Drazen Zlovaric joined Bobby Hurley’s staff in September of 2018 after stints at Cleveland State and as a graduate assistant at Tennessee (2015-17) under Rick Barnes.
His overseas playing career included stops with BC Igokea (Adriatic League and Eurocup) in 2014-2015, Zeppter Vienna (Eurochalenge, Austrian League) in 2014, BC Best Balikesir (Turkish Basketball League) in 2013-2014 and BC Partizan (Adriatic League, Euroleague) in 2013.
Zlovaric played two seasons at Georgia (2008-10) before finishing his collegiate career at Chattanooga (2011-13). He appeared in 43 career games in two seasons at Georgia before sitting out the 2010-11 season after transferring to Chattanooga.
In two seasons at Chattanooga, the 6-foot-9 Zlovaric started 62 of 64 career games, averaging 9.2 points and 5.5 rebounds per game, while shooting 52-percent from the field.
Zlovaric grew up in Novi Sad, Serbia and came to the United State for his junior year of high school as an exchange student at Cleveland (Tenn.) High School. He later enrolled at The Patterson School in Lenoir, N.C., helping the squad to a 35-0 record and a No. 1 national prep school ranking.
He was also a member of the Serbian U18 and U19 national teams and played on the 2013 Serbian World University Games team.
Zlovaric graduated from Chattanooga in 2013 with a degree in sociology. He earned his Master’s in Leadership from Tennessee in 2017.