Teaching coaches, not just players

Internship in the Academy of Feyenoord, Rotterdam September 12–19, 2010, Rotterdam, Netherlands

A group of Zenit coaches arrived in Rotterdam, Netherlands, on September 12th for an internship. The group also includes one representative each from the Petersburg football schools Lokomotiv and Kolomyagi.
The coaches will receive advice on how to coach football talents from their colleagues at the Academy of Feyenoord, Rotterdam.

The week-long program includes participation in practices for various age groups, visiting the main team’s practices, meeting with Academy coaches, and seeing the Academy’s facilities.

The coaches are also planning to visit the academy of Ajax, Amsterdam.

Delegation from the FC Zenit Academy:

Evgeny Koshelev – Deputy Director of the Academy
Alexander Spivak – U-19 coach
Alexander Gorshkov – U-17 coach
Anver Koneev – U-15 coach
Andrey Pletnyov – U-14 coach
Alexey Tikhomirov – U-13 coach
Alexander Kolodkin – Coordinator of the youth academy
Dmitry Polyakov – U-11 coach
Sergey Chizhevsky – Goalkeeper coach of the youth academy
Vladimir Fyodorov – U-15 coach of the Lokomotiv SPb football school
Vyacheslav Melnikov – Head coach of the Kolomyagi football school