Stanislav Salamovich Cherchesov (Russian: Станислав Саламович Черчесов, Ossetian: Черчесты Саламы фырт Станислав / Ĉerĉesty Salamy fyrt Stanislav; born 2 September 1963) is a Russian football manager and former international footballer of Ossetian descent who played as a goalkeeper for USSR and Russia. In August 2016 he was appointed as head coach of the Russia national team and helped his team reach the quarter-finals of the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
The goalkeeper played 57 matches in the German top-flight for former East German powerhouse Dynamo Dresden a couple of years after reunification between East and West.
Cherchesov played for Russia at the 1994 World Cup and 1996 Euro. He made 39 appearances for the team after the dissolution of the Soviet Union. Cherchesov also made one appearance for the FIFA team in the charity game against America in 1995, and for Europe vs Africa in 1997.