Srđan Antić

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Srđan Antić
Personal information
Born (1960-12-10) December 10, 1960 (age 56)
Belgrade, SFR Yugoslavia
Nationality Serbian
Coaching career 1981–present
Career history
As coach:
1981–1982 Voždovac (youth)
1982–1988 Partizan (women's team)
1988–1991 Voždovac
1994–1997 Stadium Casablanca (women's)
1997 Cajalon Zaragoza (women's)
1997–1998 FC Porto (women's team)
1998–2000 Crvena zvezda (women's team)
2000 Vojvodina NIS
2005–2006 Al-Ittihad Tripoli
2007–2008 Libya
2008 Al-Nasr Benghazi
2008–2009 Al Naser Dubai
2009–2010 Al-Ahli Jeddah
2010–2011 Al Madena Tripoli
2010–2011 Libya
2011–2012 Al Wasl Dubai
2013–2014 Jászberényi
2016 Iraq
Career highlights and awards
  • Saudi Cup winner: 2010

Srđan "Riki" Antić (Serbian Cyrillic: Срђан "Рики" Антић; born December 10, 1960) is a Serbian professional basketball coach.

Early life[edit]

Antić played basketball in Partizan Belgrade, but unfortunately his career as a basketball player ended, due to an injury, before he was able to join the senior team.

Coaching career[edit]

Antić’s coaching career started in 1981 as the junior team assistant coach in club Voždovac in Belgrade. The following season he moved to the Partizan women's team, with whom he won three Yugoslav League championships (in 1983, 1984 and 1985), two Yugoslav Women's Basketball Cups (in 1984 and 1985), also as the head coach of the Partizan U-16 team, he won first Yugoslav Cadet Championship in the club’s history.

In 2000, he had a stint in the newly formed Vojvodina NIS of the YUBA League.

Antić worked in Libya, United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia for several years. In Libya he served as the head coach of three teams of the Libyan Division I League (Al Ittihad Tripoli, Al Nasr Benghazi and Al Madena Tripoli) as well as of the Libyan national team[1]. In Dubai, he coached the Al Naser and the Al Wasl of the UAE League for one season each. He was awarded the title "The Best Coach" at the Dubai International Tournament (2008). During 2009–10 season, he coached the Al-Ahli Jeddah of the Saudi Premier League and won the Saudi Arabia Prince Faisal bin Fahad Cup.[2]

In 2013, Antić become the head coach for the Jászberényi of the Hungarian League. In 2016, he was the head coach of the Iraq national team[3] and placed 4th at the 2016 FIBA Asia Challenge in Iran.


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