Margie Ackles

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Margie Ackles Jones
Personal information
Full nameMarjorie Ackles Jones
Country representedUnited States
Home townInglewood, CA
PartnerCharles Phillips
Former coachWilliam Kipp
Skating clubU.S. Figure Skating
World standing4th (1959, 1960)

Margie Ackles (born 1939) was an American figure skater, who competed in ice dance with Charles Phillips. The pair won the gold medal at the 1960 U.S. Figure Skating Championships.[1][2]

During her competitive career, Ackles lived in Los Angeles and worked as a secretary for an engineering firm. She and Phillips were coached by William Kipp.[3] Ackles retired from skating after the 1960 season and was engaged to be married shortly afterwards.[4] She continued to teach and coach ice dancing for years after retirement.

Competitive highlights[edit]

(with Phillips)

Event 1959 1960
World Championships 4th 4th
U.S. Championships 2nd 1st


  1. ^ "Iceman Jenkins Launches Retirement Plan with Win", Sarasota Herald Tribune (AP story) 1 Feb 1960 [1]
  2. ^ "Family Crest". May 14, 2010. Retrieved May 14, 2010.
  3. ^ "Meet the U.S. Dance Champions", Skating magazine, May 1960
  4. ^ "People", Skating magazine, June 1960