Eric Alfasi

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Eric Alfasi
Ironi Nahariya
PositionHead coach
LeagueIsraeli Premier League
Personal information
Born (1972-07-01) July 1, 1972 (age 46)
Netanya, Israel
Coaching career2008–present
Career history
As coach:
2008Ironi Ashkelon
2008–2011Maccabi Netanya
2011–2012Ironi Ashkelon
2013–2014Maccabi Ashdod
2015–presentIroni Nahariya
Career highlights and awards
As head coach:

Eric Alfasi (Hebrew: אריק אלפסי; born 1970, in Netanya, Israel) is an Israeli professional basketball coach and a former professional basketball player who is currently the head coach for Ironi Nahariya of the Israeli Premier League.[1]


As a basketball player[edit]

In his youth he was a basketball player. He played for the team Maccabi Netanya. He also played a number of seasons in the senior side of the team. He retired in his late 20s.

As a coach[edit]

In 2002 he began to coach the youth team of Maccabi Netanya and in 2008 he made his debut as a senior coach as Ironi Ashkelon appointed him as their head coach.[2]

After an unsuccessful season with Ashkelon he made his return to Netanya, this time coaching the senior local team. In his first season with the team he won the Liga Leumit with a record of 33 wins and only 1 defeat. In his second season with the team he led them to the 2009–10 Israeli Final Four where they lost to Maccabi Tel Aviv and finished 4th. In his third season he led the team to the Israeli Basketball State Cup 2010–11 finals where they again lost to Tel Aviv.

In July 2011 he made his way back to Ironi Ashkelon as he signed a contract for one season.[3] On December 23, 2013 it was announced that he would replace Nati Cohen.[4] After one season he signed on to coach Ironi Nahariya.



  1. ^ LTD, Art-Up. "מנהלת ליגת העל בכדורסל | היסטוריה | מאמני כל הזמנים | אריק אלפסי". Retrieved 2018-07-18.
  2. ^ "וואלה!". Archived from the original on 2011-10-01. Retrieved 2012-01-29.
  3. ^ "ספורט - כדורסל ישראלי nrg - ...אשקלון: אריק אלפסי מאמן". Retrieved 2012-01-29.
  4. ^ "J'lem, Haifa aim to end regular season on a high". The Jerusalem Post | Retrieved 2018-07-18.
  5. ^ "מאמן החודש - אריק אלפסי". 2011-11-03. Retrieved 2012-01-29.