Bruno Marcotte

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Bruno Marcotte
Cup of Russia 2010 SP 3.jpg
Marcotte in 2010
Personal information
Country represented Canada
Born (1974-09-10) September 10, 1974 (age 43)
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Former partner Valérie Marcoux
Nadia Micallef
Isabelle Coulombe
Former coach Paul Wirtz
Josée Picard
Skating club CPA Beloeil
Retired 2002

Bruno Marcotte (born September 10, 1974) is a Canadian figure skating coach and former competitor in pairs. He is the 1993 World Junior bronze medalist with Isabelle Coulombe and the 2000 Nebelhorn Trophy champion with Valérie Marcoux.

Personal life[edit]

Bruno Marcotte was born October 10, 1974 in Montreal, Quebec.[1] His sister, Julie, is a figure skating choreographer, who choreographs for his students.[2] In July 2014, it was announced that he was engaged to Meagan Duhamel.[3] The couple married on June 5, 2015 in Bermuda.[4]

Career[edit]

Marcotte competed with Isabelle Coulombe early in his pairs career. They won the bronze medal at the 1993 World Junior Championships.

Marcotte teamed up with Nadia Micallef in around 1995. The pair won the 1998 Golden Spin of Zagreb and placed fourth at the 1999 Canadian Championships.

Marcotte formed a partnership with Valérie Marcoux in around 2000. They placed fourth twice at the Canadian Figure Skating Championships, fourth at the 2002 Four Continents Championships and 12th at the 2002 World Championships. The team broke up after the 2001–01 season and Marcotte retired from competition.

Marcotte is an ISU technical specialist for Canada.[5] He formerly worked[when?] as the pair skating director at the BC Centre of Excellence in Vancouver.[6] He now works in Montreal with Richard Gauthier. Marcotte has coached the following skaters:

Programs[edit]

(with Marcoux)

Season Short program Free skating
2001–2002
[1]

Competitive highlights[edit]

GP: Grand Prix

With Marcoux[edit]

International[8][9]
Event 2000–01 2001–02
World Championships 12th
Four Continents Champ. 4th
GP Cup of Russia 7th
GP Trophée Lalique 7th
GP Sparkassen Cup on Ice 6th 5th
Nebelhorn Trophy 1st
National[8]
Canadian Champ. 4th 4th

With Micallef[edit]

International[10][11]
Event 1995–96 1996–97 1997–98 1998–99
GP Cup of Russia 7th
GP NHK Trophy WD
Golden Spin 1st
Nebelhorn Trophy 4th
National[10]
Canadian Champ. 6th 12th 5th 4th
WD = Withdrew

With Coulombe[edit]

International[12][13]
Event 1992–93 1993–94
International St. Gervais 3rd
Nebelhorn Trophy 5th
International: Junior
World Junior Championships 3rd

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Valerie MARCOUX / Bruno MARCOTTE: 2001/2002". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on June 2, 2002. 
  2. ^ Rutherford, Lynn (January 15, 2013). "Road to Omaha: Door open for Castelli, Shnapir". IceNetwork.com. 
  3. ^ Smith, Beverley (July 8, 2014). "Canadian national team chosen". 
  4. ^ Brannen, Sarah S. "The Inside Edge: Pairs skaters say 'I do' in droves". Ice Network. Ice Network. Retrieved 20 June 2015. 
  5. ^ "Communication No. 1467" (PDF). International Skating Union. August 23, 2007. Archived (PDF) from the original on July 1, 2016. 
  6. ^ "Centre of Excellence Coaches". British Columbia / Yukon Section, SkateCanada. Archived from the original on May 14, 2007. 
  7. ^ Slater, Paula (July 1, 2014). "Canada's Grenier and Deschamps hope for another magical season". Golden Skate. 
  8. ^ a b "Valerie MARCOUX / Bruno MARCOTTE". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on April 27, 2017. 
  9. ^ "Valerie Marcoux / Bruno Marcotte". Pairs on Ice. Archived from the original on October 7, 2007. 
  10. ^ a b "Nadia MICALLEF / Bruno MARCOTTE". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on April 27, 2017. 
  11. ^ "Nadia Micallef / Bruno Marcotte". Pairs on Ice. Archived from the original on November 7, 2007. 
  12. ^ "Isabelle COULOMBE / Bruno MARCOTTE". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on April 27, 2017. 
  13. ^ "Isabelle Coulombe / Bruno Marcotte". Pairs on Ice. Archived from the original on November 7, 2007. 

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