Gordana Covic
Director of Sports Science, Head of Sports Performance

Gordana Covic

Gordana Covic is a fitness and sports science expert with 23 years of experience as a specialist in athletic and fitness high-performance team sports training across a variety of sports. Working almost exclusively with male athletes and teams, she holds qualifications in sports therapy, personal coaching, soccer, handball, ice hockey, as well as goalkeeper special skills training. Over the course of her long career, she has helped her clients to both individual and team successes at the national and international levels. Gordana was previously both a professional handball player and a professional handball coach.

As director of sports science and head of sports performance at Agrinzonis Management Group, Gordana supports all of our clients worldwide through the development and implementation of training and physical therapy protocols to use in conjunction with the team training that they receive. She also works directly with many of our clients based in the United States. (continued below)  


Additionally, Gordana manages all Agrinzonis operations and relationships in Germany, including contracts and cooperation projects with national and international teams (Verbandsliga, Regionalliga, Bundesliga).

Originally from Croatia, she has worked extensively in Germany, Croatia and the United States as both an individual and team trainer, as well as a coach. Several of the athletes she has trained have medalled at European and world championships, as well as in national and collegiate competitions. She was previously also head coach for a men’s top flight professional handball team. 

She holds a Master of Arts in Sports Science from Heidelberg University, where she was also the recipient of the Outstanding Accomplishments in Sports and German National School Champion Goalkeeper Awards. Gordana is fluent in German, Croatian and English.