COS History
2000- 2001

2000– 2001



Central Ontario Section, CFSA becomes Skate Canada – Central Ontario.


COS hosts the MasterCard Skate Canada International in Mississauga.


COS mourns the passing of former Section President and current Honorary Member, Bob Howard, on the eve of the 2001 World Championships in Vancouver.


COS announces 17 Juvenile judge promotions and 20 new Primary level judges.


Orillia Skating Club celebrates 50 years of COS affiliation. website is launched.


COS launches a revised CanSkate program to excellent reviews.


CanPowerSkate receives a facelift with a pre-CanPower level and three top end levels being added.


69 skaters attend a Boys Only seminar which featured Brian Orser and Josee Chouinard.


Donald Jackson elected to the Ontario Sport Legends Hall of Fame.


COS introduces area skater development seminars for those placing first or second in interclub competitions.


Eight COS teams qualify for the first national competition for festival synchronized skating teams.


19,873 tests are conducted in COS with 14,399 passing grades.


Aimee Pollock – COS Volunteer Coach Award.

Robert Burk – COS Club Coach Award

David Islam - COS Competitive Coach Award

Patricia Glenwright – Skate Canada Section Coach Award

Michelle Leigh – Skate Canada Coach Award of Excellence

Jane Garden – Skate Canada Officials Award of Excellence

Laura McLellan – Skate Canada Officials Award.

Marion Dyke – Elizabeth Swan Memorial Award

Glenn Fortin – Skate Canada Volunteer Award of Excellence

Patrick Chan – Skate Canada Competitive Skate Athlete Award

Claire Quinlan – COS Low/Intermediate Evaluator of the Year

Barbara Hardinge – COS Senior Evaluator of the Year

Ann Colman – COS Lifetime Achievement Award

Nicole Szekeres – Skate Canada Program Assiatant Award

Jan Ball – Skate Canada Section Volunteer Award

Tanya Dowdles – Skate Canada Test Program Athlete Award

Tugba Karademir – Bank of Montreal Award of Merit


2001 North American International

            2nd        Ice Lightning Junior


2001 World Synchronized Skating Championships

            3rd        black ice senior


Bank of Montreal Canadian Championships

            1st        Joanna Purdy and Kevin Maguire (Junior Pair)

            1st        Tara Doherty and Tyler Myles (Junior Dance)

            3rd        D’Laney Bruneau and Clinton Petersen (Junior Pair)


Bank of Montreal Junior Nationals

            3rd        Patrick Chan (Juvenile Men)


Bank of Montreal Skate Canada Synchronized Nationals

            1st        black ice senior

            1st        Team Xtreme Adult

            2nd        Ice Expression Adult

            2nd        Ice Lightning senior


National Festival of Synchronized Skating

            3rd        Iced Energy Open

            3rd        Ice-E-Motion Junior

            3rd        Mystic Ice Novice


World Special Olympics Winter Games

            1st        Erin Rynberk (Level 1, Ladies Dance)

            1st        Brian Bell (Level 2, Men’s Dance and Level 3, Men’s Dance)

            1st        Rosie Laidler (Level 2 Ladies Dance and Level 3 Ladies Dance)

            2nd        Rosie Laidler (Level 3 Ladies Singles)

            2nd        Erin Rynberk (Level 5 Ladies Singles)



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In the World …


Canada becomes the first country in the world to legalize medical marijuana.,


George Gilett buys the Montreal Canadiens and the Molson Cenre, becoming the first American owner of that fabled franchise.


Conrad Black renounces his Canadian citizenship.


On July 14th a powerful solar flare causes a geomagnetic storm on Earth.


George W. Bush accepts the nomination of the Republic Party for President.


The 2000 Summer Olympic Games are held in Sydney, Australia.




Josee and Brian—Boys Only Seminar


Donald Jackson
Ontario Sport Legends Hall of Fame Inductee

Home of MasterCard
Skate Canada International

orilla figure skating club

Celebrating 50 years!!!!

Glenn Fortin

Glenn Fortin

Skate Canada

Volunteer Award of Excellence



The COS office is located at 111 Snidercroft Road
Unit A in Concord.

For all Skater Development inquiries, Please Contact

Skate Canada - Central Ontario

Patricia Glenwright, Manager, Programs and Services
111 Snidercroft Road, Unit A, Concord, ON., L4K 2J8
Tel: 905-760-9100 ext 224 Toll Free: 1-877-COS-0081 Fax: 905-760-9104
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