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Grdovic Pino

Grdovic Pino

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Pino Grdovic played basketball for BC 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 his leadership won the championship in ex-Yugoslavia in 1981. 1982/1983 worked for BC Jugoplastika (Split) as assistant coach along with Kresimir Cosic, and assistant coach of the national team that participated at the University Games in Kobe (Japan).






2020-2021: Dnipro (Ukraine) -  Individual coach for the team
2016-2017: In Jan.'17 signed at FC Barcelona Lassa (Spain-Liga Endesa)
2012/2013 worked as individual coach with different players around Europe
2010/2011 worked as main coach of BC Zadar
2008 worked as main coach of the junior national team of Croatia at the tournament in Manheim, Germany
2006/2009 worked as main coach of the young generation in BC Cibona Zagreb and won the 2008 national championship with the junior team
2005/2006 worked as main coach of BC Union Olimpija LJUBLJANA and won the Slovene Super Cup

2002/2004 individual work with player Gregor Fucka from BC Barcelona
2001/2002 worked as coach for individual work in BC Fortitudo Climamio Bologna with Matteo Boniciolli
2001/2002: Paf Bologna (Italy SerieA)
 Personal Coach of Gregor Fucka and Marko Milic
2000/2001 worked as coach for individual work in  BC Fortitudo Skipper Bologna Carlo Recalcati
1999/2000 worked as coach for individual work in  BC Fortitudo Paf Bologna with Carlo Recalcati
1998/1999 worked as coach for individual work in BC Fortitudo Team System with Petar Skansi
1996/1997 worked as main coach of BC Croatia Osiguranje (Split ex-Jugoplastika) and won the Croatian Basketball Cup
1994/1995 worked as assistant coach of BC Stefanel Milano with Bogdan Tanjevic

1992/1994 worked as assistant coach of BC STEFANEL with Bogdan Tanjevic
1990/1991 worked as assistant coach of BC AEK Athens with Kresimir Cosic
1988/1990 worked as main coach of the young selection of BC Zadar

1987/1988 worked as assistant coach of BC AEK Athens with Kresimir Cosic

1986/1987 worked as assistant coach of BC Virtus Bologna with Kresimir Cosic
1984/1985 worked as assistant coach of BC Jugoplastika



Experience in longstanding work with the following players and created a
particularly satisfactory quality for their career in the NBA:
1. Toni Kukoc
2. Dino Rada
3. Zan 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 Fucka,
3. Nikola Vujcic
4. Niksa Prkacin
5. Velimir Perasovic

Professional Career

Season Role Team League
16/17 Assistant Coach FC Barcelona Spain - Liga Endesa
10/11 Head Coach KK Zadar Croatia A1
07/08 Head Coach Cibona Youth team Croatia
05/06 Head Coach Olimpija Ljubljana Slovenia A1

HONOURS

Croatia A1 Coach of the year by UHKT (Croatian Basketball Coaches Association ) -97 

ACHIEVEMENTS

Received the trophy by Sportske Novosti: Trofej Fair-Play -97
qualified in the first 16 teams of the Euro League with BC CROATIAOSIGURANJE (Split ex-Jugoplastika)
Led the Croatian U22 National Team
Cibona Zagreb (Croatia) Head Coach Youth Program -07
Cibona Zagreb (Croatia) Head Coach Youth Program -08
Slovenian Supercup Winner -05
Croatian A1 League Regular Season Runner-Up -11
Croatian A1 League Semifinals -11
Spanish Cup (Copa del Rey) Semifinals -17