Ingi Þór Steinþórsson

Ingi Þór Steinþórsson (born 9 May 1972) is an Icelandic professional basketball coach. He is currently the head coach of Úrvalsdeild karla (men's premier league) club KR.

Ingi Þór Steinþórsson
KR
PositionHead coach
LeagueÚrvalsdeild karla
Personal information
Born (1972-05-09) 9 May 1972
Iceland
NationalityIcelandic
Coaching career1998–present
Career history
As coach:
1998-1999KR (Men's, assistant)
1999–2004KR (Men's)
2008-2009KR (Men's, assistant)
2009–2018Snæfell (Men's)
2009–2018Snæfell (Women's)
2018-presentKR (Men's)
Career highlights and awards
As coach:

As assistant coach:

As head coach, Ingi Þór has won the Icelandic men's national championship twice and the women's national championship three times. He was named Úrvalsdeild karla Coach of the Year in 2010,[1] when he won the Úrvalsdeild karla title with the Snæfell[2] while also being named Úrvalsdeild kvenna Coach of the Year three times, in 2014-2016, when he led Snæfell women's team to a three-peat.[3]

Ingi Þór served as an assistant coach at KR from 1998-1999 and 2008-2009, helping the club win the national championship in 2009.[4][5]

On 12 June 2018 he was introduced as the next head coach of the reigning men's national champions, KR, replacing Finnur Freyr Stefánsson.[6][7] On 4 May 2019, he won his third Úrvalsdeild karla championship when KR beat ÍR 3-2 in the finals.[8]

Awards, titles and accomplishments

Awards

Men's titles

1 As assistant coach

Women's titles

References

  1. Express League: Season 2009-2010 Awards
  2. Óskar Ófeigur Jónsson (9 May 2014). "Ingi Þór valinn besti þjálfarinn á afmælisdaginn sinn". Vísir.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 30 November 2017.
  3. "Ingi Þór að taka við KR?". Morgunblaðið (in Icelandic). 12 June 2018. Retrieved 12 June 2018.
  4. "Ingi Þór aðstoðarþjálfari meistaraflokks karla". kr.is (in Icelandic). 26 August 2008. Retrieved 12 June 2018.
  5. Óskar Ófeigur Jónsson (1 May 2009). "Ingi Þór búinn að semja við Snæfell - þjálfar bæði liðin". Vísir.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 12 June 2018.
  6. Óskar Ófeigur Jónsson (12 June 2018). "Ingi Þór orðinn þjálfari KR-inga á ný: Fjögurra ára samningur". Vísir.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 12 June 2018.
  7. Valur Páll Eiríksson (12 June 2018). "Einu sinni KR-ingur, alltaf KR-ingur". RÚV (in Icelandic). Retrieved 12 June 2018.
  8. Kristján Jónsson (4 May 2019). "Nítján ár á milli hjá Inga". Morgunblaðið (in Icelandic). Retrieved 5 May 2019.
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