|Date of birth||30 September 1972|
|Place of birth||Grodno, Soviet Union (now Belarus)|
|Height||1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)|
|2000–2001||→ Zaragoza (loan)||11||(0)|
|2009||Dinamo Minsk (assistant)|
|2012–2013||Dinamo Minsk (sporting director)|
|2014||Spartak Nalchik (assistant)|
|2014–2015||Amkar Perm (assistant)|
|2015||Standard Liège (assistant)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Sergei Vitalyevich Gurenko (or Syarhey Hurenka; Belarusian: Сяргей Віталевіч Гурэнка, IPA: [sʲarˈɣʲɛj vʲiˈtalʲɛvʲid͡ʐ ɣuˈrɛnka]; Russian: Серге́й Вита́льевич Гуре́нко, IPA: [sʲɪrˈɡʲej vʲɪˈtalʲjɪvʲɪdʑ ɡʊˈrʲenkə]; born 30 September 1972) is a Belarusian football coach and a former player.
Sergei Gurenko began his professional career in his local Belarusian club Khimik Grodno in the 1989 season. From 1990 he was a regular starter for the team, playing more than 25 games per season until 1995.
In 1995, he was transferred to Russian Premier League side Lokomotiv Moscow. His outstanding skills and determination lead him to become one of the leaders of his side, and eventually he left his team for further challenge. In 1999, he became a player of Italian Serie A side A.S. Roma, which cost the club 10.58 billion Italian lire, but couldn't establish himself well there, playing in only 7 games for his club.
In the 2000–01 season he played for Spanish La Liga side Real Zaragoza, but didn't do well there too, participating in just 11 games and for the 2001–02 season he returned to Italy, playing for Parma AC, making 11 appearances that season. The following season he was a regular part of the first team of Serie A side Piacenza, participating in 25 fixtures and scoring one goal.
In 2003, he returned to Lokomotiv. He was a regular for his club and became one of team's vice-captains. In 2004, playing in a pivotal role of defensive midfielder, Gurenko helped Lokomotiv to a second Russian championship title.
On 8 December 2008 he moved back to Belarus to play for Dinamo Minsk and retired on 21 August 2009.
In 2014, he briefly joined Belarusian Second League club Partizan Minsk.
Sergei Gurenko debuted for the Belarus national football team on 5 May 1994, in a friendly against Ukraine and would eventually become the team captain. He ended his national team duty after a row with the manager during preparation for the WC qualifier against Moldova on 3 September 2005.
He is the second most capped Belarusian player, with 80 caps. Gurenko was the Belarusian national team's captain.
As part of the national team won 2002 LG Cup
|1||20 August 1997||Dinamo Stadium, Belarus||Sweden||1 – 0||1–2||1998 World Cup qualifier|
|2||14 October 1998||Ninian Park, Cardiff, Wales||Wales||1 – 1||2–3||Euro 2000 qualifier|
|3||29 March 2003||Dinamo Stadium, Belarus||Moldova||2 – 1||2–1||Euro 2004 qualifier|
On 22 July 2006, Gurenko passed the milestone of 500 competitive games on the highest level, and became a member of the elite club of Sergei Aleinikov. In total, he has played in 612 matches for top league clubs.
After release of Slavoljub Muslin by Dinamo Minsk on 27 July 2009, Gurenko was named new Assistant Coach in the team of new head coach Kirill Alshevskiy. On 21 August 2009 Dinamo Minsk club official promoted their former player and former assistant coach to the head coaching position, he replaced Kirill Alshevski.
In 2013, he worked as Slavoljub Muslin's assistant at Russian top division club FC Krasnodar.
On 4 February 2014, Gurenko was appointed an assistant manager at PFC Spartak Nalchik, where he reunited with former Lokomotiv teammate Khasanbi Bidzhiyev, appointed earlier as a head coach.