Vladimir Romanovich Alekno is a former Russian volleyball player and current volleyball coach. He is the current headcoach of VC Zenit-Kazan and Russia men's national volleyball team. Vladimir Alekno started his Volleyball career in 1984 in the SKA Minsk team. Alekno coached the national volleyball team in 2007-2008 and 2011-2012. Under his leadership, the Russian players won the gold medal in 2012 and the bronze medal in 2008 in the Summer Olympic Games. As well, they won the World League and the World Cup both in 2011.