Boris Livanov takes over Zenit-2

20 July 2022
Boris Livanov takes over Zenit-2

Well-known Russian coach Boris Livanov takes over Zenit-2, a team that will represent our club in Superleague. He is coming on a one-year deal.

Livanov was born in Saint Petersburg and has already worked in Zenit. Back in 2015-2018, he was an assistant coach for then-HC Vasily Karasev. After he left the club, Livanov went to coach Metallurg Magnitogorsk in Superleague-2 and Uralmash Ekaterinburg in Superleague. He left Uralmash in October, 2021.

Boris Livanov has already won Superleague in 2011 with Spartak-Primorye. He’s also a silver medalist of U16 European championship (2011), Russian Cup (2012), VTB United League (2017), and Superleague (2021).

Boris Livanov, Zenit-2 head coach:

I’m very glad to come back to Zenit. Nice to see how club’s academy is progressing, the results are already here. Zenit-2 is a final stage of preparing kids for mature basketball, and I’m sure that soon the guys from this team will be added to the main roster.

Welcome, Mr. Livanov!