Name: Zeljko Lukajic
Date of birthday: 14.12.1958
Place of birth: Goražde, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Nationality / passport: Serbian
Languages: Serbian, English, Russian
College for Basketball Coaches Sarajevo ex Yugoslavia Member of Serbian Association of Basketball Coaches Fiba Europe coaching certificate (Licence Number: 2016503940 )
1983-86 KK Zeleznicar, Sarajevo, Yugoslavia
1986-1987: KK Famos, Hrasnica, First League Bosnia and Herzegovina, YU
1988-1989: KK Igman, Ilidza, First League Bosnia and Herzegovina, and qualified for First B YUBA League
1989-1990: receives an invitation from basketball team Bosna Sarajevo, the former European Champions.
1991-1992: KK Zeleznicar, First League Bosnia and Herzegovina, and qualified for First B YUBA League but because of Civil war which spread through the country, he was forced to stop working with the team
1992-1993: KK Kikinda qualified in the First a YUBA League. 1993-1994: KK Partizan, Beograd, New Yugoslavia, won the Yugoslav Cup and took part in the Playoff finals.
1994-1995: KK Borovica Ruma, New Yugoslavia, Played final of Yugoslav Championship against Partizan.
1996-1997: PAOK Thesalloniki (Greece) Played final of Saporta Cup and finished 3rd in Greek league.
1998-1999: Hemofarm Vrsac, named head coach in Dec.’98 1999-2000: Hemofarm Vrsac 2000-2001: Hemofarm Vrsac
2001-2002: Hemofarm Vrsac: was fired in Nov.’01, but next month hired back
2002-2003: Hemofarm Vrsac 2003-2004: Hemofarm Vrsac
2004-2005: Hemofarm Vrsac 2006-2007: In Jan.’07 was hired by KK Igokea Aleksandrovac (Bosnia-D1)
2007-2008: PBC Lukoil Akademik Sophia (Bulgaria-A1) 2008-2009: Universitet-Yugra Surgut (Russia-A Superleague)
2009-2010: KK Hemofarm Stada Vrsac (A League), hired in Jan.’10 2010-2011: KK Hemofarm Stada Vrsac (A League)
2011-2012: KK Hemofarm Stada Vrsac (A League), left in Jan.’12, in Feb.’12 hired by PolitekhnikaHalychyna (Ukraine-Superleague)
2012-2013: Politekhnika-Halychyna (Ukraine-Superleague)
2013-2014: Politekhnika-Halychyna (Ukraine-Superleague), left in Dec.’13
2014-2015: In Nov.’14 signed at BC Igokea Aleksandrovac (Bosnia-Division I)
2015-2016: BC Igokea Aleksandrovac (Bosnia-Division I), left during the season
2017-2018: KK MZT Skopje Aerodrom (FYR Macedonia-Prva Liga), hired in Dec.’17
Successes & achievements:
EuroCup Finalist -01 Yugoslavian YUBA Semifinals -01 Yugoslavian Cup Semifinals -02 FIBA Champions Cup Semifinals -03 Serbia and Montenegro League Finalist -04, 05 FIBA Europe League Quarterfinals -04 ULEB Cup Semifinals -05 Eurobasket.com All-Adriatic League Coach of the Year -05 Adriatic League Regula Season Champion -05 Adriatic League Champion -05 Serbia and Montenegro League Regular Season Runner-Up -05 Bosnia and Hertzegovina Cup Winner -07 Bosnia and Hertzegovina League Semifinals -07 Bulgarian Cup Winner -08 Bulgarian League All-Star Game -08 Bulgarian League Regular Season Champion -08 Bulgarian League Champion -08 Adriatic League Semifinals -10 Serbian League Regular Season Runner-Up -10, 11 Serbian League Finalist -10, 11 Ukrainian Cup Semifinals -13 Ukrainian Superleague Semifinals -13 Bosnia and Herzegovina Cup Winner -15 Bosnia and Herzegovina League Regular Season Champion -15 Bosnia and Herzegovina League Champion -15 Other: Lecturer at the Faculty of Physical Education Faculty in Belgrade. Zeljko coached NBA and Euroleague players such as ( Peja Stojakovic, Lawrence Funderburke, Eftimos Redzias, Zeljko Rebraca, Predrag Drobnjak, Pero Antic, Darko Milicic, Nikola Loncar, Miroslav Beric, Milan Macvan, Stefan Markovic, Boban Marjanovic, Nemanja Dangubic, Luka Mitrovic etc)
Macedonian Cup Winner -18
Macedonian League Regular Season Runner-Up -18
Macedonian League Finalist -18