Team Excel expands for the 2012-2013 season!

For Immediate Release: (Download a PDF Copy)
Contacts: Harriet Schwartz-Crew & Lee Anne Filosa

BOSTON – Team Excel, representing The Skating Club of Boston, is pleased to announce the expansion of its synchronized skating program. In addition to the nationally competitive Team Excel Collegiate, and developmental teams in three locations – Boston, Marlborough, and Foxboro – Team Excel will be fielding Senior and Intermediate teams for the 2012-2013 season.

To support this expansion, Team Excel welcomes Anu Oksanen, world champion coach and choreographer of both Marigold Ice Unity (Senior) and Musketeers (Junior) from Helsinki, Finland, as collaborator on Team Excel’s IJS teams. Merita Mullen, the Director of Synchronized Skating for Team Excel, is excited about the collaboration. “Anu and I have worked together on and off since 2002. I am thrilled to have her creative genius and involvement as we expand the Collegiate and Senior Programs. Anu is a one of a kind coach, and a very dear friend.”

“It is a very exciting time for us!” added David Wolfe, President of Team Excel. “We have experienced overwhelming interest in our programs during this past year and fielded many requests from skaters throughout New England. This is the perfect time for expansion as The Skating Club of Boston celebrates its 100th anniversary and its commitment to excellence in all of the U.S. Figure Skating disciplines.”


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Team Excel Announces Next Steps Program!

Team Excel is expanding their Synchronized Skating program for the 2012/13 Season- Fielding teams from Beginner through Collegiate in 3 locations!
Foxboro- Boston- Marlborough
Choose one session or all three!
$30.00 per session – $75.00 for all three!


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Teams compete at Eastern Synchronized Skating Championships

Skating to Billy Joel’s Movin’Out, Team Excel’s Collegiate team, coached by Merita Mullen, and representing The Skating Club of Boston has qualified for a spot to compete at the U.S. Synchronized Skating Championships.  The team qualified during the U.S. Figure Skating Eastern Synchronized Skating Sectional Championships held in Hershey, PA this past weekend.
The US Synchronized Skating Championships will take place from March 1st – 3rd, 2012 in Worcester, Massachusetts at the DCU Center and is hosted by Team Excel and The Skating Club of Boston and sanctioned by U.S. Figure Skating. The nationwide competition showcases the top synchronized skating teams from the Eastern, Midwest and Pacific Coast sections.

“We are extremely proud of all six teams that competed this weekend at Eastern Sectionals,” stated David Wolfe, President of Team Excel.  In addition to the Collegiate team’s placement, Team Excel’s Open Collegiate earned a fourth-place medal in their division and the Excel Crystals, coached by Mandy Curtin, Kelly Richall, and Johanna Jackson, advanced to the Championship Round, finishing in fifth place in the Preliminary division for the East Coast.

Our Open Collegiate Team with their Eastern medals.
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