Michael Botticelli

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameMichael C.•Botticelli
Used nameMichael•Botticelli
Born10 July 1959 in Boston, Massachusetts (USA)
Died28 February 2023
AffiliationsSkating Club of Boston, Boston (USA)
NOC United States


Michael Botticelli skated pairs with Sheryl Franks. Together they won the Eastern US Pairs Championship in 1977-79. They were also third at the US Championships from 1977-80, qualifying them for the World Championships each year. At the Worlds they placed ninth in 1977-79, and 10th in 1980. Together they later skated professionally with Ice Chips until 1991. Botticelli then became a coach at his home club, The Skating Club of Boston. He coached figure skaters but later also became a coach teaching skating skills to ice hockey players.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1980 Winter Olympics Figure Skating (Skating) USA Michael Botticelli
Pairs, Mixed (Olympic) Sheryl Franks 7