Chernomorets Soccer Club

Youth soccer club in Brooklyn, New York. Since 1996.



Phone - (718) 419-9765

Oleg Sarumov

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Our Coaches

Matvey Cherkassky

"Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do."


Higher Soccer Coach Institutes at the Kiev State Sports College, Kiev, Ukraine Odessa State Teachers’ College, BA



1998-Present SPORT CLUB “CHERNOMORETS", Brooklyn, New York Head Coach of U-19 Team


Head coach of the First League Soccer Team


Head coach of the Olympic Reserve Training Soccer School


Coach, Head coach of the Premier League Soccer Team


Head coach of the First League Soccer Team


Head Coach of the Second League Soccer Team


Coach of the First League Soccer Team


•The soccer team "Avangard"-Champion of the second League, Ukraine 1961

•The soccer team of the Army Sport Club - Champion of the First League, Ukraine, 1963

•The Soccer team "Chernomorets"-Champion of the First League, Ukraine, 1965

•The Soccer team "Chernomorets"-3rd place finish in the Premier League, Ukraine, 1973

•Trained 32 soccer players to be Masters of Sports

•Trained 4 soccer players to be Members of USSR National Team

Sasha Rozenshtraukh

"All good athletes make mistakes; the great ones learn to make that mistake only once."

SUMMARY: 25 years of experience of coaching Youth and Professional Soccer Teams. Awarded with special honors by USSR Soccer Federation Letter of recommendation from Ukrainian Soccer Federation Former 1st Division professional soccer player.

LICENSE and EDUCATION: Coach License F


1998-Present "Chernomorets USA"

Co-founder, Director of coaching program, Head Coach

1993-1996 ARMY SPORTS CLUB, Odessa, Ukraine

Head coach of the First league soccer team

1984-1993 SPORT CLUB "CHERNOMORETS", Odessa, Ukraine

Head Coach of Olympic Reserve training soccer school

1982-1984 YOUTH SOCCER PROGRAM, Odessa, Ukraine

Director, creator

1979-1982 SOCCER CLUB "YUZHNY", Odessa, Ukraine

President, Creator, Head coach


1995 ARMY SPORT CLUB, Odessa, Ukraine

4th place in the 1st League, Ukraine

1989 Boys team U-14 of the Olympic reserve training soccer school

Champions of Ukraine

1984-1993 Among the trainees are the following outstanding individuals:

1.Aleksandr Granovsky(born 1976) Ukraine National team,UEFA Cup participant, 2-time bronze medalist of Ukraine championship,CIS Cup champion as a member of "Spartak", Moscow. Named among the 5 best defenders by Ukraine Soccer Federation.

2.Sergei Zgura(born 1977) Bronze medalist of European championshipas as a member of Ukrainian Youth National team

3.Yury Seleznev(born 1975) Ukrainian Olympic Youth National team player Participated in World championship.5-time Ukrainian Championship silver medalist as a member of "Chernomorets",Odessa "and "Shaktar" Donetsk Ukrainian Cup winner.

4.Aleksandr Golokolosov(born 1976). Signed a contract with "Dynamo"Kiev for 5 years. Youth National team player for USSR and later Ukraine. Youth World Cup participant.2-time USSR Youth champion. 2-time Ukraine Youth champion. He was named the best player for USSR championship and Ukraine Championship. At the present time is under a contract with "Albasetto"Spain.

5.Rakityansky Denis(born 1976) USSR National team player. Captain of Ukraine National team. Silver medalist of USSR Youth championship as a member of Ukraine National team. He was named the best Youth defender in USSR.

6.Pivovarchik Denis(born 1976) Member of Ukraine National team.Bronze medalist of USSR Nationals with Ukraine. Winner of an International tournament in Japan.

7.Kondratyuk Maxim(born 1976) Member of Ukraine National Indoor soccer team. 4th place in Champions League (indoor) 6-time Ukrainian champion (indoor) 2-time Ukraainian Cup winner (indoor)

8.Petrunyak Dmitry(born1976) Played for "Chernomorets"Odessa,Ukraine 1st Division team. 3-time Northeast Conference Champion(St.Francis college,New York,USA)2-time MVP(Most valuable player)."Soccer America"All-star Team nominee.

