Ilias Zouros at EuroBasket 2011.
March 11, 1966 |
|Career highlights and awards|
As head coach:
Ilias Zouros (alternate spelling: Elias) (Greek: Ηλίας Ζούρος; born March 11, 1966) is a Greek professional basketball coach who is currently coaching Budućnost Podgorica and the senior Georgian national basketball team. He has also been a head coach in the EuroLeague, and also of the senior men's Greek national basketball team.
Club coaching career
Some of the teams Zouros has been a head coach of include: Olympiacos Piraeus, Sagesse Beirut, Peristeri Athens, Aris Thessaloniki, Paris-Levallois, Panellinios Athens, Žalgiris Kaunas, and Efes Istanbul.
Greek national team coaching career
Zouros was announced as the new head coach of the senior men's Greek national basketball team in March 2011. 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.
- Sagesse (2003–04):
- Žalgiris (2011):
- Eurocup Coach of the Year: (2010)
- "Zouros, the new man in charge of Georgia". Fibaeurope. 18 February 2016. Retrieved 18 February 2016.
- "Maroussi, Panellinios lose their coaches". www.sportingreece.com. September 9, 2010.
- Zalgiris makes Zouros new head coach.
- "Ufuk Sarıca yerine Ilias Zouros" (in Turkish). NTVSpor.net. 27 February 2012. Retrieved 27 February 2012.
- Eurocupbasketball.com - 2009-10 Eurocup Coach of the Year: Ilias Zouros, Panellinios BC.
- Euroleague.net ZALGIRIS KAUNAS brings back coach Zouros.
- FIBA.com - Zouros named coach of Greece.