East Penn Speed Skating Club is delighted to announce that C. Kyle Carr has accepted a position as coach for our team members for the 2014-2015 season.
Kyle had an has had an exciting and successful career as both a short track and in-line speed skater, capping it with a fourth overall at the 2014 Olympic Trials, and skating for the US Olympic Team at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. As a member of the US World Cup team every year from 2010–13, he also won a bronze at the World Championships in 2011.
Kyle has been coached by skating greats, including Mikel Percy, U.S. National short-track coach Guy Thibault, U.S. National and Canadian national coach Steve Gough, 2006 Olympic Bronze Medalist Alex Izykowski, and our own Shawn Walb. Kyle also studied exercise science at the University of Northern Michigan and first started coaching speed skating in 2008, coaching several short track camps in Wausau, WI.
Kyle will be coaching Sunday practice at Body Zone in Reading, PA this season, and will supplement on-ice practice with dry land exercises before, and after the skating session.
C. Kyle Carr racing in the Olympic trials, for the Sochi, Russia 2014 Winter Games.
C. Kyle Carr winning a heat at the Olympic trials, for the Sochi, Russia 2014 Winter Games.