Jasmin Repeša

Jasmin Repeša (born 1 June 1961) is a Croatian professional basketball coach and former player who is the head coach of Victoria Libertas Pesaro of the Italian Lega Basket Serie A (LBA).

Jasmin Repeša
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Repeša while with Lottomatica Roma, in 2007.
Victoria Libertas Pesaro
PositionHead coach
LeagueLBA
Personal information
Born (1961-06-01) 1 June 1961 (age 59)
Čapljina, PR Bosnia and Herzegovina, FPR Yugoslavia
NationalityCroatian
Coaching career1995–present
Career history
As coach:
1995–1997Cibona
1997–2000Tofaş
2000–2001Split CO
2001Śląsk Wrocław
2001–2002Cibona
2002–2006Fortitudo Bologna
2005–2009Croatia
2006–2008Lottomatica Roma
2010–2011Benetton Treviso
2011–2012Cibona
2012–2013Unicaja Málaga
2012–2014Croatia
2013–2015Cedevita
2015–2017Emporio Armani Milano
2018Bosnia and Herzegovina (interim)
2018–2019Budućnost
2020–presentVictoria Libertas Pesaro
Career highlights and awards
As head coach:

Repeša has won numerous pro club competitions during his head coaching career, and he was also a somewhat successful basketball player during his youth, while playing for KK Čapljina early on in his pro career.

Early lifeEdit

Repeša was a basketball player for his hometown team KK Čapljina during the 1980s.

Coaching careerEdit

On 21 June 2013, Repeša was appointed as the head coach of Cedevita of the Croatian League, while assistant coach role took his son Dino.[1] In the inaugural 2014–15 season, the club won the domestic league championship and managed to reach the semifinals of the ABA League playoffs. In April 2015, citing health reasons, Repeša announced his departure from Cedevita bench at the end of the season. On 25 June, he officially resigned and was replaced with Veljko Mršić, his assistant.[2]

On 26 June 2015, Repeša signed a contract to become the head coach of Italian team Olimpia Milano.[3] In June 2017, he was sacked. On 30 December 2018, Repeša was named the head coach of Budućnost, which role he took after Aleksandar Džikić resigned.[4] In April 2019, following a loss to Crvena zvezda in the ABA League Finals, Repeša resigned.[5]

On 23 June 2020, Repeša comes back to Italy signing a deal with Victoria Libertas Pesaro of the LBA.[6]

National team coaching careerEdit

In 2005, after Croatia's unsuccessful EuroBasket finals, Neven Spahija resigned from the national team and Repeša took the head coach role. He led the squad at the 2007 EuroBasket, 2008 Summer Olympic Games and at the 2009 EuroBasket.

On 9 February 2012, following unsuccessful 2011 EuroBasket, Repeša took Croatia bench the second time in his coaching career, this time instead of Josip Vranković, leading the team at the 2013 EuroBasket in Slovenia, where Croatia managed to reach the semifinal of the tournament after 18 years, and at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, after which Repeša parted ways with the Croatian national team.[7]

 
Repeša with Croatia in 2012 during the friendly match against Austria, ahead of the 2013 EuroBasket.

On 2 September 2018, Repeša was named the interim head coach of the Bosnia and Herzegovina national team, after Duško Vujošević resigned due to the health reasons.[8] On 12 November 2018, the KSBiH named Vedran Bosnić his successor.[9]

Coaching recordEdit

Legend
G Games coached W Games won L Games lost W–L % Win-loss %

Note: The EuroLeague is not the only competition in which the team played during the season. He also coached in domestic competition, and regional competition if applicable.

EuroLeagueEdit

Team Year G W L W–L% Result
Cibona 1995–96 16 8 8 .500 Eliminated in group stage
1996–97 29 17 12 .586 Eliminated in Top 16 stage
Tofaş 1999–00 26 12 14 .462 Eliminated in group stage
Split 2000–01 23 15 8 .652 Eliminated in quarterfinal stage
Śląsk Wrocław 2001–02 4 0 4 .000 Fired
Cibona 2001–02 8 3 5 .375 Eliminated in regular season
2002–03 3 1 2 .333 Fired
Fortitudo Bologna 2002–03 16 9 7 .563 Eliminated in Top 16 stage
2003–04 22 14 8 .636 Lost in the final game
2004–05 20 16 4 .800 Eliminated in Top 16 stage
2005–06 20 12 8 .600 Eliminated in Top 16 stage
Virtus Roma 2006–07 20 7 13 .350 Eliminated in Top 16 stage
2007–08 20 8 12 .400 Eliminated in Top 16 stage
2008–09 6 5 1 .833 Resigned
Unicaja 2012–13 24 15 9 .625 Eliminated in Top 16 stage
Cedevita 2014–15 10 3 7 .300 Eliminated in regular season
Olimpia Milano 2015–16 10 3 7 .300 Eliminated in regular season
2016–17 30 8 22 .267 Eliminated in regular season
Budućnost 2018–19 15 3 12 .200 Eliminated in regular season
Career 322 159 163 .494

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Jasmin Repeša novi trener Cedevite". sportnet.rtl.hr. 21 June 2013. Retrieved 5 April 2020.
  2. ^ "Jasmin Repeša više nije trener KK Cedevite". hr.n1info.com. 25 June 2015. Retrieved 5 April 2020.
  3. ^ ""Lavoro e impegno": ecco Jasmin Repesa". olimpiamilano.com (in Italian). 26 June 2015. Retrieved 27 June 2015.
  4. ^ "Repeša stigao u Podgoricu, debi protiv Armanija". www.vijesti.me (in Montenegrin). 30 December 2018. Retrieved 30 December 2018.
  5. ^ "BUDUĆNOST OSTALA BEZ TRENERA: Repeša podneo ostavku". novosti.rs. Retrieved 23 April 2019.
  6. ^ "Jasmin Repesa e il nuovo coach della VL" (in Italian). victorialibertas.it. 23 June 2020.
  7. ^ "Jasmin Repeša novi izbornik Hrvatske!". net.hr. 9 February 2012. Retrieved 5 April 2020.
  8. ^ "Repeša mijenja Vujoševića na klupi BiH". ba.n1info.com. 2 September 2018. Retrieved 5 April 2020.
  9. ^ "Vedran Bosnić novi selektor košarkaške reprezentacije BiH!". sportsport.ba. 12 November 2018. Retrieved 5 April 2020.

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