Oleg Sinelnikov is a former professional player who holds his Advanced National Coaching license and his USSF A license. He has coached at the College and Club level for over 20 years. He is the Director of Coaching for Hoover Soccer Club. He is also a Professor of Sport Pedagogy at the University of Alabama. In 2018 he was selected as the Competitive Coach of the Year by the Alabama Soccer Association. This was the second time he received this award.