Ice Den Scottsdale
US Collegiate Championships Sendoff
Ice Den Scottsdale
10:00AM - 1:00PM
Ice Den Scottsdale
Competitive Team Exhibitions/Test Session
10:00AM - 1:00PM
Ice Den Scottsdale
Team Breakfast/Regional Send-off
New Club Fundraising Opportunity!
We are pleased to announce effective April 22, 2015, Arizona Figure Skating Club d/b/a The Coyotes Skating club of
Arizona is registered under the AmazonSmile program.
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See the attached flyer for further
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CSCA to Host 2017 Southwest Pacific Regional Figure Skating Championships
Coyotes Skating Club of Arizona is honored to announce that we have been selected by U.S. Figure Skating as the
site of the 2017 Southwest Pacific Regional Figure Skating Championships. The competition will be held
September 28 through October 2, 2016, at the Ice Den - Scottsdale. We are very excited for the opportunity
to welcome skaters from around the region as they begin their road to qualify for Nationals. Look for emails
in the coming months for ways to assist in the planning and running of this exciting event!
Membership Renewals Due June 30!
Reminder to all club members that your membership must be renewed before July 1, 2015 for the new season.
An email with the membership application has been sent out, or the application can be found on the Members Only
page. If you are planning on testing or competing after July 1, please get your renewals in as soon as
Adult Skaters Shine at Adult Nationals!
Congratulations to our adult skaters who represented Coyotes Skating Club of Arizona at the
2015 U.S. Adult Figure Skating Championships in Salt Lake City, Utah!
Marlene Bernstein earned a 2nd Place finish in Silver Light Entertainment IV
and a 7th Place finish in the Adult Silver Dramatic Skate IV.
Tracy Rineberg came home with two 4th Place finishes in
Pre-Silver Solo Dance and Adult Silver Dramatic Skate I, in addition to a 14th Place finish in
Ladies Silver I Freeskate. Heather Mrowiec earned a 7th Place finish in
Adult Silver Dramatic Skate III - Group B. Congratulations ladies, and good luck next season!
Congratulations to our Adult Competitors!
Kudos go out to our adult competitors who returned from the Pacific Coast Adult Sectional Championships held in
Las Vegas March 5-7. Tracy Rineberg earned a 1st Place finish in the
Silver Ladies A Freeskate event, a 2nd Place finish in the Silver Ladies A Dramatic event,
and a 3rd Place finish in the Pre-Silver Solo Dance competition. Jody Billera
earned 2nd Place in the Pre-Bronze Ladies B Freeskate event, and Heather Mrowiec
garnered a 3rd Place finish in the Silver Ladies B Dramatic event. Marlene Bernstein
received a 3rd Place finish in Silver Ladies Light, and a 4th Place medal in
Silver Ladies B Dramatic. Mary Reis earned a 6th Place finish in the
Pre-Bronze Ladies Light event.
Congratulations to all of our competitors, and best of luck to Tracy, Heather
and Marlene at the U.S. Adult Figure Skating Championships in Salt Lake City in April!
Coyotes Skaters Rise to Challenge at Nationals
Congratulations to all of our skaters who competed at the 2015 Prudential U.S. Figure Skating Championships in
January! Club member Madeline Aaron (with partner Max Settlage) came back after the short
program to clinch the Pewter Medal in the Championship Pairs event! This placement earned them the
first alternate spot to 2015 Four Continents Championships, and a second alternate spot to the
2015 World Championships. Associate member Caitlin Fields (with partner Ernie Utah Stevens)
had two great skates to win the Junior Pairs title. Their victory earned them a nomination to the
2015 World Junior Championships team!
In the Championship Men's competition, Douglas Razzano skated two great programs, including a
fantastic freeskate, to finish in 7th place overall.
Daniel Kulenkamp capped off a successful season with an 8th place finish in Junior Men.
Karina Manta (with partner Joseph Johnson) finished 10th place in the Junior Dance event.
In their first year at Novice Pairs, Megan Griffin and Andrew Civiello finished in
6th Place. In their Nationals debut, Megan Audet (with partner Jacob Wineland) earned
7th Place in the Juvenile Pairs Event.
Job well done to all, and good luck in your upcoming competitions!
Taylor Wins Essay Award
Congratulations to Ryan Taylor, who was chosen as the Preliminary level winner of U.S. Figure Skating's
RISE Youth Essay Contest! The contest allows younger skaters (Pre-Preliminary through Juvenile) to
share personal reflections on the movie Rise based on a particular prompt chosen by U.S. Figure Skating.
In addition to receiving a grant, Ryan's essay will be published in the April edition of SKATING Magazine.
Great job, Ryan!
Coyotes Skaters Move On to Greensboro!
Kudos to our skaters who competed at the Pacific Coast Sectional Figure Skating Championships
and Midwestern Sectional Figure Skating Championships and earned spots at the 2015 Prudential
U.S. Figure Skating Championships in Greensboro, N.C. in January! In addition, two of our
skaters received byes straight to Nationals! Our 2015 National Team is:
Douglas Razzano, Senior Men
Madeline Aaron (with Max Settlage), Senior Pairs
Daniel Kulenkamp, Junior Men (2nd, Pacific Coast)
Karina Manta (with Joseph Johnson), Junior Dance (3rd, Midwesterns)
Megan Griffin and Andrew Civiello, Novice Pairs (2nd, Pacific Coast)
Megan Audet (with Jacob Wineland), Juvenile Pairs (2nd, Pacific Coast)
Congratulations to all of our skaters who represented CSCA at Sectionals. Complete results can be
Good luck to those moving on!
CSCA Skaters Shine on International Stage
Congratulations to our club members who have had a very successful international season, including
Douglas Razzano's gold medal at the Ice Challenge in Graz, Austria! Their impressive results are
US International Figure skating Classic
(Salt Lake City, UT)
Douglas Razzano - 4th
Madeline Aaron (with Max Settlage) - 3rd
Nebelhorn Trophy (Obertsdorf, Germany)
Madeline Aaron (with Max Settlage) - 6th
JGP Croatia (Zagreb, Croatia)
Daniel Kulenkamp (International debut) - 9th
Skate America (Chicago, IL)
Douglas Razzano - 8th
Madeline Aaron (with Max Settlage) - 5th
Skate Canada (Kelowna, BC)
Madeline Aaron (with Max Settlage) - 4th
Ice Challenge (Graz, Austria)
Douglas Razzano - 1st
Trophee Eric Bompard (Bordeaux, France)
Douglas Razzano - 10th
CSCA Skaters Earn First Jim Deese Award
Congratulations to Hannah Graff and Carter Griffin, the first recipients of the Jim Deese Award!
The award, presented at the Autumn Antics competition hosted by Skating Club of Phoenix,
is given to the most outstanding duet or group at the Freeskate 6 level or below. Great job!