Welcome to:

Syracuse Speedskating


Striving for greatness at every turn!


2018 Jack Byrne Memorial Short Track Championships results and meet photos are now available!


The 2017-18 season has begun, but it is not too late to join!


Welcome to:

Syracuse SpeedSkating

Striving for greatness on every turn!


About Us

Club Achievements

Syracuse Speedskating Club is dedicated to the promotion and enjoyment of the exciting sport of speedskating. With the distinction of 3 nationally certified coaches, Syracuse Speedskating offers opportunities for athletes to develop at their own pace in a friendly, supportive and challenging environment. Our skaters compete at the local, regional and national levels. Syracuse Speedskating seeks to provide both beginners and nationally ranked skaters the skills they need to improve, achieve personal goals, and most of all, have fun!

Syracuse Speedskating is the only speedskating club in Central New York, with members from Onondaga, Oswego, Tompkins and Oneida counties. We welcome new skaters to join us for a free first session and experience the thrill of the fastest sport on ice!  Click here to learn how.


Numerous skaters achieving national and international titles began their skating careers at the Syracuse Speedskating Club, including National Short Track Champions Jenn Barber, Kathy Same, Kate Stewart.  Current SSC coaches and former Olympic Trial participants, Gretchen Burns and Cherise Wilkins have also achieved multiple National Championships.

In March 2017, Syracuse Speedskating alum Alex Zamojski was the overall men’s Allround Champion at the Long Track AmCup Finals in Utah. Former SSC skater Sydney Yu-Terpening was named Junior B Champion at the 2017 US Long Track Age Group Nationals at Lake Placid.

Current SSC team members achieving recent national and international recognition include Sarah and Matthew Crovella, medalists at the 2016 International Children’s Olympic Games in Innsbruck, Austria, and Sammy Hart-Gorman, who ranked #6 at the 2017 Age Group Nationals in Midland, Michigan.


Syracuse Speedskating Club was founded by Jack Byrne and Harold Harrington in 1958.