The Neftekhimik finalize 2021/2022 coaching staff
Oleg Leontyev began his coaching career with Kristall (Saratov) in 2010 (Asst.Coach). After reaching the conference semi-finals in his rookie coaching season, he spend two more years with Kristall. After that, he was hired as Asst. Coach of the VHL's Izhstal, KHL’s Avtomobilist and Yugra, Admiral – (Asst. Coach Between 2017-12-27 and 2018-01-14, Head Coach Since 2018-01-16),VHL’s Gornyak Uchaly (Head Coach Since 2018-11-21).
A native of Saratov, Leontyev have son Vladislav.
The Neftekhimik have set coaching staff for the 2021/2022 season:
- Asst. Coach, Marcel Ozimak.
- Asst. Coach, Robert Kharisov.
- Goaltending Coach, Alexei Mitroshin.
- Strength and Conditioning Coach, Valeri Balabanov.
- Video coach, Igor Makarov.
- Scout, Pavel Kostichkin.