Contact: Richard Hawkins, Executive Director


2015 Figure Team USA

Lincoln, Neb., September 1, 2015 – For immediate release:  USA Roller Sports congratulates the following skaters who have been named to Team USA representing the United States at the 2015 FIRS World Roller Figure Skating Championships in Cali, Colombia, September 16-26.  Each of these skaters qualified for the Team at the recently completed 2015 National Championships in Albuquerque, New Mexico.  Joining the skaters are this year’s Team staff, Coach Gloria Manning and Team Manager Tony Berger.  We wish you the best of luck at the World Championships and are truly proud of your accomplishments.  We also want to thank your families, coaches, clubs, and friends for supporting you.


Junior World Team

  • Ashley Clifford – Redwood City, Calif.
  • Maria Cook – Brookpark, Ohio
  • Ian Heersink – Livonia, Mich.
  • Meranda Detlefsen- Elk Grove, Calif.
  • Deven Jacobson – Richmond, Va.
  • Allison Kiger – Roseville, Calif.
  • Benson Kuan – Spring, Texas
  • Colin Motley – Appomattox, Va.
  • Gabriella Permatteo – Hudson, Mass.
  • Cassandra Seidel – Plainfield, Conn.
  • David Rist – Brookpark, Ohio
  • Marissa Zampino – Mays Landing, N.J.

Senior World Team

  • Joyann Barber – Orange, Calif.
  • Mikenzie Bradshaw – Redwood City, Calif.
  • Tayler Bradshaw – Redwood City, Calif.
  • Ashley Clifford – Redwood City, Calif.
  • Candice Clifford – Redwood City, Calif.
  • Anthony Deluca – Melbourne, Fla.
  • Courtney Donovan – Orange, Calif.
  • Jessica Gaudy – Melbourne, Fla.
  • Christopher Gori – Melbourne, Fla.
  • Dylan Dowdy Grubb – Chester, Va.
  • Jaymee Mason – Waterford, Mich.
  • Joshua Meloy – Waterford, Mich.
  • Caitlin Mitcherson – Tarpon Springs, Fla.
  • Colin Motley – Appomattox, Va.
  • Natalie Motley – Appomattox, Va.
  • Alexander Poland – Sarasota, Fla.
  • Kayla Rodriguez – Delanco, N.J.
  • Jared Rugen – Lynwood, Ill.
  • Emma Trent – Columbia, Mo.

About USARS:

USA Roller Sports (USARS) is the national governing body for competitive roller sports in the United States.  Recognized by the Federation Internationale de Roller Sports (FIRS) and the United States Olympic Committee (USOC), USARS is dedicated to creating, enhancing and conducting the finest training programs and competitions for all disciplines of roller sports, including artistic, speed, hockey, and roller derby.  To learn more about USARS and its programs, visit