Valerijus Grešnovas studied at the Lithuanian Institute for Physical Education in Kaunas. From 1945 to 1980 he taught and headed a chair there, from 1972 onwards he was a lecturer. He was one of the initiators for rugby , hockey and badminton in Lithuania.
In 1941 he coached the Lithuanian women's basketball team . In 1947 his team became USSR junior champions in basketball. From 1948 to 1950 he coached the Lithuanian men's basketball team , from 1955 to 1956 the Lithuanian men's hockey team , from 1963 to 1964 the Lithuanian men's handball team , from 1967 to 1968 the Lithuanian men's rugby team . From 1955 to 1965 he was in charge of teams at the Sports University of Lithuania . In 1963 he became a coach of the USSR men's handball championship.
- Vytautas Kontvainis, Gintautas Stasiulevičius: Treneris ir mokytojas Valerijus Grešnovas, Kaunas, Naujasis lankas, 2002
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Lithuanian basketball coach, handball coach, rugby coach, university teacher and sports official|
|DATE OF BIRTH||February 21, 1914|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Samara|
|DATE OF DEATH||July 1, 1987|
|Place of death||Kaunas|