Vitomir Maricic

Hello, I'm Vitomir Maricic

Athlete. | Coach. | Leader. | Explorer. | Volunteer. | Adventurer. | Photographer. | Author. | Initiator.

Vitomir Maricic

Athlete. Coach. Leader. Explorer. Volunteer.


Computer engineering Kinesiology Photography Leadership Creativity Communication

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Profesional Profile

I have solid educational foundation in kinesiology and computer engineering, as well as photography. I have applied that knowledge leading various projects from global expeditions to local state funded workshops, incorporating planning and programming, identification, PR, fundraising, visual statements, events, executive phase operations, monitoring and postproduction undertaking.

Constantly endeavoring to learn new skills, gain new experience and utilize the ones I have, bettering myself and my environment in the process. My commitment to destine goals, creative and visionary approach to problems and delivering optimal solutions, always got me closer to a favorable outcome in any given situation, whether it’s teaching a disabled students class, extreme altitude mountaineering or pushing my limits in athletic performance as a part the Croatian freediving national team.

Awarded as an employee, volunteer, lifeguard, artist, I have proven to be constructive and decisive in various fields, with supreme decision making in life threatening ambience, a well as in a photoshoot or classroom. As a member of several emergency distress units and through active charity work and volunteering, I’m making my community a better place.

Major projects

Classes taught


workshop participants

state funded projects


volunteering hours


countries travelled

What i can do

My Services.

Personal training

From athletes to recreationists, improving your movement system and body constitution is a responsibility. Whether you are into evolving your dieting, recovery, motoric skills and abilities, functional capacities or therapy – I can guide you from diagnostics to your goals in a professional, modern and safe manner. My experience extends from 3 y.o. children to European championship level athletes.

Tutoring & Teaching

I have a degree in Computer Science, and thorough education in Math and Physics. Whatever your needs are, from elementary school, all the way to college, we can work on it. I have experience with children, adults, seniors and disabled groups.

Photography & Videography

Is it an important moment in life, casual family portraits, fashion, industrial, interior, object, sport or advert photography you need? Maybe you just need a 1 on 1 instructor to brush up your skills and make your own snaps? I have filmed everything from weddings to catalogues, had workshops and exhibitions, and can definitely help out with consultation or a final product.
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Expedition and travel management

Wild ideas, planning, formalization, financing, media plans, implementations, finalization, documentation. Done. Always wanted to climb that mountain? Abseil down that cliff? I'll show you how. Always wanted to travel, but don’t know how to make budget, find time, what to bring? Arranging flights, destinations, insurances, guides, name it – I can handle it. Feel like a local anyplace!


Working in the IT is about solving problems, which is my biggest strength. Whether you need a software training, network maintanance, or setting up a small CRM system I can get you running!

Water&mountain rescue

15 years of versatile climbing practice through alpinism, mountaineering, ice climbing, rock climbing and high altitude campaigns on several continents, along with 5 year work experience as an open water lifeguard and station manager, leading emergency units and competition first aid teams, collecting several national awards in this field, puts me in the spot of being resourceful when most needed.


Whether you want to do the first steps in freediving, or you want to achieve the world record I am here to help.

Pulmonary rehabilitation

I help train and improve the pulmonary function for any cause: trauma, illness, unhealthy life.


Whatever challenge you have in life, I can help.

Freediving instructor

Molchanovs Freediving Instructor Trainer

FMS – Functional Movement Screen

Driver's licence

Digital Photography Specialist

Boat Skipper

Open Water Lifeguard

Moto Racing Judge



Fire fighting

Open water diver

Molchanovs Instructor Trainer Developer

Certified pulmonary rehabilitator

AIDA international freediving judge


My education and experience.


Freediving instructor

Freediving and swimming techniques, safety, physics and physiology, gear and training from complete beginner to advanced athlete.




NAUI international

AIDA international

CMAS international


Strength and conditioning

Resistance training, endurance, functional mechanisms, recovery, planning, programming, rehabilitation, diagnostics, motoric skills and abilities development, nutritionism.

Faculty of Kinesiology, University of Zagreb

2010 - 2015

Digital photography and processing

How to manipulate light, lens and other gear to capture, process and convey in a professional manner with premium results.

Algebra open college

2011 - 2012

Computer science

Analysis, physics, theoretical mechanics, electrodynamics, electronics, quantum physics, object-oriented programming and modeling, architecture, psychology, pedagogy

Faculty of humanities and social sciences, University of Rijeka

2004 - 2008




AIDA Croatia

2019 - current

General Director


Adriatic Freediving Trophy

2019 - current

Creative Director


Vertical Media

2018 - current

Freediving instructor, Instructor trainer, trainer developer


freelancer, activity freediving base

2016 - current

Base training director, board member



2019 - current

kinesiology professional


Freelance and personal, various organizations

2010 - current

Freelance journalist

I write to bring experiences of far-away places to a wide audience

Croatian Radio Television

2016 - current

Physics teacher, Mathematics teacher, Personal student’s assistant

Working with elementary school children is challenging but gratifying.

Ivan Rabljanin Elementary School

2012 - 2015

Sport climbing instructor, project manager, workshop leader

While bringing sport to kids I also designed and built the first indor climbing wall and the first outdoor climbing crag on the Island of Rab.

Association for children and youth Kocka

2012 - 2015

Computer science instructor

Teaching IT basics to all age groups, including groups with special needs, is a job that needs constant method tailoring and adapting.

Algebra open college

2010 - 2013

Head of lifeguard team, station manager

Open water and swimming pool management is a dynamic task requiring physique and mental fitness at all time.

City of Rijeka

2006 - 2011

Pressclipping, portfolio & work

Browse some of my projects.

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Contact Me

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