Ioannis Sfairopoulos Headlines Coaches for LSB ‘23
The following coaches will be attending the Laconia Summer Basketour Auguts 7-12, 2023 in Monemvasia, Greece.
One of the most prestigious coaches in all of Europe in coming to Monemvasia!
Sfairopoulos began playing basketball in the youth system of Apollon Kalamarias at the age of 12. After playing 2 years in the Greek 2nd Division, with the senior men's team of Apollon Kalamarias, as a player-coach, he retired from playing club basketball, at the age of 21, to become to a full-time basketball coach.
Sfairopoulos was an assistant coach with the Greece men's national basketball team from 2001 to 2004, under head coachesKostas Petropoulos, Giannis Ioannidis, and Panagiotis Giannakis. He was an assistant coach on the Greece national team that competed at the 2004 Summer Olympics. He also worked as assistant coach for the Greece national team from 2009 to 2010, under head coach Jonas Kazlauskas.
Coaching Resume includes:
- 2× Greek League champion (2015, 2016)
- 3× Israeli League champion (2019, 2020, 2021)
- 1× Israeli Cup Winner (2021)
- 2× Israeli League Cup (2020, 2021)
- 1× Greek League Best Coach (2015)
- 2× Israeli League Coach of the Year (2019, 2020)
27 years of professional coaching experience in Europe. Currently coaching in the top division in Sweden.
A former coach of the Greece National Team Coaching staff Vlachos has also coached as an assistant with A.O.N.A. and Head Coach for Aris Glifadhas.
Vlachos is currently coaching Proteas Voulas B.C. of the Greece B League.
FOUNDER AND PRESIDENT "Jumpball Of Love" - BASKETBALL FOR CHILDREN WITH (DIS)ABILITIES. Founder of Special Basketball Education in Greece (www.tzampolagapis.gr) in 2016.
Author of 4 books on basketball instruction and a book on Special Basketball Education.
There will also be team executives and scouts from England, Denmark, Estonia, Spain and other European countries recruiting during the summer league!