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Ivan Kocjančić is a former Croatian football player.

Ivan Kocjančić
Personal information
Full name Ivan Kocjančić
Date of birth 1947
Place of birth Rijeka, SR Croatia, SFR Yugoslavia
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1966–1976 HNK Rijeka 480 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Born in Rijeka, he played for HNK Rijeka during his entire career, collecting close to 500 caps. He played as a defender and captained his club when it won promotion to the Yugoslav First League in 1974. Following the end of his career he remained active with Rijeka, coaching in the youth programme.[1] He managed one of Rijeka games as an interim manager in 1996.


  1. ^ Lazzarich, Marinko (2008) (in Croatian). Kantrida bijelih snova. Rijeka: Adamić. ISBN 978-953-219-393-0, pp. 361–2.