Roberts Štelmahers

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Roberts Štelmahers
BK Ventspils
Head coach
Personal information
Born (1974-11-19) November 19, 1974 (age 40)
Riga, Latvian SSR, USSR
Nationality Latvian
Listed height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Listed weight 194 lb (88 kg)
Career information
Pro career 1990–2009
Position Point guard
Number 7
Career history
As player:
1990–1991 ASK Riga
1991–1995 Bonus Riga
1995–1998 ASK/Brocēni/LMT
1998 Avtodor Saratov
1998–1999 Zielona Góra
1999–2000 Śląsk Wrocław
2000–2001 Pınar Karşıyaka
2001–2002 Ülkerspor
2002–2004 KK Union Olimpija
2004–2008 Lietuvos Rytas
2009 ASK Riga
2009 Societa Veroli Basket
As coach:
2009 BC Perlas
2010–2011 BC Lietuvos Rytas (Asst.)
2011 BC Perlas
2010–present Latvia (Asst.)
2011–2012 BC Pieno žvaigždės
2012–present BK Ventspils
Career highlights and awards

Roberts Štelmahers (born November 19, 1974) is a retired Latvian professional basketball player, who played at the Point guard position. Štelmahers was a member of the Latvia national basketball team from 1992 to 2005 participating in four EuroBasket final tournaments in 1997,[1] 2001,[2] 2003[3] and 2005.[4] He has played a total of 144 games for his national team. Currently he is the head coach of BK Ventspils playing in the LBL.

Player career[edit]

Štelmahers grew up with ASK Riga youth team, he made his debut with ASK Riga during the 1990–91 season. After that he signed Bonus Riga and played there till the 1994–95 championship. Then he signed with ASK/Broceni/Riga for 1995–96 season and played there until the 1997–98 championship. Štelmahers moved to Russia for the 1998–99 season, signed by Avtodor Saratov. He was released on late December due to club's financial problems and in January moved to Poland, signed by Zielona Góra. He stayed in Poland and signed with Śląsk Wrocław for the 1999–00 season. For the 2000–01 season, Štelmahers moved to Turkey and signed with Pınar Karşıyaka. He stayed in Turkey and played for Ülkerspor in the 2001–02 season. After that Štelmahers moved to Slovenia and played two seasons in KK Union Olimpija. In 2004 he moved back to Baltics and signed with Lithuanian powerhouse Lietuvos Rytas where he stayed until the 2007–08 championship. After a break due to an injury he signed with his first team ASK Riga in January 2009.[5] He retired in 2009.

Achievements[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "European Championship for Men 1997 – Latvian squad". FIBA Europe. Retrieved on 2009-01-22
  2. ^ "European Championship for Men 2001 – Latvian squad". FIBA Europe. Retrieved on 2009-01-22
  3. ^ "European Championship for Men 2003 – Latvian squad". FIBA Europe. Retrieved on 2009-01-22
  4. ^ "EuroBasket 2005 – Latvian squad". Eurobasket2005.com. Retrieved on 2009-01-22
  5. ^ "ASK Riga inks Stelmahers". TalkBasket (2009-01-08). Retrieved on 2009-01-22
  6. ^ "Lietuvos Rytas is the new champ!!!!". ULEB CUP (2005-04-19). Retrieved on 2009-01-22
  7. ^ "Lietuvos Rytas – SEB BBL champs!!!". SEB BBL Homepage (2007-04-21). Retrieved on 2009-01-22