Competitive Team

Allison Chapin, Co-President

Learn-to-Skate Coach, Synchronized Competitor
Hometown: Geneva, NY
Class: 2016
Major: History
Minor: English
Skating Background:
Has been skating for 17 years
Skated competitively in middle school
Part of the Colgate Synchronized Skating Team
Highest Tests Passed: Pre-Juvenile Moves, Pre-Preliminary Freestyle

Alison Bean, Co-President

Learn-to-Skate Coach, Synchronized Competitor
Hometown: St. Louis, MO
Class: 2016
Major: English
Minor: Art History
Skating Background:
Has been a synchro skater for 13 years
Part of the Colgate Synchronized Skating Team
Highest Tests Passed: ISI freestyle 5

Avalon Hayes

 Individual and Synchronized Competitor
Hometown: Ithaca, NY
Class: 2015
Major: Geology and Religion
Skating Background:
Part of the Colgate Synchronized Skating Team

Gretta Willemin

Synchronized Competitor
Hometown: Rumson, NJ
Class: 2015
Major: English
Minor: French
Skating Background:
Part of the Colgate Synchronized Skating Team

Tess Kohler, Learn to Skate Coordinator

Learn-to-Skate Coach, Synchronized Competitor
Hometown: Traverse City, MI
Class: 2015
Major: Environmental Studies
Skating Background:
Has been skating since she was 3
Skated competitively in high school
Part of the Colgate Synchronized Skating Team

Anna Gilman

Learn-to-Skate Coach, Individual and Synchronized Competitor
Hometown: Pasadena, CA
Class: 2015
Skating Background:
Part of the Colgate Synchronized Skating Team


Emily Haines, Synchro Manager

Individual and Synchronized Competitor
Hometown: Weston, MA
Class: 2017
Major: Classical Studies
Skating Background:
Has been skating for 13 years
Ice dance
Synchro (for 6 years)
Part of the Colgate Synchronized Skating Team
2014 Empire State Winter Games, placed 3rd in Pre-Gold Starlight Waltz

Leah Jenks, Social Media Chair

Learn to Skate Coach, Individual and Synchronized Competitor
Hometown: Chicago, IL
Class: 2017
Major: Astrophysics
Skating Background:
Has been skating since she was 6
Competes at the juvenile level (individually)
Part of the Colgate Synchronized Skating Team
2014 Empire State Winter Games, tied for 4th in Juvenile Test Track Freestyle

Kally Mott, Learn to Skate Coordinator

Learn to Skate Coach, Individual and Synchronized Competitor
Hometown: Denver, CO
Class: 2017
Major: Undecided
Skating Background:
Has been skating competitively since she was 8
Part of the Colgate Synchronized Skating Team
 2014 Empire State Winter Games, tied for 4th in Novice Test Track Freestyle

Julia Shaffer

Learn-to-Skate Coach, Individual and Synchronized Competitor
Class: 2016
Skating Background:
Part of the 2012-2013 Colgate Synchronized Skating Team

Sydney Liggett

Learn-to-Skate Coach, Individual and Synchronized Competitor
Hometown: Madison, NJ
Home Skating Club: Skating Club of Morris
Class: 2016
Major: Political Science
Highest Tests Passed: Junior Moves, Pre-Silver Dance
Skating Background:
Competed at the 2010 National Synchronized Skating Competition
Part of the 2012-2013 Colgate Synchronized Skating Team

Lizzie Weingart

Individual Competitor
Hometown: Shaker Heights, OH
Class: 2018
Major: Undecided
Skating Background:
Has been skating since the age of 3, competitively since 8
Has passed Senior Moves in the Field, working on Senior Freeskate

Alana Resnick

Learn to Skate Coach, Individual and Synchronized Competitor
Hometown: New York, NY
Class: 2018
Major: Undecided
Skating Background:
Has been skating since the age of 3, synchro for the past 5 years. 2 time national synchronized
skating bronze medalist.
Has passed Senior Moves, Bronze dances, working on Senior Freeskate. 


Colgate Figure Skating Alumni

Regan Esposito, President and Synchro Manager
 Individual and Synchronized Competitor
Hometown: Cazenovia, NY
Home Skating Club: Center State Figure Skating Club
Class: 2014
Major: Biochemistry
Skating Background:
Part of the Colgate Synchronized Skating Team
Highest Tests Passed: Juvenile Moves, Pre-Juvenile Freestyle

Arielle Sperling 
Learn-to-Skate Coach, Individual Competitor
Hometown: White Plains, NY
Home Skating Club: Colgate Figure Skating Club
Class: 2014
Skating Background
Compete Preliminary Freestyle and Preliminary Dance for the Colgate Intercollegiate Team

Courtney Mills, President
Learn to Skate Coach, Individual and Synchronized Competitor
Hometown: San Antonio, TX
Home Skating Club: San Antonio Figure Skating Club
Class: 2013
Major: Economics
Highest Tests Passed: Senior Moves, Intermediate Freestyle
Skating Background:
    Competed in several competitions across Texas in Novice Freestyle
    Performed light entertainment programs at the hockey team's half-time at the AT&T Center in San Antonio
    3rd Place Novice Ladies Short and Long at the 2009 Cornell Intercollegiate Competition
    2nd Place Preliminary Dance at the 2009 Cornell Intercollegiate Competition
    4th Place Preliminary Dance at the 2011 University of Delaware Intercollegiate Competition

