Ettore Messina

Position
Head Coach
Date of birth
30.09.1959
Place of Birth
Catania (Italy)
Age
63 years
Nationality
Italy

Coach's Career

1976-80
Junior team Reyer Venezia, Italy – Coach;
1980-82
Junior team Superga Mestre, Italy – Coach;
1982-83
Fantoni Udine, Italy – Assistant Coach;
1983-89
Virtus Bologna, Italy – Assistant Coach;
1989-93
Virtus Bologna, Italy – Head Coach;
1993-97
Italian National Team – Head Coach;
1997-02
Virtus Bologna, Italy – Head Coach;
2002-05
Benetton, Italy – Head Coach;
2005-09
CSKA Moscow – Head Coach;
2009-11
Real Madrid, Spain – Head Coach;
2011-12
Los Angeles Lakers, NBA – Head Coach Consultant;
2012-14
CSKA Moscow – Head Coach;
2014-19
San Antonio Spurs, assistant coach;
2019-…
Olimpia Milan, Italy, head coach

Achievements

with CSKA: 2006, 2008 Euroleague champion… 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2013, 2014 Russian champion… 2006, 2007 Russian Cup winner… Aleхander Gomelski 2006 and 2008 Euroleague Coach of the Year Trophy winner…

with Virtus: 1998 and 2001 Euroleague champion… 1990 Saporta Cup winner… 1993, 1998, 2001 Italian champion… 1990, 1999, 2001 and 2002 Italian National Cup winner… Italian Coach of the Year (1990, 1993, 1998, 2001)… European Coach of the Year (1998)…

with Benetton: 2003 Italian champion… 2003, 2004 and 2005 Italian National Cup winner… 2002 Italian Supercup winner… Italian Coach of the Year (2005)…

with AX Olimpia Milan: 2022 Italian champion… 2021 and 2022 Italian Cup winner… 2020 Italian SuperCup winner…

with Italian National Team: 1997 Eurobasket runner-up… 1994 Goodwill Games runner-up… 1993 Mediterranian Games champion…

Italian Junior Team Coach of the Year (1984, 1985, 1986)… Reverberi Award winner (1998)… Polo Cup Award winner (1998)…

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