Valdemaras Chomičius

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Valdemaras Chomičius
Valdemaras Chomicius by Augustas Didzgalvis.jpg
Personal information
Born (1959-05-04) May 4, 1959 (age 57)
Kaunas, Lithuanian SSR, Soviet Union

Valdemaras Chomičius (also known as Valdemaras Homicius[1]) (born May 4, 1959 in Kaunas, Soviet Union) is a Lithuanian retired professional basketball player for the Soviet and Lithuanian national basketball team. Assistant coach on the Lithuanian national team. This year, 2009/2010, head coach for UNICS Kazan in Russia. As a 192 cm (6'3¾") tall point guard he is best remembered as the captain from the "golden years" of Žalgiris Kaunas by winning three consecutive USSR League championships against the rival CSKA Moscow in 1985–1987. His former teams include Žalgiris Kaunas, Forum Valladolid, CAI Zaragoza. He also has played in Italy for Aprimatic Bologna (Serie A2) in the 1990–1991 season. He last played for Olimpas Žemaitija during the 1996–1997 season.

He head coached the Lithuania national team to win the Stanković Continental Champions Cup in China in 2005.