Alexander Malkov ( Sasha )
Sasha was born in Russia and began skating at the age of 4 in Spartak Moscow club the Russian( USSR ) system. Sasha was a world class figure skater for Russia and Belarus, 3 -time Belarus National Ice Dance Champion, and competed in World and European championships. When he was not training for figure skating, hockey was a favorite pastime. His brother was a professional player in Russia and Sasha was involved in his training from the moment he started until he became a pro player. With both figure skating and hockey background, Sasha is an expert in the art and sport of skating.
Sasha spent the last seven years working for the Laura Stamm International Power Skating System as one of her elite instructors and Director of European Operations.
Sasha has worked with many junior and pro teams in North America and Europe, including teams from Iceland, Germany and Italy.
Players trained by Sasha play in numerous Junior and pro leagues all over the world, including players drafted in to the NHL( Chicago Blackhawks, Atlanta Thrashers, San Jose Sharks, Philadelphia Flyers )and players that play for their national teams.