Danijel Jusup

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Danijel Jusup
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Jusup with Zadar, in 2010.
PositionHead coach
LeagueABA League
Croatian League
Personal information
Born (1961-09-08) 8 September 1961 (age 58)
Zadar, PR Croatia, FPR Yugoslavia
Coaching career1992–present
Career history
As coach:
1993–1996Benston Zagreb
2000–2002Anwil Włocławek
2005Telekom Baskets Bonn
2008–2009Lokomotiv Rostov
2010Široki Eronet
Career highlights and awards

Danijel Jusup (born 8 September 1961) is a Croatian professional basketball coach for Zadar of the ABA League, and the Croatian League.

Coaching career[edit]

Jusup started his sporting career in Zadar, first as a player, later as a coach. In 1992, at the age of only 31 he became the head coach of Zadar that played in the Croatian League and the EuroLeague. Altogether, he spent seven years in his hometown club during which he won two Croatian Cups (1998, 2003), the Adriatic League (2003) and played the finals of the Croatian League three times (1998, 1999 and 2002). Aside from Zadar and Zagreb, he coached Benston Zagreb and Split of the Croatian League and was named Croatian Coach of the Year twice (1998, 2003).

Anwil Wloclawek[edit]

His first international position was the head coach of the Polish First Division club Anwil Wloclawek with which he took part in the Saporta Cup. He also participated in another European second-tier competition, ULEB Cup, with Zadar.[1]

Telekom Baskets Bonn[edit]

In July 2005, Jusup signed with the German club Telekom Baskets Bonn, but after only six months terminated the contract.[2] During the 2008-09 season he led the Russian Lokomotiv Rostov.

Široki Eronet[edit]

In January 2010, Jusup led the Bosnian-Herzgovinian Široki Eronet for only one week before returning to Zadar for the fourth time.[3]


In the summer of 2012, Jusup signs for Zagreb for the second time.[4] Five days before the start of the 2017–18 season he left Zagreb.[5]

Return to Široki[edit]

In April 2018, Jusup signed with Široki of the Bosnian League for the third time in his career.[6]

Return to Zadar[edit]

On October 23, 2019, he was named the head coach of Zadar, for the fifth time.[7] He debuted for the fifth time on October 25, 2019, in the 78–82 loss to Cibona, of the ABA League.


  1. ^ "Welcome Headcoach Danijel Jusup" (in German). telekom-baskets-bonn.de. 2005-07-05. Archived from the original on 2013-11-12. Retrieved 2013-11-12.
  2. ^ "Baskets künftig ohne Jusup" (in German). telekom-baskets-bonn.de. 2005-11-15. Archived from the original on 2013-11-12. Retrieved 2013-11-12.
  3. ^ "Danijel Jusup i službeno na klupi Zadra" (in Croatian). tportal.hr. 2010-01-21. Retrieved 2013-11-12.
  4. ^ "Danijel Jusup novi trener Zagreba" (in Croatian). zdnews.hr. 2012-07-27. Retrieved 2013-11-12.
  5. ^ "Danijel Jusup pet dana prije početka lige napustio Zagreb" (in Croatian). crosarka.com. 2017-10-03. Retrieved 2017-10-06.
  6. ^ "Široki imenovao novog trenera: Jusup preuzeo kormilo" (in Bosnian). spotsport.ba. 2018-04-05. Retrieved 2018-04-16.
  7. ^ "SLUŽBENO: Danijel Jusup ponovno na klupi Zadra". kkzadar.hr. 23 October 2019. Retrieved 23 October 2019.