Gustave Lussi was born in Switzerland, he emigrated to the United States at the age of 20. His students include many champions, such as Dick Button, Donald Jackson, Ronald Robertson, Ronald Ludington, Barbara Ann Scott, David Jenkins, Hayes Jenkins, Dorothy Hamill (during her novice years), John Misha Petkevich, and John Curry.
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||John Misha Petkevich
Ron Ludington has coached skaters in nine consecutive Olympics and 36 World Championships. He holds several skating titles himself: U.S. Pair Champion (1956-60); U.S. Silver Dance Champion (1958); World Bronze Medalist (1959); Olympic Bronze Medalist (1960) and World Invitational Dance Champion (1965).
In 1973 Ron Ludington coached 6 of the 13 member United states skating team.
A throw, in pairs figure skating was invented Ron Ludington. The first type of throw was the throw Axel, named after its Norwegian inventor Axel Paulsen.
Ludington was named to the World Figure Skating Hall of Fame in 1999 and the Delaware Sports Museum and Hall of Fame in 2000.
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||Carol Fox and Richard Dalley
||Patricia and Robert Dineen
||Christie Moxley and Jeffrey Weiss
||Cynthia and Ron Kaufman
||Kim Navarro & Brent Bommentre
||Meredith Pipkin and Brett Dunie-Neustadt
As a competitive skater, he was a U.S. junior champion in single skating and ice dancing, as well as a World Team member. After retiring from competitive skating, Laws became a coach.
Laws was inducted into the United States Figure Skating Hall of Fame in 2001. In 2005 he received a "Lifetime Achievement Award" from the Michael Weiss Foundation.
|John Nicks is a figure skating coach and former pair skater. His pairs partner was his sister Jennifer Nicks, and together they were the 1953 World Champions. As a coach, his skating pupils throughout the years have included Peggy Fleming, pairs team Tai Babilonia and Randy Gardner, Kristi Yamaguchi, and Sasha Cohen.
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||Kristi Yamaguchi and Rudy Galindo
||Tai Babilonia and Randy Gardner
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||Jenni Meno and Todd Sand
Frank Carroll is an American figure skating coach and former competitive skater. He has coached three skaters to win the World Figure Skating Championships.
He has been inducted into the World Figure Skating Hall of Fame and the United States Figure Skating Hall of Fame and was the 1997 Olympic Coach of the Year.