Petar Aleksić

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Petar Aleksić
Fribourg Olympic
Position Head coach
Personal information
Born (1968-11-02) November 2, 1968 (age 49)
Trebinje, Herzegovina
Nationality Bosnia and Herzegovina/Swiss
Coaching career 1996–present

Petar Aleksić (born Nov 2, 1968) is a Bosnian professional basketball coach and former player. Since 2013, he has coached Switzerland's national basketball team, which he led to a surprise victory over Russia at the 2015 EuroBasket qualification. Also, he is the current head coach of Fribourg Olympic in Switzerland.

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 German Basketball Championship 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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