hawayek baker

American ice dancers Kaitlin Hawayek and Jean-Luc Baker couldn’t be happier with their first run on the senior circuit last season. They fully embraced their transition from juniors to seniors and felt they made a great splash.

“We were thrilled with how we transformed into a senior team as well as the performances we put out on both the national and international level,” said Hawayek. “Of course we would have loved to have made the world team, but everything has a silver lining. For us, it gave us a huge head start to put into creating new material for this season.”

The 2014 World Junior champions get a great deal of support from their coaching team of Angelika Krylova, Pasquale Camerlengo, Natalia Annenko-Deller, Veronique Breen and Paul Bellantuono. One thing they learned from last season was how to harness one another’s energy and put all their focus into each other at competition…. read more here