Ashley Foy

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Ashley Foy
Personal information
Full name Ashley Heather Foy
Country represented Germany
Born (1990-01-07) January 7, 1990 (age 24)
Hartford, Connecticut
Height 1.66 m (5 ft 5 12 in)
Former partner Benjamin Blum
Nathan Jarmuth
Jonathan Harris
Dean Copely
Craig Ratterree (pairs)
Former coach Matthew Gates
Rene Lohse
Former choreographer Paola Mezzadri
Former skating club TSC Eintracht Dortmund

Ashley Heather Foy (born January 7, 1990 in Hartford, Connecticut)[1] is an American former competitive ice dancer. Competing for Germany with Benjamin Blum, she placed 13th at the 2008 World Junior Championships.

Career[edit]

Early in her career, Foy competed with Dean Copely.[2]

Foy moved to Dortmund, Germany in July 2005 to train with partner Benjamin Blum.[3][4][5] She was a member of the German national team 2006-2009. Representing TSC Eintracht Dortmund together with Blum, she was the 2008 German national champion in junior ice dancing and finished 13th overall at the 2008 World Junior Championships. Foy and Blum stopped competing in 2008.[6]

Foy is currently coaching in Simsbury & Cromwell, Connecticut. She is the Director of Figure Skating at Norwich Arena. She has been a member of the Yale FSC in New Haven, Connecticut since 2008 and remains a member of the TSC Eintracht in Dortmund, Germany.

Personal life[edit]

Foy graduated Magna Cum Laude as the 2011 Modern Language Department Honoree at Central Connecticut State University in New Britain, Connecticut in May 2011 with a BA in German Language and Literature and minors in European Union/West European Studies and Psychology. Foy currently attends Tufts University in Boston, Massachusetts where she is pursuing a Master's Degree. She got married on August 10, 2013 in Boston, MA.

Competition history[edit]

Representing Germany with Benjamin Blum:

Results[7]
International
Event 2005–2006 2006–2007 2007–2008
World Junior Championships 13th
JGP Estonia 8th
JGP Germany 16th
JGP Norway 10th
NRW Trophy 3rd J.
Pavel Roman Memorial 6th J.
National
German Championships 3rd J. 4th J. 1st J.
JGP = Junior Grand Prix; J. = Junior level
  • Bavarian Open (Oberstdorf - German Team Junior World Qualifier) 2008: 1st
  • Berlin Open Championships 2006 Junior: 1st

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ashley FOY / Benjamin BLUM: 2007/2008". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on April 28, 2012. 
  2. ^ "INTERVIEWS: Katie Copely and Dean Copely". ice-dance.com. January 7, 2003. Archived from the original on October 11, 2007. 
  3. ^ Mittan, Barry (September 15, 2008). "Foy Finds Success with Blum in Berlin". Skate Today. 
  4. ^ Dobor, Helga (2006). "Ashley Foy and Benjamin Blum". Absolute Skating. 
  5. ^ Hylla, Frederike (2006). "Notes of German Nationals 2006; Part 1". Absolute Skating. 
  6. ^ Foy, Ashley (2010). "OG 2010 Extra - retired ice dancer Ashley Foy comments on ice dance". Absolute Skating. 
  7. ^ "Competition Results: Ashley FOY / Benjamin BLUM". International Skating Union. 

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