All of our rhythmic gymnastics, aesthetic gymnastics and dance classes at the recreational and competitive levels are conducted by experienced, dedicated and certified NCCP coaches. Through music and motion, our mission is to promote fun and to develop strong, healthy, self-confident and happy athletes whose accomplishments will last a lifetime.
Danuta Smiechowski: Danuta is the head coach and founder of the Etobicoke Rhythmic Gymnastic Club. She is a former Polish national team gymnast with a Master's degree in Physical Education at the University of Gdansk, Poland. In 2003, Danuta received the title of Canadian Coach of the Year. Danuta has guided her students to win many championships.
Margaret Wichrowska: A former competitive gymnast of Poland, Margaret has been with the Olympium RGC since 1992. She coaches interclub, aesthetic and provincial athletes. She has been the coach of many provincial champions as well as the group provincial champions, and is a member of the Ontario Rhythmic Judges.
Ilona Valitskaya: The Master of sport in Russia. The former gymnast: member of the youth National Team of Russia (2007-2008), the 2010 Champion of Israel in group routine. Ilona has been with Olympium RGC since 2011. She is coaching children and youth of all competitive age and levels.
Tatiana Shmagun: The classical, folk and modern dance choreographer. Tatiana has graduate Kiev National Choreographic College, Folk Dance Studio of Virskiy and National Pedagogical University. She was a dancer of Kiev Ballet and Opera Theater, Moscow Folk Show Ensemble “Mazury”, Ensemble of the Armed Forces of Ukraine and Virskiy National Academic Ensemble touring Europe, North America and China. She has worked as a choreographer for dance schools in Ukraine and UAE. Tatiana has been a part of Olympium Coaching Team since 2013.
Victoria Da Silva: Victoria is a former competitive gymnast for 12 years. She was the Junior National Group team member. Victoria joined Olympium RGC in 2011 as an athlete and has been coaching since 2015.
Anna Gega: The modern dance choreographer. Anna has graduated National University of Culture and Arts, Kiev, Ukraine and Kherson State University. She was a dancer of Ensemble of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, choreographer of showcases in China and Dubai, teacher of Kiev Institute of Music in Ukraine. Anna has been a recreational coach at Olympium RGC since 2016.
Anastasiia Moroz: Anastasiia has graduated National University of Physical Education and Sport of Ukraine. The former student and a coach for last 6 years of the Deriugina School. The Champion of Kiev in the Group Routine, the Ukrainian Champion in the Group routine and in the Team Classification. She is a member of Ukrainian Rhythmic Gymnastics Judges. Anastasiia is part of Olympium RGC coaching team since 2017.
Salome Shavdatuashvili: The former gymnasts of Deriugina School, Ukraine. The Champion of Ukraine in the group exercise and in the team classification. Salome has graduated from Kyiv Choreography College Kiyanochka as a ballet dancer and teacher of choreography. She has experience in coaching children at the Deriugina School. Salome is a member of Ukrainian Rhythmic Gymnastics Judges. She is part of Olympium RGC coaching team since 2017.