Darlene Streich Gilbert and Charles Fetter won the United States ice dancing title in 1964. They have maintained a close friendship for over fifty years.

Kyle MacMillan - Intermediate and Juvenile US National Ice Da…
Kyle MacMillan is a two time United States National ice dancing champion. He won the US Intermediate Ice Dance title in 2010 and the US Juvenile Ice Dance title in 2009.

Michelle Hanabusa - Five Time US National Showcase Figure Skating Champion
Figure skater, Michelle Hanabusa is the 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2009 National Showcase Figure Skating Singles Champion and the 2004 National Showcase Extemporaneous Champion. She enjoys theatrical figure skating because she can entertain a crowd and skate at the same time.

Sandy Rucker - 2005 U.S. National Junior Ladies Figure Skating Champion
Sandy Rucker won the 2005 U.S. Junior Ladies Figure Skating title. She was one of four figure skaters featured on the Learning Channel in 2006 in a television series called "Ice Diaries." She also performed as Michelle Trachtenberg's skating double in the movie "Ice Princess."

Danny Ryan - US Ice Dance Champion and World Figure Skating Bronze Medalist
Daniel "Danny" Ryan, was the 1953 U.S. National ice dance champion. He also won the bronze medal in ice dancing at the World Figure Skating Championships in 1952 and 1953. His ice dancing partner was Carol Ann Peters. Ryan was one of the U.S. figure skating coaches who died in the 1961 plane crash where the entire U.S. figure skating team perished on their way to the World Figure Skating Championships.

The Haydenettes - Synchronized Skating Champions
The Haydenettes are considered one of the best synchronized skating teams in the United States and in the world.

An Interview With Colleen O'Connor and Jim Millns and Doreen Denny
Colleen O'Connor and Jim Millns are the 1976 Olympic Ice Dancing bronze medalists. Their coach was Doreen Denny. This article tells a bit about their life and skating before and after their Olympic medal win.

Gracie Gold - 2012 US Junior Ladies Figure Skating Champion
Gracie Gold is the 2012 United States Junior Ladies Champion. In 2013, she earned a spot on the United States World Figure Skating Team by winning the silver medal in the Championship Ladies event at the U.S. National Figure Skating Championships.

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