Vitalii Chernii | Ukraine | Signed
Coach Vitalii Chernii was born on February 10th, 1971 in Kyiv, Ukraine.
Married to his wife Elina, they have two daughters - Angelina and Natasha.
Mother language - Ukrainian, speaks fluent Russian and English. Works as a coach since 2004 (8 seasons as a head coach).
1988-1992 National University of Physical Education and Sport of Ukraine.
Faculty of Sports Education, Bachelor degree of Basketball Coach.
Basketball player career:
1992-1997 CSKA, Kyiv (Ukraine D1)
1997-1999 Azovmash, Mariupol (Ukraine D1)
1999-2001 CSKA (Kyiv, Ukraine D1)
2001-2004 Sumykhimprom, Sumy (Ukraine D1)
|2004-2007||Sumyhimprom, Sumy (Ukraine Superleague) - Assistant coach|
|2007||Senior National Team of Ukraine - Assistant coach|
|2007-2009||BK Kyiv-2 (Ukraine higher league) - Head coach. Also coach of BK Kyiv junior team|
|2008||Ukrainian U-16 National Team - Head coach|
|2009||Ukrainian U-18 National Team - Assistant coach|
|2009-2012||BK Kyiv (Ukraine Superleague) - Head coach|
|2010||Senior National Team of Ukraine - Head coach|
|2011||Ukrainian student National Team - Head coach|
|2012-2013||Internship in Nortwood University (West Palm Beach, USA)|
|2013-2014||BK Kyiv (Ukraine Superleague) - Head coach|
|2014||Ukrainian U-20 National Team - Head coach|
|2014-2015||BC Budivelnik, Kyiv (Ukraine Superleague) - Head coach|
|2016-2017||In Apr.'17 signed at Sokhumi Tbilisi (Georgia Superleague) - Head coach|
|2017-2018||Lietkabelis Panevezys (Lithuania LKL, Eurocup) - Assistant coach|
Awards & Achievements:
U-16 European Championships in Italy -08
Ukrainian Cup Finalist -09, 10
Ukrainian Superleague Regular Season Runner-Up -09, 15
Ukrainian Superleague Semifinals -09, 10, 15
EuroChallenge Quarterfinals -09
U-18 European Championships in Metz (France) -09
Ukrainian All-Star Game -10
Ukrainian Superleague Coach of the Year -10
World University Games in Shenzhen (China) -11
U-20 European Championships Division B in Sarajevo (Bosnia) -14 (Bronze)
Ukrainian Cup Winner -15
Ukrainian Superleague 3rd place winner -15