Okan Çevik

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Okan Çevik
Personal information
Born (1966-06-08) June 8, 1966 (age 53)
Edirne, Turkey
NationalityTurkish
PositionHead coach
Coaching career1992–present
Career history
As coach:
1992–1995Yıldırımspor
1995–1998Tofaş (assistant)
1998–1999Konya Kombassan
1999–2000Karagücü
2000–2002Oyak Renault
2002–2003TED Ankara Kolejliler
2003–2005Darüşşafaka
2005Tekelspor
2006–2007Pınar Karşıyaka
2007–2008TTNet Beykoz
2008–2009Galatasaray (Women)
2009Galatasaray Café Crown
2014–2015Denizli Basket
2015–2016Sakarya BB
Career highlights and awards

Okan Çevik (born 8 June 1966 in Edirne, Turkey) is a Turkish professional basketball coach.[1] Çevik studied at Galatasaray High School and graduated from Istanbul University Faculty of Dentistry.

Coaching career[edit]

Early years[edit]

Çevik, began his career in Galatasaray Youth Team in 1983.

Galatasaray[edit]

In 2009, he signed with Galatasaray Women's Basketball Team.[2] He won EuroCup Women this season. Next season, he signed with Galatasaray Café Crown.[3] But after Jersey scandal, he has been banned for three-years from basketball in Turkey.[4]

Jersey scandal[edit]

Çevik is also known for a major scandal in Turkish Professional Basketball. At the beginning of the 2009-2010 season, Cemal Nalga got a five match suspension during 23 September 2009 match against Cibona Zagreb. But, he later played in a friendly match against EnBW Ludwigsburg and Deutsche Bank Skyliners with coaching decision and wore the uniform of his good friend Tufan's number 7. He also been with Tufan Ersöz name in matches list. Nalga later received a two-year suspension in Turkey. Tufan also received a four-month suspension for his actions. And coach Çevik, has been banned for three-years.[5][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Aydem Pamukkale'nin Yeni Başantrenörü Okan Çevik". TBF.org.tr. Retrieved 2014-07-09.
  2. ^ "Galatasaray'da Okan Çevik dönemi". ntv.com.tr. Retrieved 2009-03-04.
  3. ^ "Galatasaray'da Okan Çevik dönemi". ntv.com.tr. Retrieved 2009-06-05.
  4. ^ "Galatasaray'a tarihi cezalar". basketdergisi.com. Retrieved 2010-03-25.
  5. ^ "Tufan görünümlü Cemal!". ntv.com.tr. Retrieved 2009-11-18.
  6. ^ "Galatasaray'da Cemal Nalga depremi". ntv.com.tr. Retrieved 2009-11-19.

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