Tony Barron, Beloved Skating Coach, Mourned by Community After 70+ Years in the Sport

By | October 5, 2023



Death – Obituary News : Tony Barron, a beloved figure in the skating community, passed away on October 2, 2023. With a career spanning over 70 years, Barron coached, advised, judged, and supported countless skaters. His death leaves a void in the skating world, and our thoughts are with his friends and family during this difficult time.

Tony Barron, a renowned figure in the skating community, passed away on October 2nd, 2023, leaving behind a legacy that will be cherished by many. With a career spanning over 70 years, Barron dedicated his life to coaching, advising, judging, and supporting countless skaters.


Born in the heart of Britain, Tony Barron discovered his passion for figure skating at a young age. His talent and dedication were evident from the start, and he quickly made a name for himself in the skating world. As a coach, Barron nurtured and mentored aspiring skaters, instilling in them the same passion and determination that he possessed.

His expertise as a judge was highly sought after, and his fair and insightful evaluations became widely respected. Skaters valued his feedback and guidance, knowing that it came from a place of deep understanding and experience. Barron’s contributions to the sport extended beyond the rink, as he played an instrumental role in shaping the British Ice Skating community.

Not only did Barron leave an indelible mark on the skating world, but he also touched the lives of those who had the privilege of knowing him personally. His kindness, warmth, and unwavering support will be deeply missed. Friends, family, and the skating community are mourning his loss and remembering the incredible impact he had on their lives.

As news of his passing spread, tributes poured in from all corners of the skating world. Skaters expressed their gratitude for his guidance and mentorship, highlighting the immense influence he had on their careers. Others reminisced about his infectious enthusiasm and unwavering belief in the potential of every skater he encountered.

Tony Barron’s legacy will live on, not only through the skaters he coached and mentored but also through the continued growth and development of the British Ice Skating community. His dedication to the sport, his unwavering support for skaters, and his passion for excellence will forever be remembered.

In this time of grief, the thoughts and condolences of the skating community are with Tony Barron’s friends and family. His memory will be cherished, and his impact on the sport will never be forgotten. Rest in peace, Tony Barron..


@BritishIceSkate said We're sad to share news of the passing of Tony Barron on October 2nd 2023; he will be deeply missed by the skating community, so many of whom he coached, advised, judged, and supported over his 70+ year skating career. Our thoughts are with his friends and family