Vladimir Ivanovich Kuzyutkin was born in 1947. He has had a long career coaching both men's and women's teams, twice winning the Turkish Championship (women) with Emlakbank (1990-1991) and Ekzatchibashi (1994-1995). In the 2006-2008 season, Kuzyutkin worked with Universitet-Belogorie in Russia. Vladimir Kuzyutkin headed by woman’s volleyball team of Russia since 2009. As coach of the Russian national team, he took second place on the Grand Prix of 2009. But his highest achievement is the gold medals on the World Championships in 2010.