Dragan Bajić

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Dragan Bajić
Igokea
PositionHead coach
LeagueABA League
Personal information
Born (1973-05-24) May 24, 1973 (age 46)
Bludenz, Austria
NationalityBosnian
Career information
NBA draft1995 / Undrafted
Coaching career2009–present
Career history
As coach:
2009–2010Igokea
2010–2011Igokea (assistant)
2011–2013Igokea
2014–2015Bosnia and Herzegovina U18
2015Cherno More Port Varna
2015–2018
2019–present
Igokea

Dragan Bajić (Serbian Cyrillic: Драган Бајић; born 24 May 1973) is a Bosnian[1] professional basketball coach, former basketball player and former footballer.

Early life[edit]

He was born in 1973 in Bludenz, Austria in Bosnian Serb family. Whole life he lives in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Playing career[edit]

Basketball

He played for Igokea Aleksandrovac, and in 2000–01 season he won the Bosnian League[2]. He also played for Igokea youth team.

Football

Also, he played football for the Sloga Trn of the First League of the Republika Srpska.

Coaching career[edit]

In 2009 he started coaching career in Igokea as the first-team coach. Later he was an assistant coach of Igokea for head coach Drago Karalić.[3]

In 2014, Bajić became the head coach of Bosnia and Herzegovina national U18 team. He led the team to 12th place at 2014 Europe U-18 Championship[4]. From January to December 2015, he coached the Cherno More Port Varna of the Bulgarian League.

At the end of December 2015, he came back to Igokea where he became the head coach. He made interesting results in ABA League and Bosnian-Herzegovinian League. He won three Bosnian-Herzegovinian League championships with Igokea so far. On April 2, 2018, Igokea fired Bajić after the team posted a 7–15 record at the end of the 2017–18 ABA season.[5]

On October 30, 2019, Igokea appointed Bajić as new head coach.[6]

Career achievements and awards[edit]

Player
Coach
Individual

Rеferences[edit]

  1. ^ DRAGAN BAJIC basketball profile, eurobasket.com
  2. ^ Predstavljamo Dragana Bajića (košarka): S Igokeom do vrha
  3. ^ Igokea slavila u Širokom
  4. ^ Bajic coaching records at the FIBA Europe, FIBA Europe
  5. ^ "Igokea smenila Bajića i odmah imenovala naslednika". sport.blic.rs. Retrieved 2 April 2018.
  6. ^ "Igokea appoint Dragan Bajić as new head coach and add Michael Green to the 2019/20 roster". aba-liga.com. Retrieved 7 November 2019.

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