Emily Miller, President
Learn-to-Skate Coach, Individual and Synchronized Competitor
Hometown: Lexington, MA
Home Skating Club: Hayden Recreation Centre
Class: 2013
Major: English
Highest Tests Passed: Junior Moves, Juvenile Freestyle, Preliminary Dance
Skating Background:
    3rd at 2007 Bay States Games
    Qualified for State Games of America
    Hayden Ice Show since 1996
    1st Place at 2007 Pittsfield Open
    3rd Place at Worcester Open

Maggie Dunne
Learn-to-Skate Coach, Individual and Synchronized Competitor
Hometown: Scarsdale, NY
Home Skating Club: White Plains Figure Skating Club
Class: 2013
Major: Undecided
Highest Tests Passed: Senior Moves, Novice Freestyle, Pre-Gold Dance
Skating Background:
    Intermediate Regionals Competitor
    National Showcase Competitor
    3 Time Empire States Games Competitor
    4th Place Junior Dance at the 2009 Cornell Intercollegiate Competition

Hallie Kohler
Synchronized Competitor
Hometown: Traverse City, Michigan
Class: 2013
Skating Background: 
Competes on the Colgate/Hamilton Synchronized Skating Team

Silvia Cristina Bobeica
Hometown: Campina, Romania
Class: 2013
Major: Chemistry
Competed up to the age of 12

Gabrille Cambanis
Hometown: Athens, Greece
Class: 2013
Major: Mathematical Economics 
Skating Background:
Competed up to the age of 12

Maggie Dievendorf
Hometown: Malone, NY
Home Skating Club: Malone Figure Skating Club
Class: 2013
Major: Astronomy 
Highest Tests Passed: Freestyle II
Skating Background: Skated for 16 years


Kristin Anderson, President
Hometown: Massena, NY
Home Skating Club: Saint Lawrence Figure Skating Club
Class: 2009
Major: Political Science and History
Highest Tests Passed: Novice Moves, Juvenile Freestyle, Silver Ice-Dance
Skating Background: 
10 years Synchronized Skating Competitor at United States and Canadian Synchronized National Championships
Coach at the Center State Figure Skating Club 

                                                                                   Nolis Antonio Espinal Jr.


Hometown: Lynn, MA
Home Skating Club: Phillips Academy Skating Club
Class: 2011
Major: Japanese
Highest Tests Passed: Pre-Juvenile Moves, Pre-Juvenile Freestyle
Skating Background:
2nd place Preliminary Men at the 2008 Cornell Intercollegiate Competition
Learn to Skate Coach at the Center State Figure Skating Club 

Seghan MacDonald
Hometown: Edmonton, AB
Home Skating Club: Royal Glenora Figure Skating Club
Class: 2010
Major: Environmental Geology 

Rachel Potter
Hometown: Rye Brook, NY
Home Skating Club: Playland Skating Club
Class: 2009
Major: Psychology 

Georgia Todd, President
Hometown: Charlottesville, VA
Home Skating Club: Richmond Figure Skating Club and Center State Figure Skating Club
Class: 2010
Major: French, Minor in Art and Art History
Highest Tests Passed: Senior Moves, Intermediate Freestyle
Skating Background:
2nd Place Novice Ladies Short Program at the 2008 Cornell Intercollegiate Competition
2nd Place Preliminary Dance at the 2009 Cornell Intercollegiate Competition
5th Place Novice Ladies Long Program at the 2009 Cornell Intercollegiate Competition

Elise Aronson, President
Hometown: Ardmore, PA
Home Skating Club: Philadelphia Skating Club and Humane Society
Class: 2011
Major: Political Science, Minor in Economics
Highest Tests Passed: Senior Moves, Junior Freestyle, Silver Ice-Dance
Skating Background:
4th Junior Ladies Short Program at the 2008 and 2011 University of Delaware Intercollegiate Competition
3rd Junior Dance at the 2008 Boston University Intercollegiate Competition
5th Junior Ladies Freeskate at the 2011 University of Delaware Intercollegiate Competition
2007 and 2009 National Collegiate Championships Junior Competitor
2007 South Atlantic Regional Championships Novice Competitor
Philadelphia Skating Academy Theater On Ice (2001-2007)

Melissa Lehman
Hometown: Lexington, MA 
Home Skating Club: Hayden Recreation Centre
Class: 2011
Major: English and International Relations
Highest Tests Passed: Senior Moves, Pre-Juvenile Freestyle, Pre-Silver Ice-Dance
Skating Background:
Haydenettes (2004-2006)
      2 Time National Competitor 1st and 2nd Place
      5th Place at the 2006 World Championships
      3rd Place at the 2005 Prague Cup
      4th Place at the 2005 World Championships
 Ice Mates (2001-2004)
      3 Time National Championships 
      1st Place at the 2003 and 2004 French Cup

Lauren Kerby
Hometown: Albuquerque, New Mexico
Home Skating Club: Desert Ice Figure Skating Club
Class: 2011
Major: Religion, Minor in Greek
Highest Tests Passed: Senior Moves, Senior Freestyle
Skating Background:
First New Mexican skater to pass Senior Freestyle
Worked as a Coach and Choreographer
Competed at Southwestern Regionals Four Times
4th Place at 2004 National Showcase

Yvett Sossa
Hometown: New Rochelle, NY
Class: 2012
Major: Biology

Hilary Nicholson
Hometown: Acton, MA
Home Skating Club: Colonial Figure Skating Club and Hayden Recreation Center
Class: 2012
Major: Biochemistry
Highest Tests Passed: Junior Moves, Novice Freestyle
Skating Background:
Hayden Synchronized Skating
      French Cup
      Nottingham Cup
      8 Time National Competitor, 6 Time Medalists (2 golds, 2 silvers, 1 bronze, 1 pewter) 
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