Dimitrios Itoudis

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Dimitrios Itoudis
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Itoudis at the press-conference, after a game between MZT Skopje and Banvit, in December 2013.
CSKA Moscow
Position Head coach
League VTB United League
Personal information
Born (1970-09-08) September 8, 1970 (age 47)
Veria, Greece
Nationality Greek
Coaching career 1990–present
Career history
As coach:
1990–1992 Zagreb U-18
1992–1995 Zagreb (assistant)
1995–1996 PAOK (assistant)
1996 PAOK
1996–1997 Panionios (assistant)
1997–1999 Philippos Thessaloniki
1999 MENT
1999–2012 Panathinaikos (assistant)
2013–2014 Banvit
2014–present CSKA Moscow
Career highlights and awards

As head coach

Dimitrios Itoudis (alternate spelling: Dimitris) (Greek: Δημήτριος Ιτούδης, born September 8, 1970) is a Greek professional basketball coach, who currently serves as head coach of CSKA Moscow of the VTB United League.

Coaching career[edit]

Itoudis began his coaching career in 1990, when he began coaching Zagreb's Under-18 team in SFR Yugoslavia. In 1992, he became an assistant coach with the senior men's team of Zagreb. In 1995, he became an assistant coach with the Greek Basket League club PAOK.

He then became the head coach of PAOK in 1996. He was an assistant coach with the Greek club Panionios, during the 1996–97 season, before becoming the head coach of the Greek club, Philippos Thessaloniki, from 1997 to 1999. After that, he was the head coach of the Greek club MENT.

He then became the assistant coach of Željko Obradović, with the Greek club Panathinaikos. He worked as Panathinaikos' assistant, from 1999 to 2012. While he was Panathinaikos' assistant coach, he was a part of 5 EuroLeague championship teams (2000, 2002, 2007, 2009, 2011), 11 Greek League championship teams (2000, 2001, 2003–2011), and 7 Greek Cup winning teams (2003, 2005–2009, 2012)

Itoudis became the head coach of the Turkish Super League club Banvit in 2013.[1] In June 2014, he became the head coach of CSKA Moscow, signing a two-year deal.[2][3] In his first season working with the team (2014–15), CSKA Moscow won the VTB United League, after eliminating Khimki with a 3–0 series sweep in the league's finals series.[4]

In his second season with CSKA Moscow (2015–16), he became the first Greek basketball coach to win the EuroLeague championship with a foreign (non-Greek) club. On June 3, 2016, he re-signed with CSKA for three seasons.[5] In July 2016, he was named the EuroLeague Coach of the Year, for the 2015–16 season.[6]

Continental coaching record[edit]

G Games coached W Games won L Games lost W–L % Win-loss %

Note: The EuroLeague is not the only competition in which the team played during the season. He also coached in domestic competition, and regional competition if applicable.


Team Year G W L W–L% Result
CSKA Moscow 2014–15 30 26 4 .867 Lost in the semifinals
2015–16 29 24 5 .828 Won EuroLeague Championship
2016–17 35 26 9 .743 Lost in the semifinals
Career 94 76 18 .809


  1. ^ Sportando.net Banvit name Dimitris Itoudis head coach.
  2. ^ "Andreas Pistiolis added to CSKA coaching staff.". cskabasket.com. Retrieved 24 June 2014. 
  3. ^ "CSKA Moscow puts Itoudis in charge.". euroleague.net. Retrieved 24 June 2014. 
  4. ^ "CSKA wins championship!". vtb-league.com. 8 June 2015. Archived from the original on 10 June 2015. Retrieved 10 June 2015. 
  5. ^ "Itoudis pens new deal with CSKA.". euroleague.net. 3 June 2016. Retrieved 11 June 2016. 
  6. ^ CSKA's Dimitris Itoudis is voted Alexander Gomelskiy Coach of the Year!

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