Ariel Beit-Halahmy

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Ariel Beit-Halahmy
Hapoel Tel Aviv
PositionHead coach
LeagueIsraeli Premier League
Personal information
Born (1966-02-04) 4 February 1966 (age 53)
NationalityIsraeli
Coaching career1999–present
Career history
As coach:
1999–2003Elitzur Givat Shmuel
2003–2006Elitzur Ashkelon
2005–2007Israel (assistant)
2006–2008Ironi Nahariya
2008–2009Bnei Hasharon
2008–2009Israel Under-20
2009–2011Elitzur Ashkelon
2012–2013Bnei Hasharon
2013Elitzur Ashkelon
2015–2019Hapoel Gilboa Galil
2017–presentIsrael Under-20
2019–presentHapoel Tel Aviv
Career highlights and awards

Ariel Avraham Beit-Halahmy (Hebrew: אריאל בית הלחמי‎; born February 4, 1966) is an Israeli professional basketball coach. He is currently the head coach of Hapoel Tel Aviv of the Israeli Premier League and the Israel national under-20 team.

Early life[edit]

Beit-Halahmy grew up in Givat Shmuel and played for Elitzur Givat Shmuel basketball youth team.[1]

Coaching career[edit]

Early years (1999–2015)[edit]

In 1999, Beit-Halahmy started his coaching career with Elitzur Givat Shmuel.[1] In his fourth season with Givat Shmuel, Beit-Halahmy led the team to the Israeli League Semifinals, as well as reaching the Israeli State Cup Final, where they eventually lost to Maccabi Tel Aviv.[2]

In 2003, Beit-Halahmy was named Elitzur Ashkelon head coach.[1] In his second season with Asheklon, he led the team to Israeli League Playoffs as the third seed, but they eventually were eliminated by Maccabi Tel Aviv in the Semifinals.

On July 12, 2006, Beit-Halahmy was named Ironi Nahariya new head coach, signing a two-year deal.[3]

On November 5, 2008, Beit-Halahmy was named Bnei Hasharon head coach for the 2008–09 season.[4] That season, he led the team to the Israeli League Quarterfinals, where they eventually lost Maccabi Haifa.

On March 28, 2013, Beit-Halahmy returned to Elitzur Ashkelon for a third stint, signing a two-year deal.[5]

Hapoel Gilboa Galil (2015–2019)[edit]

On March 11, 2015, Beit-Halahmy was named Hapoel Gilboa Galil head coach for the rest of the season.[6] In his second season with Gilboa Galil, Beit-Halahmy helped the team to promote back to the Israeli Premier League after they defeated Ironi Kiryat Ata in the National League Finals in five games.[7]

In his fourth season with Gilboa Galil, Beit-Halahmy was named two-time Israeli League Coach of the Month for games played in December and April.[8][9] He led Gilboa Galil to the Israeli League Playoffs as the sixth seed, where they eventually were eliminated by Hapoel Jerusalem in the Quarterfinals.

Hapoel Tel Aviv (2019–present)[edit]

On June 16, 2019, Beit-Halahmy was named Hapoel Tel Aviv new head coach, signing a two-year deal.[10]

National team coaching career[edit]

In July 2018, Beit-Halahmy led the Israel national under-20 basketball team to win their first ever FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship and earning a gold medal.[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "תכירו את המאמן החדש של גלבוע גליל אריאל בית הלחמי". gilboa-galil.co.il (in Hebrew). Retrieved October 27, 2018.
  2. ^ "סיכום עונת 2002-03 בכדורסל הישראלי". basket.co.il (in Hebrew). Retrieved October 27, 2018.
  3. ^ "נהריה: בית הלחמי חתם לשנתיים". haaretz.co.il (in Hebrew). July 12, 2006. Retrieved October 27, 2018.
  4. ^ "אריאל בית הלחמי מונה למאמן בני השרון". one.co.il (in Hebrew). November 5, 2008. Retrieved October 27, 2018.
  5. ^ "אליצור אשקלון: עדי אזולאי פוטר - בית הלחמי חתם". ashkelon.news (in Hebrew). March 28, 2013. Retrieved October 27, 2018.
  6. ^ "אריאל בית הלחמי מונה למאמן הפועל גלבוע/גליל". walla.co.il (in Hebrew). March 11, 2015. Retrieved October 27, 2018.
  7. ^ "אחרי עונה אחת בלבד: הפועל גלבוע/גליל חזרה לליגת העל". walla.co.il (in Hebrew). May 27, 2016. Retrieved October 27, 2018.
  8. ^ "מאמן חודש דצמבר: אריאל בית הלחמי". basket.co.il (in Hebrew). December 28, 2017. Retrieved October 27, 2018.
  9. ^ "מאמן חודש אפריל: אריאל בית הלחמי". basket.co.il (in Hebrew). May 2, 2017. Retrieved October 27, 2018.
  10. ^ "Hapoel Tel Aviv name Ariel Beit-Halahmy head coach". Sportando.basketball. June 16, 2019. Retrieved June 16, 2019.
  11. ^ "הישג היסטורי: נבחרת העתודה אלופת אירופה". ynet.co.il (in Hebrew). July 22, 2018. Retrieved October 27, 2018.

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