Meet The Partners

SC OLIMPIK

Project Management Team: Nenad Stankovic, Zorica Mitrovic, Barbara Simeunovic

Coaching Team

Milica Stankovic (ex Brozovic)

Milica Stankovic (ex Brozovic)

Head Coach

Milica began her skating journey at the age of 6, making her international debut at 15, competing in pairs for Russia. Paired with Anton Nimenko, they achieved: Nebelhorn Trophy 1998, Germany – 3rd place; ISU Junior Grand Prix series 1998-1999 – 1st place in Mexico, 2nd place in China; World Junior Championships 1999, Croatia – 5th place; Junior Grand Prix Final 1999, USA – 4th place; ISU Junior Grand Prix series 1999–2000 – 2nd place in Croatia, 3rd place in the Netherlands; Russian Championships 2000 – 5th place (seniors), 3rd place (juniors); World Junior Championships 2000, Germany – 7th place;  ISU Junior Grand Prix 1999–2000, Czech Republic – 4th place. Representing Slovakia with Vladimir Futas, they became Slovak champions and achieved: Grand Prix NHK Trophy 2003 – 8th place; European Championships 2004, Hungary – 14th place; World Championships 2004, Germany – 15th place; Grand Prix Skate Canada International 2004, Memorial Ondrej Nepela – 9th place.

Milica has been the head coach of KK Olympic since 2006 and has been the coach of the Serbian figure skating team since 2010. She is a member of the Serbian Skating Association’s board of directors. Graduated from the Faculty of Sport and Physical Education, Belgrade and she constantly improves her coaching skills through seminars: ISU Pair Skating Seminar 2010, Germany; ISU Development Program 2013, Poland; ISU Development Program 2015-2016, Poland; ISU International Development Project 2015-2017, Czech Republic. In addition to Serbian, she speaks Russian, Slovak, and English.

Jovana Stanisavljevic

Jovana Stanisavljevic

Coach

Jovana is a multiple-time Serbian figure skating champion in both junior and senior categories. During her career, she represented Serbia at the European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF) 2008, Spain. She is a licensed coach of the Serbian Figure Skating Federation. Jovana started her coaching career at KK Belgrade-Palilula in 2011 and joined the coaching team of KK Olympic in 2014. She is also engaged by the Serbian Skating Association for training and competitions of the Serbian national team. She is a member of the Serbian Skating Association’s Artistic Skating Commission.

Additionally, she worked as a swimming coach at SRC Dynamic from 2015 to 2020 and was a participant in dance groups at the opening ceremonies of the University Games in Belgrade and the European Youth Olympic Festival in Belgrade. She was a member of the dance group Una Saga Serbica, which performed for years at Sava Centar. She performed on stage at the Eurovision Song Contest in 2014.

Jovana holds a degree in Sports and Physical Education from the University of Belgrade. She has obtained special certificates: a choreography school with Mojica Horvat, and a roller dance school in Paris. Currently, she is pursuing a master’s degree at the Faculty of Sport, University of Belgrade. She speaks Serbian and English. In her free time, she enjoys nature, walking, and running.

Jovana Tomovic

Jovana Tomovic

Coach

Jovana actively pursued figure skating for 14 years. She is a multiple-time Serbian champion in junior category and vice-champion in senior category, from 2003 to 2016.

She was a member of the Serbian national team from 2010 to 2015 and represented Serbia at two Grand Prix events in 2014. She won numerous gold medals at international competitions such as Skate Helena (Serbia), Golden Bear (Croatia), Skate Celje (Slovenia), Open Championship of BiH, Rozmaring Trophy (Hungary), Ice Flower Cup (Serbia), and Helena Pajović Cup (Serbia).

Jovana also excelled in synchronized skating, winning 1st place in 2007 with her team. She also participated in sports gymnastics, winning numerous gold medals in various competitions.

She obtained the title of Sports Coach from the Faculty of Sport and Psychology – TIMS, in 2020, with a thesis on “Types and Techniques of Jumps in Figure Skating”. She has been an assistant coach at KK Olympic since 2016. Currently, she is in the final year of studies at the Faculty of Dentistry, University of Belgrade.

She completed the ISU camp for coaches “Figure Skating Camp for Developing Countries” in 2019, Slovenia, and holds a certificate “Regional Technical Course For Figure Skating Coaches”, 2021, BiH. She speaks Serbian, English, and German. 

DK CELJE

Project Management Team: Polona Cmer, Tina Huremovic

Coaching Team

Gregor Urbas

Gregor Urbas

Head Coach

Gregor Urbas began skating at the age of nine. He is a three-time champion of the Golden Spin of Zagreb (Croatia) and has claimed victory five times at the Triglav Trophy competition. Additionally, he has been the Slovenian national champion nine times (2001-2009). Representing Slovenia, he participated in the Winter Olympic Games in 2006 and 2010. He has competed in the finals of the World Championships six times, the European Championships eight times, and the World Junior Championships five times.

After concluding his competitive skating career following his second Olympic appearance in 2010, Gregor continued his life on the ice with performances as part of the Holiday on Ice show group. For the past nine years prior to the Covid pandemic, he worked on a cruise ship for the American cruise company Royal Caribbean.

In 2020, he ventured into coaching for the first time, and in the 2021/2022 season, he joined the coaching team of the Skating Club Celje.

Dasa Grm

Dasa Grm

Coach

 

Dasa Grm, born on April 18, 1991, from Slovenia, has been deeply involved in figure skating since 1996. Over the years, she has become a multiple national champion in various categories and has secured victories in numerous international competitions. Notable among her accomplishments are her 18th place finishes at the European Championships in Shanghai (2015) and Saitama, Japan (2019).

Since 2017, Daša has taken on the role of her own trainer, drawing upon her extensive experience in the sport and her academic background in kinesiology, having graduated from the University of Ljubljana in 2016. Apart from her competitive pursuits, she has been actively involved in mentoring young skaters, crafting programs for DK Celje since 2013.

Dasa’s dedication to her sport extends beyond her own performance, as she has pursued additional training in coaching, conditioning, sports psychology, and nutrition. Her commitment to excellence and continuous improvement serves as an inspiration to aspiring athletes both within Slovenia and internationally.

Anej Wagner

Anej Wagner

Coach

Anej Wagner dedicates his life to sports and an active lifestyle. He strives for efficient achievement of top results in his work.

As a conditioning coach, he has been collaborating with numerous elite Slovenian athletes in various sports disciplines for several years (including soccer, tennis, skating, hockey, skiing, basketball, volleyball, sailing, speed skating, sports dance, and modern dance).

He also serves as the head conditioning coach for Slovenia’s top figure skater, Daša Grm (ranked 18th in the world).

Additionally, he holds the position of head conditioning coach at the Skating Club Celje and for the youth selections of the Maribor Hockey Club. He has shared his knowledge and experience abroad as well, serving as a conditioning coach for a tennis team in Sri Lanka, as part of the team for one of Israel’s most promising tennis players, and for the younger sister of one of the world’s top tennis players, Dayana Yastremska, assisting her in preparations for the 2020 season.

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