Roman Hryhorchuk


Roman Yosypovych Hryhorchuk (Ukrainian: Роман Йосипович Григорчук; born 22 March 1965) is a Ukrainian football manager and a former player.

Roman Hryhorchuk
Personal information
Full name Roman Yosypovych Hryhorchuk
Date of birth (1965-03-22) 22 March 1965 (age 56)
Place of birth Kolomyia Raion, Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast, Ukrainian SSR
Position(s) Forward
Youth career
Nyva Berezhany
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1983 Silmash Kolomyia
1987 Pokuttia Kolomyia
1988 Prykarpattya Ivano-Frankivsk 34 (2)
1990 Temp Shepetivka 34 (19)
1991–1994 Prykarpattya Ivano-Frankivsk 111 (57)
1994 VSE St. Poelten 3 (0)
1994–1995 Prykarpattya Ivano-Frankivsk 7 (1)
1995 ZKS Petrochemia Płock 14 (3)
1995–1996 Kryvbas Kryvyi Rih 27 (10)
1996–1997 Saturn Ramenskoye 29 (9)
1998–2001 Dinaburg 63 (30)
Teams managed
1999–2000 Dinaburg (assistant)
2000–2004 Dinaburg
2005–2009 Ventspils
2009–2010 Metalurh Zaporizhya
2010–2014 Chornomorets Odesa
2014–2018 Gabala
2018–2020 Astana
2020–2021 Shakhtyor Soligorsk
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Playing career


He started playing with FC Lysonia Berezhany and then FC Temp Shepetivka. He established himself as a striker while playing for Prykarpattya Ivano-Frankivsk while in the Ukrainian First League where he consistently was among the top-scorers of the League. He spent some time in foreign clubs in Austria, Poland and Russia.

Coaching career


In his coaching career, he was a successful manager in Latvia with FK Ventspils winning the Latvian championship three times from 2006 to 2008 as well as the Latvian Cup in 2005 and 2007.[1]

During the 2009–10 Ukrainian Premier League season, Hryhorchuk was hired by Metalurh Zaporizhya. He stayed in that position only until the end of the season, though.

On 16 November 2010, Hryhorchuk was appointed as the manager of FC Chornomorets Odesa.[2] He brought the club back into the Ukrainian Premier League after his 1st season in charge.

On 4 March 2012 his team won 1–0 against FC Illichivets Mariupol[3] and couple of weeks later defeated FC Vorskla Poltava.[4]

A year later Chornomorets won another 1-0 match against Metallurg Donetsk[5] which made it possible for it to appear at the Ukrainian Cup by May of the same year.[6] On 23 August 2013 his team played against KF Skënderbeu Korçë.[7]

Hryhorchuk was appointed manager of Azerbaijan Premier League side Gabala FK on 21 December 2014, on an 18-month contract.[8] On 20 December 2015, Hryhorchuk extended his Gabala contract for another season, until the end of the 2016–2017 season.[9] Following defeat to Keşla in the 2017–18 Azerbaijan Cup Final, Hryhorchuk left Gabala after his contract was not extended.[10]

On 1 June 2018, FC Astana announced Hryhorchuk as their new manager.[11] On 13 January 2020, Hryhorchuk left Astana by mutual consent.[12]

On 5 September 2020, he was hired by Belarusian club Shakhtyor Soligorsk.[13]

References


  1. "Ventspils end Grigorchuk era". 11 August 2009. Archived from the original on 22 February 2014. Retrieved 5 July 2014.
  2. "Gabala meeting new head coach Roman Grigorchuk". gabalafc.az. 18 December 2014. Retrieved 18 December 2014.
  3. Роман ГРИГОРЧУК: "Игра отобрала много нервов". "Черноморец" - "Ильичевец" - 1:0. 21-й тур. Sport Express (in Russian). 3 April 2012. Archived from the original on 8 July 2014. Retrieved 5 July 2014.
  4. Роман Григорчук: "Нам нужно еще много работать". "Черноморец" - "Ворскла" - 2:1. 24 тур. Sport Express (in Russian). 25 March 2012. Archived from the original on 26 March 2012. Retrieved 5 July 2014.
  5. "Roman Grigorchuk: It was really important for us to gain a victory today". Archived from the original on 20 August 2013. Retrieved 5 July 2014.
  6. Роман ГРИГОРЧУК: "Черноморец" может гордиться выходом в финал кубка". Sport Express (in Russian and Ukrainian). 22 May 2013. Archived from the original on 14 July 2013. Retrieved 5 July 2014.
  7. Григорчук: "Скендербеу тяготеет к комбинационным действиям" (in Russian). 23 August 2013. Archived from the original on 14 July 2014. Retrieved 5 July 2014.
  8. "New head coach Roman Grigorchuk introduced". www.gabalafc.az/. Gabala FK. 21 December 2014. Retrieved 24 December 2014.
  9. "Roman Qriqorçukla müqavilə yeniləndi". gabalafc.az (in Russian). Gabala FK. 20 December 2015. Retrieved 20 December 2015.
  10. "Qəbələ Roman Qriqorçukla yollarını ayırdı". gabalafc.az (in Azerbaijani). Gabala FK. 29 May 2018. Retrieved 29 May 2018.
  11. "Роман Григорчук – главный тренер Астаны". fca.kz (in Russian). FC Astana. 1 June 2018. Retrieved 1 June 2018.
  12. "Роман Григорчук покинул Астану". fcastana.kz/ (in Russian). FC Astana. 13 January 2020. Retrieved 13 January 2020.
  13. "Роман Григорчук – главный тренер "Шахтера"" [Roman Hryhorchuk is the head coach of Shakhtyor] (in Russian). FC Shakhtyor Soligorsk. 5 September 2020. Retrieved 19 November 2020.