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Donald Jackson

 

Photo by Vicky J. Elias

 

Contact Information:
 
Email: Don Jackson
Phone: (613) 721-9939

 

Certifications:

Level III Certified (National Coaching Certification)
Partial Level IV
Master Coach, Figures and Freeskate (Professional Skating Association of America)
 

Skills Coached:
 
  • Freeskate
  • Dance
  • CanSkate
Personal Information:
 
  • Began coaching in 1962
  • 1962 World's Champion, Men
  • 1960 Olympic Bronze Medalist
  • 1959-61 North American Champion
  • 1959-62 Canadian Senior Men Champion
  • 1962 BBC International Athlete of the Year (all sports)
  • Lou Marsh Trophy - Canada's Outstanding Athlete
  • 1962 Canada's Sports Hall of Fame
  • Member of World Figure Skating Hall of Fame
  • Canadian Figure Skating Hall of Fame
  • 1997 Member of the Order of Canada
  • Honorary & Life Member of Oshawa Skating Club, Minto Skating Club, Skating Club of New York, Toronto Cricket & Curling Club
  • 2005 Mayors Trophy, Ottawa's Sports Award of Excellence



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