About the author
Growing up in France, he began his career at OGC Nice, where he was part of the youth set-up. Later he played for US Cagnes. In 2004 he joined NK Domžale. He holds the club record for competitive appearances.
He made his international debut for Slovenia on 26 May 2008 at Ullevi, Gothenburg, in a friendly match match against Sweden.
His grandfather is Branko Elsner, former footballer and manager, his father is Marko Elsner, former footballer and 1984 Summer Olympics medal winner with Yugoslavia. His younger brother, Rok Elsner currently plays for Polish side Śląsk Wrocław.
- Prva liga: 2006-07, 2007-08
- Runner-up: 2004-05, 2005-06
- Cup : 2010-2011
- Supercup: 2007, 2011
Degrees (Unuiversity): Master’s degree in Sport Training at the Nice Sophia Antipolis University (France) – Effects of a Plyomteric training on a Jump – sprint combination (2003)
Degrees (Coaching): TRENER PRO licence delivered by the Slovenian Soccer Federation, equivalent to at least UEFA A coaching licence.
2nd level Youth coaching licence in France
Four years youth coach U8-U9 in France, three years head of the category
Three years Summer soccer camp of OGCNICE (1st French league)
Two years head of the University Soccer Team at Nice Sophia Antipolis (2001-2003)
Over 300 games at profesional level (France, Slovenia, Austria, Bahrain)
Called over ten times for A-National team of Slovenia and U21 National team
Issued a book »ŽELEZNA VOLJA« (Will of Steel) in 2011 – Sport motivation book
Held Conferences on Motivation in Soccer around Slovenia
Contributed articles for the Slovenian Soccer Federation coach magazine
Analyst and commentator for various Television channels (RTV, POP TV, Sport TV)
Covered UEFA European Championship2008, FIFA World Cup 2010, UEFA Champions League 2009 and 2010, French league from 2009.