Ιoannis Tsaniklidιs joined PAOK in 2017 to contribute his knowledge to the newly established video analysis department of PAOK’s youth teams. An analyst and member of the Under-11, Under-15 and Under-17 coaching teams, in 2019 he switched to the first-team’s analysis department.
Ioannis Tsaniklidis has a UEFA C diploma, Coerver Youth Diploma (Level 1, 2), HUDL Platforms Performance Analysis Certificate, as well as Prozone FastTrack Courses (Level 1, 2, 3). He has already completed a wide range of courses (SportsCode Specialist, HUDL/ AI Driven Data in Football, StatsPerform/ Introduction in Analytics, StatsBomb/ GPS Technology, StatSports/ Education in Several Platforms, | NacSport | Longomatch | Metrica | Focus etc.), handles the platforms WyScout, InStat, Driblab – among others – and he has published his analyses on websites and newspapers, while he is also active as a writer.
He has worked as a coach in several academies (Shooters, Proteas, Juventus Soccer Schools), and for PAOK’s women’s team.