Vladimir has worked within the Fred Astaire franchise since the early 90’s. He is a certified NDCA (National Dance Council of America) Adjudicator as well as a member of NADTA ( North American Dance Teacher Association) and the World Dance Council. A passionate instructor he manages students eager to compete. Many of his students have worked with him for over ten years. Vladimir holds titles as the Fred Astaire World Champion, Professional International Standard. Fred Astaire US National Champion, Professional International Standard- 2012 United States National Professional Theater Arts, Finalist. -1995 Russian Professional Latin-America Show Dance, Finalist- 1992 Russian Professional Latin American, semi-finalist.- 1990-1991 European Cup Amateur Latin, 5th place – 1989. He also oversees the training and development of the FADS Rochester staff.