Birthday: 14 july 1967
At the club since 2001
Rank: Master of Sports of International Class
Full name: Oleg Vladimirovich Meleschenko
As a player he was popular at the end of 80’es and nineties. His career began in SKA (Alma-Ata) headed by Oleg Kim. Then he became a playmaker of National team of USSR, earned silver medal of World Championship 1990.
Teams played: Samara, CSK VVS (Samara), Lokomotiv (Mineralnye Vody), Arsenal (Tula) and the club from Prievidza (Slovakia). The champion of Czechoslovakia, twice champion of Slovakia. Last season as a player he played in BC Khimki (2001-02).
As a coach he debuted in 2005-06 in Dynamo Saint-Petersburg. Then he became an assistant of Kestutis Kemzura in BC Khimki. The first part of season 2007-08 he headed the team “Lokoimotiv” Rostov. And then he returned to the coach’s staff of BC Khimki.
From 2012 to 2014 Oleg worked in Slovakia, where he coached the clubs Astrum and Inter. The last two seasons, Meleshchenko spent in the Russian Superleague, where he led the Dynamo Chelyabinsk and Temp-SUMZ-UMMC (Revda).