István Gulyás (handballer)

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The native form of this personal name is Gulyás István. This article uses Western name order when mentioning individuals.
István Gulyás
Personal information
Full name István Gulyás
Born (1968-04-02) 2 April 1968 (age 49)
Nationality Hungarian
Playing position Playmaker
Club information
Current club Dunaújvárosi NKS
(head coach)
Senior clubs
1984–1999
1999–2003
2003–2006
KC Veszprém
HSG Bärnbach-Köflach
Rinyamenti KC
National team
  Hungary
Teams managed
2006–2007
2007–2011
2011–2012
2012–
UHK Krems
Khaitan SC
Dunaújvárosi NKS
Váci NKSE

István Gulyás (born 2 April 1968) is a Hungarian handball coach and former handball player, currently coaching Hungarian top division side Váci NKSE.

Gulyás spent most of his playing career by Veszprém, the dominant club of his era, with them he won a number of domestic league and cup titles. Among his successes is an EHF Cup Winners' Cup triumph as well, having obtained the title in 1992. In 1995 he was honoured with the Hungarian Handballer of the Year award for his performances throughout the year.

In his later years in tried himself in Austria by HSG Bärnbach-Köflach and finished his career by Hungarian lower division side Rinyamenti KC. UHK Krems, which remembered Gulyás since the years he spent in Austria, appointed him as their head coach in 2006. Gulyás had one season on the bench of Krems, achieving a fifth place in the league. In 2007 he got invited by his friend and former Hungarian international handballer Sándor Kaló to Kuwait to train a local club, which Gulyás accepted, and from 2007 to 2011 he trained Khaitan SC.[1]

Gulyás returned to Hungary in 2011, and in August that year he was named the head coach of Dunaújvárosi NKS.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Exkluzív: Gulyás István hazatér!" (in Hungarian). Kezilabda.com. 21 June 2011. Retrieved 22 November 2011. 
  2. ^ "Gulyás István lett a Dunaújváros edzője". Fejér Megyei Hírlap (in Hungarian). Handball.hu. 8 August 2011. Retrieved 22 November 2011. 
  • Kozák, Péter (1994). Ki kicsoda a magyar sportéletben?, vol. I. (A–H). Szekszárd: Babits Kiadó. ISBN 963-7806-90-3.