OUR TEAM

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KATIE FIORE

Katie, our president, is a junior from Lake Forest, Illinois, and is majoring in Sales and Business Marketing with a minor in General Business. She has passed her senior moves in the field, juvenile freeskate, and pre-gold dances. Katie previously skated on Team USA with the Senior Crystallettes. She competed at the French Cup (2016, 2017) and Cup of Berlin (2017) where she was a bronze medalist. She also was a US National medalist in 2016 and 2017 and competed as a part of Team USA 2 at the 2017 ISU World Championships. Her first season with WMU Katie was awarded "Rookie of the Year." In her free time, she loves to shop, read, be artistic, and workout. She also sits on hte executive boards for both the WMU Sports Club Council and WMU Sales and Business Marketing Association. Katie is very passionate about raising awareness for our sport and does so by being a representative for Synchronized Skating on the 2019 U.S,. Figure Skating Athlete's Advisory Committee, and within her role as an intern for get it called.

ELLYN PETRINO

Ellyn, our vice president, is a junior from Long Island, New York, and is majoring in Social Work with a minor in Family Science. Ellyn has passed her senior moves in the field, intermediate freeskate, and silver dances. Ellyn has been skating for 12 years and has been skating synchro for 7 years. She is a four-time national showcase competitor, senior gold medalist, coach for beginner 1 through preliminary. She also coaches preliminary synchro teams. In her free time, Ellyn enjoys hanging out with friends, exploring new places, trying new foods, working with special needs children, and shopping!

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CARLY SIPES

Carly, our treasurer, is a junior from Bensenville, Illinois, and is majoring in Strategic Communications with minors in Marketing and Sociology. She has passed her intermediate moves in the field, preliminary freeskate, and bronze dances. Carly previously skated with the Downers Grove Dazzlers at the novice level where she competed at nationals in 2016 and 2017. Carly received the Strength and Conditioning award for the 2019-2020 season. In her free time, she enjoys photography, traveling, and playing with her dog!

MEGAN WICH

Megan, our secretary, is a junior from St. Louis, Missouri, and is majoring in Speech Pathology with minors in American Sign Language and Psychology. She has passed her novice moves in the field and ISI freestyle 4. Megan previously skated for the Blade Brigade Synchronized Skating Teams. Her first season with WMU Megan was awarded "Most Improved Skater." In her free time, she enjoys spending time with friends and family. Megan also sits on the executive board of the WMU Sports Club Council.

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CJ MONROE

CJ is a sophomore from Nokesville, Virginia, and is majoring in Nursing. She has passed her junior moves in the field and pre-silver ice dances.  CJ previously skated with the National Blades Synchronized Skating Teams. In her free time, CJ enjoys spending time with friends and family, watching Netflix, and listening to music.

MADISON BELLOF

Madison is a freshman from Fort Mill, South Carolina, and is majoring in Biology with a minor in Business. She has passed her junior moves in the field. Madison previously skated for Triangle Formation Intermediate. She qualified for nationals with her team in 2020. In her free time, Madison enjoys hiking and running.

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CLARE FELDMAN

Clare is a freshman from Palos Park, Illinois, and is majoring in Biochemistry with a minor in Biological Sciences. She has passed her senior moves in the field, juvenile freeskate,  gold solo pattern dances, pre-gold partner pattern dances, and senior solo free dance. Clare previously skated for Cryatallettes Senior. She was a part of Team USA 2018-2019. In her free time, Clare enjoys sleeping and playing video games.

AURORA FOWLER

Aurora is a freshman from Houston, Texas and is majoring in Latin with a major in English. She has passed her senior moves in the field, juvenile freeskate, and junior solo free dance. Aurora previously skated for Houston Elite novice. In her free time she likes to read, listen to music and podcasts, cook.

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KATIE FRANKEL

Katie is a freshman from Stafford, Virginia, and is majoring in Nursing. She has passed her junior moves in the field. Katie previously skated on National Blades Open Juvenile. She received a bronze medal Easterns and was team captain of National Blades 2018-19. In her free time, Katie likes to go to the beach, play tennis, and hike.

HANNA FUSSMAN

Hanna is a Graduate Student from Mount Pleasant, Michigan, and is majoring in Geography with a focus in Sports Tourism. She has passed her intermediate moves in the field, pre-juvenile free skate, and pre-silver dances. Hanna previously skated freestyle and dance with Mount Pleasant Figure Skating Club and Middle of the Mitt High School Figure Skating Team B. In her free time Hanna likes writing, photography, and traveling.

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JOSIE HOLECKO

Josie is a freshman from Neenah, Wisconsin, and is majoring in Psychology. She has passed her senior moves in the field, juvenile freeskate, and pre-gold dances. Josie previously skated for Fond Du Lac Blades Junior. In her free time, she enjoys getting food with friends and watching movies.

JULIA KESTER

Julia is a sophomore from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and is majoring in Nursing. She has passed her senior moves in the field and pre-bronze dances. Julia previously skated on the Philidelphia Symmetry where she qualified for Nationals in 2017 for the novice division and in 2018 for the junior division. In her free time, Julia enjoys doing yoga, snuggling her dog, shopping, and napping.

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DANA KOZLOWSKI

Dana is a freshman from Chicago, Illinois, and is deciding between majoring in Speech Pathology or Business. She has passed her senior moves in the field. Dana previously skated for Dazzlers Junior. In her free time, she enjoys cooking and spending time with friends and family.

JACKIE LEWIS

Jackie is a freshman from White Lake, Michigan, and is majoring in Nursing. She has passed her junior moves in the field, juvenile freeskate, and pre-silver dances. Jackie previously skated for Hockettes Novice where she qualified for nationals in 2020. In her free time, Jackie enjoys wake surfing and watching Netflix.

