Romeo "Meo" Sacchetti (born August 20, 1953) is an Italian professional basketball coach and former player who is currently a head coach for the Italian national basketball team and Fortitudo Bologna of the Italian Serie A and FIBA Basketball Champions League.
|Born||August 20, 1953|
|Listed height||6 ft 6.5 in (1.99 m)|
|Listed weight||247 lb (112 kg)|
|1976–1979||Sporting Club Gira|
|Career highlights and awards|
As head coach:
Club playing careerEdit
At the club level, Sacchetti played for the Italian teams Saclà Asti, Fernet Tonic Bologna (1976–1979, also known as Amaro Harrys Bologna, in Serie A2 in the 1976–77 season), Grimaldi Torino (1979–1984, also known as Berloni Torino), and Ciao Crem Varese (1984–1991, also known as Divarese Varese and Ranger Varese).
Italian national teamEdit
Sacchetti was a member of the senior men's Italian national basketball team. With Italy's senior national team, he won a silver medal at the 1980 Summer Olympics. He also won a gold medal at the EuroBasket 1983, and a bronze medal at the EuroBasket 1985.
Sacchetti began his coaching career in 1996. While he was the head coach of Dinamo Sassari, he was named the Italian League Coach of the Year in 2012. He won the Italian Cup in 2014 and 2015. He also won the Italian Supercup in 2014, and the Italian League championship in 2015.