|Country represented||Soviet Union|
|Born||1970 (age 43–44)
Odessa, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union
|Residence||Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada|
|Former partner||Ilona Melnichenko|
|Former training locations||Moscow|
Gennady Kaskov (Russian: Геннадий Касков) is a former Soviet ice dancer. With former partner Ilona Melnichenko, he is the 1987 World Junior champion, 1990 Skate America bronze medalist, and 1991 Winter Universiade champion.
Originally from Odessa, Kaskov eventually moved to train in Moscow. He and his partner, Ilona Melnichenko, competed at the 1987 World Junior Championships at the Kitchener Memorial Auditorium Complex and won gold ahead of Oksana Grishuk / Alexandr Chichkov. As seniors, Kaskov / Melnichenko won gold twice at the Nebelhorn Trophy and bronze at the 1990 Skate America. After winning the 1991 Winter Universiade, the duo retired from competition.
Kaskov began coaching in Burnaby, British Columbia and then in Swan Lake, Manitoba. He worked at British Columbia's Centre of Excellence, the York Region Skating Academy, and Kitchener-Waterloo Skating Club, with his students includingKevin Reynolds, Matt McEwan, and Brandon Armstrong. In 2013, Kaskov began coaching at the New Hamburg Skating Club at the Wilmot Recreation Complex.
Kaskov is an International Technical Specialist for Canada.
Kaskov is a graduate of Odessa University where he obtained his Bachelor of Psychology. He settled in Canada in the 1990s and married a Canadian, Leanne. They have two daughters, Ksenia and Malia, with a third child expected in January 2014, and live in Waterloo Region, Ontario.
|Prize of Moscow News||3rd|
|World Junior Championships||1st|
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