Iannis Diamantakos
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Profile Information

Athens, Greece
Gender Coached
Mens, Womens
Level Coached
Short Bio

Member of Greek Basketball Coaches Association, License: GRE / A- License.

PhD in the field of Psychology,
Description: Title of thesis: "Psychological aspects specific to the training of the basketball players"

Special training courses in "Human Resources Management"

BA in Physical Education and Sport, Major in Basketball Coaching
Work History
2006-2008: Federatia Romana de Baschet,


2011: Syrian Basketball Federation

2011-2012: A.O. Agrinio

Career Stats:




Iannis Diamantakos's Blog

Increasing Team Performance

There are too many competitors who are striving to become the best. Those that are the best must continue to work and fight to be the best or they will soon be overtaken. You need to strive to be the best in one or more areas such as the defense, offense, transition etc. If a team does not take on this challenge, it will soon become extinct or left far behind.

Great teams who remain competitive in one or more areas do not sit around patting themselves on the back, for they know that…


Posted on November 4, 2012 at 5:13am

The basketball players’ personality and stress

The common efforts are easily borne by the players if they rise progressively and the players can adapt themselves to the situations. When these efforts are too big, they take too long time or they imply other mechanisms not trained enough/not learned, a disturbance of the equilibrium occurs, a momentary disorder appears or a more deep reaction of stress.

The occupational stress is not necessarily a negative phenomenon, a moderate level may become a very important motivating factor and…


Posted on October 6, 2012 at 3:37pm

Diversity, Teams, and Training


  Diversity is about empowering people. It makes a team effective by capitalizing on all the strengths of each player. While on the other hand, diversity is understanding, valuing, and using the differences in every person.

Simply enforcing government regulations will not get you to the best.

To obtain that competitive edge you need to create great work teams by using the full potential of every individual. Teams are much more than a group. A group is collection of…


Posted on April 30, 2011 at 5:01am

Coach and Management Styles


 Just as our brain dominance characteristics influence our preferences, competencies, and the work that motivates us or not, they are also embedded in our management style. As we engage in practice that is consistent with our mental preferences, we will gradually develop a personal style of working, visible to others, mostly to our players.

Our mental preferences carry over into our daily work habits. This is also true for management styles, because we are viewing the world…


Posted on April 29, 2011 at 12:57pm

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At 5:19am on May 1, 2011, Hakim said…
Hi Iannis, greetings from spain.


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