Tom Dickson (figure skater)
Tom Dickson is an American figure skating choreographer, coach, and former competitor. He is the 1980 Nebelhorn Trophy champion, 1982 St. Ivel International bronze medalist, and 1980 U.S. national junior champion.
During his eligible career, Dickson won the U.S. Figure Skating Championships at junior level in 1980; at the senior level, he placed 5th at the 1984 Championships. He won the Nebelhorn Trophy in 1980. After ending his competitive career, Dickson skated with Ice Capades.
He has choreographed for the following skaters:
- Jeremy Abbott.
- Vaughn Chipeur.
- Rachael Flatt.
- Marin Honda.
- Ryan Jahnke.
- Rika Kihira.
- Kim Chae-Hwa.
- Yuna Kim.
- Ann Patrice McDonough.
- Hannah Miller.
- Satoko Miyahara.
- Brandon Mroz.
- Mirai Nagasu.
- Yukina Ota.
- Parker Pennington.
- Adam Rippon.
- Matthew Savoie.
- Aki Sawada.
- Yuna Shiraiwa.
- Nana Takeda.
- Michael Villarreal 
- Megan Williams-Stewart.
- You Young.
- Agnes Zawadzki.
- Caroline Zhang.
Dickson was born on July 14, 1962. He began playing the oboe when he was ten years old. He married Swedish figure skater Catarina Lindgren in 1986 and their twins, a boy and a girl, were born in the late 1990s. Their son is named Kai.
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- Kisselgoff, Anna (January 22, 1988). "Dance: Ice Capades, Torvill and Dean". The New York Times.
- Abbott Archived 2007-06-17 at the Wayback Machine
- Chipeur Archived 2007-04-12 at the Wayback Machine
- Flatt Archived 2007-02-20 at the Wayback Machine
- Kim Chae-Hwa
- Kim Yuna
- McDonough Archived 2008-05-14 at the Wayback Machine
- 2008 Nationals biography Archived 2012-07-17 at the Wayback Machine
- Burke, David (November 26, 2009). "'Disney on Ice' choreographers have an Olympic pedigree". Quad-City Times. Archived from the original on August 29, 2017.
- 2003 Award
- 2004 Award
- 2006 Award
- Dickson answers Kids' Questions
- Manley, Allison (February 28, 2010). "Episode #36: Tom Dickson". manleywoman.com.
- Stevens, Ryan (September 4, 2013). "Interview With Tom Dickson". Skate Guard.
- "A Chat with Tom Dickson", Blades on Ice, October 2006.