USK Praha

Official name: USK Praha
Established: 1953
Venue Address: Na Folimance 2, Praha 2, 120 00, Czech Republic
Home Venue: Sportovní hala Folimanka

 

The history of USK Prague dates back to 1953, when under the name of Slavia ITVS entered  1953/54 in the First League for the first time. Later the name of the club changed, first to Slavia VŠ Praha and then to USK Praha. The team of USK Praha is compeating in the first league for its entire history.

USK Praha is one of the most successful Czech teams on the international level. USK Praha is the only Czech club to win one of the European Cups: Cup Winners‘ cup. At the 1969 Finals in Vienna, Slavia VŠ Praha defeated the Dynamo Tbilisi 80: 74 champion of the USSR.

Our men’s team is part of Kooperativa NBL since 1953. In season 2016/17 we finished on 5th place after play-off. Our long term club strategii s prepare players for entry to high level basketbal for Czech Republic competetion and also for leagues all around the Europe.  Our philosophi is youth program for young czech and abroad players. That is the reason why we are proudly part of main youth leagues like Adidas Next Genration Tournamen (ANGT) or European Youth Basketba League (EYBL).

Current list of players: coming soon.

Head Coach: Chris Chougaz

General Manager: Petr Jachan
Team Manager: Michal Sob