Vlada Jovanović

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Vlada Jovanović
Serbia U18
Position Head coach
Personal information
Born (1973-07-04) July 4, 1973 (age 44)
Čačak, SFR Yugoslavia
Nationality Serbian
Coaching career 1997–present
Career history
As coach:
2005–2010 Partizan Belgrade (assistant)
2010–2012 Partizan Belgrade
2012 Donetsk
2014 Igokea
2017–present Serbia U-18
Career highlights and awards

Vladimir "Vlada" Jovanović (Serbian: Владимир "Влада" Јовановић; born July 4, 1973) is a Serbian professional basketball coach and former basketball player. He currently serves as the head coach of Serbia men's national under-18 and under-19 basketball team.


He finished the primary and secondary school in Čačak. He graduated from the junior college for coaches in Belgrade in 1999. He is a final year student at the Sports Academy, study group: basketball. He played basketball for all young teams, as well as for the first team of Borac Čačak and Železničar Čačak.

Coaching career[edit]

He started his coaching career in 1997. He was a coach of youth teams of Borac Čačak, Zemun and Partizan Belgrade. With Partizan he conquered five Serbian Championship title (2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010), four Adriatic League trophies (2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010) and three Radivoj Korać Cups (2008, 2009 and 2010) as Duško Vujošević's first assistant coach.

On 28 June 2010 the managing board of KK Partizan unanimously decided to promote him to head coach. In his first season as head coach he won Serbian Championship title, Radivoj Korać Cup and NLB League trophy.[1] In his second season as head coach Jovanović won Serbian Championship title and Radivoj Korać Cup. After winning Serbian Championship, he didn't renew his contract with Partizan Belgrade, and signed with Donetsk as the new head coach.

National teams[edit]

He was also a head coach of junior national team of Serbia under-18 team and has won the gold medal at the 2009 FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship in France. In summer 2010, he coached the same team at the European Championship in Lithuania where they finished fourth. In July 2011, Jovanović was originally supposed head the Serbian u-19 team at the 2011 FIBA Under-19 World Championship in Latvia, however the job went to Dejan Mijatović who led the team to the final where they lost to Lithuania.

Personal life[edit]

His son Mateja (born 2000)[2] and daughter are the basketball players.

Coaching record[edit]

G Games coached W Games won L Games lost W–L % Win-loss %

Note: The EuroLeague is not the only competition in which the team played during the season. He also coached in domestic competition, and regional competition if applicable.

Team Year G W L W–L% Result
Partizan 2010–11 16 6 10 .375 Eliminated in Top 16 Stage
2011–12 10 4 6 .400 Eliminated in group play
Career 26 10 16 .385


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