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Welcome to the St Moritz Ice Skating Club's 83rd Season

2014 US Adult Figure Skating Championships

The SMISC congratulates all of the adult skaters who skated recently at the 2014 US Adult Figure Skating Championships held in Hyannis, MA. The results are:


Autumn Allison, 10th Silver Ladies 4 (QR) Group A

Rachael Crim, 6th Championship Masters Intermediate-Novice Ladies, 2nd Masters Intermediate Ladies 1 and 2

Brian Hemenway, 1st Bronze Men 3 and 4, 3rd Bronze Dramatic 4, 3rd Bronze Light Entertainment 4

Brandy Lokken, 5th Gold Ladies 2, 5th Gold Light Entertainment 2

Ian McCutcheon, 3rd Silver Men 4, 8th Silver Light Entertainment 4

Alberto Rulloda, 5th Bronze Dramatic 5

Michele Silak, 9th Silver Ladies 4 (QR) Group A

Lauren Wrenn, 10th Gold Ladies 1, 9th Gold Dramatic 1


Congratulations too goes to Lisa Erle who was the chief referee for the competition.


You can find the full results here.


Nominating Committee

The nominating committee for selecting members of the club's board of directors has been announced. Members include:


Chair: Patty Vicary

Members: Don Willis, Patti Murphy, Janice Cook, Rick Quon


If you are interested in running please contact one of the members.



Upcoming Competitions

Below you will find some information about upcoming competitions that you might want to consider. Also the updated CCIA calendar can be found here.


2014 Crystalline Classic, hosted by the Santa Rosa Figure Skating Club, Santa Rosa, CA, April 26 - 27. Entry deadline has passed. Announcement here.


Off-Ice Classes

The spring St. Moritz sponsored class series has started but you are always welcome to join a class at any time. Classes offered include:


Flexibility/Stretching with Shawn Shubert

7-week series that started April 7 with no class on Monday, May 26 (due to Memorial Day).

This series will offer a new 1/2 hour class option, from 6:15pm-6:45pm, in order to accommodate those skating the low level freestyle

session on Mondays.

5:45-6:45pm (1 hour class)

Series: $77 Members/$91 Non-members

Drop-in $15 (Members)/Drop-in $17 (Non-members)

6:15-6:45pm (1/2 hour class)

Series: $38.50 Members /$45.50 Non-members

Drop-in $7.50 (Members)/Drop-in $8.50 (Non-members)


All classes are held in ballet room at OIC.


2014 US Figure Skating Championships

Congratulations to the following skaters who competed recently at the US Figure Skating Championships in Boston. We are very proud of you and hope you had a wonderful time.


Rachael Flatt, 18th, Championship Ladies

Xylina Rusit, 12th, Junior Ladies

Kevin Shum, 6th, Junior Men

AnnaMarie Pearce, 3rd, Junior Pairs with her partner Jason Pacini

Alice Yang, 9th, Intermediate Ladies. An article about Alice was recently published in the Contra Costa Times. You can read it here.


The official home page is here.

Complete results can be found here.


2014 Pacific Coast Sectionals


Thank you to all of the skaters, officials, and volunteers for making this year's Pacific Coast Sectionals a success. We could not have pulled it off without everyone's help. Full results can be found here.


Congratulations to the following St Moritz skaters:


Nozomi Hallberg, 9th Juvenile Girls, 7th Juvenile Pairs

Alice Yang, 4th Intermediate Ladies

Nina Ouellette, 6th Intermediate Ladies

Mark Sadusky, 8th Intermediate Men

Nathan Grundhofer, 9th Novice Pairs

Xylina Rusit, 4th Junior Ladies

Chelsea Yim, 7th Junior Ladies

Kevin Shum, 3rd Junior Men

AnnaMarie Pearce, 1st Junior Pairs

Rachael Flatt, 2nd Senior Ladies

Laney Diggs, 5th Senior Ladies


Extra! Extra! Read All About It

The October issue of the SMISC newsletter is now available. Open the issue here and find out what's going on within your club. If you had a birthday in September or October you can even find out who else within the club shares your birthday month!

