Roman Rotenberg
General manager, Vice-president
Age 40 years (07.04.1981)

Has played sport since childhood. Has practised in judo since 1986, and ice hockey since 1991. Graduated from a sporting college in Finland (PHYK) by completing a course in ice hockey development program. Graduated from the European Business School in London, International Business Bachelor’s (2005) and Master’s (2007) degree. PhD degree in economic sciences (St. Petersburg State University, 2009). Deputy general director of KHL-Marketing (2008-2011). Vice-president of SKA Hockey Club (2011-present). First vice-president of the Russian Ice Hockey Federation, head of national team's management group (2015-present). Olympic champion (2018), World Championship bronze medalist (2016, 2017, 2019). KHL Gagarin Cup winner (2015, 2017). Winner of the “KHL Best Manager Award” (2015, 2017).

Andrei Tochitskii
General Director
Age 50 years (08.07.1970)

SKA Hockey Club General Director since July 2017. In the past, he was the club's general manager between September 2008 and May 2011, and during the period July 2015 and July 2016. SKA's sporting director from May 2011 until July 2015. General Director of the SKA Academy and President of the Leningrad Region ice hockey federation. Came through the Lenmyansokombinata ice hockey school, and was coached by Boris Kushatlov. Champion of the Leningrad ice hockey championship. He completed his military service with the Russian navy, and graduated from the Frunze Naval Academy. Worked in the ice hockey agency business since 1999, and was in the 2000 World Championship organising committee. Was the assistant general manager for the youth and junior Russian national teams between 2001 and 2003.

Valeri Bragin
Head Coach
Age 64 years (31.05.1956)

As a player, he was a forward for Spartak (1974-1981), Khimik (1981-1989) and Rodovre in Denmark (1989-1994).

He is a two-time winner of the World Junior Championship, a USSR champion (1976) and a Danish champion (1990).

He began his coaching career in 1997. He worked as an assistant to the head coach with Khimik (1997-1999), Atlant (2008-2009) and as the head coach of Spartak (2005-2006) and CSKA (2012). Head coach of Russia U18 between 2003 and 2004. From 2010 to 2012 and from 2014 to 2020 he was the head coach of Russia U20. Winner of the 2011 World Junior Championship, 2004 World U18 Chanpionship, five-time silver medalist of the World Junior Championship (2005, 2012, 2015, 2016, 2020), two-time bronze medalist of the World Junior Championship (2017, 2018). Joined SKA and the main national team in January 2020 as a senior coach. Has been appointed as a head coach in June 2020.

Alexandr Titov
Senior Coach
Age 46 years (14.04.1975)

Has been playing for many Russian clubs, among which are SKA, CSKA, Avangard, Barys, etc. Has won Russian championship silver medals with Lada in 2005. Started his coaching career in 2009 at Spartak, in 2013 was the head coach of youth CSKA-1998 team. Then became head coach of Buran Voronezh. Has been also coaching Sokol, Lada and SKA-Neva. U-16 Russian national team head coach.

Vladimir Potapov
Age 45 years (21.06.1975)

Vladimir Potapov was born in Murmansk. Has played for Dynamo Moscow, Salavat Yulaev and other Russian, Czech and Belarus clubs. He is the Champion and Belarus Cup holder as a Gomel hockey club player in 2003.

Was a coach of Forward and Dynamo hockey teams in St.Petersburg, Atlanty Mytischi and youth teams from Gomel and St.Petersburg. In season 2019/20 became a part of SKA Varyagi,a year later was appointed as an assistant coach in U20 national Russian team.

Alexei Babintsev
Age 31 years (21.05.1989)

Alexei Babintsev started a coaching career at youth hockey teams as an assistant coach and head coach. Has been training North-West federal dpt hockey team. In 2019/20 was a part of coaching staff of SKA-1946 who won the U-21 Russian Championship.

