Ilias Zouros

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Ilias Zouros
Ilias Zouros by Augustas Didzgalvis.jpg
Ilias Zouros at the EuroBasket 2011
Personal information
Born (1966-03-11) March 11, 1966 (age 52)
Nationality Greek
Position Head coach
Coaching career 1986–present
Career history
As coach:
1986–1992 Panionios (youth teams)
1992–1993 Panionios (assistant)
1993–1994 Ethnikos Piraeus (assistant)
1995–1996 Palaio Faliro (assistant)
1996–1998 Sporting (assistant)
1998–1999 Maroussi (assistant)
1999–2000 Olympiacos (assistant)
2000–2002 Olympiacos
2003–2004 Sagesse
2004–2005 Peristeri
2005–2006 Aris
2006–2007 Paris Basket Racing
2007 Paris-Levallois Basket
2007–2010 Panellinios
2011 Žalgiris
2011–2012 Greece
2012 Anadolu Efes
2013 Žalgiris
2014–2015 Tofaş
2016–present Georgia
2016–2017 Budućnost Podgorica
Career highlights and awards

As head coach:

Ilias Zouros or Elias Zouros (Greek: Ηλίας Ζούρος; born March 11, 1966) is a Greek professional basketball coach.[1]

Club coaching career[edit]

Some of the teams Zouros has been a head coach of include: Olympiacos Piraeus, Sagesse Beirut, Peristeri Athens, Aris Thessaloniki, Paris Basket Racing, Panellinios Athens,[2] Žalgiris Kaunas,[3] and Efes Istanbul.[4]

He was named the 2010 EuroCup Coach of the Year.[5] He returned to coach Žalgiris Kaunas in 2013.[6] He was fired after a poor start in the season.

Greek national team coaching career[edit]

Zouros was announced as the new head coach of the senior men's Greek national basketball team in March 2011.[7] He coached Greece at the EuroBasket 2011. After the failure of Greece to qualify for the 2012 Summer Olympic Games at the 2012 FIBA World Olympic Qualifying Tournament, Zouros' contract to coach the Greek national team was not renewed.

Coaching titles[edit]

Coaching awards[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Zouros, the new man in charge of Georgia". Fibaeurope. 18 February 2016. Retrieved 18 February 2016.
  2. ^ "Maroussi, Panellinios lose their coaches". www.sportingreece.com. September 9, 2010.
  3. ^ Zalgiris makes Zouros new head coach.
  4. ^ "Ufuk Sarıca yerine Ilias Zouros" (in Turkish). NTVSpor.net. 27 February 2012. Retrieved 27 February 2012.
  5. ^ Eurocupbasketball.com - 2009-10 Eurocup Coach of the Year: Ilias Zouros, Panellinios BC.
  6. ^ Euroleague.net ZALGIRIS KAUNAS brings back coach Zouros.
  7. ^ FIBA.com - Zouros named coach of Greece.

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