Hello to All,
I wanted to give everyone an update concerning the status of Chicago Fusion Synchronized Skating Team, and the particulars of the tryout procedure scheduled for April 7th and 8th 2017.
We are very excited to announce Collin Brubaker as our assistant coach for the 2017-2018 season. Collin Brubaker is a professional figure skater and ice-dancing coach. From 2007 to 2016, he competed for the US national team on the world, international, and national stage. Some notable career highlights were medaling at JGP Cup of Minsk, a top 5 finish at the ISU Junior Worlds, and a silver medal at the U.S. Figure Skating National Championships. During this time, he earned a degree in communications and finance from Eastern Michigan University, while also having the privilege and opportunity to train in elite camps and programs around the country.  
The tryout and clinics are broken down as follows:
April 7th the clinics are divided up in accordance to levels:

•    5:00-6:00 PM Beginner through Pre-Juvenile teams
•    6:00-7:00 PM Open Juvenile through Juvenile teams
•    7:00-8:00 PM Intermediate team

Levels passed for each tryout

•    Beginner through Pre-Juvenile: No test through preliminary moves of freestyle
•    Open Juvenile through Juvenile: Passed Pre-Juvenile to Novice moves in the field
•    Intermediate: Passed Juvenile to Novice moves

April 8th the actual tryouts are broken down:

•    12:00-1:00 PM Beginner through Pre-Juvenile teams
•    1:00-2:00 PM Open Juvenile through Juvenile teams
•    2:00-3:00 PM Intermediate team

Requirements for each level:

•    Beginner through Pre-Juvenile:
o    FWD Edges- outside and inside
o    Forward 3-turns -outside and inside
o    Mohawks forward to backwards and mohawks backwards to forward
o    Back outside or inside one foot glides
o    Forward and backward lunges, spirals and bunny hops
o    One foot spin
o    Right and left T-stops
•    Open Juvenile and Juvenile:
o    3 turns- forward, backward, inside and outside
o    DBL 3 forward and backward
o    Mohawks forward and backwards
o    Choctaws
o    Brackets
o    Sit spins, camel spins, or a combination or both
o    Spirals
o    135’s
o    Spread eagles
•    Intermediate:
o    All of what is in Open Juvenile and Juvenile plus a step sequence that includes 3 different advanced turns. IE bracket, Choctaw and rockers

All levels must have a one minute program to music of your choice and must include:

•    1 spin of your choice
•    1 jump or combination jumps of your choice
•    1 step sequence either straight line or circle that includes turn from your tryout level
•    1 unique move or jump spin jump that sets you apart from others
•    **Plus, keep in mind we will be looking for presentation throughout the program

The cost for the tryouts and clinics is $50.00- cash, check or credit card is accepted at office, online only credit card is accepted.

•    Go to www.leafsicecentre.com
•    Click on on-line registration tab in grey
•    Click on “Register for a program”
•    Select register for a program from the drop-down menu
•    Select Synchro from the list
•    Choose your level and click the green register button


Coach Vicki Korn kornvf@gmail.com
847-844-8700 x8008 office 513 379-4569 cell