Former ice dancer and single skater who began coaching after retirement in 2014. In 2015 he became the choreographer in Eteri Tutberidze's team.
He began figure skating when he was 4 years old.
In single skating, he was the 2007 Russian junior national bronze medalist. He began ice dancing in 2010 with Ksenia Korobkova. They debuted at the 2011 NRW Trophy, winning the junior title.
His mother is a former Bolshoi ballet dancer.
Tatiana Tarasova is also a prominent figure skating coach from Russia.