Vladimir "Vlada" Jovanović (Serbian: Владимир "Влада" Јовановић; born 4 July 1973) is a Serbian professional basketball coach and former player. He currently serves as a head coach for Mega Soccerbet of the ABA League and the Basketball League of Serbia.
Basketball League of Serbia
|Born||4 July 1973|
Čačak, SR Serbia, SFR Yugoslavia
|NBA draft||1995 / Undrafted|
|2016–2018||Lokomotiv Kuban (youth)|
|2018||Lokomotiv Kuban (assistant)|
|Career highlights and awards|
Jovanović finished primary and high school in Čačak. He graduated from the junior college for coaches in Belgrade in 1999. He is a final year student at the Sports Academy in a basketball study group. During his playing career he was a first-team member of Borac Čačak and Železničar Čačak.
Jovanović started his coaching career in 1997. He was a coach of youth teams of Borac Čačak, Zemun and Partizan Belgrade. In 2005, he was added to the Partizan coaching staff as the first assistant coach to head coach Duško Vujošević. During his tenure as the Partizan assistant coach, he won five Serbian Championships (2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2010), four Adriatic League titles (2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010), and three National Cup titles (2008, 2009, and 2010).
On 28 June 2010, the Partizan managing board promoted him to the club's head coach. In his first season as head coach Jovanović won Serbian Championship title, Radivoj Korać Cup and NLB League trophy. In his second season as head coach Jovanović won the Serbian Championship title and Radivoj Korać Cup. After winning Serbian Championship, he didn't renew his contract with Partizan Belgrade and signed with Donetsk as the new head coach.
National teams coaching careerEdit
Jovanović was also a head coach of Serbia under-18 team and has won the gold medal at the 2009 FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship in France. In summer 2010, he coached the same team at the European Championship in Lithuania where they finished fourth. In July 2011, Jovanović was originally supposed to head the Serbian u-19 team at the 2011 FIBA Under-19 World Championship in Latvia, however, the job went to Dejan Mijatović who led the team to the final where they lost to Lithuania.
In 2014, Jovanović was an assistant coach for the Montenegro national team.
|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.
|Partizan||2010–11||16||6||10||.375||Eliminated in Top 16 Stage|
|2011–12||10||4||6||.400||Eliminated in group play|
- Jovanović novi trener Partizana
- "Jovanović prvi pomoćnik Obradoviću". rs.n1info.com. Retrieved 16 August 2018.
- "Vlada Jovanović dobio otkaz u Lokomotivi". b92.net. Retrieved 20 March 2019.
- "Dejan Milojević ends his mission in Mega, Vladimir Jovanović to replace him". aba-liga.com. Retrieved 1 June 2020.
- "Košarkaški klub Mega Bemax — Mateja Jovanović". www.bcmegabasket.net.
- Vlada Jovanović at euroleague.net