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Gao Jinggang

Full name  Gao Jinggang
Height  1.81 m (5 ft 11 ⁄2 in)

Name  Gao Jinggang
Gao Jinggang Gao Jinggang Resigns as Changchun Yatai Head Coach
Date of birth  (1971-01-08) 8 January 1971 (age 44)
Place of birth  Dalian, Liaoning, China
Current team  Changchun Yatai (Director)

Playing position  Retired Midfielder

Gao Jinggang (Chinese: 高敬刚; born 8 January 1971, in Dalian) is a Chinese football manager and former football player. He is currently the director of Chinese Super League side Changchun Yatai.


Gao Jinggang bagan his professional career with Dalian Wanda in 1994. He transferred to China League Two club Shaanxi Guoli in 1996.

Gao became the youth team coach of Shaanxi Guoli after his retirement. He joined Changchun Yatai youth team system in 2004. He was called into the first team to assist temporary manager Li Xuchuan after Gao Hongbo's resignation in July 2007. Gao officially became the assistant coach of Changchun Yatai first team in December 2008. On 18 May 2013, he was appointed as the temporary manager after Li Shubin resigned from the club and led Changchun tied with Dalian Aerbin 2–2. On 22 April 2014, Gao took over as caretaker manager again after Svetozar Šapurić's departure. He took charge of two games. His first game resulted in a 0–0 away draw at Guizhou Renhe and second saw Changchun Yatai beat Shandong Luneng 1–0. Gao was promoted as the director of Changchun after Dragan Okuka became the new manager of the club in May 2014. On 21 December 2014, Changchun Yatai announced that Gao Jinggang became club's new manager for 2015 Chinese Super League. In June 2015, he resigned from the manager position and continued to serve as director of the club.


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