Qualify for Team USA

Dreaming of representing the United States on Team USA? Learn about what it takes to earn a coveted spot and support available at each step of your figure skating journey.

Team USA

Team USA is defined as athletes and teams who are selected by the U.S. Figure Skating International Committee and/or the International Skating Union to represent the United States at ISU events including, but not limited to, international events, Junior Grand Prix events, Grand Prix events, Challenger Series events, ISU championships (Four Continents Championships, World Junior and World Junior Synchronized Championships, World and World Synchronized Championships, World Team Trophy) and the Olympic Winter Games. Team USA also has representation from coaches, judges, team leaders and medical personnel selected to represent the United States at the competitions mentioned above.

International Selection Pool

The International Selection Pool (ISP) includes junior- and senior-level athletes and teams who meet criteria approved by the U.S. Figure Skating International Committee. These athletes and teams are eligible to be considered for assignment to international competitions.

 

Men

Lucas Altieri 
William Annis
Lucas Broussard
Jason Brown 
Nathan Chen 
Jonathan Hildebrandt
Tomoki Hiwatashi 
Liam Kapeikis 
Joseph Klein 
Jimmy Ma
Ilia Malinin 
Daniel Martynov 
Samuel Mindra 
Maxim Naumov 
Matthew Nielsen 
Yaroslav Paniot
Eric Prober
Camden Pulkinen 
Jacob Sanchez
Eric Sjoberg 
Beck Strommer
Dinh Tran 
Michael Xie
Robert Yampolsky 
Maxim Zharkov
Vincent Zhou

Ladies

Starr Andrews 
Mariah Bell 
Karen Chen 
Elsa Cheng 
Amber Glenn 
Gracie Gold 
Hanna Harrell 
Finley Hawk
Tamnhi Huynh 
Rena Ikenishi 
Gabriella Izzo 
Mia Kalin
Pooja Kalyan
Josephine Lee
Isabeau Levito 
Jessica Lin
Alysa Liu 
Heidi Munger
Emilia Murdock
Maryn Pierce
Paige Rydberg 
Clare Seo
Audrey Shin 
Kanon Smith
Bradie Tennell 
Lindsay Thorngren 
Violeta Ushakova
Sierra Venetta 
Kate Wang 
Emily Zhang 
Adele Zheng
Ava Ziegler

Pairs

Ashley Cain-Gribble and Timothy LeDuc 
Jessica Calalang and Brian Johnson 
Emily Chan and Spencer Howe 
Alexa Knierim and Brandon Frazier
Audrey Lu and Misha Mitrofanov 
Isabelle Martins and Ryan Bedard
Katie McBeath and Nathan Bartholomay
Catherine Rivers and Timmy Chapman
Olivia Serafini and Mervin Tran 
Anastasiia Smirnova and Danil Siianytsia 

Ice Dance

Oona Brown and Gage Brown 
Christina Carreira and Anthony Ponomarenko 
Molly Cesanek and Yehor Yehorov 
Madison Chock and Evan Bates 
Katarina DelCamp and Ian Somerville 
Isabella Flores and Dimitry Tsarevski
Caroline Green and Michael Parsons 
Kaitlin Hawayek and Jean-Luc Baker 
Madison Hubbell and Zachary Donohue 
Angela Ling and Caleb Wein 
Lorraine McNamara and Anton Spiridonov
Leah Neset and Artem Markelov
Eva Pate and Logan Bye 
Katarina Wolfkostin and Jeffrey Chen 

Synchronized

*2021-22 International Selection Pool

SENIOR
Adrian College Varsity SST
Crystallettes
Haydenettes
Miami University Senior Varsity SST
Skyliners

JUNIOR
DC EDGE
Fond du Lac Blades
Hockettes
Lexettes
Saint Louis Synergy
Skyliners
Starlights
Team Image
Teams Elite

Athlete High Performance Development Pool

The Athlete High Performance Development Pool (AHPDP) includes singles, pairs and ice dance athletes, as selected by U.S. Figure Skating's High Performance Department. These athletes will have demonstrated the ability to qualify for the ISP in the near future.

Team Envelope

Team envelopes award funding are based on results from the prior season. In figure skating, the team envelopes are comprised of five levels of achievement (designated A, B, C, D and Reserve), while in synchronized skating, team envelopes are comprised of three levels of achievement (designated A, B, C). 

There are a variety of funding opportunities available to skaters who are pursuing their goal of qualifying for Team USA. From prize money to funds run through U.S. Figure Skating, the ISU and other organizations, these opportunities all seek to reward stellar performance on and off the ice, ensuring that funding is never a barrier for skaters looking to achieve in the highest levels of the sport.

For more information, visit the Team USA Funding page.

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