Katerina has been involved in rhythmic gymnastics for over 16 years as a gymnast, coach and judge. Katerina began at the age of 4 and has been coached by many famous names such as World Champion Irina Gabashvilli and Irina Korosteleva. Katerina has competed internationally in Japan, Uzbekistan, Germany, Canada and Russia as well as within the United States for over 12 years, qualifying for the United States Elite Team in 2010. Since then, she has been coaching State, Regional and National champions for over six years. While running her gym, she attended college full time and received her bachelor’s degree in Communication and International Studies from the University of Washington.
Under Katerina's coaching, Nova has had gymnasts consecutively qualify to the USA Gymnastics National Championship the past 8 years. Katerina is currently certified as a level 3-8 judge and loves coaching all ages of rhythmic gymnasts. Katerina has been named USA Gymnastics Region 2 Coach of the Year in 2015, 2016 and 2017.