Joey Russell announces retirement from competitive skating

Canadian senior bronze medalist, world team member, and long-time provincial team member Joey Russell has decided to retire from competitive skating. Joey has asked us to post the following letter on the web site.

Dear Skate Canada Newfoundland and Labrador, I’m writing this letter to recognize my appreciation for my home province. I have decided […]

Outstanding Accomplishments of Provincial Athletes Honoured

Robyn-Lynn McGrath & Matthew Power at the awards presentation

More than 95 of the province’s elite male and female athletes were honoured at the 8th Annual Premier’s Athletic Awards, hosted last evening at the Holiday Inn St. John’s by the Honourable Kathy Dunderdale, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador. “Every year Newfoundland and Labrador continues […]

Skate Canada technical update

The free program requirements for STARSkate tests have been revised effective July 1, 2011. These changes were made to reflect the well balanced program criteria for competition. An overview of the changes is posted in Members Only under . Revised test sheets will be available online and for order in mid-June. No changes have been […]

Matthew Young receives Sport NL scholarship

Excellence was celebrated on April 29, 2011 as Sport Newfoundland and Labrador announced the recipients of scholarships/bursaries during their 20th Annual Scholarship Presentation. Among the recipients was provincial team member Matthew Young. Full article


Congratulations are extended to Dave Dove who has been approved by the Skate Canada Officials Coordinating and Technical Officials Committees for Promotion to Level II Data Specialist.

2011 Skate Canada NL AGM

BMO Financial Group CanSkater of the Year Becky Drover

The 2011 Skate Canada NL AGM and Coach Development Weekend took place May 6th – 8th, 2011 at the Capital Hotel in St. John’s. At Saturday’s banquet the following award winners were announced:- Skate Canada Volunteer Award of Excellence: Christine Morgan, Prince of Wales Skate […]

Joey Russell named to 2011-12 National Team

Following his bronze medal placing at the national championships, and appearance at the World Championships, Joey Russell has been named to the 2011-12 national team by Skate Canada Skate Canada news release

Avalon Region Easter Seminar

The Avalon Region held its Easter seminar on April 26-28. The head coach for this seminar was Michelle Leigh, who coaches at the Mariposa Training Centre. Michelle was accompanied by Paige Aistrop and Adrianna DeSanctis. The seminar was a great success. Group photos online.

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