Team profile

Dinamo Krasnodar

Dinamo Krasnodar will make their World Club Championship debut after receiving a wild card invitation in March 2015, and they will try to replicate Russian side Dinamo Kazan's victory in the competition in 2014. The team showed they were worthy of the wild card when they won the CEV Cup after a golden-set win over Polish side PGE Atom Trefl Sopot in April 2015. Tatiana Kosheleva inspired the victory when she hit 37 points in the second leg of the final and was named Most Valuable Player for the tournament. 

The team were second in the 2011 edition of the CEV Cup, but had shown their potential in European competition by winning the CEV Challenge Cup in 2013. Krasnodar's best finish in the Russian national league was third in 2010 and 2011. Their main domestic success has been in the Russian Cup. They won it in 1994 and 2014, were second in 1993 and 2010, and had three consecutive third-place finishes between 2011 and 2013.

Konstantin Ushakov coaches the team. He won Olympic silver and bronze medals for the Russian men's national side in 2000 and 2004 respectively. The 45-year-old joined the Dinamo Krasnodar coaching staff after retiring as a player, initially as the assistant coach. He was made head coach in 2014.


Ushakov Konstantin

Ushakov Konstantin

Konstantin Ushakov was appointed head coach of Dinamo Krasnodar in 2014 and led the team to the CEV Cup in his first season in charge. He combines his role at Krasnodar with his position as assistant coach of the Russian women's national team, and he was in the latter role when they became European champions in 2013. He was a distinguished player, winning a silver medal and a bronze medal at the 2000 and 2004 Olympic Games respectively. He was also part of the Novy Urengoy team that became the first Russian side to win the CEV Cup in season 2006/07.


  • Team Manager Makarov Andrei
  • Assistant coach Salikov Stanislav
  • Second Assistant Coach Kuzin Fedor
  • Doctor Klimin Andrey
  • Physiotherapist Petryanin Vadim





Rank Teams Matches Result Details Sets Points
Total Won Lost 3-0 3-1 3-2 2-3 1-3 0-3 Points Won Lost Ratio Won Lost Ratio
Eczacibasi Vitra Istanbul
2 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 4 5 3 1.666 183 164 1.115
Dinamo Krasnodar
2 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 3 3 4 0.750 161 154 1.045
Hisamitsu Springs Kobe
2 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 4 5 0.800 177 203 0.871