March 1, 1961 |
|1986–1993||KK Slovenska Bistrica|
|1993–1994||Maribor Branik U16|
|1995–1996||Bawaria Voltex (youth coach)|
|1999–2000||Union Olimpija (youth coach)|
|2015–present||Jiangsu Dragons (Executive coach)|
|Career highlights and awards|
Mehmed "Memi" Bečirovič (born 1 March 1961) was the head coach of the Slovenia national basketball team from December 2009 till December 2010, when he was replaced by Božidar Maljković. He coached the national team at the 2010 FIBA World Championship in Turkey. He coached for ten teams in Slovenia, Italy, Ukraine, and Belgium in his thirteen-year career. This position was his first at the head of a senior international team, after previously coaching the Slovenian junior team at various age levels between 1997 and 2003.
As the head coach of Iran, Bečirovič led the team to its first and second FIBA Asia Cup championship in the fourth and fifth edition of the tournament in Tokyo and Wuhan in 2012 and 2014. He also led Iran to their third title in 2013 FIBA Asia Championship and also qualification to 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup in Spain. He also led Iran to the Silver medal at the 2014 Asian Games.