Marissa Castelli & Mervin Tran
Marissa Castelli, with former partner Simon Shnapir, is the 2013 and 2014 U.S. Pairs Champion and a 2014 Olympic Team Event bronze medalist. She is from Cranston, Rhode Island and began skating at the age of four after looking up to her mother Lori, who was a figure skating coach.
Marissa supports the Jimmy Fund, loves to work out, practice yoga, puzzles, sleeping, trying to cook, and painting her toe nails.
Mervin Tran previously competed with Natacha Purich and Narumi Takahashi. He and Takahashi were the 2012 Worlds bronze medalists, 2010 Junior Grand Prix champions, two-time Junior Worlds medalists, and four-time Japanese champions.
Mervin raises awareness for men’s health issues by being a proud supporter of Movember!