Ended their partnership after the 2010-11 season.
Yang and Baker have won U.S. titles at the juvenile (2007) and intermediate (2008) levels and are the 2010 U.S. novice bronze medalists ... Started skating together in June 2006.
Joylyn started skating when she was 6 - "My mom had an ice hockey party with co-workers, and I really enjoyed pushing a chair around the rink." ... Previously coached by Peter Sasmore, Kitty Kelly-McGorry, Julie Lowndes and Susan Blaisdell ... Has an older brother (Garrison, 17) ... Mother, Joyous, works in sales and father, Gino, is an auto mechanic ... Has two dogs: Chewie, a toy poodle, and Pepper, a beagle ... Member of the National Junior Honors Society (2009) and recipient of the Presidential Academic Award (2010) ... Enjoys spending time with family and friends, baking and reading ... If she weren't a skater, she would want to be a gymnast or a dancer ... Skater she most admires is Meryl Davis ... Favorite quote: "Don't be pushed by your problems; be led by your dreams." ... Says she is unable to stay awake in any moving vehicle ... Defining life moment is winning the 2007 U.S. intermediate title ... Wants to earn a degree in pediatrics or sports medicine after she's done competing.
Jean-Luc started skating when he was 2 and was on and off the ice until he was 10, when he started taking the sport seriously ... Participated in the Basic Skills Program from 1997-98 ... Coached by his parents, Sharon and Steve ... Mother competed in ice dancing at the 1988 Olympic Winter Games in Calgary, and his father competed in pairs at the World Junior Championships ... Skated with Nicole McClellan for one year ... Has a dog named Bobby and a cat named Be Nice ("long story") ... Volunteers at events at his club ... Hobbies include running, working out, sleeping, eating, hanging out with his friends and playing video games ... If he weren't a skater, he'd want to be a hockey player ... Skater he most admires is Charlie White ... Favorite quote: "If it turns out my best isn't good enough, then at least I'll never be able to look back and say I was too afraid to try." - Michael Jordan ... Enjoys sleeping, eating, working out and finding new music ... Was born in England and has dual citizenship ... After he's done competing, he wants to be a coach and choreographer ... Was born with a club foot and had to wear special shoes as an infant to correct it.
2012 Season NotesSD Music: "I Don't Feel Like Dancing" by Scissor Sisters
FD Music: "Me and My Girl" by Marilyn Plunkett and Robert Lindsay
Costumes designed by Nina Seattle
2011 Season NotesSD Music: "My Favorite Things" by Oleg Fesov
FD Music: "Windmills of Your Mind" (from the soundtrack of The Thomas Crown Affair) by Vic Damone and "Windmills of Your Mind" by Parenthetical Girls
Costumes designed by Nina of Seattle ... Goal is to continually improve and mature as a team
2010 Season NotesFD Music: Selections from the Titanic soundtrack by James Horner
Earned the novice bronze medal at the U.S. Championships
2009 Season NotesFD Music: Music from the Kingdom of Heaven soundtrack by Harry Gregson Williams
2008 Season NotesFD Music: "Harem" by Sarah Brightman
Won the intermediate title at the U.S. Junior Championships
2007 Season NotesWon the juvenile title at the U.S. Junior Championships