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Matthew Nielsen Skates His Way to a Silver Medal

Posted by on Jan 4, 2018 in Skaters

Strongsville Skating Club Member, Matthew Nielsen won the Silver National Medal in the Intermediate Men’s event at the 2018 USFSA Championships which was held December 29 – January 7 in San Jose, California. Matthew is one of 12 from the entire country that vied for the Intermediate Men’s National Title. To get here, Matthew won the Intermediate Men’s Event at this year’s U.S. Figure Skating Eastern Great Lakes Regional Competition held in Antioch, Tennessee. As the EGL Regional Champion, Matthew had advanced to the 2018 U.S. Figure Skating Midwest Sectional Competition in Minneapolis,...

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Letter from the GCCFSC President

Posted by on Dec 30, 2017 in News

To the Member Clubs of The Greater Cleveland Council Of Figure Skating Clubs: This has been a very busy skating season for me as President of GCCFSC and as a member of the Board of Directors of US Figure Skating. Many initiatives have been undertaken by the Board Of Directors including Test Refresh, Committee Realignment, and review of our Nominating Committee structure together with preparation of a new Strategic Plan for US Figure Skating that corresponds to the next Olympic Quadrennial. Each of these initiatives will, if passed by Governing Council, impact you and your skater in the...

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Sectionals Exhibition at Mentor – Nov 5 at 4:15pm

Posted by on Nov 3, 2017 in Skaters

Congratulations to the Greater Cleveland area skaters who are advancing to USFS sectionals: Christina Rackley, Winterhurst FSC – Senior Ladies Tori Bennett, Mentor FSC- Junior Ladies Caroline Green, Pavilion FSC – Junior Dance Eliana Gropman, Pavilion FSC – Junior Dance Nathan Chapple, Shaker FSC – Novice Men Dylan Wajda, Wooster FSC – Novice Men Mathew Nielson, Stronsgsville FSC- Intermediate Men Maria Brown and Marius Driscoll, Pavilion FSC- Intermediate Dance Matthew Mlachak, Gilmour Academy FSC- Juvenile Boys Katie McBeath, Westminster SC of Erie –...

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Help out the Memorial Fund by Donating Memorabilia or Experiences

Posted by on Oct 10, 2017 in Fundraisers

Do you have an exclusive item or access to a unique experience? Maybe a signed photo of Michelle Kwan? Or a summer home in the Hamptons that’s available for the weekend? You can turn these into Memorial Fund dollars that will support U.S. Figure Skating athletes of all ages, from Learn to Skate to Team USA. U.S. Figure Skating will pay shipping costs and issue donation receipts for any items/experiences valued at over $250. To learn more, contact Brent Diederich, Manager, Giving Programs at 719.228.3424 or For more information on the U.S. Figure Skating...

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Club Ed Registration ends September 28

Posted by on Sep 23, 2017 in Club Education

All GCCFSC Clubs: Please consider sending your Board of Directors to the Club Ed Plus seminars on Saturday September 30, 2017 at the Mentor Ice Arena. This is an all day seminar that will assist your club in the efficient running of meetings and in the overall handling of club matters that come before your Board. The GCCFSC will reimburse your club $75.00 of the cost of attendance of your Board members and there is no charge for additional Board members over $250.00. Additionally, there will be a half day of seminars for parents to learn about picking a coach, changing coaches, and learning...

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