All Russian specialist who worked with the team before will continue working under the new head coach Emil Rajkovic as well as two foreign assistants-newcomers...

Coaching staff is named

The staff of the Red-Blues will still feature assistant coach Anton Yudin, Denis Godlevsky, who used to be a scout and now will also become an assistant coach, as well as strength-and-conditioning coach Pavel Gerasimov.

Newcomers to our team:

Marko Velickovic (29 years old, Serbia) - assistant coach. Graduate of the Belgrade Sports Academy. Over the past 10 years, together with Rajkovic, he worked in the coaching staff of Rabotnicki, Stal, Astana and Avtodor, as well as the National Team of Kazakhstan.

Saso Todorovski (57 years old, North Macedonia) – player development coach. A graduate of the Faculty of Physical Education of the University of Skopje, where he defended his Ph.D. in kinesiology. Since 1990 he has been working with basketball clubs and national teams of different ages. He helped Rajkovic in BC Astana and the Kazakhstan National Team as a strength-and-conditioning coach. Work on the physical conditions and recovery of the players will also be the responsibility of Todorovski.


Emil Rajkovic, CSKA head coach:

Our coaching staff is a balanced team of professionals from different countries and nationalities who all have common goal: progress of our players and results for our club. I know that we will have great cooperation because all of the coaches are highly motivated and competent.


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