The Connaught Skating Club was well-represented at last month's 2013 Glacier Falls Summer Classic in Anaheim, CA.
The event marked the beginning of the new competitive season with a busy fall schedule on the horizon.
The results included: Juvenile Men - Beres Clements (4th); Juvenile Ladies QR - Phoebe Yan (7th); Intermediate Ladies QR A- Megan Kan (11th), Danica Vangsgaard (12th), Claudia Makhanko-Tang (13th), Bianca Duca (14th); Intermediate Ladies QR B - Amanda Feltham (12th); Intermediate Ladies QR C - Elive Carroll (11th); Intermediate Men - 7th; Junior Ladies QR B - Larkyn Austman (4th); Junior Ladies Final - Larkyn Austman (11th); Junior Men - Shawn Cuevas (9th); Senior Men - Benjamin Guthrie (11th), Garrett Gosselin (12th).
Meanwhile, the club has addded Matt MacMurdo to its coaching staff to work under Director of Programs Keegan Murphy.
MacMurdo has been a competitive and professional skater for the past 18 years and is currently NCCP Primary StarSkate trained.
Representing Skate Canada Eastern Ontario, he was a sectional and divisional champion as well as a five-time national level competitor in novice, junior, and senior. MacMurdo was the 1999 Canada Winter Games Champion and represented Canada at the 1997 North American Challenge.
With a strong competitive background, he is also a Skate Canada Technical
Specialist. MacMurdo has been a professional skater with Disney On Ice since 2003 as an ensemble, semiprincipal and principal skater. He also held the positions of Line Captain and Media Mentor with the company.
The club offers a wide range of programs for skaters of all levels. For more information visit www.connaughtsc.com
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