Valdemaras Chomičius

Valdemaras Chomičius
Valdemaras Chomicius by Augustas Didzgalvis.jpg
Chomičius in 2011
Personal information
Born (1959-05-04) 4 May 1959 (age 62)
Nationality Kaunas, Lithuanian SSR, Soviet Union
Listed height 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Listed weight 98 kg (216 lb)
Career information
NBA draft 1981 / Undrafted
Playing career 1978–2001
Position Point guard / Shooting guard
Coaching career 1996–present
Career history
As player:
1978–1989 Žalgiris Kaunas
1989–1990 Forum Valladolid
1990–1991 Aprimatic Bologna
1991–1992 CAI Zaragoza
1992 Castors Braine
1992–1993 Charleroi
1993–1994 Castors Braine
1994–1995 Marbella
1995 Torremolinos
1995–1996 Mažeikiai
1996–1997 Žemaitijos Olimpas
1998–1999 Kraitenė Marijampolė
2000–2001 Ural Great Perm
As coach:
1996–1998 Žemaitijos Olimpas
1998–1999 Kraitenė Marijampolė
1999–2002 Ural Great Perm (assistant)
2000–2006 Lithuania (assistant)
2003 Dynamo Moscow
2005 Ural Great Perm
2005–2009 UNICS Kazan (assistant)
2009–2010 UNICS Kazan
2010–2012 Triumph Lyubertsy
2012–2015 Dnipro
2016–2017 Parma Perm (assistant)
2017–2018 Dzūkija Alytus (assistant)
2018–2020 Dzūkija Alytus
2020- Budivelnyk Kiev
Career highlights and awards
As player:

As head coach:

Valdemaras Chomičius (also known as Valdemaras Homicius;[1] born May 4, 1959) is a Lithuanian former professional basketball player for the Soviet and Lithuanian national basketball team, and an assistant coach for the Lithuanian national team. He is currently the head coach of Budivelnyk Kiev

As a 192 cm (6'3¾") tall point guard he is best remembered as the captain from the "golden years" of Žalgiris Kaunas by winning three consecutive USSR League championships against the rival CSKA Moscow in 1985–1987. His former teams include Žalgiris Kaunas, Forum Valladolid, CAI Zaragoza. He also has played in Italy for Aprimatic Bologna (Serie A2) in the 1990–1991 season. He last played for Olimpas Žemaitija during the 1996–1997 season. He served as player-coach for Kraitenė Marijampolė, was the assistant coach with PBC Ural Great Perm from 1999 to 2004, also serving as head coach for the team in the 2004-2005 season. He briefly coached PBC Dynamo Moscow in 2003, and was the assistant coach for BC UNICS, serving as the team's head coach in the 2009-2010 season. He was also the head coach for Triumph Lyubertsy from 2010 to 2012, BC Dnipro from 2012 to 2015, and worked as a coach for BC Parma in the 2016-2017 season. 2018–2020 he was head coach for BC Dzūkija. In 2020 he signed as the head coach for Budivelnyk Kiev

He head coached the Lithuania national team to win the Stanković Continental Champions Cup in China in 2005.

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