Elvis Fatović, the head coach of the Australian Men’s National Team, is one of the most important figures in Croatian water polo.
His playing career started in VK Jug and HAVK Mladost. In 2001 and 2006, he was leading Jug to the Champions League title. In 2000, he won the LEN Cup. He played 128 matches for Croatia and the honor of being known as one of the best regional shooters.
In 2007, he started his coaching career. Until 2011 he led VK Jug to the Croatian Championship title, Croatian Cup (twice), and the Adriatic League title.
Since 2013 he has been Australia’s head coach. In 2019, the “Aussie Sharks” clinched the bronze medal in the World League.