Swedish handball coach and former handball player Ljubomir Vranjes had a successful playing stint with Redbergslids IK. He is also a former World Handball Champion and a 3-time European Handball Champion. He also won a silver medal at the 2000 Sydney Olympics. He later won the EHF Champions League as a manager.
3-time Olympic silver medalist Swedish handball player Staffan Olsson is also a 2-time World Champion and a 4-time European Champion. He had begun his professional career at age 10. He later took to coaching and now serves as the head coach of the Netherlands national men’s handball team.
One of the most successful coaches in the history of handball, Swedish handball coach Bengt Johansson was known for his signature style known as Gurkburken. The Swedish men’s handball team won multiple World and European Championships under his leadership and was also called the Bengan Boys, after his nickname, Bengan.