Zoran Višić

Zoran Višić (Serbian Cyrillic: Зоран Вишић; born October 13, 1956) is a Serbian professional basketball coach. He is currently a head coach of the India women's national basketball team.

Zoran Višić
India
PositionHead coach
Personal information
Born (1956-10-13) 13 October 1956 (age 64)
SR Serbia, SFR Yugoslavia
NationalitySerbian
Career information
Playing career1974–1982
Coaching career1983–present
Career history
As coach:
1992–1994Radnički Belgrade (assistant)
1994–1996Beopetrol
1996–1997Budućnost Podgorica
1997–1999Spartak
2001–2002ICIM Arad
2002–2006UMMC Ekaterinburg
2006Vojvodina
2006–2007ŽKK Crvena zvezda
2008–2009Mladost Zemun (men's)
2009–2010Hemofarm
2011–2012ICIM Arad
2015–2016Singapore Falcons (men's)
2016–2017Chabibeh
2017–presentIndia
2017–2019India (men's)
Career highlights and awards

Coaching careerEdit

Men's basketballEdit

Višić coached the Mladost Zemun of the Serbian B League during 2008–09 season. He coached Singapore Pro-Am team Falcons during 2015–16 season.[1][2]

Women's club basketballEdit

Višić coached Beopetrol, Budućnost Podgorica and Spartak of the First Women's League of FR Yugoslavia. In 2001, he had signed for the Romanian team ICIM Arad where he stayed for one season.

Višić was a head coach of the Russian team UMMC Ekaterinburg from 2002 to 2006. He won EuroLeague Women and Russian Women's Premier League in 2002–03 season.[3]

In 2006, he came back to Serbia and signed for the Vojvodina. In November 2006, he became the head coach for the Crvena zvezda. He lost the 2006–07 season Serbian League finals from Hemofarm. In November 2007, he got released as the head coach of the Zvezda. On July 17, 2009, he signed for the Hemofarm.[4] He got fired in February 2010.[5] In 2011, Višić became a head coach of ICIM Arad for his second time.[6]

In October 2016, Višić was named a head coach of the Lebanese Women's First Division team Chabibeh.[7][2] He left in May 2017.[8]

National teamsEdit

YugoslaviaEdit

Višić was an assistant coach of the FR Yugoslavia/Serbia and Montenegro women's national teams that participated at the EuroBasket Women 1995 and at the EuroBasket Women 2003.[9] He was a head coach of the FR Yugoslavia women's national under-16 team that won silver medal at the 1999 FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship for Women.

IndiaEdit

On June 1, 2017, Višić was named as a head coach of the India women's national team.[10][11][2][12] He won the gold medal at the 2017 FIBA Women's Asia Cup – Division B.[13][14] He was a head coach of India women's national under-16 team that won the gold medal at the FIBA Under-16 Women's Asian Championship Division B.[15]

In early November 2017, Višić was named as a head coach of the India men's national team.[15][16]

Career achievements and awardsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Tagawa Basketball vs Falcons Basketball". sportstg.com. Retrieved 11 March 2018.
  2. ^ a b c "Zoran Visic announced as new Head Coach of the Indian National Women's Team". ekalavyas.com. Retrieved 11 March 2018.
  3. ^ "Team History of UMMC". basket.ugmk.com. Retrieved 11 March 2018.
  4. ^ "Zoran Višić novi trener Hemofarma". sport.blic.rs. Retrieved 11 March 2018.
  5. ^ "Miroslav Popov novi trener košarkašica Hemofarma". sport.blic.rs. Retrieved 11 March 2018.
  6. ^ "Višić na klupi šampiona Rumunije". sport.blic.rs. Retrieved 11 March 2018.
  7. ^ "Al Chabibe's New Head Coach". sports-961.com. Retrieved 11 March 2018.
  8. ^ "J. D. Barnes hired as Chabibeh Chiyah head coach". probasketballoverseas.com. Retrieved 11 March 2018.
  9. ^ "Serbia & Montenegro 2003 EuroBasket Woman team". fibaeurope.com. Retrieved 11 March 2018.
  10. ^ "Basketball Federation of India appoints Zoran Visic women's team coach". indianexpress.com. Retrieved 11 March 2018.
  11. ^ "BFI appoints Zoran Visic womens team coach". indiatoday.in. Retrieved 11 March 2018.
  12. ^ "Zoran Visic announced as new Head Coach of the Indian National Women's Team". basketballfederationindia.org. Retrieved 11 March 2018.
  13. ^ "India team profile". fiba.basketball. Retrieved 11 March 2018.
  14. ^ "India clinch Division B crown in front of sellout home crowd". fiba.basketball. Retrieved 11 March 2018.
  15. ^ a b "Zoran Visic assigned as Head Coach for the Senior Indian Men's Team for the upcoming FIBA World Cup Qualifiers". basketballfederationindia.org. Retrieved 11 March 2018.
  16. ^ "Basketball: Zoran Visic to coach Indian men". thehindu.com. Retrieved 11 March 2018.

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