Boris Sokolovsky

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Boris Sokolovsky
Boris Sokolovsky 2012.jpg
Sokolovsky in 2012
Personal information
Born 9 December 1953 (1953-12-09) (age 64)
Penza, Russia
Sport
Sport Basketball
Club Player: Dynamo Kuibyshev (1971–73)
Azov Tolyatti (1973–75)
Pamir Dushanbe (1975–79)
Coach: SKA Kiev (1979–81)
DAAZ Ulyanovsk (1982–83)
Tajikistan SSR team (1983–87)
BC Donetsk (1987–90)
BC Avtodor Saratov (1991–92)
BC Aleskram Kiev (1992–93)
BC Donetsk (1993–94)
BC Kiev-Basket (1994–95)
BC Avtodor Saratov (1995–96)
CSK VVS Samara (1996–2002)
EVRAZ Yakterinburg (2002–03)
BC UNICS (2003–05)
Dynamo Moscow (2005–06)
Chevakata Vologda (2006–09)
WBC Dynamo Novosibirsk (2009–14)
BC Krasnye Krylia (2014–15)
Burevestnik Yaroslavl (2015–)

Boris Ilyich Sokolovsky (Russian: Борис Ильич Соколовский, born 9 December 1953) is a Russian professional basketball coach and former basketball player. Since 1986, he has worked as an assistant coach, first with the Soviet, and then with the Russian men's and women's national basketball teams. In 2009, he was named the best women's basketball coach in Russia.[1]

Club playing career[edit]

Sokolovsky played basketball with several Soviet clubs, from 1971–1979.

Coaching career[edit]

Sokolovsky started working as a coach in 1979, in Kiev, Ukraine. Between 2010 and 2012, he was the head coach of the Russian women's national basketball team.[2][3]

Personal[edit]

In 1983, Sokolovsky moved to Tajikistan, where he married Valentina, a national team basketball player. They have a son, Aleksei, and daughters Irina and Olga. Aleksei works as a basketball coach, while Irina and Olga are international basketball players.[2]

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