Taylor Toth

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Taylor Toth
Personal information
Full name Taylor John Toth
Country represented United States
Born (1989-07-22) July 22, 1989 (age 25)
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Home town Kittanning, Pennsylvania
Residence New York, New York
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Former partner Kiri Baga, Felicia Zhang, Lauren Ryan, Minna Lee, Kylie Gleason, Molly Aaron
Coach Jeremy Allen
Former coach Ron Ludington, Jeff DiGregorio, Doug Ladret, Lara Ladret, Elena Valova
Skating club University of Delaware FSC
Training locations Buffalo Grove, Illinois
Began skating 1995

Taylor Toth (born July 22, 1989) is an American pair skater. He is best known for his partnership with Felicia Zhang from 2009 to 2011. Together, they won the junior title at the 2010 U.S. Championships and placed ninth at the 2010 World Junior Championships.

Career[edit]

Early in his pairs career, Toth competed with Kylie Gleason. They won medals on the juvenile and intermediate levels. From 2004 through 2005, Toth competed with Molly Aaron.[1] They competed on the 2005–2006 ISU Junior Grand Prix at two events.[2] They are the 2005 U.S. novice pewter medalists. Their partnership ended before the 2006 U.S. Championships.

As a single skater, Toth won the junior level title at the 2007 U.S. Collegiate Championships.[3]

Toth teamed up with Felicia Zhang in 2009.[4] They won the junior gold medal at the 2010 U.S. Championships. They finished 9th at the 2010 World Junior Championships.

Zhang/Toth moved up to the senior level for the 2010–11 season and competed in the Grand Prix at Skate America, where they finished 7th, and Trophée Eric Bompard, where they finished 5th. They withdrew from the 2011 U.S. Championships due to Zhang's rib injuries.[5] On March 10, 2011, Zhang and Toth announced they had parted ways.[5][6] During their partnership, they were coached by Jeff DiGregorio in Newark, Delaware.[7]

On March 23, 2012, it was announced that Toth had teamed up with Kiri Baga.[8] In May 2014, it was announced that his partner, Kiri Baga, had decided to stop training for elite competition.[9]

Personal life[edit]

Toth graduated from the University of Delaware in 2011. He is active in the USFS Athlete Advisory Committee. He works for Marc Jacobs International in New York City.

Programs[edit]

(with Zhang)

Season Short program Free skating Exhibition
2010–2011
[7][10]
2009–2010
[10]

Competitive highlights[edit]

With Zhang[edit]

International[11]
Event 2009–10 2010–11
GP Skate America 7th
GP Trophée Eric Bompard 5th
Nebelhorn Trophy 7th
International: Junior[11]
World Junior Championships 9th
JGP Germany 11th
JGP Poland 6th
National[10]
U.S. Championships 1st J. WD
Eastern Sectionals 3rd J.
GP = Grand Prix; JGP = Junior Grand Prix
J. = Junior level; WD = Withdrew

With Aaron[edit]

International[2]
Event 2004–05 2005–06
JGP Canada 5th
JGP Slovakia 4th
National[1]
U.S. Championships 4th N.
Eastern Sectionals 1st N.
JGP = Junior Grand Prix; N. = Novice level

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Molly Aaron & Taylor Toth". U.S. Figure Skating. Archived from the original on May 24, 2006. 
  2. ^ a b "Molly AARON / Taylor TOTH: 2005/2006". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on February 4, 2007. 
  3. ^ Hodge, Kelly; Korn, Ashley (August 8, 2007). "Bradley Wins Third Straight U.S. Collegiate Title". U.S. Figure Skating. 
  4. ^ Mittan, Barry (December 27, 2009). "Former Singles Gold Medalists Team Up for Pairs". Skate Today. 
  5. ^ a b "Pairs Team Felicia Zhang and Taylor Toth End Partnership". U.S. Figure Skating. March 10, 2011. Retrieved June 7, 2011. 
  6. ^ Bibb, Scottie (March 10, 2011). "FIGURE SKATING: Pairs Team Felicia Zhang And Taylor Toth End Partnership". U.S. Figure Skating (teamusa.org). 
  7. ^ a b "Felicia ZHANG / Taylor TOTH: 2010/2011". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on July 13, 2011. 
  8. ^ Rutherford, Lynn (March 23, 2012). "Toth 'super excited' about teaming up with Baga". Ice Network. 
  9. ^ Baga, Kiri (May 31, 2014). "Post Skating Plans". 
  10. ^ a b c "Felicia Zhang / Taylor Toth". Ice Network. Archived from the original on July 31, 2011. 
  11. ^ a b "Competition Results: Felicia ZHANG / Taylor TOTH". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on October 19, 2012. 

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