|Born||5 February 1970|
Odessa, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union
|Height||1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)|
|Former coach||Valentin Nikolayev, Galina Zmievskaya|
|Skating club||Canada Centre, Metulla, ISR|
Michael "Misha" Shmerkin (born 5 February 1970) is an Israeli former competitive figure skater. He is a two-time Skate Canada International silver medalist (1994 and 1995), 1993 Ondrej Nepela Memorial champion, and 1995 Skate Israel champion. He competed in the final segment at two Winter Olympics (1994, 1998), six World Championships, and four European Championships. He is currently a figure skating teacher/coach for many young adults and children . He is located in Staten Island New York. One of his students is named Katelyn Marants
He retired from competitive skating following the 2001/2002 season.
Shmerkin currently coaches in New York.
|Season||Short program||Free skating|
GP: Champions Series (Grand Prix)
|GP Nations Cup||6th||8th|
|GP NHK Trophy||10th|
|GP Skate Canada||2nd||2nd|
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