Rashit Davydov
Goalkeeping Coach
Age 51 years (14.06.1969)

Played as a goalkeeper for SK Uritsky (1987-1988? 1989-1990), SKA MVO (1988-1989, 1989-1990), Dizelist (1991-1992, 1993-1994, 1996-1999), Itil (1993-1994), CSK VVS (1994-1996), Neftekhimik (1995-1996).

Worked as a goalkeeping coach for HC MVD (2005-2010), Dynamo Moscow (2010-2016), SKA (2016-present) and the Russian national team (2014-present).

KHL Gagarin Cup winner (2012, 2013, 2017), Olympic champion (2018), world champion (2014), World Championship silver medalist (2015), World Championship bronze medalist (2016, 2017).

Peter Hirsch
Individual Goalkeeping Coach
Age 42 years (06.03.1979)

As a player, he competed as a goalkeeper for Danish and Swedish clubs, while also spending three seasons in England and two in the USA. In the 2001/2002 season he cane a silver medalist of the SHL. He won the Danish Cup twice in 2004 and 2005, and in 2004 he was named the most valuable player of the Cup final. He won the EIHL in the UK in 2010. Since he was 18 years of age, he represented Danish national team of different ages. He was one of the best three players of his team at the 2006 World Championship. He finished his playing career in the 2013/2014 season, subsequently working as a goalkeeping coach and video coach with Swedish clubs, spending the last five seasons with Timra and also working with the Danish national team at the World Championship. Since June 2020, he is the individual goalkeeping coach for SKA.

Head Physical Training Coach
Age 60 years (06.01.1961)

Worked in the ice hockey industry since 2010. HC MVD (2008-2010), Dynamo Moscow (2010-2016), SKA (2016-present) and the Russian national team (2014-present).

KHL Gagarin Cup winner (2012, 2013, 2017), Olympic champion (2018), world champion (2014), World Championship silver medalist (2015), World Championship bronze medalist (2016, 2017).

Alexandr Troshin
Physical Training Coach
Age 68 years (02.01.1953)

Graduated from Smolensk physical training institute in 1977. Worked as an athletics coach in youth sport school in Moscow, also in CSKA youth sports school. In different years from 1982 till 2012 worked as a coach of USSR and Russian national athletic teams. Works individually with hockey players since 2002. Worked at SKA in 2013/14 season. Physical training coach of Russian national hockey teams since 2018.

As a coach has reached 15 titles of USSR and Russian Champions, bronze medals of Russian volleyball championship.

Artyom Nekhoroshikh
Individual physical training and recovery coach
Age 30 years (23.02.1991)

He graduated from the Russian State University of Physical Culture, Sport, Youth and Tourism. Artyom is a CrossFit coach, a champion of regional stages of different competitions. He has been involved in coaching activities for more than 10 years, training professional athletes. He is the physical coach of the youth Russian national teams which won the Youth Olympic Games in 2020 and the World Challenge Cup in 2019.

Lars Johansson
Methodist Coach
Age 51 years (12.04.1970)

Head coach of the Skelleftea youth team (2007-2008), general manager of Skelleftea (2008-2016). General manager of Zurich (2016-2018).

Swedish champion (2013, 2014), Swedish championship silver medalist (2011, 2015, 2016).

Daniel Bochner
Player Development Coach
Age 36 years (05.09.1984)

Player Development Coach, National hockey development program Red Machine. Played 5 seasons of Junior Hockey in Canada before moving to Europe to play for 2 seasons. Represent Israel at 13 IIHF World Championships winning a Gold Medal in 2004/2005 (D2) & 2010/2011, a Silver Medal in 2000/2001 (D2), and a Bronze Medal in 2001/2002 & 2006/2007 (D2).

Daniel has been developing and delivering systematic hockey development models applicable to players and hockey organizations worldwide for over a decade. He established Universal Hockey development academy based in Toronto, Canada. He has been hired to conduct Master Classes worldwide for clubs, federations and schools.

He is a Hockey Canada High Performance skills coach with extensive certifications and qualifications in individual technical and tactical player development.

Daniel has worked with and graduated numerous players to the NHL and professional hockey.

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