In Tatarstan the basic wage rate for coaches in sports schools increased by 35%
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(KZN.RU, May 15, Alsou Safina). The average wage of coaches in children and
youth sports schools of Kazan has grown from 21 886 rubles to 30 461 rubles.
Vostrikova, the chairman of Committee of physical culture and sports reported
about it on Business Monday today. She reminded that the coaches’ wages issue
was one of the sharpest last year, and was raised on several occasions including
the annual board of the Ministry of youth affairs and sports of Tatarstan in
February this year. The President of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov charged the
Ministry of Finance of the republic to handle this issue. As a result, starting
March 1st, 2017 the basic wage rate of coaches has been increased by 35% - from
9 600 rubles to 13 138 rubles. Thus, the average wage of coaches, consisting of
a basic unit, the stimulating payments and off-budget surcharges makes 30 461
"It is important that the coaches’ wages were raised to 30 thousand
rubles, this is a serious increase,” - the Mayor of Kazan Ilsur Metshin commented.
– “Thanks to the President of the Republic of Tatarstan who supported and heard
us once again. We have everything to train our children for elite sport".
It should be noted that the Kazan athletes are trained by 589 38 sports
coaches-teachers. Average age of coaches is 43. Thanks to the Volga region
academy of physical culture and sport last year 140 coaches-teachers went
through retraining or advanced training courses. This year 101 coaches will
participate in them.