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Svetislav Pešić

Svetislav Pešić
Светислав Пешић
FC Bayern Munich
Position Head coach
League German League
Personal information
Born (1949-08-28) August 28, 1949
Novi Sad, PR Serbia, FPR Yugoslavia
Nationality Serbian
Listed height 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Career information
Pro career 1967–1979
Coaching career 1982–present
Career history
As player:
1967–1971 Partizan
1971–1979 Bosna
As coach:
1982–1987 Bosna
1987–1993 Germany
1993–2000 Alba Berlin
2000–2002 FR Yugoslavia
2001–2002 RheinEnergie Köln
2002–2004 FC Barcelona
2004–2006 Lottomatica Roma
2006–2007 Akasvayu Girona
2007–2008 Dynamo Moscow
2008–2009 Crvena Zvezda
2010–2011 Power Electronics Valencia
2012 Germany
2011–2012 Crvena Zvezda
2012–present Bayern Munich

Svetislav Pešić (Serbian Cyrillic: Светислав Пешић, born August 28, 1949) is a former Serbian professional basketball player and current basketball head coach of Bayern Munich.


  • Playing career 1
  • Coaching career 2
  • Honors 3
  • Personal information 4
  • Notes and references 5
  • External links 6

Playing career

As a player of Bosna, Pešić won the European Champions Cup (Euroleague) in 1978–79. He played for Partizan (1967–1971), and Bosna (1971–1979).

Coaching career

Pešić is also one of the most successful European basketball coaches.

He led a Germany), as head coach of Germany.

At the club level, Pešić won the triple crown in 2003 with FC Barcelona.

On 16 November 2010, he was named the coach of Power Electronics Valencia for the rest of the 2010-11 season.[2]


As player:

As head coach:

Personal information

Along with Serbian, Pešić also possesses German citizenship. His son, Marko, is a professional basketball player, and an occasional member of the German national team. Jan Jagla is his son in law.

Notes and references

  1. ^ Woolf, Alexander (2002). "Sarajevo Airport: Prisoners of War". Big Game, Small World: A Basketball Adventure.  
  2. ^ Power Electronics makes Pesic new boss!

External links

  • Profile
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