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List of notable or famous coaches from Russia, with bios and photos, including the top coaches born in Russia and even some popular coaches who immigrated to Russia. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Russian coaches then this list is the perfect resource for you. These coaches are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known coach from Russia is included when available.

Examples of people on this list: Vladislav Tretiak, Valeri Liukin and many more.

This historic coaches from Russia list can help answer the questions "Who are some Russian coaches of note?" and "Who are the most famous coaches from Russia?" These prominent coaches of Russia may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Russian coaches.

Use this list of renowned Russian coaches to discover some new coaches that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. (27 items)
Alexei Mishin is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Coaches from Russia
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Alexei Nikolayevich Mishin is a Russian figure skating coach and former pair skater. With partner Tamara Moskvina, he is the 1969 World silver medalist and Soviet national champion. Mishin is based in Saint Petersburg at Yubileyny Sports Palace. His current and former students include Olympic ...more

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Age: 76

Birthplace: Sevastopol

Profession: Coach

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Anastasia Davydova is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Coaches from Russia
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Anastasia Semyonovna Davydova is a Russian competitor in synchronized swimming and five-time Olympic champion. She won gold medals in the duet competition with Anastasiya Yermakova at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, and was part of the Russian gold medal team in ...more

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Age: 34

Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

Profession: Coach, Swimmer

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#55 on The Best Female Athletes of All Time

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Andrei Korshunov is a Russian equestrian. At the 2012 Summer Olympics he competed in the Individual eventing competition. ...more

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Age: 50

Birthplace: Kuybyshev^! Novosibirsk Oblast, Russia

Profession: Coach, Athlete, Equestrian

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Andrey Nikolayevich Kobelev is a Russian retired footballer who played as a midfielder, and a current manager. ...more

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Age: 48

Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

Profession: Coach

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Dmitry Polishchuk


Dmitry Polishchuk is a Russian windsurfer. ...more

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Age: 30

Birthplace: Sochi, Krasnodar, Russia

Profession: Coach, Athlete

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Eduard Vassilievich Malofeyev is a Soviet and Belarusian football coach and former international player. Despite being born and grown in Russian SFSR, Malofeyev rose to prominence in Belarus, having scored over 100 goals in Soviet Top League for Dinamo Minsk. He is widely regarded as one of the best ...more

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Age: 74

Birthplace: Kolomna, Russia

Profession: Coach

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Ekaterina Vaganova is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Coaches from Russia
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Ekaterina Vaganova


Ekaterina Vaganova is a Russian dancer. She is the World champion on the Ballroom and Latin American dances. She was two-time Champion of Russia, four-time Champion of Italy, two-time vice-champion of the World in Youth Latin, IDSF, finalist of the World and European championships in IDSF, champion ...more

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Age: 29

Birthplace: Eurasia, Kamchatka Krai, Russia, Vilyuchinsk

Profession: Coach

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Elena Allen


Elena Allen is a British sports shooter. She also represents Wales in the Commonwealth Games having previously represented England. ...more

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Age: 43

Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

Profession: Businessperson, Coach, Athlete

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