Violetta Afanasieva


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



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.


Contact information


Phone: 705-977-3849

For more information please visit my website