Ioannis Sfairopoulos Headlines Coaches for LSB ‘23

The following coaches will be attending the Laconia Summer Basketour Auguts 7-12, 2023 in Monemvasia, Greece.

Ioannis Sfairopoulos


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.

He was an assistant coach with Greece at the EuroBasket 2009, and the 2010 FIBA World Championship.

Sfairopoulos has coached in the EuroLeague since 2014, coaching both Olympiacos and Maccabi Tel Aviv.

Coaching Resume includes:

Ilias Aganthagelidis


27 years of professional coaching experience in Europe. Currently coaching in the top division in Sweden.

George Vlachos 


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.

John Tsoumpris 


(Pictured Middle)

FOUNDER AND PRESIDENT "Jumpball Of Love" - BASKETBALL FOR CHILDREN WITH (DIS)ABILITIES. Founder of Special Basketball Education in Greece ( 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!