He’s not just a Coach
Coach Riki is viewed as one of the most respected figures in basketball with 37 years as a coach. He has been a part of some of the most historical basketball teams of all time (Partizan Belgrade, Jugoplastika Split, Red Star Belgrade, etc) while winning back-to-back Championships with the clubs and national teams in Serbia, Asia and Africa. He developed own championship mentality while collaborating with Dusko Vujosevic and Slavko Trninic, perfecting level next to Zeljko Obradovic, Dusan Ivkovic, Bozidar Maljkovic, Aíto García Reneses, Bobby Knight, Gregg Popovich, Mike Krzyzewski, etc.
Many of his assistant coaches are top coaches, Euroleague and National Championship winners (Milan Minic, Nedeljko Lazic, etc).
As a lecturer, Coach Riki held many lectures on different continents, organized by the World Association of Basketball Coaches (WABC), as well as FIBA Expert teaches coaches at the DEVELOPMENT PLAN – COACHING PROGRAM, hired from Central Board of FIBA Asia, coordinated with FIBA World Sport and Development Department.
Camps & Clinics
Coach Riki is co-founder, CEO and head coach of the Basketball IQ Academy, the host International Basketball Skills Development Camp in Serbia for a players who want to learn from the best and play like the pros.
Skill development stations include expert training drills, advanced ball handling drills, creating your shot, making good decisions, game situations, physical performance to reduce chance of injury, mental conditioning and much more.
Camps combine on-court skills training with off-court educational sessions for the players and Learning-by-Doing Program for the coaches looking for additional information to enhance their coaching.