|Full name||Viktor Yevhenovych Prokopenko|
|Date of birth||24 October 1944|
|Place of birth||Zhdanov, Soviet Union|
|Date of death||18 August 2007(aged 62)|
|Place of death||Odessa, Ukraine|
|Height||1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)|
|1964–1967||Soviet Army Team (DDR)||?||(?)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
Viktor Prokopenko (Ukrainian: Віктор Прокопенко) (24 October 1944 – 18 August 2007) was a football (soccer) player and coach who played in GDR and Ukrainian SSR and later worked as a coach throughout the Soviet Union, the post Soviet countries and Qatar. He was born in Zhdanov, Soviet Union, which is now known as Mariupol and is part of Ukraine. In 1975 he graduated from the Odessa State Pedagogical Institute of Ushynsky and later the Moscow Higher School of Coaches.
Prokopenko was the first ever manager of the Ukraine national football team. Prokopenko also authored Flexibility, Strength, Endurance, a popular book on stretching. He died in Odessa after a heart attack. Prokopenko was 62 years old.
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