|Full name||Slavko Goluža|
17 September 1971|
Stolac, SFR Yugoslavia
|Height||1.95 m (6 ft 5 in)|
|Playing position||Center back/left back|
|Current club||Tatran Prešov (manager)|
|Badel 1862 Zagreb|
|RK CO Zagreb|
|RK Siscia Sisak|
|RK CO Zagreb|
|RK Zagreb (interim)|
Goluža was born in Pješivac-Kula near Stolac, SR BiH, Yugoslavia. He began his career in Mehanika Metković. At the age of 18 he moved to Zagreb-Chromos. Goluža won two European Champions Cup's as a player with RK Zagreb in 1992 and 1993.
He was a member of the Croatian national team that won Olympic gold medals two times: at the 1996 Summer Olympics and at the 2004 Summer Olympics. For over a decade he participated in all medals that Croatian team has won on World Championship (gold in 2003, silver in 1995 and 2005) and European Championship (bronze in 1994).
He was assistant coach of Lino Červar in Croatian national team from 2005 and 2010. Lino Červar went, and Goluža was appointed a head coach of national team. He also coached Croatian club Siscia (Sisak). In June 2017, he became the Slovakian Tatran Presov head coach. In two times, he coached RK Zagreb, but in 2017 he was interim manager for the SEHA League final four tournament.
He is a supporter of HDZ. He was married for Iva Goluža, with whom he has a son.
- Croatian First League (9): 1991-92, 1992–93, 1993–94, 1994–95, 1995–96, 1996–97, 1997–98, 2004–05, 2005–06
- Croatian Cup (9): 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2005, 2006
- Yugoslav First League (1): 1990-91
- EHF Champions League (2): 1991-92, 1992–93
- European supercup (1): 1993
- Franjo Bučar State Award for Sport: 1996, 2004 and 2009
- Best Croatian handball player by Sportske novosti & CHF: 2001
- Trophy MOO for sports and promoting optimism: 2007
- Best Croatian handball coach by Sportske novosti & CHF: 2012, 2013 and 2014
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