Ramūnas Butautas

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Ramūnas Butautas
Ramunas Butautas by Augustas Didzgalvis.jpg
Personal information
Born (1964-05-22) May 22, 1964 (age 55)
Kaunas, Lithuanian SSR, Soviet Union
Coaching career2003–present
Career history
As coach:
2005–2008ASK Riga
2009–2010Žalgiris Kaunas
2010–2014VEF Rīga
2017–2018Lietkabelis Panevėžys

Ramūnas Butautas (born 22 May 1964 in Kaunas) is a Lithuanian professional basketball coach who last coached Lietkabelis Panevėžys of the Lithuanian Basketball League. He is the son of Stepas Butautas. In 2017, Butautas was elected as the head coach for Lebanon national basketball team.


On December 28, 2006 the executive committee of Basketball Federation of Lithuania unanimously decided that Butautas would become the head coach of the Lithuanian national men's basketball team. On December 2009, he was appointed as the head coach of Žalgiris Kaunas.[1] On February 9, 2010 Butautas was released from Žalgiris.[2] On March 16, 2011 Butautas was appointed head coach of VEF Rīga.[3] In June 2013 he signed a three-year extension with VEF Rīga, but following a disappointing season was relieved of his duties in June 2014. He also coached Astana, winning the national championship in 2015. He left the team after a disappointing season in 2016. On December 29, 2017, he became the head coach of Lietkabelis Panevėžys of the Lithuanian Basketball League.[4]

National level[edit]



  1. ^ 2009-12-24 R.Butautas oficialiai tapo Kauno „Žalgirio“ vyr. treneriu Archived 2009-12-27 at the Wayback Machine (in Lithuanian)
  2. ^ [1] (in Lithuanian)
  3. ^ [2] (in Lithuanian)
  4. ^ "Komandos vairą perima R.Butautas". www.kklietkabelis.lt (in Lithuanian). December 29, 2017. Retrieved December 29, 2017.
  5. ^ http://www.sportando.com/m/en/national-teams/national-teams/236181/ramunas-butautas-is-the-new-head-coach-of-lebanon-national-team.html

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