Olympic Coach

Team USA coach

2014 Sochi Olympics 

Coach of Bronze Medal Pair Team - Team Event


Bobby has been coaching competitive figure skating for over 15 years, and has reached the highest stage with his pair team of Castelli and Shnapir.  As the Co-Director and Head Coach at Skate Pairs in Boxboro, Massachusetts, Bobby has demonstrated his leadership ability by turning the Boston area into a major force in Pair Figure Skating within the United States. Working alongside some of the top coaches in the World, as well as strength and conditioning specialists, nutritionists, psychologists and medical personnel, Bobby has assembled an experienced and professional team to give his athletes the best opportunity to reach their goals.  Skate Pairs benefits all levels and ages of athletes, and the city of Boston and New England Region provides high level educational instututions and life enriching opportunities. 

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PSA Rating

Master Pair & Freestyle


Level VIII



PSA Coach of the Year

Pole Harness


  • Master of Arts, Emerson College - Visual and Media Arts

  • Bachelor of Arts, Boston College - School of Education

  • Principal performer - Holiday on Ice

  • National Competitor - Pair and Single skating

  • Collegiate baseball player

  • Video and Music editing