Friðrik Ragnarsson

Friðrik Pétur Ragnarsson (born 9 January 1967) is an Icelandic former basketball player and a coach.

Friðrik Ragnarsson
Personal information
Born (1970-05-23) May 23, 1970
NationalityIcelandic
Career information
Playing career1986–2001
PositionPoint guard
Number9
Coaching career2000–2012
Career history
As player:
1986–1992Njarðvík
1992–1993KR
1996–2001Njarðvík
1999ÍRB
As coach:
2000–2004Njarðvík
2006–2010Grindavík
2011–2012Njarðvík
Career highlights and awards
As player:

As coach:

Playing career

Friðrik spent the majority of his career with Njarðvík, where he won the Icelandic national championships 6 times.[1] He retired as a player after the 2001 Úrvalsdeild finals.[2]

Coaching career

Friðrik coached for nine seasons in the Úrvalsdeild karla, winning the national championship in 2001 and 2002.[3]

Icelandic national team

Between 1989 and 1999, Friðrik played 31 games for the Icelandic national team.[4]

Executive career

Friðrik served as the chairman of Njarðvík's basketball department from 2017[1] to 2019.[5]

Personal life

Friðrik is the father of Icelandic national team member Elvar Már Friðriksson and Úrvalsdeild point guard Ragnar Helgi Friðriksson.[6][7][8]

Awards and honours

As player

Club

Individual

As coach

References

  1. Jónsson, Óskar Ófeigur (March 13, 2017). "Friðrik Ragnarsson nýr formaður hjá Njarðvíkingum". Vísir.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 2 October 2017.
  2. Sigurðsson, Víðir (April 18, 2001). "Friðrik leggur skóna á hilluna". Morgunblaðið (in Icelandic). Retrieved 2 October 2017.
  3. "Friðrik Ragnarsson er þjálfari Grindavíkur". Morgunblaðið (in Icelandic). October 26, 2009. Retrieved 2 October 2017.
  4. "KKÍ | A landslið". kki.is. Retrieved 2017-05-21.
  5. "Kristín nýr formaður Körfuknattleiksdeildar Njarðvíkur". Ungmennafélag Njarðvíkur (in Icelandic). 30 April 2019. Retrieved 30 April 2019.
  6. Hilmarsson, Guðmundur (January 8, 2014). "Get bætt mig í varnarleiknum". Morgunblaðið (in Icelandic). Retrieved 2 October 2017.
  7. Besta byrjunarlið Njarðvíkinga
  8. Logason, Boði (October 17, 2011). "Friðrik: Við erum að hlaupa af okkur frumsýningarstressið". Vísir.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 2 October 2017.
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