Derrick Delmore

Born: December 12, 1978 – Andrews AFB, Maryland
Height: 5'8"
Hometown: Ft. Washington, Maryland
Training Town: Alexandria, Virginia and Los Angeles, California
Coach: Shirley Hughes
Choreographer: Derrick Delmore, Shirley Hughes, Jill Shipstad Thomas

U.S. Team

Event News
1998 World Junior Champion Derrick Delmore Retires from Singles Skating
U.S. Skaters Capture Seven Medals over Weekend
Derrick Delmore Withdraws After Short Program
Skaters Try Out New Judging System at Liberty Summer Competition
Nebelhorn Trophy Marks First Senior International Event of the Season
Great Start For Team USA At Nebelhorn Trophy
Gold for Hinzmann/Parchem and Bronze for Toland At Nebelhorn
U.S. Team in Korea for Four Continents Championships
Four U.S. Medals in One Day at Four Continents Championships
Derrick Delmore Added to Roster for Marshalls U.S. Figure Skating Challenge
Team USA in Croatia for Golden Spin of Zagreb
Other News
Figure Skaters Help Raise Money for Fort Dupont Ice Arena

Competitive History
2008   U.S. Championships - 15th 1998   Skate America - 5th
2007   State Farm U.S. Championships - 6th 1998   Nebelhorn Trophy - 4th
2007   Eastern Sectional - 1st 1998   World Junior Championships - 1st
2007   South Atlantic Regional - 1st 1998   State Farm U.S. Championships - 5th
2006   Nebelhorn Trophy - 7th 1998   World Junior Selections Competition - 2nd
2006   State Farm U.S. Championships - 12th 1997   Hungarian Grand Prix - 6th
2006   Eastern Sectional - 3rd 1997   Sofia Cup - 2nd
2005   Golden Spin of Zagreb - 5th 1997   State Farm U.S. Championships - 11th
2005   Marshalls U.S. Figure Skating Challenge - 5th 1997   Eastern Sectional - 4th
2005   Four Continents Championships - 11th 1997   World Junior Selections Competition - 3rd
2005   State Farm U.S. Championships - 7th 1996   Vienna Cup - 11th
2005   Eastern Sectional - 1st 1996   Grand Prix St. Gervais - 1st
2004   Nebelhorn Trophy - 6th 1996   State Farm U.S. Championships - withdrew
2004   State Farm U.S. Championships - 8th 1996   Eastern Sectional - 1st
2004   Eastern Sectional - 3rd 1996   World Junior Selections Competition - 3rd
2003   Finlandia Trophy - 6th 1995   Skate Canada, Junior - 1st
2003   State Farm U.S. Championships - withdrew 1995   World Junior Championships - 10th
2002   Skate Canada - 5th 1995   U.S. Olympic Festival - 3rd
2002   Smart Ones Skate America - 8th 1995   State Farm U.S. Championships, Junior - 4th
2002   Four Continents Championships - 10th 1994   Pokal Der Blauen Schwerter - 17th
2002   State Farm U.S. Championships - 6th 1994   U.S. Olympic Festival - 1st
2002   Eastern Sectional - 2nd 1994   State Farm U.S. Championships, Junior - 7th
2001   Nebelhorn Trophy - 5th 1994   Eastern Sectional, Junior - 2nd
2001   State Farm U.S. Championships - 10th 1993   State Farm U.S. Championships, Junior - 7th
2000   Vienna Cup - 3rd 1993   Eastern Sectional, Junior - 3rd
2000   Nebelhorn Trophy - 2nd 1993   South Atlantic Regional, Junior - 2nd
2000   State Farm U.S. Championships - 8th 1992   State Farm U.S. Championships, Novice - 4th
2000   Eastern Sectional - 3rd 1992   Eastern Sectional, Novice - 1st
2000   South Atlantic Regional - 1st 1992   South Atlantic Regional, Novice - 1st
1999   Finlandia Trophy - 5th 1991   J/I Nationals, Intermediate - 1st
1999   National Collegiate Championships - 1st 1991   Eastern Sectional (fig), Intermediate - 7th
1999   State Farm U.S. Championships - 10th 1991   Eastern Sectional, Intermediate - 1st
1998   NHK Trophy - 10th 

2007-08 Season Notes
SP Music: "Malaguena"; FS Music: "Harlem Nocturne" by Earl Hagen, "Puttin' on the Ritz" by Capital Lounge Series, "Blues in the Night" by Arlen and Mercer, and "Whacked Out Conspiracy" (from the Madagascar soundtrack) by James Dooley; Costume designer is Karen Mortenson ... Goal is to improve on past performances and placements throughout the season.

2006-07 Season Notes
Short Program Music: "Malaguena"; Free Skate Music: "Harlem to Madagascar."

Goal is to skate personal bests in each competition.

2005-06 Season Notes
Short Program Music: “Czardas”; Free Skate Music: “Harlem to Madagascar”

Goals are to medal in each event prior to the 2006 World Championships and to qualify for the 2006 World Championships.

2004-05 Season Notes
Plans to skate to "Henry the VIII" for the short program and "Espana Cani/Concierto de Aranjuez II/Malaguena" for the free skate.

2003-04 Season Notes
Delmore opened the season by placing sixth at the Finlandia Trophy ... Short Program Music: "Fever"; Free Skate Music: "Bond, James Bond" ...

2002-03 Season Notes
After placing 12th in the men's short program at the 2003 State Farm U.S. Championships, Delmore withdrew from the competition ... Delmore had battled a right hip flexor injury since early November. Delmore, competing in the Grand Prix Series for the first time since the 1998-99 season, placed eighth at Smart Ones Skate America in Spokane ... During a practice session at Skate America, Delmore broke one of his skate blades and was forced to have friends Fed Ex him a back-up pair of skates that arrived only hours prior to the short program ...

Declared that last year would be his final year of competitions as a singles skater, but he reconsidered after the 2007 U.S. Championships ... He is now competing to maintain a high level of performance, with the hope of securing a pairs partner for the 2008-09 season ... Currently skating in an off-Broadway musical starring Oksana Baiul, entitles "Cold as Ice" ... Delmore began skating when he was 8 years old because he really didn't have anything active to do during the winter months, and he wasn't that good at other sports ... Delmore was named to U.S. Figure Skating's 1996 Scholastic Honors Team ... Was a classical pianist and earned the Paderewski medal in 1995 for 10 years of playing at the national level ... Was also a nationally recognized athlete of Stanford University ... Graduated from Stanford University in June 2000 with a double major in communications and psychology ... Future plans include continuing coaching and choreography, and he's going back to school to become a psychologist (possibly a sports psychologist) ... Motto in life is “If you give your all in every facet of life, there should be no room for regret.” ... Lightly pursuing modeling and acting ... Describes himself with the words "particular, diplomatic, perseverant" ... Listens to pop, hip hop and some modern rock.

Favorite movie: Good Will Hunting
Favorite celebrity: Angelina Jolie
Favorite food: Pizza