Bauermann with Poland in 2013
|Sichuan Blue Whales|
|League||Chinese Basketball Association|
|Born||December 10, 1957|
Oberhausen, West Germany
|NBA draft||1979 / Undrafted|
|1986–1988||Fresno State (assistant)|
|1988–1989||Bayer Leverkusen (assistant)|
|2018–present||Sichuan Blue Whales|
|Career highlights and awards|
|As a head coach:
Bauermann played club basketball in the German senior club of BBC Krefeld, from 1975 to 1981.
Club coaching career
He was then an assistant coach with the German League club TSV Bayer 04 Leverkusen during the 1988-89 season, before becoming the team's head coach prior to the 1989-90 season. With Leverkusen, he won 7 German League championships and 4 German Cups, and was twice named the German League's Coach of the Year.
He coached the German League club Brose Baskets, from 2001 to 2008. With Brose, he won two German League championships, and was twice named the German League's Coach of the Year.
National team coaching career
Bauerman was the head coach of the senior men's German national basketball team at the 1994 FIBA World Championship. He also coached Germany at the EuroBasket 2005, where Germany won the silver medal. In addition to that, he also coached Germany at the following tournaments: the 2006 FIBA World Championship, the EuroBasket 2007, the 2008 Summer Olympic Games, the EuroBasket 2009, the 2010 FIBA World Championship, and the EuroBasket 2011.
He became the head coach of the Polish national basketball team in 2013. He led his team to a disappointing EuroBasket 2013, recording only one win. In January 2014 he decided to not extend his contract.
He became the head coach of the Iranian national basketball team in 2015. With Iran he won the bronze medal at the 2015 FIBA Asia Championship. He stepped down from his post as head coach of the Iranian national team in January 2017, shortly after agreeing terms with s.Oliver Würzburg.
As head coach:
- National Championships:
- National Cups:
- 4× German Cup winner: 1990, 1991, 1993, 1995
- 4× German League Coach of the Year: 1990, 1991, 2003, 2004
- "四川队官方宣布签约鲍曼". sports.163.com (in Chinese). Retrieved 26 May 2018.
- "Poland Search For Bauermann's Successor". FIBA. 8 January 2014. Retrieved 14 January 2014.
- "Tasnim News Agency - Dirk Bauermann Parts Company with Iran Basketball Team". Tasnim News Agency. Retrieved 2017-01-04.
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