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    Quote Originally Posted by kwanatic View Post
    Kinda seems like the crew is abandoning the ship...do the skaters know something we don't know?
    Based on what some people were speculating earlier...probably not.

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    Go Agnes!

    I am looking forward to watching her next season!
    Congratulations 2014 World Ice Dance Champions Anna Cappellini & Luca Lanotte!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by kwanatic View Post
    Another one bites the dust...

    I'm super-happy Agnes is getting from under him. Geez, who does Tom Z. have left? Farris is gone, Rachael is gone, Agnes is gone, Alexe is gone...who's left?
    Theatregirl1122 mentioned Brandon above, and not to kick Tom Z while he is down, but something obviously isn't working out for Mroz. He has gone from 2nd, to 6th to 7th in the standings at US Nationals. Now is as good a time as ever for a switch.

    Who knows, with the exodus of skaters, he might just see a little more quality time. Not sure if that is a good thing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kwanatic View Post
    Another one bites the dust...

    I'm super-happy Agnes is getting from under him. Geez, who does Tom Z. have left? Farris is gone, Rachael is gone, Agnes is gone, Alexe is gone...who's left?

    Kinda seems like the crew is abandoning the ship...do the skaters know something we don't know?
    Unless any of them have switched recently, he coaches Brandon Mroz, Max Aaron, David Wang, Alex Johnson, McKinzie Daniels, Jessica Pfund (all Nationals competitors)...

    I understand the criticisms of Tom Z, but I wonder if this is all just mainly a coincidence. He couldn't help that Rachael has to move away for college, and when one has so many students, some are bound to end up changing coaches for all kinds of reasons.

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    This is the best news, hope she has a great season

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    Great decision. Tom Z's students would be wise to all run far away.
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    Who else does Christy Krall coach? I don't know her name but I'm not very up on the inside information.
    "Youth and vigor is no match for age and deceit." -- Prancer

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    Is Lauren Dihn with Tom Z?

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    Quote Originally Posted by PRlady View Post
    Who else does Christy Krall coach? I don't know her name but I'm not very up on the inside information.
    A relatively minor-level skater you might not have come across yet - Patrick Chan
    Last edited by overedge; 06-03-2011 at 07:08 PM.
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    Quote Originally Posted by hoptoad View Post
    Is Lauren Dihn with Tom Z?
    No, Lauren trains in Colorado springs, but not with Tom Z.

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    I believe Lauren is with Damon Allen.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hoptoad View Post
    Is Lauren Dihn with Tom Z?
    She switched to Damon Allen before last season.


    Oops, "just wondering" beat me to it.

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    Yes, but you knew when. Better info!

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    Quote Originally Posted by overedge View Post
    She was also Kristi Yamaguchi's coach.
    I thought Christy Ness was Kristi's coach.

    Happy to hear that Agnes has switched.

    Free Brandon!

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    Quote Originally Posted by HisWeirness View Post
    I thought Christy Ness was Kristi's coach.
    My bad, you are correct.

    Christy Krall was formerly Christine Haigler, who represented the US in the 1964 Olympics.
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    from the article [bold mine]:

    Christy Krall will assist Santee with day-to-day training while Zawadzki trains in Colorado Springs. Krall coaches 2011 World champion Patrick Chan of Canada
    Is Agnes training in Colo Sprs. then moving? Or is Christy going to be a permanent fixture in Agnes's skating career?

    Also, I wonder what type of coach David Santee is. Never saw him in this capacity before...

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    BEST news of the year!!

    I'm thrilled that she's getting away from Eville Tom Z., but even more happy that she'll be working with Christy Krall (if only part of the time).

    YAY Agnes!!

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    Yay! And there's nothing better to improve your basics than to skate day in and day out with Patrick Chan.

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    Looks like everyone's prayers have been answered. Congrats to Agnes and Santee on their partnership.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PRlady View Post
    Who else does Christy Krall coach? I don't know her name but I'm not very up on the inside information.
    Besides Patrick Chan, you mean?

    Krall recently has taken on Joshua Farris (she's listed as his primary coach, Damon Allen is Farris' secondary) and she has worked with many skaters, both in and outside of Colorado Springs, on jumps with Dartfish.

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