Petar Aleksić

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Petar Aleksić
Fribourg Olympic
Position Head coach
League Swiss Basketball League
Personal information
Born (1968-11-02) 2 November 1968 (age 49)
Trebinje, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Nationality Bosnian / Swiss
Listed height 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in)
Career information
Playing career 1996–2004
Position Forward
Coaching career 2004–present
Career history
As player:
1996–1998 FMP Železnik
1998 ZTE
1999–2001 Union Neuchâtel
2001–2002 BBC Nyon
2003–2004 Leotar Trebinje
As coach:
2004–2006 BBC Feldkirch Baskets (assistant)
2006–2007 Union Neuchâtel
2007–2009 Alba Berlin (assistant)
2010–2011 Union Neuchâtel
2011–2013 Monthey
2012 Switzerland under-20
2013–present Fribourg Olympic
2013–2016 Switzerland

Petar Aleksić (born 2 November 1968) is a Bosnian-Swiss professional basketball coach and former player. He is the current head coach of Fribourg Olympic of the Swiss Basketball League (SBL).

From 2013 until 2016, he coached Switzerland's national basketball team, which he led to a surprise victory over Russia at the 2015 EuroBasket qualification.

As a professional player, he played in the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, Hungary, Switzerland and Bosnia and Herzegovina. After his retirement as a player he won the Basketball Bundesliga (BBL) as assistant coach of Alba Berlin. He also coached BBC Feldkirch Baskets in Austria and several Swiss teams as head coach.[1]


  1. ^ Der neue Nati-Trainer Petar Aleksic soll das Unmögliche möglich machen, Freiburger Nachrichten, Feb 2, 2013. Accessed 13 November 2015.(in German)

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