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Happy Birthday, captain!

Friends, Dmitry Makarenko celebrates his birthday today, needs no introduction. He started his career in 2003 year in the capital "Ray", then there were "Zorkiy", "Motorist", MSTU, "Dinamo-LO", «New», St. Petersburg "Zenith", "Samotlor" and, finally, "Gazprom-Ugra". And although in the period of preparation for the new season, the place of the team captain is vacant, we call Dmitry that way - after all, he Read more »

"Gazprom-Ugra" came out of vacation

The day before, Gazprom-Ugra got together for the first time after returning from vacation. The general meeting was held right in the club locker room, to immediately set the guys on a working mood. The new coaching staff represented by head coach Alexander Gorbatkov and his assistant Denis Garkushenko introduced the players to the pre-season training plan, held a “motivational five-minute session” and wished everyone to do without injuries. 18-19 July players Read more »

Denys Harkushenko: “I didn’t manage to go to the Olympics as a player. Can, turn out to be a coach?»

The new coaching staff of Gazprom-Ugra does not hide ambitions: assistant to Alexander Horbatkov, Denis Garkushenko, a well-known setter in the past, sets maximum goals for himself and the team. We talked with him immediately after arriving in Surgut and found out a lot of interesting things. Denis, remind us of your volleyball career. Started in his native Vologda, then moved to Yaroslavl. From there he got into the national Read more »

Alexander Gorbatkov: "I go to the goal and achieve my goal"

In the new season, Gazprom-Ugra is going with a new head coach - Alexander Gorbatkov, whom fans remember with experience as a player of Samotlor, "Octane" (now "Nova"), "Iskra" and ... "Gazprom-Yugra". As a coach, Alexander Ivanovich was noted in the same "Nova", after which he disappeared from the radar of the Superleague for a short time. We met with him on the eve of the start of pre-season training and found out a lot Read more »


With deep regret, we announce, that yesterday, 30 June 2022, Sergey Ovechkin, trainer-analyst of VK Gazprom-Yugra, suddenly died. Sergey Sergeevich - one of the old-timers of the volleyball club, he was with us 14 years old, sharing the joy of victory and the bitterness of defeat. It is difficult to overestimate his professional and personal contribution to the common cause., we have lost one of the main team members. Especially bitter Read more »

Артем Хабибуллин: “When you win, you progress much faster”

The last season went off with a bang for YUKIOR, the youth team of Gazprom-Ugra. Fourth place in the championship, second - in the International Cup. In the decisive matches, Artem Khabibullin, the head coach of the team, stood at the edge of the pitch, three years ago he played for Gazprom-Ugra in the Super League. Artem already has some coaching experience, and also your vision Read more »

Yuri Palatovsky: "The players decide, not injections"

Yuri Alekseevich Palatovsky, doctor of "Gazprom-Ugra", started his career in Russian volleyball with the star "Belogorye" in the mid-90s, and continued in Kazan Dynamo-TTG, which was taking off. Before that, there was Kharkiv Lokomotiv, work in athletics and even in exotic American football, Yuri Alekseevich managed to check himself. The doctor is the most titled employee of the Surgut club, three times champion of Russia, five Read more »

Goran Stamenkovic: "Russia is the pinnacle"

He is called the coolest fan of Kuzbass, Siberia and even all of Russia. They, who does not know Goran Stamenkovic personally, probably repeatedly seen in the stands of the Kemerovo "Arena" this bright personality in a helmet)). This is what he is, Siberian Serb and ardent fan of volleyball and sports in general, cheerful and open Goran. In Surgut, he was "brought" to the World Championship in Read more »

"Gazprom-Yugra" of all time

We have completed the formation of the Gazprom-Ugra team of all time, and today we will gather everyone together for a very pleasant occasion. Somehow imperceptibly we played 20 years in the Super League - this date, agree, inspires respect. Especially when you consider, that Gazprom-Ugra spent these two decades in the elite without a break, from 2002 by 2022 was just preparing the construction of the Urengoy-Chelyabinsk gas pipeline. More than "Gazprom-Yugra" in the elite lasted only "Belogorye", Read more »

Collecting "Gazprom-Ugra" of all time: Libero

Libero positions in Gazprom-Ugra have always been given special attention: when all the battles, that Rafael Khabibullin at one time seriously considered and tried in every possible way to implement the project of attracting Zhenya Grebennikov to the team with the subsequent granting of Russian citizenship to him and the prospect of playing for the Russian national team. Unfortunately for all the fans of the country - it didn’t work out, but players in the libero position in Surgut Read more »