Thank you to all who joined us for the 2012 U.S. Synchronized Skating Championships at the DCU Center in Worcester, Massachusetts!
The 2012 U.S. Synchronized Skating Championships were held from March 1st – 3rd, 2012 in Worcester, Massachusetts at the DCU Center.
The U.S. Synchronized Skating Championships is a nationwide competition of the top synchronized skating teams from each section: Eastern; Midwest; and Pacific Coast. Teams qualify for the U.S. Synchronized Skating Championships by placing among the top teams at their level at Sectional qualifying competitions. (Click here to view the breakdown of qualifying teams from each section.) U.S. Figure Skating will send the top two teams from the Senior level to represent the United States at the ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships.
The Skating Club of Boston is the 3rd oldest club in the United States, originating in 1912. It has been the home club for many World, Olympic, and National champions, including World Figure Skating Hall of Fame members Dick Button, Tenley Albright, Bud Wilson, Cecilia Colledge, Willie Frick, and Benjamin T. Wright.
For more information about The Skating Club of Boston, please visit the Club’s website at scboston.org.
Team Excel Synchronized Skating Teams proudly represent The Skating Club of Boston. Team Excel’s Head Coach and Director of Synchronized skating is Merita Mullen, who is a recognized worldwide leader in the sport of synchronized skating. Merita brings extensive experience providing coaching leadership and training to medal-winning national and international competitors, as well as two world competitors. Team Excel promotes synchronized skating and prepares synchronized skating teams for national and international competition, encourages teamwork and sportsmanship, and supports skaters as they reach their full potential. For more information about Team Excel’s synchronized skating programs, see the team’s website at: excelsynchro.org.
Worcester, Massachusetts is located in the heart of Massachusetts, approximately 45 minutes west of Boston. As the second largest city in Massachusetts, and 5-time recipient of the All-American City award, Worcester has a great deal to offer. Home of ten colleges and universities, Worcester proves to be an excellent environment for students at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, College of the Holy Cross, Clark University, the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Heath Sciences, and Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine.
In addition to being an intellectual city, Worcester is also home to magnificent exhibitions of the arts as well as a great environment for businesses and restaurants to thrive in. Some major highlights of the city are the EcoTarium, The Hanover Theatre for Performing Arts, Higgins Armory Museum, The Worcester Art Museum, and much more. For more information about Worcester, as well as some attractions you may find interesting during your stay, we invite you to visit the city’s website at destinationworcester.org and plan your sightseeing today.