2 Time Olympian
Top 10 in 2 Olympics and 4 World Championships
1988 Canadian Pair Champion
9 Time International Medalist (5 Gold)
PSA Double Master Rated Level V International Coach
International & World Choreographer
Coach of 1st pairs team to land a throw quad in ISU competition history
Pole Harness Technician (over 20 years)
Since 1984, Doug Ladret has been at the forefront of figure skating around the world. Along with his partner, Christine "Tuffy" Hough, Ladret won the 1988 Canadian Pair title, competed in 5 World Championships, 2 Olympic Games and won a total of 5 International Titles. Professionally, Hough and Ladret performed with Stars on Ice for 4.5 years and were featured in numerous touring shows, television specials as well as one feature film.
From 1997 to 2000, Ladret was the Performance Director for Stars on Ice. Since he began coaching in 1992, Ladret has produced National & International medalists and champions in both singles and pairs. He has been a presenter at numerous seminars across North America and was nominated twice for US Figure Skating/Professional Skaters Association Developmental Coach of the Year. The 2017 Nationals marked his 16th consecutive year coaching at the US Figure Skating Championships.
Ladret is an accomplished choreographer having choreographed for numerous television specials and for such notable skaters as World Champion, Kurt Browning and Olympic Gold Medalists, Jamie Sale and David Pelletier. He is the recipient of an Emmy Certificate for his choreographic work on the CBS Special "Scott Hamilton Upside Down".
Doug's music background helped him develop into one of the finest music editors in the skating business. His work has been showcased in professional ice shows, television specials, figure skating competition broadcasts and throughout the world at ISU competitions.