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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2013 - PRESENT
A.E.K. B.C. | Youth Director and Head Coach U22 and U18 Teams

Appointed as Youth Director of A.E.K. Basketball Club, responsible for talent development.

2013 - PRESENT
Director of Stavros Niarchos Park, part of Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC), Municipality of Kallithea

2011 - PRESENT
Basketball Director of TNBA Greece

• The National Basketball Academy (TNBA), the official youth basketball partner of 12 NBA and 2 WNBA franchises, is the premier professional basketball training organization in Greece, including camps, clinics, leagues, teams, tournaments and training
• TNBA founders Mike Heines and Shane Ruminski recruited Achilleas Demenagas to serve as the Basketball Director of TNBA’s programs in Greece and the Balkans. In cooperation with Steve Vega, Achilleas Demenagas drafts and implements basketball clubs’ training programs, personal training, clinics, tournaments, camps, etc.

2008 - PRESENT
Athletic Director of Elliniko Women’s Basketball team (A1 Women’s Basketball League, the top division in Greece)

• In 2010-2011 and 2011-2012, during Achilleas Demenagas’ tenure as Athletic Director, Elliniko was promoted in two consecutive seasons, reaching the highest level of professional competition in Greece (A1)
• Recruited U.S. players for Elliniko’s team, and signed BreAnna Brock (Missouri), 2012 and Lykendra Johnson (Michigan State University), 2013
• Elliniko made the finals of 2012 Greek women’s Basketball League (A1 competition), in its first season in the top division

2007 - PRESENT
Founder of Demenagas Basketball Training

Annually developing elite athletes’ basketball skills; individually trained and prepared for transitions to higher levels of competition several elite basketball players, including:
Ioannis Papapetrou (19, Olympiacos Basketball Club, A1 Greek League; voted best small forward in his age group and one of the best players in Europe; Florida Air Academy Prep - University of Texas at Austin)
George Papapetrou (22, point guard; Ranger College, Texas)
Vasilios Kavvadas (22, power forward; Olympiacos Basketball Club, A1 Greek League; the most highly-sought-after talent of the 2013 summer in Greece)
Alexis Spanos (22, small forward; Ikaros Chalkidas Basketball Club, A1 Greek League)
Dimitris Katiakos (26, power forward; A1 and A2 Greek leagues; MVP and Title of Greek Junior Championships in 2004)
Vladimir Jankovic (23, small forward; Panathinaikos Basketball Club, A1 Greek League; 2009 FIBA World Junior Championships, silver medal)
Giannis Dimakos (23, guard, Elefsina, A1 Greek League)
Dimitris Stamatis (17, point guard, Panionios Basketball Club, A1 Greek League; 2012 Jordan Classic international selection) 


Personal training, skill development and preparation of players, currently playing in the US, including:

  • Andreas Kefalas (University of Missouri - Saint Louis)
  • Panagiotis Zaraidonis (LeMoyne College - Syracuse, NY)
  • Dimitris Elezoglou (Illinois Institute of Technology)
  • Markos Psimitis (Planet Athlete Prep)
  • Giannis Katrantzis (Whitfield School - St. Louis, MO)
  • Vangelis Mansaray (DeSmet Jesuit High School - St. Louis, MO)
Giannis Antetokounmpo, No 15 pick in the 2013 NBA Draft by the Milwaukee Bucks, participated at the "3rd Demenagas Basketball Camp" in 2010. 

1989 - 2007
Coach at basketball infrastructure groups

(junior clubs) of SOURMENA, ESPEROS, GALATSI, PANATHINAIKOS, and Men’s Basketball teams of PROFITIS ILIAS, GALATSI, GLYFADA, ESPEROS, EYRIALI, KRANIDI, ARIS NIKAIAS.

2003 - PRESENT
Responsible for Athletic Programs in Municipality of Kallithea

Appointed as a Physical Education Teacher within the Greek educational system. Developed sports grassroots programs.

2002 - PRESENT
Member of the Greek Association of Basketball Coaches with a Category A Degree (the only certification allowing for top-A1 professional competition coaching)

2000 - 2003
Professor of Physical Education Program “Sports For All” of Municipality of Kallithea

1992 - 1999
Pro Basketball Player at the teams: Dafni, Sporting, Esperos, in A1 League and A2 Professional Basketball Leagues

1986 - 1992
Basketball Player in the Men’s team of Esperos at the B League, A2 League and A1 League

1986 - 1991
49 Participations at all levels of Greek National teams U16/17, U18/19, U22, Seniors (B)


EDUCATION

2012 M.Sc. in Physical Education, University of Thrace, Greece Specialization of “Exercise and Quality of Life” with a focus on “Maximizing Athletic Performance”.
2001 B.Sc. Faculty of Physical Education and Sport Science, University of Athens, Greece. Specialization: Basketball.


CONFERENCES

2000 International Basketball Clinic, Olympia
2003 1st International Basketball Clinic Early Age, Athens
2004 2nd International Basketball Clinic Early Age, Athens
2005 4th International Basketball Clinic Early Age, Thessaloniki
2008 16th International Congress Of Physical Education And Sports, Komotini
2009 11th International Seminar Small Basketball Ages Athens
2009 International Seminar Basketball Acs Athens
2010 International Basketball Clinic, Athens
2012 International Seminar Basketball Acs Athens

 


SCIENTIFIC PRESENTATIONS

16th D.S.F.A.A, KOMOTINI “ASSOCIATION OF MEASUREMENT METHODS IN VO2 MAX PLAYERS’’, Sarris N., Demenagas A., Mourtakos S., J. Soldatos.
16th D.S.F.A.A, KOMOTINI “PROFILE AND PREFERENCES OF PARTICIPANTS IN GROUP EXERCISE PROGRAMS IN HALLS GYM’’ Stamatakis I., A. Stogiannoudi, Karitopoulos A., Demenagas A., S. Rocca, G. Mavridis.
19th D.S.F.A.A, KOMOTINI “NUMBER OF STEPS AND INDICATORS OF OBESITY IN CHILDREN 6-9 YEARS” Demenagas A., Michalopoulou M. Tsireme N., E. Douda, Kourtesis Th.


SCIENTIFIC PUBLICATIONS

19th D.S.F.A.A, KOMOTINI “NUMBER OF STEPS AND INDICATORS OF OBESITY IN CHILDREN 6-9 YEARS” Demenagas A., Michalopoulou M. Tsireme N., E. Douda, Kourtesis Th.


LANGUAGES & SKILLS

• English - Fluent (First Certificate in English, University of Cambridge)
• Greek - Native Speaker
• Word Processing (WORD 2000)
• Spreadsheets (EXCEL 2000)
• Presentations (POWERPOINT 2000)
• Management Information & Communications (INTERNET)

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