Hao Haitao

Hao Haitao (Chinese: 郝海涛, born December 3, 1968) is a Chinese football coach and a former football player. He currently sided with Guizhou Hengfeng as the head coach. He previously played for Qingdao Hainiu, Shanghai Pudong and Tianjin Teda.[1] After retiring, he would move into assistant management before becoming the head coach of Tianjin Songjiang and Chengdu Blades F.C.. Hao haitao and former China national player Hao Haidong are cousins.

Hao Haitao
Personal information
Full name Hao Haitao
Date of birth (1968-12-03) December 3, 1968 (age 52)
Place of birth Qingdao, Shandong, China
Position(s) Right back
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1994–1996 Qingdao Hainiu
1997–2000 Shanghai Pudong
1998Tianjin Teda (loan)
Teams managed
2005 Shanghai Jiucheng (Assist)
2006 Shanghai Liancheng (Assist)
2007–2010 Shanghai Shenhua (Assist)
2011 Tianjin Songjiang (Assist)
2012 Tianjin Songjiang
2013 Chengdu Blades
2018 Chongqing Lifan (caretaker)
2019– Guizhou Hengfeng
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Club careerEdit

Hao Haitao and his cousin Hao Haidong were first scouted by the top military football team Bayi FC as youngsters. He, however, missed the chance as he have to play for Qingdao, but Hao Haidong was signed instead. He later joined Nanjing Army football club. By 1994 the Chinese FA demanded full professionalism and Hao Haitao joined second tier club Qingdao Hainiu where he saw the club win the division title and promotion to the top tier.[2] The following season saw Qingdao struggle within the top division and Hao would be part of the squad that finished eleventh at the end of the season and in the relegation zone.[3]

Shanghai PudongEdit

While Qingdao would go on to win back promotion the following season, Hao moved to another second tier football club Shanghai Pudong at the beginning of the 1997 league season. The team relegated in the 1997 season.

Tianjin TEDAEdit

Hao was loaned out to second tier club Tianjin Teda in 1998. With Tianjin Teda in the 1998 league season Hao would have an extremely successful loan period when he went on to win the division title with the club at the end of the season.[4] Hao would return to Shanghai Pudong the following season where he spent a further two seasons playing for them before he would retire.

Managerial careerEdit

Hao worked as assistant manager in Shanghai for a period of time. In 2011, Hao joined Tianjin Songjiang as the assistant manager of Patrick de Wilde, and replaced the Belgian during the season in June.[5]

In 2013, he moved to Chengdu Blades as the head coach.[6] His position was soon replaced in April due to reported conflicts with players.[7]

Hao returned to Tianjin in 2016 to manage the Tianjin Quanjian youth team.[8]

Hao joined Chongqing Lifan by the end of 2017 season as assistant manager. As Paulo Bento was sacked on 23 July 2018, he took the position as the caretaker,[9] but resigned after 3 losses.[10]

In the 2019 season, Hao signed with Guizhou Hengfeng. He served as caretaker for 1 match, and became the official head coach on 9 April 2019.[11]


As a player

Qingdao Hainiu

  • Jia B League: 1994

Tianjin Teda

  • Jia B League: 1998


  1. ^ "松江明日集结南下海埂冬训 郝海涛率队迎新人试训". agile-news.com. 2011-12-19. Archived from the original on 2012-07-16. Retrieved 2012-02-26.
  2. ^ "China League 1994". rsssf.com. 19 Jun 2003. Retrieved 2012-02-26.
  3. ^ "China League 1995". rsssf.com. 19 Jun 2003. Retrieved 2012-02-26.
  4. ^ "China League 1998". rsssf.com. 16 Jul 2003. Retrieved 2012-02-26.
  5. ^ "天津松江队集结奔赴海埂冬训 郝海涛出任助理教练". enorth.com.cn. 5 January 2011. Retrieved 9 April 2019.
  6. ^ "成都谢菲联召开发布会 郝海涛携教练组正式亮相". sohu.com. 7 January 2013. Retrieved 9 April 2019.
  7. ^ "郝海涛下课已几成定局 中国足球老熟人有望接任". sina.com.cn. 19 April 2013. Retrieved 9 April 2019.
  8. ^ "郝海涛任权健U17主帅 称加盟因为李玮锋邀请". sina.com.cn. 29 March 2016. Retrieved 9 April 2019.
  9. ^ "保罗·本托下课郝海涛代理主帅". qq.com. 23 July 2018. Retrieved 9 April 2019.
  10. ^ "郝海涛辞职!重庆官方同意6人教练组辞职请求". eastday.com. 21 August 2018. Retrieved 9 April 2019.
  11. ^ "恒丰宣布临时主帅郝海涛转正 上赛季曾救火斯威". sina.com.cn. 9 April 2019. Retrieved 9 April 2019.

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