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Pino Grdovic
Birthdate: 05-03-1953
Nationality: Croatian
Foreign languages: English, Italian
Available: YES

Born on March 5, in Zadar, Croatia
Played basketball for BC ZADAR (Zadar) from 1973-1975 when the club
won two champion titles in ex-Yugoslavia
Started working as coach in 1979 with the cadet team of Zadar, which
under my leadership won the championship in ex-Yugoslavia in 1981
1982/1983 worked for BC JUGOPLASTIKA (Split) as assistant coach
along with Krešimir Čosić, and assistant coach of the national team that
participated at the University Games in Kobe (Japan).
1984/1985 worked as assistant coach of BC JUGOPLASTIKA
1986/1987 worked as assistant coach of BC VIRTUS BOLOGNA with
Krešimir Čosić
1987/1988 worked as assistant coach of BC AEK ATHENS with
Krešimir Čosić
1988/1990 worked as main coach of the young selection of BC ZADAR
1990/1991 worked as assistant coach of BC AEK ATHENS with
Krešimir Čosić
1992/1994 worked as assistant coach of BC STEFANEL with Bogdan
Tanjević
1994/1995 worked as assistant coach of BC STEFANEL MILANO with
Bogdan Tanjević
1996/1997 worked as main coach of BC CROATIA OSIGURANJE (Split
– ex-Jugoplastika) and won the Croatian Basketball Cup
- received the award: ‘‘Coach of the year 1996/1997’’ in Croatia
by UHKT (Croatian Basketball Coaches Association )
- received the trophy by ‘Sportske Novosti’: ‘’Trofej Fair-Play 1997’’
- qualified in the first 16 teams of the Euro League with BC CROATIA
OSIGURANJE (Split – ex-Jugoplastika)
- lead the Croatian national team up to 22 years of age (U-22)
1998/1999 worked as coach for individual work in BC FORTITUDO
TEAM SYSTEM BOLOGNA with Petar Skansi
1999/2000 worked as coach for individual work in BC FORTITUDO
PAFF WENNINGTON BOLOGNA with Carlo Recalcati
2000/2001 worked as coach for individual work in BC FORTITUDO
SKIPPER BOLOGNA Carlo Recalcati
2001/2002 worked as coach for individual work in BC FORTITUDO
CLIMAMIO BOLOGNA with Matteo Boniciolli
2002/2004 individual work with player Gregor Fučka from BC
BARCELONA
2005/2006 worked as main coach of BC UNION OLIMPIJA
LJUBLJANA and won the Slovene Super Cup
2006/2009 worked as main coach of the young generation in BC
CIBONA ZAGREB and won the 2008 national championship with the
junior team
2008 worked as main coach of the junior national team of Croatia at the
tournament in Manheim, Germany
2010/2011 worked as main coach of BC ZADAR
2012/2013 worked as individual coach with different players around
Europe

Experience in longstanding work with the following players and created a
particularly satisfactory quality for their career in the NBA:
1. Toni Kukoć
2. Dino Rađa
3. Žan Tabak
4. Arijan Komazec
and in a similar way enabled basketball capacities with the following
players who were named as best European players:
1. Dean Bodiroga,
2. Gregor Fučka,
3. Nikola Vujčić,
4. Nikša Prkačin
5. Velimir Perasović


PROFESSIONAL CAREER
Season Role Team League
10/11 Head Coach KK Zadar Croatia A1
07/08 Head Coach Cibona Youth team Croatia
05/06 Head Coach Olimpija Ljubljana Slovenia A1

ACHIEVEMENTS
2001/2002: Paf Bologna (Italy SerieA) Personal Coach of Gregor Fucka and Marko Milic
2005/2006  Slovenian Supercup Winner
2006/2007: Cibona Zagreb (Croatia) Head Coach Youth Program
2007/2008: Cibona Zagreb (Croatia) Head Coach Youth Program
2010/2011 Croatian A1 League Regular Season Runner-Up -11
2010/2011 Croatian A1 League Semifinals -11