Melissa Piperno

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Melissa Piperno
Personal information
Country represented  Canada
Born (1984-02-06) February 6, 1984 (age 33)
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Former partner Liam Dougherty
Paul Furtaro
Former coach Julie Marcotte
Skating club Ahuntsic CPA
ISU personal best scores
Combined total 127.88
2003 Skate America
Comp. dance 25.35
2003 Cup of Russia
Original dance 34.82
2003 Cup of Russia
Free dance 68.33
2003 Skate America

Melissa Piperno (born February 6, 1984 in LaSalle, Quebec) is a Canadian ice dancer. With former partner Liam Dougherty, she is the 2003 Canadian junior national champion. They placed 10th at the 2003 World Junior Figure Skating Championships and competed on both the Junior Grand Prix and senior Grand Prix of Figure Skating. They began skating together in 1999[1] and their partnership ended in 2004.[2]

Competitive highlights[edit]

(with Dougherty)

Event 1999-2000 2000-2001 2001-2002 2002-2003 2003-2004
World Junior Championships 10th
Canadian Championships 2nd N. 12th J. 5th J. 1st J. 7th
Cup of Russia 12th
Skate America 9th
Junior Grand Prix, France 3rd
Junior Grand Prix, Italy 5th 3rd
  • N = Novice level; J = Junior level


  1. ^ Mittan, Barry (August 1, 2002). "Canadian Junior Dancers Aim For Junior Worlds". Golden Skate. 
  2. ^ Mittan, Barry (May 20, 2006). "Future Looks Bright for Findlay and Dougherty". SkateToday. Archived from the original on April 30, 2012.