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Faraz Kamalvand (Persian: فراز کمالوند‎, born 26 December 1976) is a professional football coach.

Faraz Kamalvand
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Personal information
Full name Faraz Kamalvand
Date of birth (1976-12-26) December 26, 1976 (age 42)
Place of birth Khorramabad, Iran
Club information
Current team
Pars Jonoubi (manager)
Teams managed
Years Team
1996–2002 Pas B
2002–2003 Esteghlal Ahvaz (Assistant)
2005 Payam Mashhad
2006–2007 Shirin Faraz
2007–2008 Sanaye Arak
2008 Sorkhpooshan Delvar Afzar
2008–2011 Tractor
2011–2012 Pas Hamedan
2012–2013 Shahrdari Tabriz
2014–2017 Gostaresh
2017–2018 Sanat Naft
2018 Oxin Alborz
2018–2019 Aluminium Arak
2019– Pars Jonoubi

Early lifeEdit

He was born on 26 December 1976 in Khoramabad,[1] Iran and is from Lorestan. From 1998 to 2001, He worked for Abrarvarzeshi Newspaper and was a sport journalist. He learned coaching with Firouz Karimi. Karimi nominated him to PAS Tehran chairman, Hamid Malahi as club's Under-19 team. With PAS, he won club's first under-19 championship. He was Assistant manager of Esteghlal Ahvaz along with Karimi in 2002.

Coaching careerEdit

Kamalvand is youngest head coach history of Iran Pro League[2] He became famous after coaching Shirin Faraz and promoting to Persian Gulf Cup in 2006-07 season. He was appointed as the Tractor manager in summer 2008. Tractor won 2008–09 Azadegan League and promoted to Iran Pro League with Kamalvand after eight years. The best title of Tractor under his coaching was fifth in 2010-11 Persian Gulf Cup. It's also Tractor's favorite coach, so the fans of the Tractor F.C. named him Kamal Pasha (Azerbaijani: Kamal Paşa) and Faraz Kamalvand very loveable between Azerbaijani people[3] On June 2011, Kamalvand's Contract was expired and Amir Ghalenoei was appointed as Tractor's coach on 13 June 2011.[4] He was named as PAS Hamedan F.C.'s new head coach on 18 June 2011.[5] He was resigned on 18 January 2012 after some bad results and was appointed as new head coach of Shahrdari Tabriz on 14 June 2012 and led the club to promotion to the Iran Pro League but their promotion was revoked due to match-fixing scandal and Kamalvand was banned for two years from football careers in Iranian leagues.

On 4 October 2014, Kamalvand officially took over as the head coach of Gostaresh.

StatisticsEdit

As of 26 August 2018
Team From To Record
G W D L Win % GF GA +/-
Shirin Faraz July 2006 July 2007 23 12 7 4 52.17 30 13 +17
Tractor July 2008 July 2011 94 42 32 20 44.68 128 92 +36
PAS Hamedan July 2011 January 2012 13 5 5 3 38.46 16 14 +2
Shahrdari Tabriz June 2012 April 2013 27 13 8 6 48.14 33 20 +13
Gostaresh October 2014 May 2017 84 25 34 25 29.76 100 86 +14
Sanat Naft May 2017 June 2018 34 13 19 11 38.23 43 41 +2
Total 278 113 105 68 40.64 353 266 +87

HonoursEdit

Shirin Faraz
Tractor

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ [1] www.18ghadam.ir (Iranian Soccer Fans-Farsi)
  2. ^ "Persepolis striker moves to Teraktorsazi". Tehran Times. June 28, 2010. Retrieved April 20, 2011.
  3. ^ Tractor
  4. ^ Ghalenoei becomes Tractor's head coach
  5. ^ Faraz Kamalvand became head coach of PAS Hamedan