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Evan Lysacek of the United States and his coach Ken Congemi react after winning bronze medal at the World Figure Skating Championships in Moscow.

Evan Lysacek of the United States and his coach Ken Congemi react after winning bronze medal at the World Figure Skating Championships in Moscow.

(AP Photo/Susan Vranic)

A Partial List of Skaters Ken has worked with:

Evan LysacekEvan Lysacek - USA

Evan no longer has the title as the comeback kid.

Instead he is the 2010 Olympic Gold Medalist, the 2009 World champion and the 2007 and 2008 U.S. Figure Skating Champion.

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Bebe LiangBebe Liang - USA

Liang who was 10th at the 2008 World Championships began skating at age 6 when she followed her older sister, Natalie, to skating lessons after watching the 1994 Olympic Winter Games. Skating was a reprieve from the chaos of a house under repair after a major Northridge, Calif., earthquake. At the time she was also a gymnast, but chose skating two years later when combining the schedules became too demanding. Has won numerous piano awards, the latest being a bronze medal from the Southern California Junior Bach Festival in September 2002. She learned her first Mozart concerto at age 6, only half a year after starting lessons. She performed as the soloist with the Pasadena Summer Youth Orchestra when she was 9. She has been a straight-A student every year since the first grade and graduated as elementary valedictorian in the sixth grade (receiving the Founders' Award Scholarship). She was also the ninth grade valedictorian. She has an older and younger sister. Hobbies are reading, drawing, dancing and singing.

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Jennifer KirkJennifer Kirk - USA

Kirk burst onto the competitive figure skating scene in 1998, winning the novice bronze medal at the U.S. Championships. Just two years later she won the 2000 World Junior title, and two years after that, the 2002 Four Continents title.

After graduating from high school in the spring of 2002, she moved to Detroit, Mich., to train with Richard Callaghan. Under Callaghan's tutelage Kirk won the bronze medal at the 2004 U.S. Championships and placed 18th at the 2004 World Championships. In June 2004 Kirk moved west again, this time to the Los Angeles area to train under Frank Carroll and Ken Congemi.

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Emily HughesEmily Hughes - USA

Selected to the 2006 U.S. Olympic Figure Skating Team, following Michelle Kwan's withdrawal.

Finished third at the 2006 U.S. Nationals behind Sasha Cohen and Kimmie Meissner.

Older sister, Sarah, won the ladies gold medal at 2002 Olympic Winter Games.

2005 World Junior bronze medalist.

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Becky HughesBecky Hughes - USA

Born: July 29, 1989 Santa Monica, Calif.
Height: 5'2"
Home Club: All Year FSC
Hometown: Pacific Palisades, Calif.
Training Town: El Segundo, Calif.
Coaches: Ken Congemi & Frank Carroll

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Braden OverettBraden Overett- USA

Braden is a 6-time U.S. Senior National competitor.

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Danielle KahleDanielle Kahle - USA

Danielle Kahle captured another medal for Team USA in the ISU Junior Grand Prix Series when she took the silver in ladies in Mexico City, Sept. 25-28. I went into the Junior Grand Prix with a lot of confidence, Kahle said. Winning a medal and representing the USA was awesome. It builds your confidence and makes you strive to become a better skater, both technically and artistically.

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Mauro BruniMauro Bruni - USA

Mauro Bruni was born on September 7, 1984, in White Plains, NY, and represents the Skating Club of New York. In the summer of 2002, Bruni moved across the country to begin college part-time at the University of Southern California. He trains in El Segundo, CA, and is coached by Ken Congemi and Frank Carroll. Bruni tells Unseen Skaters: "I don't really have any definite long-term goals for my skating, like winning the Olympics or anything like that (although that would be nice!). I've always dreamed of being a precise and consistent skater, and I feel that if I can achieve this, success will come along with it."

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Christopher TolandChristopher Toland - USA

Christopher Toland (born June 21, 1985 in San Francisco, CA USA) is an American figure skater. He was the 2004 U.S. Junior National Champion.

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Nicholas LaRoche

Nicholas LaRoche - USA

I started skating in 1992 after watching Kristi Yamaguchi win the Olympic Gold. I have been to the State Farm U.S. Figure Skating Championships (the United States National Championships) for the past 10 consecutive years and have brought home four national medals, including the title of 2002 Junior Men's National Champion.

During my skating, I have had a lot of up hill battles and nothing has come easy. In early 2001, I relocated from Gardner, Massachusetts to Los Angeles, California, in seek of better training and a new coach, Ken Congemi.

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Susan NgSusan Ng - USA

Susan is a three-time U.S. National competitor. She also represented the United States in international competitions, including the World Junior Championships. She is a gold medalist in Freestyle and Moves in the Field and a silver medalist in Ice Dance. Susan specializes in freestyle, moves in the field, ice dancing, and spins.

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Laurent Masse - USA

PSA Member
USFSA Gold Freestyle
USFSA Gold Figures
USFSA National Competitor 1990-1992
1991 USFSA National Jr. Men's Figure Champion
11 years coaching experience

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Frederick Dambier

Frederick Dambier - FRA

Born on the 26th of December, 1977 in Tours, France
Begun skating at the age of 6
Landed first triple jump (a salchow) at the age of 14
Landed first quadruple jump (a salchow) at the age of 19
Coached by Pierre Trente and Annick Dumont in Champigny, a suburb of Paris
Trains 18 hours a week during winter and 28 hours a week in summer
Holds teaching qualifications in physical education
Likes watching films and television and reading science fiction and Stephen King books
Enjoys travelling and has skated in numerous countries, including Canada, Australia, Slovakia, Estonia and North Korea
Admires Paul Wylie (1992 Olympic silver medalist) as a skater

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Takahiko KozukaTakahiko Kozuka- JPN

Takahiko Kozuka (小塚崇彦, born February 27 1989 in Nagoya, Japan) is a Japanese figure skater. Kozuka is his family name. According to Japanese tradition the family name is first, so in Japan he is called Kozuka Takahiko.

Kozuka began skating at age five. He is coached by his father, Tsuguhiko Kozuka, and Nobuo Sato. Kozuka represents Chukyo SHSC. In 2005, he won the ISU Junior Grand Prix Final, and in 2006, he won the World Junior Championships.

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Yeaji Shin - KORYeaji Shin - KOR

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Tiffany and Johnnie Steigler - USA

Johnnie Bevan - USA

Jennifer DonJennifer Don - USA

Jenny began skating at age ten and a half ... Jenny medaled at the Junior World Championships in pairs ... she is a recipient of Duke University's Grand Recognition Award ... and was a full time college student. Jenny enjoys reading and tradition Chinese dancing ... and has a younger sister, Vicky, who is nineteen and attends college on a full scholarship.

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Joanna Webber - GBR

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Timothy Goebel - USATimothy Goebel - USA

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Cynthia PhaneufCynthia Phaneuf - CAN

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Shawn SawyerShawn Sawyer - CAN

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