Slavko Goluža

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Slavko Goluža
Slavko Goluža - Handball-Coach Poland (1).jpg
Personal information
Full name Slavko Goluža
Born (1971-09-17) 17 September 1971 (age 45)
Stolac, SFR Yugoslavia
Nationality Croatian
Height 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in)
Playing position Center back/left back
Club information
Current club HT Tatran Prešov (manager)
Youth clubs
Mehanika Metković
Senior clubs
1988–1989
1989–1998
1998–1999
1999–2002
2002–2003
2003–2004
2004–2006
Mehanika Metković
RK Zagreb
TuS Nettelstedt-Lübbecke
Metković Jambo
Paris Saint-Germain
Fotex Veszprém
RK Zagreb
National team
1992–2005 Croatia 204 (545)
Teams managed
2006–2010

2010–2015
2012–2013
2017
2017–
Croatia (assistant)
RK Siscia
Croatia
Croatia Osiguranje Zagreb
RK Zagreb (interim)
HT Tatran Prešov

Slavko Goluža (born 17 September 1971) is a retired Croatian handball player. He is ex-coach and player of the Croatia national handball team and currently head coach of Slovakian Tatran Prešov.[1]

Club career[edit]

Goluža was born in Stolac, SR BiH, Yugoslavia. He began his career in Mehanika Metković. At the age of 18 he moved to Zagreb-Chromos. Goluža won two European Champions Cup's as a player with RK Zagreb in 1992 and 1993.[2]

He won the EHF Cup with Metković Jambo in 2000 and the year later the club reached the final again.[3]

He also played in Germany for TuS Nettelstedt-Lübbecke, France for PSG and Hungary for Fotex Veszprém.

International career[edit]

He was a member of the Croatian national team that won Olympic gold medals two times: at the 1996 Summer Olympics and at the 2004 Summer Olympics. For over a decade he participated in all medals that Croatian team has won on World Championship (gold in 2003, silver in 1995 and 2005) and European Championship (bronze in 1994).

Personal life[edit]

He is a supporter of HDZ.

Honours[edit]

Zagreb
Metković
Veszprém
Coach
Zagreb
Individual

Orders[edit]

References[edit]

Sporting positions
Preceded by
Patrik Ćavar
5
Captain of Croatia Croatia
1999-2006
Succeeded by
Petar Metličić
6