Name: Carlo Fassi
DOB: 12/20/1929
Birthplace: Milan, Italy
Hometown: Milan, Italy
Olympic Experience
  • Figure skating coach for Olympic medalists Peggy Fleming and Dorothy Hamill among others
Personal: Won the bronze medal at the 1953 World Championships and gold medals at the European championships in 1953 and 1954...Invited to the U.S. in 1961 to rebuild the country’s figure skating program following a tragic plane crash in which many American skaters and coaches were killed...Used his fluency in English, Italian, German and French to ensure judges treated his skaters fairly...Partnered with his wife, Christa, in coaching, often developing the character of their skaters as much as their physical abilities...Co-author of “Figure Skating with Carlo Fassi."