Suna Murray

Suna Murray

Personal Profile:
Suna Murray is a 1972 U.S. Olympic Team Member, 1971 and 1972 World Team Member and U.S. Ladies Bronze Medalist. She has been coaching since 1973 and was a member of the U.S. Figure Skating Singles Committee from 2012-2015, Chair of U.S. Figure Skating Coaches Committee from 2015-2018, Member of U.S. Figure Skating Judges Committee in 2016 and is a National Technical Specialist in Singles.

In addition to skating, Suna tutors reading at the Neighborhood House Charter School in Dorchester, and is the mother of two children. Kylie Gleason, a 5-time national figure skating competitor who is now the Technology Director for Zearn Math, and her older daughter, Hadley Gleason, a former varsity hockey player at UPenn, is now a small animal surgeon in Illinois.

Formal Education:
BA Harvard College ‘77

Coaching Philosophy:
To develop well-rounded athletes that understand the importance of good sportsmanship, as well as the awareness of having an exit strategy when their competitive career is over.

Coaching Since:
1973

PSA Ratings:
Senior Figure and Free Skate, Master Figure Instructor

PSA Rankings:

Students’ Competitive Achievements:
National, International and World Team Competitors

Last 4 Years – Students’ Competitive Achievements:
U.S. Championships competitors each year, from Juvenile to Junior

Disciplines:
Singles, Moves in the Field, and Choreography

Competitive Background:
1972 U.S. Olympic Team
1971 and 1972 U.S. World Team
1971 and 1972 U.S. Ladies Bronze Medalist
1971 North American Bronze Medalist

Show History:
Champions on Ice
An Evening with Champions

Coaching Awards, Accomplishments & Seminars:

Skating Awards & Accomplishments:

Affiliation with U.S. Figure Skating, PSA, ISU:
Member of U.S. Figure Skating Singles Committee from 2012-2015
Chair of U.S. Figure Skating Coaches Committee from 2015-2018
Member of U.S. Figure Skating Judges Committee in 2016
National Technical Specialist in Singles
Member, U.S. Figure Skating
Member, PSA

Phone: 412-716-0579
Email: suna_murray@yahoo.com