Jasmina Perazić (born 6 December 1960 in Novi Sad) is a Serbian American basketball coach and a former basketball player.

Jasmina Perazić
Georgian Court Lions
PositionHead coach
LeagueCentral Atlantic Collegiate Conference
Personal information
Born (1960-12-06) 6 December 1960 (age 59)
Novi Sad, PR Serbia, FPR Yugoslavia
NationalitySerbian / American
Listed height1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
Listed weight74 kg (163 lb)
Career information
CollegeMaryland (1979–1983)
Playing career1974–2000
PositionGuard / Forward
Number4
Coaching career2005–Present
Career history
As player:
1974–1976Vojvodina
1976–1979Eintracht, Frankfurt
1984Voždovac
1997New York Liberty
As coach:
2006–2010Elizabeth Seton HS
2010–2014Monmouth (assistant)
2014–presentGeorgian Court
Women's Basketball Hall of Fame

CareerEdit

Perazić competed for Yugoslavia in the 1980 Summer Olympics and in the 1984 Summer Olympics.[1] In 2014, she was inducted into Women's Basketball Hall of Fame.[2] Currently Jasmina Perazic is a Head Basketball Coach at Georgian Court University, an NCAA D2 University in Lakewood, NJ.

Personal lifeEdit

Perazić has a daughter, Deanna Gipe (married Marello). Deanna and her wife Erica reside in New Jersey.

AchievementsEdit

  • 2014 Women's Basketball Hall of Fame
  • 2008 ACC Tournament Legend
  • 2002 University of Maryland Athletic Hall of Fame
  • 1986 MVP Balkan Championships
  • 1985 Best Five of Europe
  • 1984 MVP Pre-Olympic Tournament
  • 1983 MVP European Championships
  • 1983 Most Popular Player at the World Championships, 2nd Leading Scorer of the Tournament
  • 1983 WBCA Kodak All American
  • 1983 ACC Tournament MVP
  • 1982 NCAA West Region All Tournament Team (Inaugural NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament)

Coaching Awards and AccomplishmentsEdit

  • 2009 WBCA National Coach of the Year (District III)
  • 2010 WCAC Coach of the Year
  • 2010 Gazette Newspaper Coach of the Year

With Yugoslav National Basketball TeamEdit

  • 1980 Olympic Games Moscow, Russia Bronze Medal
  • 1983 World Championships Sao Paulo, Brazil Placed 8th 2nd leading scorer with 17.6PPG Voted Most Popular Player of the Tournament
  • 1983 World University Games Edmonton, Canada Bronze Medal
  • 1984 Pre-Olympic Tournament Havana, Cuba MVP
  • 1984 Olympic Games Los Angeles, United States of America Placed 6th
  • 1986 Balkan Championships Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina Gold Medal
  • 1987 European Championships Cadiz, Spain Silver Medal
  • 1987 World University Games Zagreb Croatia Gold Medal
  • MVP 1986 Balkan Championships Tuzla Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • MVP 1984 Pre Olympic Tournament Havana, Cuba
  • Best Five of Europe and #1 Player in Europe 1983 Hungary, 1985 Italy
  • Yugoslavian Cup Winner 1984 with ŽKK Voždovac (Zenski Kosarkaski Klub Vozdovac/Women's Basketball Club Vozdovac), Belgrade,Serbia (formerly Yugoslavian Women's Basketball League)
  • 1997 New York Liberty, WNBA

ReferencesEdit

University of Maryland Archives, FiBA Archives, FIBA.com ACC Tournament Legends, NCAA.com NCAA All Americans

  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Jasmina Perazić". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 17 April 2012. Retrieved 10 July 2012.
  2. ^ "Former Terps star Jasmina Perazic inducted into Women's Basketball Hall of Fame". the diamondbacl. Retrieved 8 August 2013.

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