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|Full name||Andreas Michaelidis|
|Date of birth||December 29, 1952|
|Place of birth||Limassol, Cyprus|
|1983–1985||Apollon Limassol (assistant)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Andreas Michaelides (Greek: Ανδρέας Μιχαηλίδης; born in Limassol, December 29, 1952) is a Cypriot manager, the president of Cypriot Managers Federation, and member of the House of Representatives of Cyprus. He started his coaching career at 1979, and during the season 2010-11, after he was appointed Apollon Limassol manager, he made a domestic record, becoming the first manager in charge of all major teams in Cyprus.
Approach and philosophy
Michaelides has been described as a coach who gives emphasis on player psychology. Furthermore, has a strong reputation of getting the best out of players with technical abilities. A notable example was during the 1990s, when Michaelides guided Costas Malekkos to his best footballing years of his career. Moreover, he is largely acknowledged for the development of Constantinos Charalambidis and Moustapha Bangura.
Cyprus national football team
Michaelides is considered one of the best managers of the Cyprus national football team. He managed the team for five years (1991–1996), having been in charge for 48 matches, making his debut October 16, 1991, at the match Cyprus-Iceland (1-1).
|Cyprus National Team Career|
- As of 24 May 2011
Michaelides was elected in the House of Representatives of Cyprus on May 22, 2011, for the Cypriot legislative election running under right-wingers DISY party, in Limassol district. He received 9872 votes.