Started skating together in 1985 . Finished 3rd at 1987 Soviet Junior Championships, but left off the World
Junior team by the Soviet Skating Federation. On the Soviet or Russian national
teams beginning in 1989. Trained in St. Petersburg, Russia
Coach: Ludmila Velikova
Choreographers for their eligible programs: Natalia Percherskaya, Aleksandr Styopin
Choreographers for their professional programs:
John Thomas, Aleksandr Zhulin, Ari Zakarian, Giuseppe Arena.
C) Photo by J. Barry Mittan
Married: August 7, 1995
in St. Petersburg, Russia
Son: Maxim, born August 1, 2001.
Now residents of Simsbury, Connecticut, USA, where they coach.