Founder & President
Zelimir Stevanovic is the founder and president of the International Basketball and Sports Academy. Coach Z is a former professional basketball player with more than 20 years of basketball experience both in the US and in Europe. His basketball career began in Serbia and continued at the University of Pittsburgh before he held professional contracts in France, Italy, and Cyprus. He founded IBSA Basketball in 2009 to share his basketball knowledge and experience with young Canadian athletes. Starting with one location in Kitchener-Waterloo, IBSA Basketball quickly expanded into the Hamilton, Burlington and Oakville and Niagara regions.