First Name Vladimir
Nickname Vlado / Bajdo
Last Name Baotić
Address 17 Kelvin Court
Postal Code L8E 1J2
Continent North America
Telephone +++ 1-905-560-8110
Telefax +++ 1-905-560-8111
Residence +++ 1-905-560-1535
Web Site http://www.vladimirb.com
Date of Birth June 15. 1947
Place of Birth Village of Donja Mahala
Province Bosanska Posavina
Country Bosnia/Croatia (Hrvatska)
Citizenship Croatian, Canadian, Bosnian
Marital Status Four (2 sons & 2 daughters)
PLAYER’S AGENT (FIFA PLAYER’S AGENT)
Player’s Licensed on July 5th 2001 by the Canadian Soccer Association as: Player’s
Agent Agent or FIFA Player’s Agent
1999-Now Passed all prerequisite Courses and Examination by the Canadian Soccer
Association, which were adopted by FIFA and subsequently registered as:
the First Player’s Agent in Canada, also known previously as: FIFA
Player’s Agent. Allowed to conduct professional soccer players transfers in
204 countries worldwide.
Has Head Office in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada and Branch Office in
Zagreb, Croatia, Europe.
SOCCER PROMOTINAL AGENCIES
Soccer VLADIMIR International Soccer Agency Inc.
2001-Now August 23. 2001 established own Soccer/Football Corporation in the
Province of Ontario in Canada; to promote Worldwide Professional Players.
This Agency in listed under FIFA Player’s Agents Directories.
Sports PROMAX Promotion Inc.
1991-Now Established own Sports Promotion Corporation as an International
Company to help transfer and promote players in various sport fields,
around the globe.
This company organized many soccer games, particularly those for
Humanitarian Purposes (1991 – 1996).
SOCCER ACTIVITIES IN GERMANY AND CANADA FROM 1969-1990
1987-1988 Stopped playing soccer permanently, due to left knee injury. Twisted left
knee and broke excruciating interior ligament. Subsequently had 3
arthroscopic surgeries, which precluded further playing. Finally, in
November 1997, had reconstructive excruciating interior ligament surgery.
Fully recovered, but too old to play competitive soccer!
1987-1989 Played 6 games and scored many goals on European Tour (in Hungary) for
Hamilton Hungaria, Canadian Old-Timer’s 1987 Champion. Friendly
games against: Vasas, Miskolc, Honved, MTK & Sombately. Also, hosted
Vasas, 1988 in Canada.
1983-1989 Played 156 games for Hamilton Croatia Old-Timers. Held scoring record
of 39 goals per 24 game season. Scored most spectacular goals in the
1972-1985 For 12 years played 280 games for Hamilton Croatia in Ontario, Canada.
This was second best professional soccer team in Canada in 70-is. While
active as a player, held an executive positions in the club. Had very long,
unparalleled and prosperous career.
1971-1972 Played 38 games for London Croatia in Ontario, Canada. This was the
best team in Southern Ontario. Scored 42 goals in 6 months season.
1969-1970 Played 18 games for his Employer’s Alfred Teves company Team, in
Frankfurt/Main in Germany, during 1970 season. Also, practiced with FSV
Fussball Manschafft (German Second Division Soccer Team) in
Frankfurt/Main, Germany. Many Croatian First Division soccer players
1969-1970 Played for Bosnian Posavina Regional Soccer Select and was voted the best
player for 1969 year. Was offered place in the squad of many National First
Division Teams. Proposals were rejected, because in September 1969,
escaped the country and political regime, and became a political emigrant in
Germany, and later in Canada. Continued his Professional and Semi-
Professionalin soccer career at: Mohawk College in Hamilton and Hamilton
Croatia National Soccer Club Inc., until his retirement.
1967-1969 Served 1.5 years in National Army. Played 27 games for Army Soccer
Select. Shared sports comradeship with many famous players from Senior
National Team. Was the Player/Coach, and the true Leader.
