Taip Ramadani

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Taip Ramadani was the head coach of the Australian men’s national handball team between 2009 and 2013. He was appointed to the position in June 2009.


He was born in Sydney, Australia on 1 January 1972. He is of ethnic Albanian ancestry.

Ramadani played with various Sydney clubs before transferring to Hungarian Club Csömör KSK in 1998. In 2001, Ramadani joined Norwegian club Drammen HK and in 2005 he transferred to Qatar's Al Gharrafa club.

In 2007, Ramadani founded the Canberra Handball Club which, in its inaugural season, won the New South Wales League.

As a player, Ramadani played over one hundred games for Australia, spanning a period between 1993 and 2009. He competed at the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games and four IHF World Championships: Egypt 1999, Portugal 2003, Tunisia 2005 and Croatia 2009. In 2009 he made a return to International Handball with four appearances for Australia at the Croatia 2009, where he was also the assistant coach of the team.

Ramadani led the Australian team at the 2011 Handball World Championships in Sweden, and the 2013 Handball World Championships in Spain.


  1. ^ "Ramadani new Australian Coach". AHF. 2009. Retrieved 2009-08-16. 

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