Moves, Freestyle and Pairs Test Dates and Application

Moves, Freestyle and Pairs tests dates for 2014 have been announced. Also there is a new test application form that must be used for all future tests. You can find the test dates and the application form on the Test Information page or by clicking here.


Membership Renewal

If you have not renewed yet, your membership (unless you have a Collegiate one) has expired. If you want to compete or test then you need to renew your membership. Coach members should have completed Club membership, and PSA and US Figure Skating requirements by July 1. Click here to go to the online membership site. Paper forms are also available here.



Feature on Synchronized Skating

Congratulations to all of the St. Moritz Ice Skating Club skaters competing at the 2013 Synchronized National Championships in Michigan! In honor of Synchro Nationals our featured skater article is written by Devin Wang. Devin started skating with the Silver Stars in Dublin and is now competing with the Haydenettes at the Senior level nationally and internationally. Check out her article by clicking here. Thank you for your story Devin!


Here are the synchronized skating opportunities you can become a part of:


Silver Stars

Silver Stars' Open Juvenile team just earned the Silver Medal at the Pacific Coast Synchronized Skating Sectionals on January 25th 2013! Silver Stars is for skaters 7-17 years old who have passed the Freestyle 4 or higher group classes at Dublin. They just started Spring Training, so now is the perfect time for skaters to come see if synchro is for them! Practices are on Thursday evenings, and they should contact for more information.


Cold Fusion- Adult Master Team

Cold Fusion earned the pewter medal at the 2013 Pacific Coast Synchronized Skating Sectional Championships! USFSA criteria is a minimum age of 25 to compete. Skaters should be tested on moves in the field through Adult Bronze. Individuals can join, work on their skills and take their test while practicing for competition. Coaches are Alyn Libman and Laurie Mellema-Haun and practices are Saturday mornings, starting at 6:30am at the Oakland Ice Center. Contact or


Please click here to see pictures of our teams.


CCIA Calendar

Due to a some malicious hacking activity, the CCIA website (www.cciaskates.org) is requiring some repair. In the meantime, there have been requests for a copy of the CCIA calendar. The calendar is available here as a .pdf download.

Donate to St Moritz

Did you know that St Moritz is now a 501(c)3 tax exempt organization? This means that any donations you make to the club are tax deductible to you. We have updated our donation page to explain the various giving opportunities that are available. We also now accept donations via Google checkout so you can give using your credit card. Thanks for helping your club and your fellow members.


2012 - 2013 Honor Roll

The Honor Roll for the 2012 - 2013 membership season has been updated and is now available here. We have included our graduating high school seniors, Class of 2013. If you are not on the list it is because we could not confirm your information in time. Please contact Lisa Erle if you need to be added to our list.



 


An up-to-date list of qualifying, national and international results for our members is available here.

 

Congratulations to Allison Dai, Xylina Rusit, Cherri Wang, and Stephanie Yu who passed their Senior Moves, and to Angela Luo who passed her Senior FS in May.

Congratulations to Austin Harper who completed his Gold Solo Dance tests in May.

Congratulations to new and continuing U.S. Figure Skating Committee Chairs: Katie Specht (Collegiate), Jean Fahmie (Special Olympics/Theraputic Skating), and Susan Bonn (Memorial Fund). And, also to Justin Dillon as the Athlete Services Group Coordinator.

Congratulations to Katie Specht on her National Singles/Pairs Judging appointment!!

Congratulations to Maria Montes who received her Sectional Singles Technical Specialist appointment and her Gold Singles/Pairs Test Judging appointment.

Congratulations to Melinda Graff who received her Silver Singles/Pairs Test Judging appointment.

Congratulations to Julia Feng who passed her Senior FS test in April. And, to Keara McInearney who passed her Senior Moves test in January.

 


A bit of club's history: Here are two programs from 1941 and 1943. Thanks to Don Willis for providing them:

1941 Oakland Boys Club Benefit Ice Show.pdf

1943 Pacific Coast Regional Championships.pdf



     

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