Teitur Örlygsson

Teitur Örlygsson (born 9 January 1967) is an Icelandic former professional basketball player and a coach. During his career he won the Icelandic national championships ten times with Njarðvík[1][2][3] and the Icelandic Basketball Cup seven times.[4] He spent the 1996–1997 season with Gymnastikos S. Larissas B.C. of the Greek Basketball League.[5]

Teitur Örlygsson
Personal information
Born (1967-01-09) 9 January 1967 (age 54)
Keflavík, Iceland
NationalityIcelandic
Career information
Playing career1984–2003
PositionSmall forward
Number11
Coaching career1992–2016
Career history
As player:
1984–1996Njarðvík
1996–1997Gymnastikos Larissa
1996–2003Njarðvík
As coach:
1992–1993Njarðvík
2000–2001Njarðvík
2007–2008Njarðvík
2008–2014Stjarnan
2014–2016Njarðvík (Assistant)
Career highlights and awards
As player:

As coach:

Career Úrvalsdeild karla playing statistics
Points6,597 (16.2 ppg)
Games406
Career coaching record
Úrvalsdeild karla102–58 (.638)

Icelandic national teamEdit

Between 1986 and 2000, Teitur played 118 games for the Icelandic national basketball team.[6]

Coaching careerEdit

Teitur started his coaching career with Njarðvík nine games into the 1992–1993 season when he finished the season as a player-coach after the firing of head coach Poul Coltin.[7] He was again a player-coach for Njarðvík, this time along with Friðrik Ragnarsson,[8] when the team won the national championship in 2001.[9] Four years after retiring as a player, ee returned to Njarðvík as a head coach for the 2007–2008 season but was fired after the playoffs.[10]

In December 2008, Teitur was hired as the head coach of Stjarnan.[11] In 2011, he led the club to the Úrvalsdeild finals[9] and in 2009 and 2014 led the club to victory in the Icelandic Cup. He left the club after the 2013–2014 season.[12]

Personal lifeEdit

Teitur is the brother of former Icelandic national team player Sturla Örlygsson and former Althing member Gunnar Örn Örlygsson.[13][14][15] He is also uncle of Örlygur Aron Sturluson and Margrét Kara Sturludóttir who both played for the Icelandic national teams.[16][17]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Óskar Ófeigur Jónsson (22 April 2002). "10 titlar Teits". Dagblaðið Vísir (in Icelandic). pp. 20–21. Retrieved 28 December 2020.
  2. ^ Óskar Ófeigur Jónsson (4 May 2020). "Herra Njarðvík og Herra Keflavík urðu Íslandsmeistarar saman". Vísir.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 6 May 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "Teitur Örlygsson er búinn að semja við Njarðvíkinga til tveggja ára". mbl.is. Retrieved 2016-11-20. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ Óskar Ófeigur Jónsson (17 January 2017). "Bikardrottningin og bikarkóngurinn draga í Maltbikarnum - Fylgist með hverjir mætast". Vísir.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 7 May 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ "Teitur í byrjunarliði Larissa í Grikklandi". Morgunblaðið (in Icelandic). August 26, 1996. Retrieved 27 August 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ "KKÍ | A landslið". kki.is. Retrieved 2016-11-20. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  7. ^ "Teitur Örlygsson þjálfar í Njarðvík". Tíminn (in Icelandic). 17 November 1992. p. 6. Retrieved 7 May 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  8. ^ "Teitur og Friðrik taka við Njarðvík". Dagblaðið Vísir (in Icelandic). 19 April 2000. p. 17. Retrieved 7 May 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  9. ^ a b Óskar Ófeigur Jónsson (11 April 2011). "Teitur kominn í lokaúrslitin í þrettánda sinn á ferlinum". Vísir.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 7 May 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  10. ^ Henry Birgir Gunnarsson (27 April 2008). "Teitur rekinn og Brenton farinn til Grindavíkur". Fréttablaðið (in Icelandic). p. 26. Retrieved 7 May 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  11. ^ Guðmundur Hilmarsson (19 December 2008). "Teitur aftur í slaginn". Morgunblaðið (in Icelandic). p. C1. Retrieved 7 May 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  12. ^ Óskar Ófeigur Jónsson (15 April 2014). "Tímamótatíð hjá Teiti". Fréttablaðið (in Icelandic). p. 47. Retrieved 7 May 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  13. ^ Örlygsættin með 12 bikartitla
  14. ^ Gunnar Örn Örlygsson
  15. ^ "Stefni að því að verða betri körfuboltamaður". Dagblaðið Vísir (in Icelandic). 15 April 1991. Retrieved 10 February 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  16. ^ A-landslið karla
  17. ^ A-landslið kvenna

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