Joyce Coates

Joyce Coates
Personal information
Full name Joyce Pamela Coates
Country represented  United Kingdom
Born (1939-12-14) 14 December 1939 (age 81)
Liverpool, England
Former partner Anthony Holles
Medal record

Joyce Pamela Coates (born 14 December 1939 in Liverpool, England) is a former British pair skater who competed with Anthony Holles. They finished tenth at the 1956 Winter Olympics, captured the bronze medal at the 1958 and 1959 European Figure Skating Championships, and came in fourth at the 1959 World Figure Skating Championships. They retired from competition before the 1960 season, turning professional to take up coaching.[1]


(with Holles)

Event 1956 1957 1958 1959
Winter Olympic Games 10th
World Championships 7th 5th 4th
European Championships 4th 5th 3rd 3rd
British Championships 1st 1st 1st 1st

World professional pair skating champions 1962


  1. ^ "People", Skating magazine, February 1960