Violetta Afanasieva

Violetta Afanasieva


“To share my passion and knowledge of our sport, to help young athletes achieve their best in figure skating and mostly to inspire them throughout their journey.”


Certified since 2015

Level of Certification
NCCP Level 1 Phase 3
30 years continuous involvement in figure skating

Levels of skaters taught
All levels from beginners to elite and professional skaters
Have had skaters win Provincial titles

Amateur skating background
Russian “Master of Sport” Candidate in Singles

Professional skating background
2006 Professional World Champion (with partner Pete Dack)
American Open Silver Medalist
Competitor on CBC’s TV series “Battles of the Blades” (seasons 2, 3 and 4)
15 years touring with shows such as:
Celebration On Ice (Canada)
Stars on Ice (Europe)
Art on Ice (Europe),
Eugeni Plushenko’s “Stradivarius” tour (Russia)
Philippe Candeloro tour (South America)
Katarina Witt’s tour (Europe)
Holiday on Ice (Europe, Central America, South America)
Blades on Stage (Mirvish production Toronto)

Russian and English