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KATIE LORENZ

Katie is a sophomore from Lemont, Illinois, and is majoring in Sales and Business marketing with a minor in Business Leadership. She has passed her intermediate moves in the field. Katie previously skated for the Downers Grove Dazzlers at the intermediate level. She has danced since the age of 3 and was on her high school dance team for 4 years. In her free time Katie enjoys listening to music, watching baseball and hockey, hanging out with friends, and shopping.

ALISON MARTIN

Alison is a freshman from Naperville, Illinois, and is currently undecided in her major. She has passed her novice moves in the field and pre-silver dances. Alison previously skated for Dazzlers Junior. In her free time, she enjoys baking, traveling, and spending time with friends and family.

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AMY MAURICE

Amy is a freshman from Charlotte, North Carolina, and is majoring in Studio Art. She has passed her senior moves in the field, juvenile freeskate, and pre silver dances. Amy previously skated for Charolette Synchro at the intermediate level where she was captain for 2 years. In her free time, she likes reading, art, and being outside.

ALEXIS MCNAMARA

Alexis is a sophomore from Batavia, Illinois and is majoring in Pre-Physical Therapy. She has passed her novice moves in the field and intermediate free skate. Alexis previously skated freestyle and competed at regionals for the last 6 years. In her free time, Alexis enjoys hanging out with friends and family.

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MORGAN MICHAUX

Morgan is a sophomore from Rochester Hills, Michigan and is majoring in Athletic Training. She has passed her senior moves in the field, junior free skate, gold dances, and 2 international dances. Morgan previously skated for the senior Crystallettes where she was a member of Team USA 2016-2018. Morgan had the opportunity to represent our country while competing in France twice, Switzerland, and Germany! She competed as a part of Team USA 2 at the 2017 ISU World Championships. Morgan is a bronze international medalist and 6 time national medalist and bronze international medalist at the Berlin Cup. In her free time, Morgan enjoys working out, hanging with friends, and watching Netflix.

ALLI MITTER

Allison is a freshman from Howell, Michigan, and is majoring in Communications and is minoring in Business. She has passed her junior moves in the field and juvenile freeskate. Allison started skating by playing hockey and then switched to freestyle when she was 8 years old. While in high school, Allison competed at states all 4 years and placed 2nd at the juvenile level. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, hanging out with my family and friends, and making the most of life.

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AMANDA MOYER

Amanda is a freshman from Bear, Delaware and is majoring in Exercise Science. She has passed her senior moves in the field, preliminary freeskate, silver dances, and senior solo free dance. Amanda previously skated for Team Delaware on their beginner through junior teams. She is a 3 time national competitor and placed 6th and nationals in 2017 at the intermediate level. In her free time Amanda likes to Watch Netflix, exercise, and hang with my friends.

HANNAH PARRINELLO

Hannah is a sophomore from Elgin, Illinois, and is majoring in Psychology: Behavioral Science with minors in Geography and Human Resources Management. She has passed her junior moves in the field and preliminary dances. Hannah previously skated for the Downers Grove Dazzlers at the intermediate level. In her free time, Hannah enjoys being in nature, time with friends and family, reading a good book, and catching up on my favorite shows.

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SOPHIE PICKELNER

Sophie is a freshman from Fort Collins, Colorado and is majoring in Biomedical Sciences with minors in Chemistry and French. She has passed her intermediate moves in the field, preliminary freeskate, and bronze dances. Sophie previously skated for Denver Synchronicity at the intermediate level. She is a 2 time national competitor. In her free time, Sophie enjoys hiking and spending time in the mountains in Colorado.

AUTUMN ROEMER

Autumn is a freshman from Ross, Ohio and in majoring in English Rhetorical Writing and minoring in Spanish. She has passed her junior moves in the field, preliminary freeskate, and silver dances. Autumn previously skated on Ice Force open juvenile. With this team she was a Tri-State Open Juvenile champion in 2015. In her free time Autumn enjoys hiking, reading, writing, traveling, and listening to music.

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DELANEY SULIVAN

Delaney is a sophomore from St. Charles, Illinois, and is majoring in Chemistry with a minor in Business. She has passed her senior moves in the field and senior freeskate. Delaney previously skated freestyle and competed senior at the 2018 UGL Regionals. In her free time she likes to nap and shop online.

IZABELLE TALBOT

Izabelle is a freshman from Evergreen, Colorado, and is majoring in Business with a minor in Event Planning. She has passed her intermediate moves in the field, preliminary freeskate, and bronze dances. Izabelle previously skated for Denver Synchronicity intermediate. She was a national competitor in 2017, 2019, and 2020. In her free time, Izabelle enjoys playing soccer and hanging out with friends.

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MADY TAYLOR

Mady is a freshman from Rochester, Michigan, and is majoring in Accounting. She has passed her novice moves in the field, juvenile freeskate, and pre-silver dances. Mady previously skated for Hockettes Novice. In her free time, she enjoys reading and watching TikTok.

KIANA VANNEST

Kiana is a freshman from Canton, Michigan, and is majoring in Graphic Design. In her free time, she enjoys being creative and hanging out with friends.

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RILEIGH WEBER

Rileigh is a freshman from Chicago, Illinois, and is majoring in Occupational Therapy with a minor in American Sign Language. She has passed her junior moves in the field, pre-juvenile freeskate, and silver dances. Rileigh previously skated for Dazzlers Junior. She is a 4-time national competitior and placed 4th in the Novice division in 2019. In her free time, Rileigh enjoys dancing and reading.

 

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