Nizhny Novgorod announced the extension of the contract with head coach Zoran Lukic. The Serbian remains in charge of the team for at least two years.
Zoran Lukic has been at the helm of Nizhny Novgorod for seven seasons (2011-14, 2017-…). This season, Volga finished in a record 5th place in the regular season with 14 wins in 24 games.
Lukic ranks among the top five coaches in games played (174) and wins (86) in the United League. Nizhny Novgorod has made the playoffs in each of his seasons under Zoran Lukic (not counting the prematurely ended 2019/20 season).