Serhiy Kovalyov

Serhiy Kovalyov (Ukrainian: Сергій Миколайович Ковальов; 21 November 1971 in Donetsk Oblast, Ukrainian SSR) was a Ukrainian professional footballer and currently is football manager.

Serhiy Kovalyov
Personal information
Full name Serhiy Mykolayovych Kovalyov
Date of birth (1971-11-21) 21 November 1971 (age 49)
Place of birth Donetsk Oblast, Ukrainian SSR
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9+12 in)
Position(s) Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1992–1993 FC Dynamo-2 Kyiv 20 (1)
1993 FC Nyva Myronivka 10 (0)
1993–1994 FC Bazhanovets Makiyivka 22 (6)
1994–2000 FC Shakhtar Donetsk 104 (6)
National team
1998–2000[1] Ukraine 10 (1)
Teams managed
2002–2009 Shakhtar Donetsk academy (assistant)
2009–2013 FC Shakhtar-3 Donetsk
2013–2015 Shakhtar Donetsk youth team
2015–2017 Shakhtar U19
2018–2021 Metalurh Zaporizhya (assistant)
2021– Oleksandriya (assistant)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

His first trainer was P. Ponomarenko.[2]

Due to medical condition, Kovalyov was forced to retire from playing.