Marcotte in 2010
September 10, 1974 |
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
|Height||1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)|
|Former partner||Valérie Marcoux
|Former coach||Paul Wirtz
|Skating club||CPA Beloeil|
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.
Bruno Marcotte was born October 10, 1974 in Montreal, Quebec. His sister, Julie, is a figure skating choreographer, who choreographs for his students. In July 2014, it was announced that he was engaged to Meagan Duhamel. The couple married on June 5, 2015 in Bermuda.
Marcotte competed with Isabelle Coulombe early in his pairs career. They won the bronze medal at the 1993 World Junior 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. He formerly worked[when?] as the pair skating director at the BC Centre of Excellence in Vancouver. He now works in Montreal with Richard Gauthier. Marcotte has coached the following skaters:
- Narumi Takahashi / Mervin Tran
- Meagan Duhamel / Eric Radford
- Natasha Purich / Mervin Tran
- Valentina Marchei / Ondrej Hotarek
- Marissa Castelli / Mervin Tran
- Natasha Purich / Andrew Wolfe
- Kirsten Moore-Towers / Michael Marinaro
- Caitlin Yankowskas / Hamish Gaman
- Elladj Baldé
- Niki Wories
- Ami Koga / Francis Boudreau-Audet
- Vanessa Grenier / Maxime Deschamps
|Season||Short program||Free skating|
GP: Grand Prix
|Four Continents Champ.||4th|
|GP Cup of Russia||7th|
|GP Trophée Lalique||7th|
|GP Sparkassen Cup on Ice||6th||5th|
|GP Cup of Russia||7th|
|GP NHK Trophy||WD|
|WD = Withdrew|
|International St. Gervais||3rd|
|World Junior Championships||3rd|
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