Eric Alfasi

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

Biography[edit]

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.

On July 2011 he made his way back to Ironi Ashkelon as he signed a contract for one season.[3]

Honours[edit]

  • Liga Leumit:
    • Champion (1): 2008-09
    • Regular season champion (1): 2008-09

References[edit]

  1. ^ "מספר 1 בספורט". ONE. 2012-06-11. Retrieved 2012-07-24. 
  2. ^ "וואלה!". Sports.walla.co.il. Retrieved 2012-01-29. 
  3. ^ "ספורט - כדורסל ישראלי nrg - ...אשקלון: אריק אלפסי מאמן". Nrg.co.il. Retrieved 2012-01-29. 
  4. ^ "מאמן החודש - אריק אלפסי". Basket.co.il. 2011-11-03. Retrieved 2012-01-29.