BELGRADE, Serbia – Virginia women’s basketball video coordinator Janko Popovic has been named to the coaching staff of the Serbian Senior Women’s National Team in preparation for the 2023 Women’s EuroBasket Championships, as announced by the national team’s head coach Marina Maljkovic.
Popovic will be involved in scouting and individual workouts with young players during the team’s training camp, which begins on April 27.
The 2023 Women’s EuroBasket Championships will take place June 15-25 in Slovenia and Israel.
Popovic, a native of Belgrade, Serbia, worked for the Serbian national team as a training camp coach in preparation for a bronze-medal run in EuroBasket 2019 in Serbia and Latvia. He returned in the summer of 2021 as an assistant coach/scout and helped lead the team to the gold at Spain’s EuroBasket 2021 and a fourth-place finish at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo.
Popovic will continue his work with the Virginia women’s basketball team while working with the national team.