Oleksandr Funderat
Academy Director

Took office in March 2013.

Olexandr embarked on his football career in 1983 at the youth sports school Zvezda (Kyrovohrad), playing for the team from 1989 to 1992. In 1992, he was promoted to the coaching instructor position at the youth sports school Zvezda, and in 1994 he became a coach at the sports college in Kyrovohrad.

From 1996 to 2000 he worked as a lecturer of sports and educational disciplines (football section) at Kyrovohrad State Pedagogical University.

A coach of Shakhtar Academy since 2000.


In 1996, he graduated from the football section of the Physical Education Department of Kyrovohrad State Pedagogical University.


Honoured Coach of Ukraine, 2006.