Erin Donovan: Head Coach

Erin began skating at the age of 6 and immediately loved the sport. She was a competitive synchronized skater at the National level from 1991-2001, while also testing and competing in freestyle, dance, figures, and field moves. She attended Miami University and was a member of the Varsity Synchronized Skating Team all four years of college as well as team captain and club president during her senior year. She graduated in 2001 with a degree in Engineering Management. With Miami, Erin was a: 1999 US National Champion, 1998/2001 US Silver Medalist, 2000 US Bronze Medalist, 1998/99 Toronto International Bronze Medalist and Spring Cup Silver Medalist, 2001 Prague Cup Champion, 1998/1999/ 2001 World Team Member, Miami University Female Scholar Athlete of the Year Awardee, and Thomas J Fisher Outstanding Skater Awardee.

Erin has coached in Ann Arbor for the past 17 years. She specializes in synchronized skating, field moves, ice dancing, and power skating. The 2018-2019 season is Erin’s tenth year with the University of Michigan Synchronized Skating Team. In her past two seasons with the team, UMSST has won the national title consecutively.