Managing Director, Romania
Ioan “Lita” Dumitru
There are not many people that know Romanian Soccer the way Lita Dumitru does. As an accomplished soccer professional with over 20 years of coaching experience at the International level and over 20 years of high level playing experience, Dumitru brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to Agrinzonis Management Group and will serve as the managing director of our operations in Romania.
As a player, he is capped 57 times with Romania including representing his country in the 1970 FIFA World Cup. During his storied playing and coaching career, he won several accolades including multiple domestic cups and titles in both roles. In his many appointments as a coach, he scouted, identified, and promoted a long list of Romanian players who have gone on to have great successes at the club and international level.
Lita holds a UEFA PRO license and has in depth knowledge of modern coaching techniques, tactics, and player development. He has an excellent track record in recruiting and developing players.
Lita also holds a Master of Science degree in mechanical engineering and is fluent in Romanian, German and English. With an in depth knowledge of the Romanian market and relationships throughout all of Eastern Europe, Lita will identify and recruit Romanian players that have the potential to move to other parts of the world including USA/MLS, and will also assist in placing players into the Romania market in order to give them exposure and experience in European Soccer.