Indrek Visnapuu

Indrek Visnapuu (born 4 May 1976) is an Estonian basketball coach and former player, who last coached Audentes/Noortekoondis of the Korvpalli Meistriliiga (KML).

Indrek Visnapuu
Free agent
PositionHead coach
Personal information
Born (1976-05-04) May 4, 1976 (age 45)
Tartu, Estonia
NationalityEstonian
Career information
Playing career1993–2003
PositionPoint guard
Coaching career2002–present
Career history
As player:
1993–1994Tartu
1997–2000University of Tartu
2000–2002Hotronic
2002–2003TPÜ/Kiili
2003TTÜ/A. Le Coq
2003–2004TPÜ/Kiili
2004–2005Ehitustööriist/TTÜ
2006–2007TLÜ/Kiili
As coach:
2002–2004TTÜ/A. Le Coq (assistant)
2005–2007Estonia U-18
2005–2006Estonia (assistant)
2007–2008Tartu Ülikool/Rock (assistant)
2008Estonia U-20
2008–2012Tartu Ülikool/Rock
2012–2019Audentes/Noortekoondis
2016Estonia U-20
2017–2019Estonia (assistant)
2018–2019Estonia U-18
Career highlights and awards
As player:

As assistant coach:

As head coach:

Playing careerEdit

Visnapuu made his Korvpalli Meistriliiga debut on 2 October 1993 with Tartu.

In 1997, Visnapuu joined Polaris (University of Tartu). He won his first Estonian Championship in the 1999–2000 season.

In 2000, he signed for Hotronic.

In 2003, Visnapuu signed for TTÜ/A. Le Coq.[1]

Coaching careerEdit

Visnapuu's coaching career began in 2002, when he became an assistant coach at TTÜ/A. Le Coq, while he was still an active 26-year-old player.

From 2005 to 2007, Visnapuu served as the head coach of the Estonian national under-18 basketball team and from 2005 to 2006, as the assistant coach of the Estonian men's national basketball team.[1]

In 2007, Visnapuu became an assistant coach at his former team University of Tartu. On 20 December 2008, he replaced Üllar Kerde as the head coach. On 14 May 2010, Visnapuu won the Estonian Championship with Tartu, after defeating Rakvere Tarvas 4 games to 2 in the finals. On 24 January 2012, Visnapuu resigned from the team.[2]

In September 2012, he became the head coach of Audentes/Noortekoondis.

Awards and accomplishmentsEdit

Playing achievementsEdit

University of Tartu

Coaching achievementsEdit

TTÜ/A. Le Coq
University of Tartu

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Visnapuu, Indrek" (in Estonian). ESBL.
  2. ^ "Visnapuu astus TÜ korvpallimeeskonna peatreeneri kohalt tagasi" (in Estonian). Postimees. 24 January 2012.

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