Dmitry has earned the highest attainable coach’s title in both Russia and Canada. He is also a certified FIE international referee.
Dmitry's coaching career has spanned four countries and many national championships, but it started in 1985 in Russia.
In 1996-1997, he coached the Tianjin Men Sabre Team in China. He coached the Russian National Women’s saber team from 1998 to 2008. In 2008, he coached the Russian team in the Olympics.
He later coached Canada's Men’s and Women’s National saber team from 2009 to 2012, and took them to the 2012 Olympics.
He was the head coach for 12 World Championships, 10 European Championships, 3 Pan American Championships, 3 World University Games and 4 Junior World Championships.
His students won 9 Gold medals at World Championships, 10 Gold Medals at European Championships, 3 Gold medals at Pan American Championships. Dmitry’s students won European Junior and Senior), Asian (Senior), Pan American (Senior) and World (Cadet,Junior and Senior) Championships.