Dzevad Saric

Football Fitness Periodisation Coach / UEFA Pro Coach

  • Date Joined: 30th August 2016
I am a Football Fitness Periodisation Coach / UEFA Pro licensed Football Coach with experience developing the football fitness and football ability aspect of players within high performance club environments in Asia, Africa, the Middle East and Europe, working as a Football Fitness Periodisation Coach and Academy Director.

As a forward-thinking individual I combine practical football experience with academic lessons as a Professor of Sport & Exercise Science, using both fields to deliver innovative football coaching sessions. I fully engage with players and enable them to improve their football fitness characteristics and football abilities.

As an assured communicator and pro-active teammate I am committed to supporting fellow coaches as well as players and I make clear contributions to the establishment of a professional and dynamic football environment.

Furthermore I am a trainer who can inspire others to have the enhanced confidence and motivation to move forward.
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Testimonials:

“I worked with Dževad in Ismaily SC - Egypt and 1 de Agosto - Angola, where he was a Football Fitness Periodisation Coach. Dževad is a hard-working, thorough, honest, conscientious man, and a great Coach with strong knowledge and well-structured sessions. I wish him much success in the future.” - Dragan Jovic: Former Head Coach, Ismaily SC / 1 de Agosto / HSK Zrinjski / FK Borac / FK Sarajevo

“I had the opportunity and the privilege to cooperate with Dževad for the last two years in the U21 National Team of Bosnia and Herzegovina and in FK Sarajevo. Dževad is honest, reliable, hard-working, conscientious and courteous, as well as a great coach with well-structured sessions and extremely helpful coaching points. I wish him the best of luck and success in his future career.” - Vinko Marinovic: Head Coach, U21 National Team of Bosnia and Herzegovina / FK Sarajevo / FK Zrinjski / FK Borac

“I highly recommend Dževad Sarić as a Football Fitness Coach. Dževad has excellent communication skills and is extremely organised. He is flexible and willing to work on any project that is assigned to him.” - Husref Musemic: Head Coach, FK Tuzla City / FK Sarajevo / FK Sloboda / FK Celik

“I have worked with Dževad for the last 4 years and known him in a social capacity for over 5 years. His innate abilities of organization and time management along with his passion for excellence were motivating qualities that inspired all who worked with him. Staff, coaches and players all had positive comments about his work-ethic, character, and love for the game of football. He consistently exceeded expectations and his players and teams always over achieved.” - Ejub Purisevic: Head Coach, UMF Vikingur O. / FC Valur

“Dževad has been working for us for the past four years as our Football Fitness Coach. His knowledge and attention to detail have aided in keeping our club on track during past seasons, promoting the club from the second to the first league. I feel confident in recommending Dževad in his next job. He is not only thorough, but also easy to work with, and always willing to take the time to discuss my concerns and respond to questions.” - Jonas Gestur Jaonasson: President, UMF Vikingur O.

“It is my great pleasure an honour to write this testimonial on behalf of Mr. Dževad Šarić. I met Mr. Šarić in 2014 when he came in Myanmar to work like Football Fitness Coach at Shan United FC. I can say that he is honest, reliable, thorough, hard - working person with strong knowledge. Mr. Šarić has excellent communication skills and is extremely organised. He is a man with great character and man of principle, which one you always want to have in your Club. I feel confident in recommending Mr. Šarić to any Club. I wish him much success in the future.” - Khin Maung Latt: President, Shan United FC
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Personal Development:

International Symposium:
- Attended the II International Symposium of New Technologies in Sports, Sarajevo in 2007
- Attended the IV International Symposium, Sarajevo in 2010

Awards:
- Received award for contributions to the development of sport and results achieved in Sarajevo in 2010

UEFA Course:
- Part of the 2013 UEFA Coach Education Student Exchange Programme in Nyon (Season 3; Course 2)

Internship:
- Internships at Galatasaray SK, final work for UEFA Pro license, Istanbul 2015

Barça Innovation Hub:
- Technology, strength training and muscle power, Universitas, FC Barcelona 2019
- Neuromuscular basic for strength training, Universitas, FC Barcelona 2019
- Strength training methodology, Universitas, FC Barcelona 2019
- Strength and muscle power as a key feature of rehabilitation from injuries, FC Barcelona 2019

