Tatiana was born in Poltava, Ukraine. In 1970 and 1973 she was the All-Around Champion of the Ukraine and in 1985 her student, Oksana Omelianchik, became the All-Around World Champion. Tatiana earned the titles of "Distinguished Coach of Ukraine" and "Distinguished Coach oh the Soviet Union." Tatiana was hired as the Women's Head Coach at Capital Gymnastics National Training Center in 1992. She presently coaches levels 7 through Elite.
At the 2001 World Championships, Katie Heenan was the bronze medalist on the Uneven Bars, an Elite gymnast under the instruction of Tatiana and her Elite coaching staff. Tatiana and her coaching staff also coached World Champion Katie Heenan and World Champion on Beam, Ashley Postell (2002). Among her many amazing coaching titles, Tatiana is Head Coach at Capital Gymnastics NTC, an International Brevet Judge and is on the USA Gymnastics Women's National Team Coaching Staff.