Páll Hermann Kolbeinsson (born 17 April 1964) is an Icelandic former basketball player and coach, and a former member of the Icelandic national team. He was named the Icelandic Basketball Player of the Year and Úrvalsdeild Domestic Player of the Year in 1990, the same year he won the Icelandic championship with KR. He played college basketball for University of Wisconsin–Oshkosh.
|Born||17 April 1964|
|Listed height||182 cm (6 ft 0 in)|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career Úrvalsdeild karla playing statistics|
|Points||2,078 (8.8 ppg)|
|Career coaching record|
|Úrvalsdeild karla||72–62 (.537)|
Páll was hired as a player-coach for KR in 1990 and guided the team to the Icelandic Basketball Cup in 1991. He later served as a player-coach for Tindastóll. In 2010, he was hired as the head coach of KR. He stepped down as head coach following KR's loss to Snæfell in the semi-finals of the Úrvalsdeild playoffs on 15 April 2010.
Awards, titles and accomplishmentsEdit
- Icelandic Basketball Player of the Year: 1990
- Úrvalsdeild Domestic Player of the Year: 1990
- Úrvalsdeild Domestic All-First Team: 1990
- Doug Zellmer (7 November 1986). "Foreign touch benefits Titan hopeful". The Oshkosh Northwestern. p. 13. Retrieved 10 January 2021.
- Ómar Þorgeirsson (4 June 2009). "Páll Kolbeinsson ráðinn þjálfari Íslandsmeistara KR í körfubolta". Vísir.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 10 January 2021.
- Henry Birgir Gunnarsson (15 April 2010). "Páll hættur að þjálfa KR". Vísir.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 10 January 2021.
- "A-landslið". kki.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 10 January 2021.
- "Páll einn þeirra bestu". Tíminn (in Icelandic). 11 January 1983. Retrieved 10 January 2021.
- "Árangurinn er félögum mínum mest að þakka". Morgunblaðið (in Icelandic). 14 January 1967. Retrieved 10 January 2021.