Coach Dasha was a member of the Russian National Team. She trained and competed professionally in Russia, Europe, and Asia for over ten years. Her main swim events were 200 meters butterfly and 800 freestyle. She has strong discipline, work ethics, and competitive drive. She enjoys working with children and is passionate about sharing her love of this sport with others.

Coach Dasha was born and raised in Russia. Two years ago, her family moved to the United States, and now they live in Roswell. She has two children who are members of the US Aquatics Club team. In her spare time, she enjoys photography, traveling, and activities with her kids.