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Eleni Kafantari CV

kafantari cv

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

  • Skilled in instructing various age groups of players.
  • Skilled in instructing people with mental and physical disabilities.
  • Excellent in building strategies toward maximum advantages for the team.
  • Skilled in evaluating players’ strengths and weaknesses.
  • Strong insights into safety and muscle-building programs.
  • Instilling sportsmanship spirit and never-give-up attitude in players.
  • 15 years’ experience in scouting young talents in Greece.

Organizational Skills 

  • First-aid provision (CPR, BLS, TRIAGE Certifications in 2014).
  • Great organizational skills of summer camps: Personal Improvement Camp Owner, technical director and organization.
  • International Camp Participation: Cross-Over Basketball Camp held in Serbia, Kraguyevac (2014).
  • X-mas Break Tournament Organization: Anagennisi Neou Rysiou (2007-2015). In years 2014 and 2015 the basketball teams that participated in this tournament were with mental disabilities and with wheelchairs.

Special Experience

  • Greek Basketball Coaches Association Scholarship for observing practices and games of NBA 76ers and 6 American Colleges (Villanova, Saint Joseph, Temple, Drexel, UPenn and La Salle) [16/10-2/11/2008].
  • Villanova Men’s Basketball Coaches Clinic, Jay Wright and Flip Saunders [18/11/2008].
  • Big 5 Coaches vs Cancer Clinic at Villanova Women’s Basketball, Villanova University [18/11/2008].

COACHING EXPERIENCE

February 2019 - Present: Head Coach of SISU, Denmark

National Team Experience

09.2015 – Present: Women’s Greek National Team assistant coach 

Achievements:
Participation in the final round of the Eurobasket Women 2017 held in Prague Czech Republic.
4th place in Eurobasket Women 2017 for the first time in Greek history 
Qualification for the Women World Championship 2018 to be held in Tenerife, Spain, September 2018.
Participation in the final round of the World Cup 2018 held in Tenerife- Spain , 9th place.

09.2017 – Present: U20 Women National Team head Coach.

09.2016 - 09.2017: U18 Women Greek National Team head coach Achievement: Participation in the final round of the 1stDivision Eurobasket U18 Women 2017 held in Sopron, Hungary.

09.2017 – 09.2018: U20 Women Greek National Team head coach (1st division).

09.2014 – 09.2016: U20 Women Greek National Team head coach

Achievement: 2nd place in European Championship (2nd Division) and promoted to 1st Division.

06.2003:  U20 Greek National Team assistant coach.

09.2001 – 06.2017: Development program of the Greek Basketball Federation.

Head coach in the North Greece U16 girls’ team.
Achievement: 1st place in the National Championship among conference teams.
Club coaching and Training experience

09.2002 – Present: Personal Trainer – Player Developer Specialized programs for conditioning, strengthening and agility skills development of both professional and young basketball players.

02.2018 – Present: Instructor at IIEK ETE, Private Institute of Vocational Training.

Teaching: Basketball Coaching Sports Pedagogy, Physiology, Biomechanics.

09.2016 – Present: Panathlitikos Sykeon [Greece] (1st National Division).
Head coach in Women’s, U18 and U16 girls’ teams.
Technical advisor.
Achievement: 6th place in the Women’s National Championship, 4th place in the U16 girls’ local Championship and 5thplace in the U18 girls’ local Championship.
 
09.2012 – 06.2013: Anagennisi Neou Rysiou [Greece] (2nd National Division).
Head coach in Women’s, U18 and U16 girl’s teams.

09.2015 – 06.2016:  G.S. Iraklis [Greece] (2nd National Division)

Head coach in women’s and U18 girls’ team.
Technical advisor.
Achievement: 3rd place in U18 championship.
 
09.2014 – 06.2015: Anagennisi Neou Rysiou [Greece] (1st National Division).
Head coach in women’s and U18 girls’ team.
Technical advisor.
Achievement: 4th place in the championship and 2nd place in the cup.
 
09.2013 – 09.2014: Anagennisi Neou Rysiou [Greece] (1st National Division).
Head coach in Women’s, U18 and U16 girl’s teams
Technical advisor.
Achievement: 6th place in the championship (1st time for this club women’s team to play in 1st National Division) .
 
09.2012 – 06.2013: Anagennisi Neou Rysiou [Greece] (2nd National Division)
Head coach in Women’s, U18 and U16 girl’s teams
Technical advisor
Achievement: Championship, promoted to 1st National Division
 
09.2011 – 09.2012: B.C. Aris [Greece] (1st National Division).
Assistant coach in Women’s, Head coach in U18 and U16 girl’s teams
Technical advisor.
Achievement: 2nd place in U16 championship.
2nd National Division.
 
