Stanislav Cherchesov, born in Alagir (North Ossetia, Russian Federation) on 2 September 1963, is a Russian football manager and former international goalkeeper for USSR and Russia.
Brought up in Spartak Alagir football school, Cherchesov made appearances for Spartak Ordjonikidze (1982-1983), FC Spartak Moscow (1984-1987, 1989-1993, 1995, 2002), Lokomotiv Moscow (1988), Dynamo Dresden (1993-1995), Tirol Innsbruck (1996-2002).
Cherchesov was the manager of FC Kufstein from January to November 2004 and the manager of FC Wacker Tirol from November 2004 to May 2006. During June 2006 - June 2007 he was the sporting director of FC Spartak Moscow. Manager of FC Spartak Moscow from 19 June 2007 to 14 August 2008. Manager of FC Zhemchuzhina-Sochi from 16 December 2010.
172 appearances in USSR and Russian championships, 57 in German Bundesliga and 182 in Austrian Bundesliga.
As player: USSR Championship 1989 with FC Spartak Moscow, 2nd place in the USSR Championship 1991 with FC Spartak Moscow, Russian Championship 1992 and 1993 with FC Spartak Moscow, 3rd place place in the Russian Championship 1995 with FC Spartak Moscow. USSR Cup 1992 with FC Spartak Moscow.
Austrian Bundesliga 2000, 2001 and 2002 with FC Tirol Innsbruck.
Best goalkeeper of the USSR 1989 and 1990.
Best goalkeeper of Russia 1992.
Cherchesov played for Russia at the 1994 and 2002 World Cups and 1992 and 1996 European Football Championships. He appeared for USSR at the 1983 U-20 World Cup. He also made one appearance for the FIFA team in the charity game against America in 1995 and for Europe vs Africa in 1997.
49 appearances for the USSR and Russian national teams.
As coach: 2nd place in the Russian Championship 2007 with FC Spartak Moscow.