9.Zhukov Alexei(born 1976) Named 2-time Youth best goalie of Ukraine.

10.Buberman Aleksandr(born 1976) Played for French, Italian, Bulgarian, Hungarian, and Costa Rican teams

11.Chapligin SergeyPlayed under contract with Shaktar Donetsk At the present time 5 other trainees are under a contract with 1st and Premier Division teams in Ukraine.

Boris Kraytman

"Always attain any set goals"

EDUCATION: Automotive College, Odessa, Ukraine, 1986


1997-Present: "Chernomorets USA"

Co-founder, President, Coach


Children & Youth Soccer School #6, Odessa, Ukraine (Coach)

Children & Youth Soccer School LOCOMOTIVE, Odessa, Ukraine (Coach)

Soccer Club ODESSA, Odessa, Ukraine (Coach)

Soccer Club MOTORIST of Kiev Region, Ukraine (Headcoach)

1987-1985: Torpedo-Riga Army Team (Youth team coach)

LICENSE: Soccer Coach License F


2008: Champions of Red Bull Cup

2007: CJSL Champions B Division;

Challenge Cup Semi-Final

2004 & 2005: 2nd Place A Division

2003: CJSL Champions B Division

1995 & 1985: 2nd Place in Ukraine

1992: Bronze winners of Championship, CIS

1991: Champions of CIS

1986: Champions of Ukraine in mini-soccer

8 times Champions of Odessa Region and 12 times Champions of Odessa City.

Elshan Gambarov

"It's not the falling that counts; it's the ability to rise."

Elshan Gambarov was born in Baku, Azerbaijan. He started playing soccer when he was 8 years old. Between ages 10-15, he attended Soccer School of Youth and became 4-time champion of the city. At the age of 15, he participated in Junior Championship of USSR for Hazar (Baku) team and became the champion as well as a bombardier of this match, scoring 9 goals. During his professional soccer career, Elshan played in the following teams: Taraggi (Baku), Araz (Baku), Neftchi (Baku), Anji (Makhachkala), Dynamo (Makhachkala), Turan (Tauz), Navbahor (Uzbekistan), Dynamo (Samarkand), Yessil’ Bogatir’ (Kazakhstan), Kyapaz (Gyandja, Azerbaijan), Simurg (Zagatali, Azerbaijan), and Olympic (Baku). From 1998-2001, Elshan played for the National Azerbaijan Team in European Championship games. While playing for Neftchi, he participated in a qualification round of the Champion League and UFA Cup. In addition, he became a 3-times champion of the country, a bronze medalist, a 2-times winner of the National Cup, and in 2005, a silver cup winner of Community Champions of SNG. While playing for Turan, he became a silver medalist; in Navbahor, a bronze medalist and a winner of Uzbekistan Cup; in Dynamo, he participated in Championship Cup of Asia. In years 1999, 2002, 2004, and 2005, Elshan was the champion of Azerbaijan. Elshan Gambarov’s successful soccer career has been noted for his hard work, his dedication to training, and the love for the sport. His greatest achievements were possible not only due to his strong character and his persistence, but also because of the greatest coaches who took him under their wings. His appreciation goes out to the following brilliant former soccer players: Kazbek Tuayev- a distinguishing coach of Azerbaijan, Sergei Kramarenko, Vagif Sadihov, T. Agamuradov – distinctive coaches of Turkmenistan, L. Ostrovushka – a distinctive coach of Kazakhstan, and H. Fuzaijlov.


December 2009-Present: "Chernomorets USA" Coach

LICENSES: USSF Coach License


Coliseum Tournament Champions, U-11 B Division, January 2012;

CJSL 2nd Place, U-11 B Division, Fall 2011;

CJSL 1st Place, U-8 B Division, Fall 2011;

Hershey Cup Tournament Champions, U-10 B Division, June 2011;

CJSL 2nd Place, U-10 B Division, Spring 2011.



Oleg Sarumov

"Winners don't quit. Quitters don't win."


