Vadym Kolesnyk

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Vadym Kolesnyk
Personal information
Full name Vadym Leonidovych Kolesnyk
Date of birth (1967-03-12) 12 March 1967 (age 54)
Place of birth Chudniv, Zhytomyr Oblast, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Position(s) Striker
Club information
Current team
FC Naftovyk-Ukrnafta Okhtyrka (assistant)
Youth career
Sports school
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1987–1990 FC Naftovyk Okhtyrka 142 (31)
1991–1995 FC Metalist Kharkiv 87 (23)
1993–1994Hapoel Kfar Saba F.C. (loan) 5 (1)
1995–1997 FC Karpaty Lviv 60 (15)
1997FC Karpaty-2 Lviv (loan) 2 (0)
1997–1998 FC Metalurh Mariupol 23 (2)
1998FC Shakhtar Makiivka (loan) 3 (1)
1998–2003 FC Naftovyk Okhtyrka 108 (16)
1999–2000FC Elektron Romny (loan) 2 (0)
2001–2002FC Elektron Romny (loan) 2 (0)
2002–2003 → FC Naftovyk-2 Okhtyrka (loan) 12 (1)
Teams managed
2003–2013 FC Naftovyk-Ukrnafta Okhtyrka (assistant)
2009 FC Naftovyk-Ukrnafta Okhtyrka (interim)
2011 FC Naftovyk-Ukrnafta Okhtyrka (interim)
2013–2015 FC Naftovyk-Ukrnafta Okhtyrka
2015– FC Naftovyk-Ukrnafta Okhtyrka (assistant)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Vadym Kolesnyk (Ukrainian: Вадим Леонідович Колесник; born 12 March 1967 in Chudniv, Ukrainian SSR) is a former Ukrainian football striker and current football coach.


He started out at a sports school and his first coach was his father Leonid Kolesnyk. Vadym Kolesnyk graduated from the Sumy State Pedagogical University of Makarenko. He has a son, Vladyslav (b.1997).

Currently he is the assistant coach of FC Naftovyk-Ukrnafta Okhtyrka in the Ukrainian First League.

Coaching career[edit]

After he retired from playing football in 2003, he was invited to work as an assistant coach in 2003.

On 5 November 2011, Kolesnyk became the new interim head coach of FC Naftovyk-Ukrnafta Okhtyrka in the Ukrainian First League.[1]


  1. ^ Команду готуватиме Вадим Колесник. FC Naftovyk-Ukrnafta Official Site (in Ukrainian). 7 November 2011. Retrieved 9 November 2011.

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