Grindavík women's basketball

Grindavík women's basketball, commonly known as Grindavík or UMFG for short, is the women's basketball department of Ungmennafélag Grindavíkur multi-sport club, based in the town of Grindavík in Iceland. [3] It won the national championship in 1997[4][5] and the Icelandic Basketball Cup in 2008[6] and 2015.[7]

Ungmennafélag Grindavíkur
Leagues1. deild kvenna
ArenaRöstin
LocationGrindavík, Iceland
Team colorsYellow, blue, white
              
PresidentLorenz Óli Ólason [1]
Head coachJóhann Árni Ólafsson
Assistant(s)Daníel Guðmundsson[2]
Championships1 Úrvalsdeild kvenna
2 Icelandic Basketball Cup
WebsiteUMFG.is

History

In April 2019, Grindavík defeated 1. deild kvenna champions Fjölnir, 3-0, in the promotion playoffs for a seat in the Úrvalsdeild.[8]

Honors

Úrvalsdeild

  • Winners (1): 1997

Icelandic Basketball Cup

  • Winners (2): 2008, 2015

Icelandic Super Cup

  • Winners (1): 1997

1. deild kvenna

  • Winners (1): 2012

Icelandic Company Cup

  • Winners (1): 2001

Source

Notable players

Coaches

  • Richard Ross 1986–1987
  • Brad Casey 7-11 1987–1988
  • Douglas Harvey 1988–1989
  • Guðmundur Bragason 1989–1990
  • Ellert S. Magnússon 1990–1991
  • Dan Krebbs 1991–1992
  • Pálmi Ingólfsson 1992
  • Dan Krebbs 4-5 1992–1993
  • Pálmi Ingólfsson 1993
  • Nökkvi Már Jónsson 1993–1994
  • Nökkvi Már Jónsson 1994–1995
  • Friðrik Ingi Rúnarsson 1995–1996
  • Ellert S. Magnússon 1996–1997
  • Jón Guðmundsson 1997–1998
  • Pétur Rúrik Guðmundsson 1998
  • Ellert S. Magnússon 1998–1999
  • Alexander Ermolinskij 1999–2000
  • Páll Axel Vilbergsson 2000
  • Pétur Rúrik Guðmundsson2000–2001
  • Unndór Sigurðsson 2001–2002
  • Eyjólfur Guðlaugsson 2002–2003
  • Pétur K. Guðmundsson 2003–2004
  • Örvar Þór Kristjánsson 2004
  • Henning Henningsson 2004–2005
  • Unndór Sigurðsson 2005–2007
  • Igor Beljanski 2007-08
  • Pétur Rúrik Guðmundsson 2008–2009
  • Jóhann Þór Ólafsson 2009–2011
  • Unknown 2011–2012
  • Bragi Magnússon 2012
  • Ellert Magnússon 2012
  • Crystal Smith 2012–2013
  • Jón Halldór Eðvaldsson 2013–2014
  • Lewis Clinch 2014
  • Sverrir Þór Sverrisson 2014–2015
  • Daníel Guðni Guðmundsson 2015–2016
  • Björn Steinar Brynjólfsson 2016
  • Bjarni Magnússon 2016–2017
  • Páll Axel Vilbergsson 2017
  • Angela Rodriguez 2017-2018
  • Ólöf Helga Pálsdóttir 2018
  • Jóhann Árni Ólafsson 2018–present

Source

References

  1. Stjórn UMFG
  2. Ástrós Ýr Eggertsdóttir (24 April 2018). "Daníel snýr aftur til Grindavíkur". Vísir.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 13 September 2018.
  3. Félög - Grindavík
  4. "Stúlkurnar í Grindavík fóru alla leið og unnu titilinn". Dagblaðið Vísir (in Icelandic). 1 April 1997. p. 21. Retrieved 7 July 2018.
  5. Skúli Unnar Sveinsson (2 April 1997). "Ævintýrin gerast enn". Morgunblaðið (in Icelandic). Retrieved 7 July 2018.
  6. Skúli Unnar Sveinsson (25 February 2008). "Bikarinn til Grindavíkur". Morgunblaðið (in Icelandic). p. 5. Retrieved 7 July 2018.
  7. Anton Ingi Leifsson (21 February 2015). "Umfjöllun, viðtöl og myndir: Grindavík - Keflavík 68-61 - Grindavík bikarmeistari kvenna 2015!". Vísir.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 7 July 2018.
  8. Anton Ingi Leifsson (10 April 2019). "Grindavík í Dominos-deildina". Vísir.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 13 April 2019.
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