Evie Gaffney began her Professional skating career at the age of 16. She skated with her father "Ben Dova" doing a comedy act. The act performed in shows in Europe and the United States. Her performing career culminated in a three year USA tour with Shipstead and Johnson's "Ice Follies",as a precision and comedy skater. The last 22 years have been devoted to teaching skating at Thomas Creek Ice Arena. The past 10 years she has been Head Pro of the "Learn-to-Skate" program. She is a certified professional skating teacher with USFSA and PSA.