Emilie Nussear

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Emilie Nussear
Personal information
Alternative names Emilie Connors
Country represented  United States
Born (1982-11-09) November 9, 1982 (age 34)
Clearwater, Florida
Height 1.55 m (5 ft 1 in)
Former partner Brandon Forsyth
Mathew Gates
Former coach Tatiana Tarasova, Nikolai Morozov, Maia Usova, Bob Young
Former training locations Newington, Connecticut
Simsbury, Connecticut
Retired 2003

Emilie Nussear Connors[1] (born November 9, 1982 in Clearwater, Florida)[2] is an American former competitive ice dancer. She had the most success with partner Brandon Forsyth, with whom she is the 2000 World Junior silver medalist. They were coached by Bob Young in Simsbury, Connecticut.[3]

In January 2002, Nussear tried out with Mathew Gates on the advice of her coach, Tatiana Tarasova.[2] Nussear/Gates won the silver medal at the 2002 Karl Schäfer Memorial and placed 5th at the 2003 U.S. Championships. They were coached by Tarasova, Nikolai Morozov, and Maia Usova in Newington, Connecticut.[2]

As of 2016, she is a coach at the International Skating Center of Connecticut in Simsbury.[1]


(with Gates)

Season Original dance Free dance
  • Waltz
  • Polka
  • Waltz


GP: Grand Prix; JGP: Junior Grand Prix

With Forsyth[edit]

Event 1998–1999 1999–2000
World Junior Champ. 15th 2nd
JGP Final 2nd
JGP Bulgaria 3rd
JGP Hungary 3rd
JGP Netherlands 2nd
JGP Norway 1st
U.S. Championships 2nd J. 2nd J.
J. = Junior level

With Gates[edit]

Event 2002–03
GP Skate America 7th
Karl Schäfer Memorial 2nd
U.S. Championships 5th


  1. ^ a b "Emilie (Nussear) Connors" (PDF). International Skating Center of Connecticut. Archived (PDF) from the original on July 16, 2016. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f "Emilie NUSSEAR / Mathew GATES: 2002/2003". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on December 28, 2006. 
  3. ^ a b c "NUSSEAR Emilie / FORSYTH Brandon". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on July 16, 2016. 

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