Dmitri Halajko joined Norwich City's academy in the summer of
2012. He had previously been the Football Association's head of
coaching development in the Eastern region.
Prior to this, he had worked for Colchester United's centre of
After a year working with the FA, he returned to Norwich to assist
Under-18s manager Jerry Gill as Professional
Development Coach. In December 2014, a restructuring within the
academy saw him appointed as Lead Phase Coach for the Professional
Development Phase with the team coaches Graeme
Murty (Under-16s), Jerry Gill
(Under-18s) and Paul Wilkinson (Under-21s)
working under him. His role is to make sure now that rather than
having three teams there is one group of players, considering
them as a group rather than three different strands.
In August 2015, he was appointed to the role of managing Norwich's
Under-21s, assisted by Darren Huckerby.
It was announced at the beginning of February 2015 that Halajko would be leaving Norwich for a senior operations role with a Premier League side.