Multiple Roles

He’s not just a Coach

Coach Riki is viewed as one of the most respected figures in basketball with 40 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.

His way of working is for the coaches he teaches to understand and apply his principles. His students were later successful in working with their teams. As a head coach, he collaborated with his assistants who later, independently, achieved extraordinary success and became the Euroleague and National Championship winner, in Russia, Greece, Germany, Macedonia, etc. (They are the most successful Milan Minic, Nedeljko Lazic, etc).

FIBA Expert

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

FIBA has awarded the Iraqi Basketball Association for outstanding progress in the work for the period 2014 to 2017 and the results achieved at FIBA Asia competitions. It should be known that Srdjan “Riki” Antic as FIBA Expert has been engaged in the development Iraqi basketball coaches in the period from 2013 to 2016, in which he was Iraqi National Team Head Coach, at the FIBA Asia Challenge 2016, when the team without a single FIBA ranking points has turned into a team that won the China Selection (84:79). In recognition of this result, the selection of Iraq won the World Cup qualifiers in China in 2019.

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.

During the year, Coach Riki realizes individual trainings in which he enables players to TURN GOOD INTO GREAT.

At certain times, clubs and associations have the opportunity to host a Coach Riki to lead their players and coaches through a customized curriculum designed to serve the specific needs of their program.

Great coaching experience

Trophy coach creating a successful player and coaches

FIBA Sport and Development Department Lecturer


It’s my pleasure to connect with you again

Hi there, my name is Srdjan Antic, but many people know me by the nickname Riki. I started coaching in 1980, while I have been an FIBA expert since 2013. I was born in 1960 and I live in Belgrade with my wife Dana and my daughter Ana, but the basketball led me through around 50 […]

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