Constantin 'Tică' Oțet (24 December 1940 – 19 February 1999) was a Romanian football coach.
|Date of birth||24 December 1940|
|Place of birth||Poroina, Romania|
|Date of death||19 February 1999(aged 58)|
|Place of death||Damascus, Syria|
|1959–1963||Metalul Turnu Severin||?||(?)|
|1964||Metalul Turnu Severin|
|1968–1977||Universitatea Craiova (assistant)|
|1977–1978||Pandurii Târgu Jiu|
|1978–1980||Argeș Pitești (assistant)|
|1980–1981||Universitatea Craiova (assistant)|
|1997||FC U Craiova|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
In 1959, Oțet began playing for Metalul Turnu Severin but several injuries forced him to end his playing career early at the age of 23. He won as manager the Juniors Romanian Championship in seasons 1968/69 and 1975/76, and as the second coach won the club's first league title in season 1973-1974. In the years 1969-1977 also worked as a teacher at the faculty of physical education and sport at the University of Craiova. As the second coach of FC Argeș Pitești won the Romanian championship in the 1978-1979 season, and in the 1980-1981 season as the second coach of Universitatea Craiova. He won the Romanian Cup in 1983 as head coach of Universitatea Craiova he also reached the UEFA Cup semi-finals in 1982. In the season 1989-1990 he promoted lower league side Constructorul Craiova to Divizia B. In 1990-1993 he worked as director of the Center for Children and Youth Universitatea Craiova. Then, with the Egyptian club won the Hosni Mubarak Cup. In the season 1995/1996 again worked as director of the Center for Children and Youth Universitatea Craiova. In the first round of the season 1996/1997 occupied the post of technical director for Universitatea Craiova, in the second half of the season 1996/1997 he occupied the post of technical director for Al Nassr FC (won the Gulf Club Champions Cup). In the first round of the season 1996/1997 once again began the post of technical director Universitatea Craiova. In the second half of the season 1997/1998 with the Syrian club Al-Jaish SC (Damascus) won the championship and reached the final of the Arab Cup Winners' Cup.
He died on February 19, 1999.
Graduate IEFS Bucharest, coach emeritus. Honorary Citizen of the City of Craiova.
- Universitatea Craiova
- Al-Jaish Damascus
- Universitatea Craiova
- Argeș Pitești