Konstantin hails from St. Petersburg, Russia where he began skating and taking ballet at the age of four, training at the famed Yubileyny Olympic Sport Palace and eventually studying under the direction of Olympic Coach and Professor, Alexei Mishin. Konstantin holds the top rating, Master, with the prestigious Professional Skaters Association (PSA) in both Free Skating and Moves in the Field. He also received a Sport Biology/Physiology and Professional Coaching degree from the Lesgaft Sport University of Russia.
Konstantin’s skating experience includes 17 years performing as a Principal Skater in both Free Skate and Pairs for many international productions including the St. Petersburg Ballet on Ice, Holiday on Ice, Disney on Ice, Royal Caribbean International Cruise ships and Steve Wheeler’s “Magic On Ice” in Guam.
Konstantin coaches all ages and levels in private, semi-private, group and booster lessons. He specializes in Free Skating, Pairs, Moves in the Field, Choreography, Power Skating for figure and hockey skaters, Ice Theatre, and Showcase Skating. He also has extensive training and instructs skaters in Classical Ballet, On-Ice Pole and Static Harness, Off-Ice Harness and Spin Table, Off-Ice Jumps, Strength, Spins, Choreography, and Style techniques.
Konstantin’s students say that when they hear his iconic “I like it” belt out across the ice, they know they’ve truly done something of which they can be proud. They like that he has high expectations, and they trust in his coaching abilities which have proven to help many skaters build technical ability, grace, and showmanship to give them an edge in performances and competitions. Konstantin has had many skaters follow in his footsteps and skate professionally with Disney on Ice and other tours.
For more information or to inquire about lessons, you may contact Konstantin at firstname.lastname@example.org or (865) 964-5974.