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Sirens ASC announce Dejan Milakovic as Nursery Head Coach

Posted By Sportinmalta On October 25, 2016 @ 10:07 pm In Featured,Waterpolo | No Comments

Gavin Muscat

Sirens ASC is proud to announce the appointment of Mr Dejan Milakovic as the Club’s Waterpolo Nursery Head Coach.  He will responsible for the Club’s junior teams within the ambit of a strategic plan that is expected to ensure a technically solid, sustainable and successful future for the Club.  Mr. Milakovic will be joining us in the coming days and will be taking over the training programs after the necessary consultations together with Club’s Head Coach Mr Sergio Afric.

Mr Milakovic’s appointment witnesses the Club’s ambition, and determination in continuing to invest in technical staff of the highest level, with particular emphasis on the development of in-house talent.  In this respect, the Club is confident that the vast experience, both domestic and international, of Mr Milakovic will be instrumental in the Club’s pursuit of its medium and long term objectives.

Mr Milakovic has been involved in the sport for many years, with a high-level professional career both in playing and coaching Waterpolo. He is also a graduate of the Faculty of Sport and Physical Education from the University of Belgrade. Throughout his career he played for VK Partizan, VK Beograd and VK Red Star of Belgrade as well as a National Team Career with all the youth national teams of SR Yugoslavia. In his coaching career, domestically Mr. Milakovic’s was responsible for the Youth Sector – U/13 and U/15 VK Redstar – Belgrade leading the U/15 team to Champions of Serbia, U/15 and U/17 VK Singidunum  - Belgrade, Head Coach of VK Singidunum – Belgrade.

Mr Milakovic had also an international coaching experience with Pro Recco – Italy, where as an assistant coach Pro Recco won the honours for the Italian Cup, Italian Championship and Champions League in 2015. After this success he moved on as Head Coach of Sliema ASC. On a National Team level Mr. Milakovic has been Assistant Coach for U/17 Serbia, Coach U/15 Serbia (2 times Gold Medal Winners Darko Cukic Tournament), Assistant Coach U/19 Serbia (placing 3rd – bronze medal – World Championship Perth Australia, Coach U/17 Serbia during the European Championship in Malta placing 2nd (silver medal).

Our club is renowned for its youth talent and with Mr Milakovic’s contribution the Club looks forward to enhancing even further its leadership in the various youth sections.  The Club is determined to move from strength to strength through this new appointment, and we are looking forward to giving you more details in the coming days.

Dejan Milakovic

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