Kazuo Uchida

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Kazuo Uchida
Personal information
Full name Kazuo Uchida
Date of birth (1962-04-18) April 18, 1962 (age 55)
Place of birth Shizuoka, Shizuoka, Japan
Height 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
Club information
Current team
Suzhou Dongwu
Youth career
Komazawa University
Teams managed
Years Team
2004 Japan U17 (Assist)
2010 Ventforet Kofu
2011 Guam
2012–2015 Shimizu S-Pulse (Assist)
2015 Shimizu S-Pulse Reserves
2016 Yinchuan Helanshan
2017– Suzhou Dongwu

Kazuo Uchida (内田 一夫, Uchida Kazuo, born April 18, 1962) is a former Japanese football player and manager. He was the manager of the Guam national football team for a few months in 2011.

Early life and education[edit]

Kazuo Uchida started his career in football as a player for Shimizu Higashi High School where he won the National Sports Festival of Japan with them as well as coming runners-up in the All Japan High School Soccer Tournament in 1980. With these achievements he would progress his career at Komazawa University before he joined local football team Shimizu. While at Shimizu he would continue his studies at University of Tokyo to become a coach in physical exercise.

Coaching career[edit]

Uchida gained his first major coaching role at JEF United Ichihara on January 1, 1994 where he was the club's Chief instructor. On December 31, 2003 he would leave the club and join Vegalta Sendai where he initially started as Deputy general manager. On March 1, 2004 he would also accept an Assistant coaching role for the Japan national under-17 football team on a part-time basis. This would last until 2007 when he left the Japanese team and concentrate on Vegalta Sendai where he moved to become their Training director and then Youth development director.

On January 01, 2010 he became the manager of J2 League team Ventforet Kofu.[1] At the end of the 2010 season he led the team to second within the division and promotion to the top tier.

On December 22, 2015 Uchida Joined third tier Chinese club Yinchuan Helanshan for the start of the 2016 China League Two season.[2]

Managerial statistics[edit]


Team From To Record
G W D L Win %
Ventforet Kofu 2010 2010 36 19 13 4 52.78
Total 36 19 13 4 52.78


  1. ^ "J2甲府が内田新監督発表、再建へ意欲". nikkansports.com. 2009-12-15. Retrieved 2016-08-16. 
  2. ^ "银川山屿海贺兰山足球俱乐部今日成立 赛季目标冲甲". news.xinhuanet.com. 2015-12-29. Retrieved 2016-08-16. 
  3. ^ J.League Data Site(in Japanese)

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