Dejan Sajic – Director of Coaching Soccer

Like our players, the iProSkills coaching team reflects a broad range of cultures and backgrounds. Our staff members alone represent ten countries and speak 15 languages. All our coaches hold licenses through the United States Soccer Federation, among others. Staff members have playing and coaching experience at the community, high school, college, professional and international levels. We are united by our love of soccer and a dedication to providing our youth with high-quality training, mentorship, and opportunities.

Dejan Sajic - Director of Coaching, Girls’ Program

Dejan Sajic 

Director of Coaching, Girls’ Program

Hometown: Doboj, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Languages: English, Serbian-Croatian, German

  • Degree in Physical Education and Sport, University of Banja Luka
  • FK Sloga Doboj, FK Nikos Kanbera, FK Trebava Soccer Teams
  • United States Soccer Federation (USSF) Coaching License – Level D

A member of the iProSkills team since 2016, Coach Dejan has experience playing soccer on multiple teams in Serbia and Bosnia from 2010 to 2016. He has coached youth soccer in a variety of settings and oversees all programming for girls at iProSkills. He remains active in soccer as a member of FK Morava, a first division team of Chicago’s Metropolitan Soccer League. Dejan lives in Albany Park with his wife and loves nature, hiking, and cliff diving. A lifelong lover of the beautiful game, Coach Dejan wakes up at 5:30 am on Saturdays to watch the English Premier League.