1965-1967 Aside, from being a regular player of Dinamo Vinkovci, played regularly
for Dinamo Donja Mahala, Bosnia. Since this club was from a different
Province, it was legally allowed to play for them. From 1963-1967 played
326 games. Known by the nickname Bajdo (after Croatian famous player --
Bernard Vukas), for his very precise penalty kicks and top corner shots, as
well as persistant top bar hitter. The name was synonymous with soccer in
the region and in the country.
SPORTS ACTIVITIES IN BOSNIA AND CROATIA FROM 1954-1969
1965-1967 While playing for Junior Team Dinamo Vinkovci, was drafted as a
prospect for Senior Squad, with whom played occasionally. Played and
practiced daily 5-6 hours. Known for extra and incomparable dribbling
skills. Coached by the teacher, Professor Tonko Vukušić -- Cico, a special
and the most intelligent Croatian Soccer Coach.
1963-1965 Drafted to Junior Team Dinamo Vinkovci, Croatia. This was one of the
best Junior Teams in the country. Played mostly in the forward line.
Selected and played for Croatian National Junior Team Under - 18.
Achieved tremendous success and top records. Was the best soccer
Player/Coach of attending (SCMEGS) Secondary Mechanical-Electrical and
Chemical Technical School.
1959-1963 In the Village of Cerna (near Vinkovci) Croatia, played soccer for Tomislav
Junior Team as well as for Elementary School Squad. Immediately became
a Leader in the team. For four years, was selected the best youngster athlete
in most sports, particularly: soccer, small-soccer, cross-running (3000m),
handball, shooting and table tennis.
1954-1959 In the Village of Donja Mahala, Bosnia/Croatia, have learned first soccer
lessons, from older brothers, who established local soccer team Dinamo.
Soccer was main sport in the area. Participated with Dinamo Junior Team,
and showed a rare talent.
Founder and Instrumental in Organizing the following Clubs & Teams:
1959-1963 Organized School Team and local Juniors in Village Cerna, Croatia, Europe
1963-1967 Organized Secondary/High School Team and was Player/Coach in
Vinkovci, Croatia, Europe
1966-1967 Organized Junior Team of Dinamo Donja Mahala, Bosnia/Croatia, Europe
1977-1983 Founder of Junior Soccer Teams of Hamilton Croatia, Ontario, Canada
* First year 3 Teams, and in following 4 years, 15 more Teams with 460
registered players in Hamilton & District Junior Soccer League
AWARDS, RECORDS, COACHING, SPECIAL SKILLS AND ACHIEVEMENTS
Awards In 35 years: Playing, Teaching and Coaching Soccer, Received:
* Over 75 trophies, plaques, medals, certificates, awards and recognitions
* Played 854 games and scored 756 goals. Some were spectacular.
* Top scorer in Ontario, Canada O.T. League with 42 goals in 28 games
1963-1965 * Drafted as: Croatian & Bosnian National Junior Select prospect
1987-1988 * Selected for Ontario Old-Timers All-Star Team
Coaching During Sports Life, Coached and Tutored the following Teams:
1959-1953 * Juniors of Tomislav, Cerna, Croatia
1963-1969 * Juniors of Dinamo, Donja Mahala, Bosnia/Croatia
1977-1983 * Juniors of Croatia, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
1977-1980 * Seniors of Croatia Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
1983-1990 * Old-Timers of Croatia Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Special During Soccer Career was: Director, Chairman, Planner, Writer:
1974-1984 * The Secretary of Hamilton Croatia during 1974 and 1984
1977-1978 * The President of Croatia -- National Sports Club of Hamilton, Ontario
1980-1998 * Chairman of The Board of Hamilton Croatia
1977 * Executive of Croatian National Soccer Federation of USA & Canada
1986 * Executive Director of Hamilton & District Old-Tiimers Soccer League
1972-1989 * Seasonal Soccer Reporter for Croatian Emigrant Newspapers
1985 * Writer of Hamilton Croatia Club’s Rules which was Adapted 1985
1984 * Author of Reconstructing Plans (Private Shareholding Investment) for
Hamilton Croatia. The Plan was adapted, but never implemented.
1990 * Author of Shareholding Plan for Dinamo Zagreb, in Croatia. The Plan
submitted, but never adapted by the Club’s executives and supporters.