Roman Pleše


Roman Pleše


Roman Pleše - tränare från Kroatien

Jugoslavien (SFRY) / Kroatien

  • I started to play table tennis in 1973 and in 1981 became a professional player.
  • During 15 years, from 1981 to 1996 I played in former Yugoslavia, Italy and Belgium.
  • My best results as player are the following:
  • Croatian singl champion in 1988
  • Winner of Croatian TOP-12 in 1988
  • Winner of 2 bronze medals in Yougoslav national championships in doubles
  • 2 times Yougoslav club champion with team of Table tennis club Vjesnik, Zagreb with Zoran Primorac as my team-mate.
  • As assistent coach I started to work in 1984, and finished high school for table tennis coaches in Zagreb in 1989 with best marks in my generation
My best results as coach are
  • From 2000.-2004. I dedicated my work to development of table tennis around the world working as
  • ITTF Development officer. This work brought me to 64 courses all around the world visiting until today 99 countries.
  • From 2005 to 2008 I was head coach of Italian woman national team during which
    my players won two bronze medals on European Championships 2007 in team and double competition.
  • 2016 : Head Coach Qatar boys to 15-year national team.
  • As far as my work in tournament management is concerned I acted as:

ITTF Competition manager

  • in Ethiopia for African championships in 2000.
  • Competition manager for Brazil Junior Open 2003.
  • Competition manager for African Junior Championship in Ghana 2004.
  • I attended ITTF Competition manager course in Doha in 2003.
  • I was involved in organisation of several Croatia Pro-tours and
  • European Championships in Zagreb 2002.
  • From 2008 until today I have worked as ETTU Competition manager and I succesfully organized
64 competition under the ETTU jurisdiction like
  • 7 European Championships,
  • 8 European Youth Championships,
  • 7 Europe TOP-12 and
  • 7 Europe TOP-10,
  • 2 European Qualifications for Olympic Games and
  • 2 European Qualifications for Youth Olympic games,
  • 5 European Super-cups and
  • 11 matches from „Euro-Asia All Stars Challenges“.
  • English, French, Italian, and I am using also German, Russian and Spanish.
  • I have dedicated 42 years of my life and 34 years of professional work to table tenis sport.