Lee Harris (figure skater)

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Lee Harris
Personal information
Country represented United States
Born (1981-10-16) October 16, 1981 (age 33)
Windsor, Ontario, Canada
Former partner Colette Appel
Former coach Johnny Johns, Mitch Moyer, Bob Young, Kathy Collings
Former choreographer Zuzanna Szwed, Julie Marcotte
Skating club Detroit SC
Former training locations Newington, Connecticut
Began skating 1984
Retired 2006

Lee Harris (born October 16, 1981) is a former pair skater who competed internationally for the United States. With partner Colette Appel, he is the 2002 U.S. national junior champion and placed 12th at the 2002 World Junior Championships. They were fourth at two ISU Junior Grand Prix events and on the senior level at the 2003 Finlandia Trophy.

Harris skated professionally on Royal Caribbean Cruise ships for five years. He now coaches at the Chiller Skating Rinks in Columbus, Ohio. He coached his novice pair teams at the U.S. national figure skating championships in 2012 and 2013.

Harris also played Jr. Hockey for the Belle River Canadians and Kingsville Comets in the GLJCHL from 1996-1999.[citation needed]

Harris married American pair skater Marcy Hinzmann.[1]


(with Colette Appel)

Season Short program Free skating
  • Finished Symphony
    by ATB
  • The Children
    by Robert Parsons


(pairs with Colette Appel)

Event 2001–02 2002–03 2003–04 2004–05 2005–06
Finlandia Trophy 4th
International: Junior
World Junior Championships 12th
JGP Serbia 4th
JGP Slovakia 4th
U.S. Championships 1st J. 3rd J. 15th 11th 12th
J. = Junior level; JGP = Junior Grand Prix


  1. ^ Elfman, Lois (August 25, 2011). "Hinzmann-Harris eager for 'Battle of the Blades'". Icenetwork. 
  2. ^ "2006 U.S. Championships: Colette Appel & Lee Harris". U.S. Figure Skating. Archived from the original on September 28, 2011. 
  3. ^ a b "Colette APPEL / Lee HARRIS: 2001/2002". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on September 22, 2006. 

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