Off-season news 2019: Retirements, coaching changes, music selections, and more!

New program announcements!

MEN

  • Jason Brown - FS: Schindler’s List (choreo David Wilson)

  • Tomoki Hiwatashi - FS: Petrushka (choreo Tom Dickson)

  • Mikhail Kolyada - FS: Chaplin

  • Conrad Orzel - SP: In My Blood (choreo Jeff Buttle)

  • Daisuke Takahashi - FS: Pale Green Ghosts

  • Kazuki Tomono - SP: The Hardest Button to Button (choreo Phillip Mills); FS: Moulin Rouge (choreo Misha Ge)

  • Andrew Torgashev - SP: Bloodstream, Tokio Myers (choreo Andrew Torgashev); FS: Tosca (choreo Andrew Torgashev)

  • Sota Yamamoto - SP: East of Eden (choreo Pasquale Camerlengo); FS: In This Shirt (choreo Pasquale Camerlengo)

LADIES

  • Starr Andrews - SP: You Lost Me, Christina Aguilera (choreo Derrick Delmore)

  • Mariah Bell - SP: Britney Spears mix, incl. Work, Bitch (choreo Adam Rippon)

  • Karen Chen - SP: You Say, Lauren Daigle; FS: Illumination

  • Ting Cui - SP: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini; FS: Noctural Animals soundtrack, incl. Wayward Systems, Table For Two

  • Hanna Harrell - SP: Carmon’s Story, Tanguera (choreo Misha Ge); FS: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini (choreo Misha Ge)

  • Wakaba Higuchi - SP: Birds Set Free, Sia; FS: Poeta

  • Marin Honda - SP: Seven Nation Army; FS: La La Land (choreo Lori Nichol)

  • Stanislava Konstantinova - SP: February

  • Evgenia Medvedeva - SP: Exogenesis; FS: Memoirs of a Geisha

  • Anna Shcherbakova - SP: Perfume

  • Alexandra Trusova - FS: Game of Thrones

  • Elizabet Tursynbaeva - SP: Danse Macabre

PAIRS

  • Ashley Cain/Timothy LeDuc - SP: A Storm Is Coming (choreo Misha Ge)

  • Tarah Kayne/Danny O’Shea - SP: Sweet Dreams (choreo Charlie White); FS: Les Miserables

DANCE

  • Christina Carreira/Anthony Ponomarenko - FD: Farrucas, Malaguena

  • Madison Hubbell/Zachary Donohue - FD: A Star Is Born, incl. Shallow

  • Sara Hurtado/Kirill Khaliavin - RD: Hello Dolly; FD: Flamenco (choreo Antonio Najarro)

  • Misato Komatsubara/Tim Koleto - RD: Dreamgirls, FD: Lord of the Dance

  • Betina Popova/Sergey Mozgov - RD: Cabaret; FD: Bohemian Rhapsody

  • Olivia Smart/Adrian Diaz - RD: Grease

  • Carolane Soucisse/Shane Firus - FD: It’s Not Unusual

  • Tiffani Zagorski/Jonathan Guerrero - RD: Chicago

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Retirements

  • Larkyn Austman CAN

  • Maxim Kovtun RUS

  • Alexander Majorov SWE

  • Kaetlyn Osmond CAN

  • Kevin Reynolds CAN

Splits

  • Winter Deardorff/Max Settlage USA - Settlage retired

  • Eliana Gropman/Ian Somerville USA

  • Annika Hocke/Ruben Blommaert GER

  • Elizaveta Khudaiberdieva/Nikita Nazarov RUS

  • Rachel Parsons/Michael Parsons USA - Michael to continue skating

  • Deanna Stellato/Nate Bartholomay USA

  • Miu Suzaki/Ryuichi Kihara JPN

New Partnerships

  • Francis Boudreau-Audet/Nadine Wang CAN

Coaching changes

  • Camden Pulkinen - from Tom Zakrajsek to Tammy Gambill and Damon Allen