Name: Evan Bates
Sport: Figure Skating
Event(s): Ice Dance
Height: 6-1
Weight: 170
DOB: 2/23/1989
Birthplace: Ann Arbor, Mich.
Hometown: Northville, Mich.
High School: Huron High School (Ann Arbor, Mich.) '07
College: University of Michigan '13, Organizational Studies
Coach(es): Igor Shpilband
Olympic Experience
  • Three-time Olympian (2010, 2014, 2018)
  • Sochi 2014, 8th (with partner Madison Chock)
  • Vancouver 2010, 11th (with partner Emily Samuelson)
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2017 - 7th (with Chock)
  • Years of Participation: 2009-10 (with Samuelson), 2013-17 (with Chock)
  • Medals: 2 (1 silver, 1 bronze)
  • Silver - 2015 (with Chock)
  • Bronze - 2016 (with Chock)
Other Career Highlights
  • 2017 ISU Grand Prix Final, 5th (with Chock)
  • 2016 ISU Grand Prix Final, 6th (with Chock)
  • 2015 ISU Grand Prix Final, silver (with Chock)
  • 2014 ISU Grand Prix Final, silver (with Chock)
Personal: Son of Eric and Nancy...Has two older siblings, Andrew and Alexis...Began skating at age 4...Previously competed with Emily Samuelson from 2000-10 before transitioning to his current skating partner, Madison Chock, in July 2011...Enjoys golf, reading and playing guitar.