Soccer Coach License E


2004-Present “Chernomorets USA”

Youth Coordinator, Coach

1991-1995 KARGU, Premier League Club, Kazakhstan

1984-1990 Sport Academy Neftchi, Baku, Azejrbadzan

Ilya Peysakhov


Soccer Coach License E

Finance in Economics, Pace University, B.S. 1984


1998-Present “Chernomorets USA”

Youth Coordinator, Coach

1973-1979 Professional High School player, Baku, Azejbardzan

Jeffrey Adamovich 

Coaching Experience:

Assistant Coach at Chernomorets USA - 2010 till present

  • Teach and instruct competency in soccer
  • Use motivation to instill success in athletes
  • Apply understanding of the role of athletics in competitive environment
  • Conditioning technical and tactical training
  • Player at Chernomorets USA (2004 - 2008)
  • Player at Elektrometallurg/Nikopol - 98 soccer club (2001 - 2004). First coaches Tarasyuk Anatoliy and Oskoma Aleksey


The Soccer Coliseum (NJ indoor soccer) finalist 2015 U13

Hershey Memorial Day Challenge (PA) 2015 U13

Cosmopolitan Junior Soccer League. U13 "A" Division Runner Up Up Spring 2015 (CJSL)

The Soccer Coliseum (NJ) Indoor Soccer Champions 2016 U14

Pocono Cup Champions (PA) 2016 U14

Cosmopolitan Junior Soccer League City Cup U14 (CJSL) Runners Up 2016

Cosmopolitan Junior Soccer League U14 (CJSL) Division "A" Runners Up 2016

Cosmopolitan Junior Soccer League U15 (CJSL) Indoor Tournament Champions 2017.

Eastern New York Premier league U16 Runners Up 2018

Cosmopolitan Junior Soccer League City Cup U16 (CJSL) Champions 2018. .

Cosmopolitan Junior Soccer League U16 (CJSL) Division "A" Champions 2018

Arsen Ismailov

"Actions speak louder than words"


Physical Education, State University of Samarkand, 2006;

Professional Soccer Coaching Courses, Asian Football Confederation

License C; USSF Coach License

TITLE: Master of Sports of Uzbekistan (futsal-mini soccer)


August 2011- Present: "Chernomorets USA"



2006-2010: National Team of Uzbekistan

2009-2010: Stroitel-Zarafshan

2009-2008: Uchkuduk

2008-2006: Stroitel-Zarafshan

2006-2005: Ardus-Tashkent

2005-2004: Djizak FC

2004-2000: Nafis


3-time Champion of Uzbekistan;

3-time winner of Uzbekistan Cup;

Participant in Asian Futsal Club Championship I.R. Iran, 2010

His career success, Arsen dedicates to his first coaches Remzi Ibragimov and Ivan Kostrikin.

Luben Mihaylov

"Accept the challenges so that you can feel the exhilaration of victory."

Coaching Experience: 5 years

Coaching License: USSF

Professional Experience: Levski Spartak-Sofia (Bulgaria)


2001 - Present:  Assistant Site Director for SEAL Security LLC, New York, NY

Nikolozi Kevlishvili

Professional Experience: 

New York Redbulls 2014-2016


UEFA C License 
UEFA B License
NCSAA Goal Keeping Diploma

Physical Education, Recreation and Recreation Therapy, Sports Management.

In process of getting UEFA License.

Alec Sabov

"Make each day count"

Coaching Experience: 3 years

Coaching License: USSF


B.S., Baruch College, New York, New York, 2006

School of the Olympic Reserve


May 2011-Present:  JP Morgan Chase Bank

Rafael Verdov

2006 – 2013      Teacher: Physical Education: PS 138

Physical Education grade K-8

  Special attention to: Track and Field, Ballroom Dance, Group Games, Yoga, Soccer, Gymnastic, Volleyball, Football, and Basketball.

 2007 – 6/2011    Teacher: Medgar Evers College / Crown Heights Beacon Center at PS 138

Assisting students in accomplishing homework assignments grades K-8

 Physical Education: group games, team sports grades K-8 

12/2011- Present  Soccer Coach: Chernomorets Soccer Club

 Coach 5 to 14 year olds: Develop and implement age appropriate soccer program.

Participating in competitive games against other soccer clubs.       

2006 – 2013     Coach: CHAMPS Middle School Athletic Program

Coaching team sports and organizing competitions against other schools

 Soccer, Fitness, and Basketball