One of the most successful coaches in Serbian volleyball, Zoran Terzic will no longer lead the country's women's senior national team after his contract with the Volleyball Federation of Serbia expired and both sides agreed to end the partnership.
Terzic no longer head coach of Tokyo bronze medallists Serbia
Published 11:12, 18 Jan 2022
We all knew that this day would eventually come. I have to thank my players and the Volleyball Federation of Serbia for their continuous support. I will always be at their disposal for any kind of help, because I still feel this team as my own. Zoran Terzic
Terzic has been the head coach of the women's senior national team of Serbia since May 2002.
In twenty years, he led the team to as many as 20 medals at the top international competitions in the world, including silver at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro and bronze at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games played last year. He also famously led the Serbian squad to gold at the 2018 FIVB Volleyball Women's World Championship, after bronze in 2006. His run also included silver at the 2015 FIVB Volleyball World Cup, three bronze medals at the FIVB Volleyball Grand Prix (2011, 2013 and 2017), and three golds (2011, 2017 and 2019), two silvers (2007 and 2021) and one bronze (2015) at the CEV European Championships. Honours also included bronze at the 2015 European Games, three golds (2009, 2010 and 2011) and one bronze (2012) in the European League and silver at the 2009 University Games.
Terzic was twice named the best coach in Europe in 2018 and 2021 by the European Volleyball Confederation.