World Football Academy:
- Basic and Advanced Course Football Periodisation, Sweden in 2015
- Expert Meeting/Rehab and Prevention, Lisbon 2017
- Football Coaching/Rehab and Prevention, Amsterdam 2017
- 2 days Course Football Tactics Periodisation, Istanbul 2019
- 2 days Course Football Strength Training, Istanbul 2019
- 1 day Course Football Fitness Training, Istanbul 2019
- 3 days Course Football Periodisation, Sarajevo 2019
- 2 Day Football Tactics Course, Istanbul 2020
- 1 Day Football Fitness Course, Istanbul 2020

The LMA School of Football Management:
- “Creating a Culture Of Excellence”, England 2020

Football Coach Evolution:
- One Year Online Expert Meeting / PRO Program, May 2021
- Football Fitness Periodisation Course, June 2021
- One Year Online Mentorship, August 2021
- 5 Day Online Expert Meeting, August 2021
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Key Coaching Skills:

Coaching, Fitness Training, Player Development, Adaptability, Planning & Organisation, Leadership, Relationship Building, Analytical Thinking & Problem Solving, Reporting & Forecasting, and Languages.
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Qualifications/Accreditation

  • UEFA: Pro Licence

    UEFA
    Pro Licence
    2016

  • University of Sarajevo: PhD: Professor of Sport  	& Physical Education

    University of Sarajevo
    PhD: Professor of Sport & Physical Education
    2010

  • UEFA: A Licence

    UEFA
    A Licence
    2008

  • UEFA: B Licence

    UEFA
    B Licence
    2006

Career History

  • ISMAILY SC / EGYPT

    ISMAILY SC / EGYPT
    Football Fitness Periodisation Coach
    2021 – 2021

  • FK OLIMPIK / BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA

    FK OLIMPIK / BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA
    Football Fitness Periodisation Coach
    2020 – 2021

  • FK SARAJEVO / BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA

    FK SARAJEVO / BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA
    Football Fitness Periodisation Coach / Director of Academy
    2018 – 2020

  • HAKKA FC / CHINA

    HAKKA FC / CHINA
    Football Fitness Periodisation Coach
    2018 – 2018

  • 1 DE AGOSTO / ANGOLA

    1 DE AGOSTO / ANGOLA
    Football Fitness Periodisation Coach
    2017 – 2018

  • AL NASR SC / OMAN

    AL NASR SC / OMAN
    Football Fitness Periodisation Coach
    2016 – 2017

  • UMF VIKINGUR OLAFSVIK / ICELAND

    UMF VIKINGUR OLAFSVIK / ICELAND
    Football Fitness Periodisation Coach
    2016 – 2016

  • SHAN UNITED FC / MYANMAR

    SHAN UNITED FC / MYANMAR
    Football Fitness Periodisation Coach
    2014 – 2015

  • UMF VIKINGUR OLAFSVIK / ICELAND

    UMF VIKINGUR OLAFSVIK / ICELAND
    Football Fitness Periodisation Coach
    2011 – 2014

  • FK OLIMPIK / BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA

    FK OLIMPIK / BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA
    Football Fitness Periodisation Coach
    2010 – 2011

Key Achievements

  • FK Sarajevo - First Team Championship Winners, “Premier League” Bosnia and Herzegovina - 2019/20
  • 1 de Agosto - First Team Championship Winners, “Girabola” Angola - 2017/18
  • 1 de Agosto - First Team Super Cup Winners, “Super Taca” Angola - 2017
  • 1 de Agosto - Runners-up of National CUP, “Taca de Angola” Angola - 2017/18
  • UMF Vikingur - Won promotion to the Icelandic first division (the Úrvalsdeild) in 2012 after finishing 2nd
  • FK Sarajevo U19 Cup Winners, “Premier League” Bosnia and Herzegovina - 2018/19
  • FK Sarajevo U17 Championship Winners, “Premier League” Bosnia and Herzegovina - 2019/20
  • FK Sarajevo U15 Championship Winners, “Premier League” Bosnia and Herzegovina - 2019/20
  • FK Sarajevo U15 Championship Winners, “Premier League” Bosnia and Herzegovina - 2018/19
  • UMF Vikingur Olafsvik - Won the Icelandic Futsal Championships, 2013
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