Denis Bahtijarević

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Denis Bahtijarević
Player information
birthday July 12, 1971
place of birth Jajce , SFR Yugoslavia
citizenship SwedeSwedeswedish bosnian
height 1.89 m
Playing position Right winger
Throwing hand Left
Clubs as active
from ... to society
1991-1999 SwedenSweden IF Guif
1999-2001 GermanyGermany TuS Nettelstedt
2001-2004 SpainSpain BM Granollers
2004-2005 SpainSpain Lavadores Vigo
2005-2006 GermanyGermany VfL Gummersbach
2006-2009 SwedenSweden IFK Trelleborg
2015-2016 GermanyGermany HSG Ostsee N / G
National team
  Games (goals)
Bosnia and HerzegovinaBosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina 38 (?)
Clubs as coaches
from ... to society
2009-10/2010 SwedenSweden IFK Trelleborg
2011–2012 SwedenSweden Anderstorp SK
2012-2017 GermanyGermany VfL Gummersbach U19
12/2015–11/2017 GermanyGermany VfL Gummersbach U23
11 / 2017–2019 GermanyGermany VfL Gummersbach

As of March 8, 2019

Denis Bahtijarević (born July 12, 1971 in Jajce ) is a Bosnian handball coach and former handball player . He has also had Swedish citizenship since 1998 .


As a player

The 1.89 meter tall right wing player was active in Sweden from 1991 to 1999 at IF Guif . The German Bundesliga club TuS Nettelstedt signed him for the 1999/2000 season . After two years he moved to BM Granollers in Spain . In 2005 he returned after a year in the second Spanish division at Lavadores Vigo in the Bundesliga for VfL Gummersbach , with whom he took part in the 2005/06 EHF Cup . After a season he moved back to Sweden, where he then played for IFK Trelleborg for three years .

In December 2015 Bahtijarević joined the fifth division club HSG Ostsee N / G , for which he was occasionally active as a player until the end of the 2015/16 season.

Bahtijarevic played 38 international matches for the Bosnian-Herzegovinian men's national handball team .

As a trainer

After the end of his playing career, Bahtijarević worked from the 2009/2010 season to autumn 2010 as head coach at his last club, IFK Trelleborg . In the 2011/12 season, Anderstorp SK was employed in the Swedish second division. From 2012, Bahtijarević worked as a coach in the youth division of VfL Gummersbach, where he was responsible for the A youth team. After Michiel Lochtenbergh's dismissal , he and Jörg Lützelberger took over the 2nd team of VfL Gummersbach in the 3rd division in December 2015 . After relegation in 2016, he was given sole responsibility for the team. In November 2017 he took over the coaching position of the Gummersbach Bundesliga team, succeeding Dirk Beuchler, who had previously been dismissed . On March 8, 2019, he was released from VfL.

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. Denis Bahtijarević, rukometaš španskog Grenjolersa of November 30, 2012, accessed on January 23, 2015
  2. a b c via Interview with Denis Bahtijarevic from August 31, 2005, accessed on January 23, 2015
  3. opponents TuS Nettelstedt 2000/01 accessed on January 23, 2015
  4. opponents VfL Gummersbach 2005/06, accessed on January 23, 2015
  5. Players' strike in Sweden on August 30, 2010, accessed on January 23, 2015
  6. Fifth division signs two former Bundesliga professionals accessed on December 16, 2015
  7. Division ett Nästa för Denis Bahtijarevic , from May 4, 2011, accessed on November 9, 2017
  8. "Clear strategy change": Jörg Lützelberger on his duties with the VfL youth team on November 30, 2012, accessed on January 23, 2015
  9. Lochtenbergh no longer a trainer , from December 18, 2015, accessed on November 9, 2017
  10. Denis Bahtijarevic takes over the position of head coach, accessed on November 5, 2017
  11. VfL Gummersbach releases coach Bahtijarevic - successor will be Torge Greve accessed on March 8, 2019