09.2008 – 06.2011: Panathlitikos F.S. Sykeon [Greece] (2nd National Division).
Assistant coach in Women’s, Head coach in U18 team.
 
09.2007 – 06.2008: Megas Alexandros [Greece] (1st National Division).
Assistant coach in Women’s, Head coach in U18 team.
Achievement: 2nd place in U18 championship.
 
09.2007 – 06.2008: Municipality of Thessaloniki [Greece] (1st National Division).
Head coach in Men’s with physical and mental disabilities basketball team.
 
09.2005 – 06.2008: Poseidon Neas Mihanionas [Greece] (Local Division).
Head coach in women’s and men’s teams.
Achievement: Championship with Women’s, promoted to 1st National Division, 2nd place in Men’s team.
 
09.2004 – 06.2005:  Megas Alexandros 1994 [Greece].
Head coach in Men’s wheelchair basketball team
 
09.2003 – 06.2004:  M.G.S. Apollon Kalamarias [Greece].
Head coach in mini and junior’s teams.
 
09.2002 – 06.2005: Anagennisi Neou Rusiou [Greece] (Local Division).
Head coach in Women’s and U16 teams.
 
09.2001 – 06.2002: Megas Alexandros [Greece].
Head coach in mini and junior’s teams.
Head coach in U16, mini and Junior’s teams.
 
09.1999 – 06.2001: G.S. Iraklis [Greece].
 
09.1998 – 06.2001: A.S. Ifaistos [Greece] (Local Division).
Head coach in Women’s, U16 and junior’s teams.
Technical advisor.
 
09.1995 – 06.1998: Panathlitikos F.S. Sykeon [Greece].
Head coach at U18, U16, Junior’s teams.
EDUCATION & TRAINING
1995 – 2001: Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
B.Sc. Faculty of Physical Education and Sports Science.
Specialization: Basketball.
 
12.05-13.05.2018: 9th International Basketball Coaches Clinic held in Athens organized by the World Association of Basketball Coaches.
 
27.04-28.04.2018: Greek Basketball Coaches’ Association Seminar held in Serres.
Basketball Team Building Exercises and Difference between Women and Men. 
 
30.06-01.07.2017: International Basketball Clinic held in Athens organized by the World Association of Basketball Coaches.
“1-3-1 Match-up zone defense teaching”.
 
06.2014: International Basketball Clinic held in Thessaloniki. 
 
05.2014: General Secretariat for Civil Protection of Thessaloniki.
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) – BLS – Triage Certification.
 
07.2013: Science Web.
Webinar “Pre-season Basketball Players’ Physical Condition Development: Planning and Guidance”.
 
04.2013: Greek Trainers Association.
16th Physical Education and Sports International Congress.
 
03-05.07.2009: Greek Basketball Coaches’ Association.
International Basketball Clinic held in Thessaloniki.
 
13-14.06.2008: Greek Basketball Coaches’ Association. 
9th Early Age International Basketball Clinic held in Veroia, Greece.
 
15-16.06.2007: Greek Basketball Coaches’ Association. 
7th Early Age International Basketball Clinic held in Thessaloniki, Greece.
 
30.06-02.07.2006: Greek Basketball Coaches’ Association. 
International Basketball Clinic held in Thessaloniki.
 
04-05.06.2005: Greek Basketball Coaches’ Association. 
4th Early Age International Basketball Clinic held in Thessaloniki, Greece.
 
20-22.05.2005: Greek Basketball Coaches’ Association.
13th Physical Education and Sports International Congress, held in Komotini, Greece.
 
03.06-06.06.2003: Greek Basketball Coaches’ Association.
International Basketball Clinic held in Thessaloniki.
 
16.05-18.05.2003: Greek Basketball Coaches’ Association. 
11th Physical Education and Sports International Congress, held in Komotini, Greece.
 
09.07-11.07.1999: Greek Basketball Coaches’ Association. 
International Basketball Clinic held in Thessaloniki.

SCIENTIFIC PUBLICATION

12.04-14.04.2013: 16th Physical Education and Sports International Congress.
Poster Presentation.
Title: Nutrition Supplements Use in Basketball Athletes.

 

12.04-14.04.2013: 16th Physical Education and Sports International Congress.
Poster Presentation.
Title: Obesity Predisposition Assessment through testing Gym users aged 30-45 years old
 
20.05-22.05.2005: 13th Physical Education and Sports International Congress.
Oral Presentation.
Title: Turnover Comparison between Men’s and Women’s Teams at the three parts of 24 seconds offence.
 
20.05-22.05.2005: 13th Physical Education and Sports International Congress.
Oral Presentation.
Title: Turnovers at the three parts of 24 seconds offence and comparison between Winners’ and Losers’ Teams in Basketball Games.
 

 

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