Vangelis Alexandris

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Vangelis Alexandris
Βαγγέλης Αλεξανδρής
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Alexandris coaching Iraklis in 2016.
Iraklis Thessaloniki
Position Head coach
League Greek A2
Personal information
Born (1951-02-02) February 2, 1951 (age 66)
Nationality Greek
Listed height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Position Point guard
Career history
As player:
1971–1980 Aris
1980–1985 PAOK
1985–1986 Iraklis Thessaloniki
As coach:
1992–1995 Gymnastikos S. Larissas
1995–1996 PAOK
1996–1997 Apollon Patras
1997–1998 Iraklis Thessaloniki
1998–1999 Irakleio
1999–2001 Maroussi
2001–2002 PAOK
2002–2004 Aris
2004–2006 Olympia Larissa
2006–2007 AEK Athens
2007 PAOK
2007–2008 Kolossos Rodou
2008–2009 Kavala
2009–2010 GS Olympia Larissa
2010–2011 Maroussi
2011–2012 Aris
2013–2014 Jordan
2014–2015 Panionios
2015–present Iraklis Thessaloniki
Career highlights and awards

As player:

As head coach:

Evangelos "Vangelis" Alexandris (alternate spelling: Vaggelis) (born February 2, 1951; Greek: Ευάγγελος "Βαγγέλης" Αλεξανδρής) is a Greek professional basketball coach and a retired professional basketball player.

Playing career[edit]

Alexandris played with Aris, PAOK, and Iraklis during his pro club career as a basketball player. With Aris, he won the Greek League championship in 1979. He was the Greek Cup Finals Top Scorer in 1982. With PAOK, he won the Greek Cup in 1984.His nickname is 'Tiger'.

Greek national team[edit]

Alexandris played with the junior national teams of Greece. With Greece's junior national team, he won the silver medal at the 1970 FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship. He was also a member of the senior men's Greek national basketball team. With Greece's senior national team, he played at EuroBasket 1983.

Club coaching career[edit]

Some of the teams that Alexandris has coached during his career include: PAOK, Aris, Olympia Larissa, Maroussi, AEK Athens, and Gymnastikos S. Larissas. His biggest successes as a head coach in his career are winning the Saporta Cup championship with Maroussi during the 2000–01 season, and winning the FIBA EuroCup (later known as the EuroCup Challenge) title during the 2002–03 season, while he coached Aris.

Alexandris became the head coach of Aris for the second time in 2011.[1] He then became the head coach of Panionios in 2014.[2] In October 2015, Alexandris signed a contract with Iraklis Thessaloniki of the Greek A2 (Greek 2nd Division).[3]

National team coaching career[edit]

In May 2013, Alexandris was hired to coach the senior men's Jordanian national basketball team.[4] He coached Jordan's team at the 2013 FIBA Asia Championship.

References[edit]

  1. ^ ARIS brings back coach Alexandris.
  2. ^ Vangelis Alexandris is Panionios' new coach.
  3. ^ "Ανακοίνωσε τη συμφωνία με Αλεξανδρή!" (in Greek). BlueArena.gr. 17 October 2015. Retrieved 18 October 2015. 
  4. ^ "Alexandris to coach Jordanian NT". Court Side Newspaper. 14 May 2013. Retrieved 18 October 2015. 

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