Paulette Doan

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Paulette Doan
Personal information
Alternative names Paulette Ormsby
Country represented  Canada
Partner Kenneth Ormsby

Paulette Doan (married name: Ormsby) is a former Canadian ice dancer. She competed with Kenneth Ormsby. Together, they were the 1963 and 1964 Canadian champions and in those years won bronze and silver medals (respectively) at the World Figure Skating Championships.

During her competitive career she lived in Toronto and was also enrolled in a secretarial course.[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, Paulette Ormsby is on the coaching staff at the Scarboro Figure Skating Club in Toronto, Ontario.[3]


(with Kenneth Ormsby)

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]


  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