Kenneth Ormsby

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Kenneth Ormsby
Personal information
Country represented  Canada
Partner Paulette Doan

Kenneth Ormsby is a former Canadian ice dancer. Competing with Paulette Doan, he was the 1963 and 1964 Canadian champion and in those years won bronze and silver medals (respectively) at the World Figure Skating Championships.

Ormsby was from Toronto and trained there during his competitive career. He was also studying for a degree in accounting.[1]

After the 1964 season, Doan and Ormsby turned professional and toured with Ice Follies. They announced their engagement the day they joined the show.[2]

As of 2010, Kenneth Ormsby is on the coaching staff at the Scarboro Figure Skating Club in Scarborough, Ontario.[3]

Results[edit]

(with Paulette Doan)

Event 1961 1962 1963 1964
World Championships 5th 3rd 2nd
North American Championships 3rd 1st
Canadian Championships (junior) 1st J.*
Canadian Championships 3rd 3rd 1st 1st
  • Doan and Ormsby competed in both the junior and senior events at the 1961 Canadian Championships.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1963 North American, U.S., & Canadian Champions", Skating magazine, May 1963
  2. ^ "Ice Follies Presents New Stars, New Look", The News and Eastern Townships Advocate, Feb 4, 1965
  3. ^ Scarboro FSC professional coaching staff
  4. ^ "The Canadians", Skating magazine, April 1961