Lausanne, Switzerland

Based on an initiative of the ISU CoE Project Group, the ISU aims to support the training and development of promising Skaters and their Coaches by offering opportunities for quality coaching and mentoring at ISU Centers of Excellence.

Selection Criteria

Developing ISU Members of both the Figure Skating and Speed Skating Branches that fulfil the following criteria may send applications for their promising Skaters of the concerned discipline(s) as well as their Coaches.

Figure Skating Branch – ISU Figure Skating Members that have not entered Skaters in one or more ISU disciplines (Single & Pair Skating and Ice Dance) to either the ISU World Figure Skating Championships or the ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships in the respective discipline(s) during the past two consecutive seasons (2019/20 and 2020/21).The nominated Skaters may be in either the senior or junior age category.

Speed Skating Branch – ISU Speed Skating Members that have not entered Skaters in either the Speed Skating discipline or the Short Track Speed Skating discipline to the respective senior ISU World Championships in the previous season 2020/21.

Nominated Skaters must have reached the age of eighteen before July 1, 2021.

For all disciplines, the selected Skaters will be entitled to a training internship at one of the ISU CoEs. It is strongly recommended that the local Coach of the selected Skater(s) join all or part of the internship of their Skater(s) to learn from the ISU CoE Coaches.

For further details, read the full ISU Communication 2417.