As part of the cooperation agreement between the two clubs, 25 coaches and staff from Sepahan S.C. will take part in special online seminars from 23 to 28 May.
Maxim Nifontov - Deputy Director of the Centre for Advanced Training of Coaches and Head of the Department of Theory and Methodology of Football at Lesgaft National State University will be joined by a number of other senior coaches and football experts including; Alexei Tikhomirov - Head Coach at Zenit's Gazprom Academy and instructor at the Russian Football Union, Pavel Pervushov - specialist in physical education and coach at Zenit's Gazprom Academy, Ivan Shabarov - Zenit coach and methodologist, and Head Coach for the Russian Youth Team born in 2004, Dmitry Melnikov - Head of the Department of Physiology at Lesgaft National State University, Irina Stanislavskaya - Professor of the Department of Psychology at Lesgaft National State University, and Ruslan Mukhamedzyanov - Senior Professor for the Department of Theory and Methodology of Football at Lesgaft National State University.
The course topics have been specially designed for the Sepahan coaches.
Maxim Nifontov and Pavel Pervushov will then head to Iran on 30 May to take training with with Sepahan as well as present course certificates to those who took part in the seminar.
Sepahan S.C. from the city of Isfahan are five-time Iranian champions and four-time winners of their nation's Cup. They are the only club in the history of Iranian football to make the final of the Asian Champions League, in 2007, as well the only Iranian club to play in the Club World Cup.
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