TRIESTE – Allianz Pallacanestro Trieste has announced that it has signed a two-year contract as head coach with coach Marco Legovich, who is entrusted with the leadership of the first team and the management of the technical staff for the 2022-23 and 2023-24 sports seasons. Born in Trieste on 15 September 1992, he made his debut on the bench of Pallacanestro Trieste in the 2015-16 championship as third coach, a role he then held for 5 seasons. In 2019-20 and 2021-22 he took on the role of vice-coach. Today he begins his adventure at the helm of Trieste.
Ghiacci: “Legovich is ‘made in Trieste'”
“Today we formalize what is both a bold and natural choice – the words of the president Mario Ghiacci -. Marco Legovich is a product of basketball ‘made in Trieste’ and it is therefore the logical evolution of a path that is based on the tradition of Trieste basketball, on the great passion of our square and on investment in local talents. We ask Marco to be first of all a daring leader ready to make his innovative ideas, his technical development plans, his vision of the game even more visible, more concrete and stronger. consistency to his ideas“. Now “it’s time to act. We are working to put him alongside experienced collaborators who can support him in the best way and optimize all the innovation he will be able to bring us. Marco is the perfect example of tenacity and ambition. He was able to assist coach Dalmasson and coach Ciani – to whom we thank for the activity carried out in recent years – and now its time comes: it will be a Serie A debut – even if he led the team in Cremona last year – which will touch me personallybut I’m sure it will also be very popular with our fans, who have seen him grow from the stands year after year“.
Legovich: “Trieste, a train to catch on the fly”
“I am happy for this great opportunity that was presented to me and I am ready to take up this challenge with great enthusiasm – Marco Legovich’s comment –. It is one of those trains that you have to catch on the fly. This is why I would like to thank the president Mario Ghiacci, the Board of Directors and the members of Pallacanestro Trieste for the trust shown in me: in these years I have worked hard to make a dream come true and seeing it now materialize is something that gratifies me.“. Being the head coach of Trieste Basketball “it is a great responsibility for me, but also a source of great pride. From Trieste I am deeply attached to the club, the city, the fans and what we have managed to build over the years“. In this new adventure”I will take with me the teachings I have received from the people I have shared everything with since the distant August of 2015, when I began my journey as a coach in Trieste Basketball. We are hard at work building next year’s team and staff: I can’t wait for the preparation to arrive to be able to take the field with staff and players and lay the foundations for a very important season“.
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