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Philippe Pélissier

Philippe Pélissier (born 30 November 1947) is a French retired competitive figure skater who currently works as a coach. As a skater, he won six medals at the French Figure Skating Championships. He competed at the 1964 Winter Olympics, placing 23rd, and at the 1968 Winter Olympics, placing 13th. As a coach, he has trained many elite skaters, including Thierry Cerez, Didier Gailhaguet, Jean-Christophe Simond, Stanick Jeannette and Alban Préaubert.[1] Pélissier is known for his expressive reactions behind the boards when his skaters are competing.[1]

He also skated pairs with Micheline Joubert, winning the French national title three times.


Event 1962-63 1963-64 1964-65 1965-66 1966-67 1967-68 1968-69
Winter Olympic Games 23rd 13th
World Championships 12th 12th
European Championships 16th 11th 9th 9th 9th 5th
French Championships 3rd 3rd WD 3rd 3rd 2nd 2nd
Winter Universiade 3rd


  1. ^ a b Smith, Beverley (1997). Talking Figure Skating: Behind the Scenes in the World's Most Glamorous Sport. McClelland & Stewart. ISBN . 
  • French Nationals Podium Placements
  • Skatabase: 1960s Olympics

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