Aivar Kuusmaa

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Aivar Kuusmaa
TYCO Rapla
Position Head coach
Personal information
Born (1967-06-12) June 12, 1967 (age 48)
Tallinn, Estonia
Nationality Estonian
Listed height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Listed weight 209 lb (95 kg)
Career information
Pro career 1983–2005
Position Shooting guard
Coaching career 2005–present
Career history
As player:
1983–1984 TSIK
1985–1986 Standard
1986–1987 ASK Riga
1988–1989 Tallinna Kalev
1989–1990 Youngstown Pride
1990–1993 Tallinna Kalev
1993–1996 Panathinaikos
1996–1998 Baltika
1998–1999 BC Tallinn
1999–2000 Tallinna Kalev
2000–2001 Liege Basket
2001–2004 TTÜ/A.Le Coq
2004–2005 Tallinna Kalev
As coach:
2005–2007 BC Kalev/Cramo
2007–2010 TTÜ KK
2010–2012 BC Kalev/Cramo
2014–present TYCO Rapla
Career highlights and awards

Aivar Kuusmaa (born June 12, 1967) is a retired Estonian professional basketball player who played mostly at the shooting guard position.

He won the USSR Premier Basketball League in 1991 as a member of the Tallinn Kalev basketball team. Kuusmaa mostly played in Estonia, but he also spent three seasons in Greece, with Panathinaikos and one season in Belgium, with Liege Basket. Also, during the service in the Soviet Army, Kuusmaa was stationed in Latvian SSR and played in the local army sports club ASK Riga. After retiring in 2005 he has been coaching BC Kalev/Cramo (2005–2007 & 2010–2012), TTÜ KK (2007–2010) and TYCO Rapla (2014–present).

Achievements[edit]

As a player

As a coach

  • 2005–06 Estonian Basketball Cup (BC Kalev/Cramo)
  • 2005–06 Estonian League Championship (BC Kalev/Cramo)
  • 2006–07 Estonian Basketball Cup (BC Kalev/Cramo)
  • 2010–11 Estonian League Championship (BC Kalev/Cramo)
  • 2011–12 Estonian League Championship (BC Kalev/Cramo)

External links[edit]

Books[edit]

  • Lään, Vello; Ibrus, Märt (2006). Eesti korvpall portreed. Eesti Korvpalliliit. pp. 299–308. ISBN 9949-406-68-4.