Ilias Zouros

Ilias Zouros or Elias Zouros (Greek: Ηλίας Ζούρος; born March 11, 1966) is a Greek professional basketball coach, who lastly managed Peristeri of the Greek Basket League.

Ilias Zouros
Ilias Zouros by Augustas Didzgalvis.jpg
Ilias Zouros at the EuroBasket 2011
Personal information
Born (1966-03-11) March 11, 1966 (age 54)
NationalityGreek
PositionHead coach
Coaching career1986–present
Career history
As coach:
1986–1992Panionios (youth teams)
1992–1993Panionios (assistant)
1993–1994Ethnikos Piraeus (assistant)
1995–1996Palaio Faliro (assistant)
1996–1998Sporting (assistant)
1998–1999Maroussi (assistant)
1999–2000Olympiacos (assistant)
2000–2002Olympiacos
2003–2004Sagesse
2004–2005Peristeri
2005–2006Aris
2006–2007Paris Basket Racing
2007Paris-Levallois Basket
2007–2010Panellinios
2011Žalgiris
2011–2012Greece
2012Anadolu Efes
2013Žalgiris
2014–2015Tofaş
2016–presentGeorgia
2016–2017Budućnost Podgorica
2019Peristeri
Career highlights and awards
As head coach:

Club coaching careerEdit

Some of the teams Zouros has been a head coach of include: Olympiacos Piraeus, Sagesse Beirut, Peristeri Athens, Aris Thessaloniki, Paris Basket Racing, Panellinios Athens,[1] Žalgiris Kaunas,[2] and Efes Istanbul.[3]

He was named the 2010 EuroCup Coach of the Year.[4] He returned to coach Žalgiris Kaunas in 2013.[5] He was fired after a poor start in the season.

On June 25, 2019, he has signed with Peristeri of the Greek Basket League.[6] On November 29, 2019, his contract has been terminated by Peristeri. [7]

Greek national team coaching careerEdit

Zouros was announced as the new head coach of the senior men's Greek national basketball team in March 2011.[8] He coached Greece at the EuroBasket 2011. After the failure of Greece to qualify for the 2012 Summer Olympics at the 2012 FIBA World Olympic Qualifying Tournament, Zouros' contract to coach the Greek national team was not renewed.

Coaching titlesEdit

Coaching awardsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Maroussi, Panellinios lose their coaches". www.sportingreece.com. September 9, 2010. Archived from the original on July 16, 2011. Retrieved September 10, 2010.
  2. ^ Zalgiris makes Zouros new head coach.
  3. ^ "Ufuk Sarıca yerine Ilias Zouros" (in Turkish). NTVSpor.net. 27 February 2012. Retrieved 27 February 2012.
  4. ^ Eurocupbasketball.com - 2009-10 Eurocup Coach of the Year: Ilias Zouros, Panellinios BC.
  5. ^ Euroleague.net ZALGIRIS KAUNAS brings back coach Zouros.
  6. ^ "Peristeri name Ilias Zouros head coach". Sportando. June 25, 2019. Retrieved June 25, 2019.
  7. ^ "Peristeri, Ilias Zouros part ways". Sportando. November 29, 2019. Retrieved November 29, 2019.
  8. ^ FIBA.com - Zouros named coach of Greece.

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