|Full name||Flavius Vladimir Stoican|
|Date of birth||24 November 1976|
|Place of birth||Vânju Mare, Romania|
|Height||1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|Viitorul Târgu Jiu (manager)|
|2010–2011||CSM Școlar Reșița|
|2011–2012||Dinamo II București|
|2013||Dinamo II București|
|2017||Pandurii Târgu Jiu|
|2020–||Viitorul Târgu Jiu|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Flavius Vladimir Stoican (born 24 November 1976) is a Romanian professional football coach and former player who is the manager of Liga II club Viitorul Târgu Jiu.
He started his football career at FC Drobeta, but soon he left them for Universitatea Craviova, where he played for seven years.In the summer of 2002, Stoican moved to Romanian giants Dinamo București.
While playing for Dinamo, Shakhtar Donetsk manager, Mircea Lucescu, spotted Stoican's abilities and brought him to the Ukrainian Premier League club in the summer of 2003.He spent four years at Shakhtar before moving to Metalist Kharkiv. He did not manage to find a place in the first team at Metalist and moved back to Dinamo București for the final year of his playing career.
From 1999 to 2005, Stoican made 19 appearances for Romania, making his debut under coach Victor Pițurcă when he came as a substitute and replaced Dan Petrescu in a friendly against Cyprus which ended 2–2.He played two games at the Euro 2004 qualifiers and six at the 2006 World Cup qualifiers. Stoican's last game for the national team was a friendly against Nigeria which ended with a 3–0 victory.
In 2009, after ending his player career, Stoican was appointed manager of Liga III club Minerul Valea Copcii. For the 2010–11 season he moved to CSM Reșița, and in July 2011 he was appointed head coach of Dinamo II București. After only six months, he resigned from Dinamo II and took control of Chindia Târgoviște.He left Chindia in September 2012, after a poor series of results. In October 2012, Stoican became head coach at CS Mioveni, with the primary objective of helping the team gain promotion to Liga I.
In August 2013, he came back to Dinamo II, now playing in the Liga III, with the objective of gaining promotion to Liga II.On 22 September 2013, Stoican was appointed as head coach at the main squad of FC Dinamo București. His contract was ended by mutual agreement on 12 November 2014, when the club was placed sixth in Liga I and was eliminated from the Romanian Cup. From March to May 2015, Stoican had another brief spell in charge of Dinamo.
In the summer of 2017, after his ambitious stint at Pandurii Târgu Jiu almost saved them from relegation to Liga II, Stoican was appointed head coach at Politehnica Iași.On 24 February 2018, in spite of a 0–1 loss to defending champions Viitorul Constanța, Stoican led Politehnica Iași to its first Liga I Championship play-off and to an eventual sixth-place finish at the end of the season.
|Minerul Valea Copcii||6 April 2009||27 May 2010||37||18||13||6||48.65|
|CSM Școlar Reșița||1 July 2010||29 March 2011||18||4||5||9||22.22|
|Dinamo II București||13 July 2011||3 January 2012||17||5||7||5||29.41|
|Chindia Târgoviște||9 January 2012||4 September 2012||17||5||5||7||29.41|
|CS Mioveni||1 October 2012||12 May 2013||18||6||7||5||33.33|
|Dinamo II București||23 August 2013||23 September 2013||4||3||1||0||75.00|
|Dinamo București||23 September 2013||12 November 2014||48||26||11||11||54.17|
|Dinamo București||12 March 2015||6 May 2015||10||2||3||5||20.00|
|Voluntari||14 August 2015||24 September 2015||7||0||1||6||0.00|
|Zimbru Chișinău||10 May 2016||22 September 2016||14||6||3||5||42.86|
|Pandurii Târgu Jiu||11 January 2017||8 June 2017||19||4||6||9||21.05|
|Politehnica Iași||9 June 2017||29 May 2019||80||28||16||36||35.00|
|Petrolul Ploiesti||24 June 2019||11 December 2019||24||12||7||5||50.00|
|Viitorul Târgu Jiu||28 August 2020||Present||17||11||2||4||64.71|
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