Jeff Isaacson

USA Curling

  • 2010
  • 2014
 Position:    Vice skip
 Teammates:    John Shuster, Jared Zezel, John Landsteiner, Craig Brown
 Hometown/Resides:    Virginia, Minn.
 Age:    30
 Occupation:    Science teacher at Gilbert Junior High School, Eveleth-Gilbert School District
 Education:    Bachelor's degree in chemistry from Bemidji State University;
 Master's degree in educational administration from the University of Wisconsin- Superior
 Family:    Single
 Year started curling:    1996
 Height:    5'8 feet

Curling Highlights:

  • Olympic Winter Games: 2014 (9th), 2010 (10th)
  • Olympic Team Trials: 2014 (champion), 2010 (champion)
  • Continental Cup: 2014 (champion)
  • Men's National Championship: 2014 (5th), 2013 (3rd), 2009 (champion), 2008 (6th), 2002 (runner-up)
  • Men's World Championship: 2009 (5th)
  • World University Games: 2007 (gold) 
  • Junior World Curling Championships: 2005 (4th)
  • U.S. Junior Nationals: 2005 (champion), 2003
  • Minnesota State Junior Championships: 2005 (champion)
  • Minnesota State Championships: 2005, 2004, 2002 (champion), 2000
  • Junior Nationals All-Star team: 2005 (second position) 

2013-14 Competition Schedule:

Dates  Event  Location  Results 
Sept. 12-15  The Shoot-Out @ the Saville Centre  Edmonton, AB  5-3, semifinals 
Sept. 27-30  PointOptical Curling Classic  Saskatoon, SK  1-3 
Oct. 4-6  St. Paul Cashspiel  St. Paul, MN  5-2, semifinals 
Oct. 18-21  Canad Inns Prairie Classic  Portage la Prairie, MB  4-3 
Oct. 25-28 Bernick's Miller Lite Open Bemidji, Minn. 5-1, runner-up
Nov. 10-17  2014 U.S. Olympic Team Trials  Fargo, N.D.  8-2, champion 
Dec. 10-15  Olympic Qualification Event  Fussen, Germany  7-2, qualified 
Jan. 2-5 Perth Masters  Perth, Scotland  3-3 
Jan. 16-19 Continental Cup of Curling Las Vegas, Nev.  Champion 
Feb. 7-23  Olympic Winter Games  Sochi, Russia   
9th
March 1-8  2014 National Championships  Philadelphia, Pa.   


Coaching Highlights:

  • U.S. Junior National Championships: 2006 (champion with Chris Plys rink)
  • World Junior Curling Championships: 2006
Curls out of: Duluth Curling Club and Curl Mesabi

Hobbies: Playing cards, traveling