Coach Itoudis is one of the most successful coaches in Europe having won 5 Eurolegaue Championships, 11 Greek League Championships and 7 Greek Cup titles as a second coach in Panathinaikos.  His game strategy and defensive coordination left a trademark in the creation of Panathinaikos’ dynasty in Europe especially in the first decade of 2000. Currently is leading Banvit Basketball to the first place of the Turkish Championship which is one of the best leagues in Europe. His philosophy is based on aggressive defense and creative offense. Currently holds best offense and best defense at the same time in the Turkish Championship. Coach Itoudis holds also the Professor Position in the Physical Education of the University of Zagreb while he graduated with a Post Graduate Degree from the same University.


Personal Information

Dimitris Itoudis

D.O.B:  8 September 1970

Married, One Child

 Education and training

Professor of Physical Education, University of Zagreb

Bachelor’s and Post Graduate degree in Basketball, University of Zagreb


Coaching Experience

Banvit B.C 2013-present

Head Coach


Panathinaikos B.C 1999-2012

Assistant Coach to Zeljiko Obradovic


Ment B.C 1999-1999

Head Coach


Filipos B.C 1997-1999

Head Coach


Panionios Athens B.C, 1996-1997

Assistant Coach to Dzurovic and Kioumourtzoglou


Paok B.C, 1995-1996

Assistant Coach to Kioumourtzoglou and Lukajic

Head Coach (Mar 1995 – June 1995)



•  Turkish All Star Game Head Coach, 2013

5 times Euroleague Champion (Panathinaikos 2000, ’02, ’07, ’09, ’11)

• 11 times Greek Champion (Panathinaikos 1999-2011)

• 7 times Greek Cup Winner (Panathinaikos 2000, ’01, ‘03-’10, ’12)

• Finalist European Cup as Head Coach (Paok 1996)

• 3 times Final Four Cup Croatian Championsip (KK Zagreb 1992-95)

• 6 times selected as All Star Game Coach (Greece ’03, ’04, ’06, ’08, ’09, ’10)

• Euroleague’s Expert in “Bench View” in official site (2012-13)

• Euroleague’s 1st Summer League Head Coach (Italy, 2007)

Players Developed

(coached more than 3 years starting in age under 24)

Dimitris Diamantidis, Vasilis Spanoulis, Stratos Perperoglou, Antonis Fotsis, Kostas

Tsartsaris, Fragiskos Alvertis, Jaka Lakovic et al


Languages: Greek (native), English (fluent), Serbian (fluent), Croatian (fluent)