Figure skater

Colin McManus

Quick Facts

IntroAmerican ice dancer
Is Figure skater
From United States of America
Type Sports
Birth 10 March 1990, Melrose
Age30 years


Colin McManus (born March 10, 1990) is an American ice dancer who competes with Anastasia Cannuscio. They are the 2013 Ice Challenge champions and 2011 U.S. Junior bronze medalists. McManus is engaged to be married to Cannuscio’s sister, Isabella.


Colin McManus teamed up with Anastasia Cannuscio in March 2008. They debuted on the ISU Junior Grand Prix series in autumn 2009.

Cannuscio/McManus won a silver medal at the 2010 Junior Grand Prix event in France and bronze on the junior level at the 2011 U.S. Championships. They were sent to the 2011 World Junior Championships and finished 7th.

Cannuscio/McManus debuted on the senior level at the 2011 Ondrej Nepela Memorial. They finished seventh at their first Grand Prix event, the 2012 Skate America. The following season, they won gold at the 2013 Ice Challenge.

For the 2014-15 season

, Cannuscio and McManus took bronze in both their ISU Challenger Series events at 2014 Finlandia Trophy and the U.S. International Figure Skating Classic. They later placed fifth in their Grand Prix event at 2014 Skate America, as well as the 2015 U.S. Figure Skating Championships.


(with Cannuscio)

SeasonShort danceFree danceExhibition
by Sergei Prokofiev

  • Waltz: No 37 Waltz-Coda
  • March: No 18 The Clock
    choreo. by Karen Ludington
  • Ninth Symphony
  • Moonlight Sonata
  • Fifth Symphony
    by Ludwig van Beethoven
    choreo. by Karen Ludington
  • Gravity
    by Sara Bareilles
  • Paso Doble: Hora Zero
    by Rodrigo y Gabriela
  • Flamenco: Ameksa
    by the Taalbi Brothers
  • Danse macabre
    by Arthur Fiedler
  • Transylvanian Lullaby
    by Gil Shaham
  • Danse macabre
    by Arthur Fiedler
  • Puttin’ On the Ritz
  • Get Happy
    by Rufus Wainwright
  • An American in Paris
    by Leonard Bernstein
  • Polka: Éljen a Magyar!, Op. 332
  • Waltz: Accelerationen, Op. 234
    both by Johann Strauss II,
    performed by Willi Boskovsky
    and Wiener Johann Strauss Orchestra
  • Comanche
    by The Revels
  • Please, Mr. Jailer
    by Rachel Sweet
  • Jailhouse Rock
    by West End Orchestra and Singers
  • Mas que Nada
    by Sérgio Mendes
    (feat. The Black Eyed Peas)
  • Magalenha
    by Sergio Mendes
  • The Way You Look Tonight
    by Adam Levine
  • Unforgettable
    by Nat King Cole, Natalie Cole
  • Get Me To The Church
    by Frank Sinatra
  • Waltz: It’s a Man’s Man’s Man’s World
    by James Brown
  • Tango: Bust Your Windows
    by Jazmine Sullivan
  • Carmen Fantasie
    by David Garrett
  • Cavatina
    (from The Deer Hunter
    by Stanley Myers
Original dance
  • Complainte de la Butte
    by Rufus Wainwright
  • La Foule
    by Édith Piaf
  • Love Story
    by Francis Lai
    performed by the BBC Orchestra
  • I Want to Be Loved By You
    by Marilyn Monroe
  • Five Foot Two, Eyes of Blue
    by Spike Jones and His City Slickers
  • Who’s that Creepin’?
  • I Wanna Be Like You
    by Big Bad Voodoo Daddy

Competitive highlights

GP: Grand Prix; CS: Challenger Series (began in the 2014–15 season); JGP: Junior Grand Prix

With Cannuscio

GP Cup of China7th
GP NHK Trophy6th8th
GP Skate America7th5th5th
CS Finlandia3rd
CS Nebelhorn3rd
CS Ondrej Nepela7th
CS U.S. Classic6th8th3rd
Ice Challenge1st
Ondrej Nepela5th
International: Junior
Junior Worlds7th
JGP Belarus7th
JGP France2nd
JGP Japan4th
JGP Turkey7th
U.S. Champ.3rd J.6th6th7th5th4th6th
Eastern Sect.2nd
J. = Junior level