Barkell at the 2011 Rostelecom Cup
|Home town||Kirkland Lake, Ontario|
Lee Barkell originally from Kirkland Lake, Ontario is a Canadian figure skating coach, working with both singles and pairs, and a former competitive pair skater. With Melanie Gaylor, he won gold at the 1986 Fujifilm Trophy, 1986 Nebelhorn Trophy, and 1986 Grand Prix International St. Gervais.
Barkell competed in pair skating during the 1980s, in partnership with Melanie Gaylor. The pair won three international competitions — the 1986 Fujifilm Trophy, 1986 Nebelhorn Trophy and 1986 Grand Prix International St. Gervais. The duo received two Canadian national medals in the fours discipline — bronze in 1987 with Cynthia Coull / Mark Rowsom and silver in 1988 with Michelle Menzies / Kevin Wheeler.
- Jeffrey Buttle (2008 World champion and 2006 Olympic bronze medalist).
- Christopher Mabee
- Meagan Duhamel / Ryan Arnold
- Anabelle Langlois / Cody Hay
- Nobunari Oda (2006 Four Continents champion)
- Carolyn MacCuish / Andrew Evans
- Jacinthe Larivière / Lenny Faustino
- Joey Russell
- Roman Sadovsky
- Patrick Myzyk
- Corey Circelli
- Gabrielle Daleman (2018 Canadian Champion, 2017 World bronze medalist and 2017 Four Continents silver medalist). He became her head coach in April 2015.
- Stephen Gogolev
- Liubov Ilyushechkina / Dylan Moscovitch (2017 Four Continents bronze medalists) from June 2014.
In the summer of 2019, Barkell moved to the Granite Club with Daleman. He also continued as a coach for Gogolev, who relocated to California with Rafael Arutyunyan as his primary coach. In September of 2019, it was announced that he would be coaching four-time Japanese national champion Satoko Miyahara. In January of 2020, he began coaching World bronze medalist Vincent Zhou.
Pairs with Gaylor
|Fujifilm Trophy / Nations Cup||1st||5th|
|International St. Gervais||1st|
|Canadian Championships||1st J||6th||6th||5th|
|J = Junior level|
Fours with Gaylor and others
| Partners in addition to Melanie Gaylor: |
1 Cynthia Coull / Mark Rowsom
2 Michelle Menzies / Kevin Wheeler
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