Coaching Staff

Drozd Andrei


Position: FC Goalkeepers Supervisor
Date of birth: 24.08.1975
Place of birth: Baranovichi
Citizenship: Belarus

Andrei Drozd graduated from Baranovichi Children and Youth football school and had a prolific goalkeeping career in Belarus, playing for FC Ataka Minsk (1994-97), FC Shakhtyor Soligorsk (1998-99), FC Luninets (2000), FC Torpedo Zhodino (2001-06), FC Belshina Bobruisk (2007) and Smorgon (2008). In total he played 107 matches in Belarusian top division, conceded 140 goals and has 39 clean sheets.


In 1994 participated in Youth European U-17 Championship. In 1996-97 played for the Belarusian U-21 team. In 1996 played 1 game for the Belarusian national team.


In 2009 started his career as goalkeeping coach. In 2009-10 worked at FC Smorgon, in 2011-12 joined FC Torpedo-Zhodino. In summer-2012 joined FC BATE Youth department, and since 1 February 2013 had worked as a goalkeeping coach of the BATE Reserves.


In January 2014 moved to the first team after resignation of Aliaksandr Fedarovich.


In 2011 graduated from Belarusian State University of Physical Culture as Football Coach.


Andrei Drozd has UEFA Coaching Category B.



1. Favourite Player
Previously Roberto Baggio, Roberto Donadoni, now Andrea Pirlo


2. Favourite sports besides football


3. Favourite sportsman besides football players
Pavel Bure, Michael Jordan


4. Most interesting game you've ever watched.
FC BATE Borisov - FC Bayern - 3-1 in 2012/13 UEFA Champions League


5. Favourite book
Historic literature


6. Favourite writer
Valentin Pikul


7. Favourite singer
DJ Tiesto, Vyacheslav Butusov


8. Favourite film


9. Favourite actor
Russell Crowe


10. Favourite dish
Pancakes, borshch


11. Best day of your life
Daughter's birthday


12. What did you want to be as a child
Truck driver


13. Favourite car manufacturer


14. What you cannot do but would like to learn?


15. Country you have not been to but want to visit


16. City that impressed you most


17. Stadium that impressed you most


18. Favourite number


19. What national team besides Belarus do you support?
Spain for a long time


20. Your hobby


21. Your dream in football
Highest targets with all the teams I work with


22. True football is business, sport or show?
All together


23. What coaches do you watch closely?
Carlo Ancelotti. From goalkeeping coaches I like to watch Spanish specialists, for example Jose Sambade


24. What is the most difficult thing in training?
For me - to choose one goalkeeper from several that are equally prepared


25. Which player would you like to have in your team?
Iker Casillas


26. What person influenced your coaching vision?
Yakov Shapiro


27. In what foreign league would you like to work as coach?
In Spain

Andrei Drozd joins first team staff

08 january 201416:00

Reserves goalkeeper coach is promoted to the first team after Aliaksandr Fedarovich's resignation.


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    13 december 2018, 20:55
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Belarusian Champ.

Team Pld Pts
1 BATE Borisov 30 73
2 Shakhtyor 30 64
3 Dinamo (Minsk) 30 63
4 Vitebsk 30 62
5 Torpedo-BelAZ 30 55
6 Dinamo Brest 30 52
7 Neman 30 43
8 Slutsk 30 36
9 Gorodeya 30 34
10 Isloch 30 33
11 Minsk 30 30
12 Gomel 30 28
13 Luch 30 24
14 Torpedo Mn 30 24
15 Smolevichi 30 24
16 Dnepr 30 16
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