From Kazakhstan Encyclopedia
Yerlan Yerlesuly Sagymbayev (Template:Lang-kk; born April 5, 1970) is a former Kazakh professional ice hockey player, who currently serves as a head coach of the Barys Astana of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL).
Yerlan Sagymbayev is a graduate of the Ust-Kamenogorsk ice hockey school. He is a two time champion of the USSR Junior Championships in the squad of the Torpedo Ust-Kamenogorsk. In 1987, he awarded as a best young forward and invited to the USSR national youth team. In 1988, he was a bronze medalist of the Viking Cup in Calgary. After Soviet Union collapse, he played for the Kazakhstan national ice hockey team. He served as captain at the 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano, where his team achieved a quarter final. He ended his career because of injury in 2001.
Regular season and playoffs
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- 2004–2005 Kazakhstan U20 National Team - assistant coach
- 2005–2006 Kazakhstan U20 National Team - head coach
- 2006–2008 Kazzinc-Torpedo - head coach
- 2009–2011 Yertis Pavlodar - head coach
- 2011–2012 Kazakhstan U20 National Team - head coach
- 2012–2014 Barys Astana - assistant coach
- 2014–2015 Snezhnye Barsy - assistant coach
- 2015–present Barys Astana - head coach