Koufos Stergios

D.o.B.: 19 November 1964,
Athens-Greece


SUMMARY

Accomplished and focused professional Coach with 35 years of experience in various professional categories leagues. Proven talent for methodically approaching problem-solving and implementing effective solutions to diverse issues. Demonstrated coaching abilities that enhance team’s productivity and encourage exceptional performance. Confident communicator with the ability to build positive relationships whilst focusing on teaching new skills and guiding the development of existing competencies.

COACHING PHILOSOPHY

Discipline oriented coach. Emphasizes in aggressive defence using full-court and other presses. Offensively, likes fast break and uses a lot of pick’n’roll plays in set offence.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

• Programme operations
• Game strategies
• practise plans

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

2007-2008
Finalist of Greek cup against Panathinaikos (1st A2 team ever)
2011-2012
European record for team that promote from second team and played first league finished 4th
2013-2014
Won the Arabic league for the fist time in history of Qatar Basketball
2013-2015
In two years won two Qatar Championship and one Qatar Cup.

SEMINARS

7-8 / 12/2007: SEPK TRIGLIA HALKIDIKI (collaborations of 2 and 3 players with an emphasis on the improvement of individual characteristics of young athletes)
27/6/2010: ARKALOHORI AS ANAGENNISI (dealing with all the defences in the pick n roll)
5/12/2010: SEPK RETHYMNO (2-2-1 and 1-2-2 zone press throughout the field and in 3/4 of the field)
29 / 6-1 / 7/2012: INTERNATIONAL SEMINAR SEPK THESSALONIKI (offensive philosophy of the team of Rethymno for the year 2011-2012 with emphasis on the game of isolation, in the game of more owners, having the offensive rebound in your priority and the surprise.)
4/2015: Qatar Basketball Federation, Doha (zone defence 2-1-2 match up

EXPERIENCE

2021to 2022 – IRAKLIS B.C. (A1 division) – GREECE
2019 to 2021 - IONIKOS NIKAIAS B.C (A1 division) -GREECE
2018 to 2019 - KOLOSSOS/HOLARGOS B.C (A1 division) – GREECE
2015 to 2018 - HOLARGOS B.C (A2 division) – GREECE
• Took charge of the team at mid D2
• Led team to Division 1 of Greek League
2014 to 2015 - AL RAYYAN CLUB - QATAR
• Won the Qatar Championship
• Voted coach of the year by EUROBASKET.COM
2013 to 2014- AL RAYYAN CLUB – QATAR
• Went to the end of the season and won the Arabic league in Morocco (Rabat) for the first time in history of Qatar Basketball
• Voted coach of the year by EUROBASKET.COM
2012 to 2013 - RETHIMNO B.C. (A1 division) – GREECE
W/L RECORD 17-9
• Achieved to finish 5th.n
• Achieve to sent Brent Petway to Euroleague Champion team Olympiacos S.F.P. Pireus.
2011 to 2012 - RETHIMNO B.C. (A1 division) – GREECE
W/L RECORD 17-9
• European record for team that promoted from second team and played first league finished 4th.
• Achieve to sent Dionte Christmas to NBA team Boston Celtics
• Achieve to sent Zack Wright to Euroleague team Cibona and then to EuroCup team St Petersburg
2010 to 2011 RETHIMNO B.C. (A2 division) – GREECE
W/L RECORD 20-10
• Achieved promotion to A1
• Coach of the year
2009 to 2010 ILISIAKOS B.C. (A1 division) – GREECE
W/L RECORD 19-9
• Achieved to safe the league (lowest budget team)
• Coach of players V. Cummings (ex-NBA player) and O. Hunter (ex-NBA player)
2008 to 2009 ILISIAKOS B.C. (A1 division) – GREECE
W/L RECORD 24 - 6
• Achieved promotion to A1
• Coach of players Giorgos Bogris (champion 2010 with Panathinaikos)
• Coach of the year by Eurobasket.com
2007 to 2008 RETHIMNO B.C. (A1 DIVISION) – GREECE left November
• Finalist of Greek cup against Panathinaikos (1st A2 team ever)
• 3rd best offense in division
2005 to 2006 RETHYMNO B.C (A2 division) – GREECE
W/L RECORD 21-9
• Achieved 3rd position in division
• 3rd best defence in division
2004 to 2005 RETHYMNO B.C (B division) – GREECE
W/L RECORD 25-5
• Won championship
• Achieved promotion to B division
2003 to 2004 RETHYMNO B.C (C division) – GREECE
W/L RECORD 25-1
• Won championship
• Achieved promotion to B division
Mid 2002 to 2003 DOUKAS B.C (B DIVISION) – GREECE
W/L RECORD 19-11
May 2002 to June 2002 DAFNI B.C (A1 DIVISION) – GREECE
W/L RECORD 7-2
JUNE 2002
• Entered play-offs (9th position)
• Holds all time record of straight wins in club history in A1 (5 straight wins)
• Advanced 2nd round play-offs (2-0 against Aris)
2001 to 2002 ILISIAKOS B.C. (C DIVISION) – GREECE
W/L RECORD 26-0
• Won championship
• Held all-time record in division (26-0)

EDUCATION

• COACH'S SCHOOL DIPLOMA
• GENERAL SECRETARIAT DIPLOMA OF HIGHER-LEVEL EDUCATION (A class) FROM 4/12/1995.
• MEMBER OF THE COACH ASSOCIATION FROM 1/10/1994 WITH NUMBER 01413/94
• HOLDER OF INTERNATIONAL COACHING DIPLOMA WITH NUMBER 2016504581