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Argiris Pedoulakis

  • Position: Head Coach
  • Birth Date: 26/05/1960
  • Birth place: Athens (Greece)
  • Nationality: Greek

Argyris Pedoulakis was born in May 26, 1964. He started playing youth basketball with the youth clubs of Peristeri in 1977. He made his professional debut with Peristeri in 1983. In 1986, he moved to Panathinaikos, and he was one of the best Panathinaikos players of his era. He played for Panathinaikos until 1992. In 1993, he returned to Peristeri, and played for them until his retirement in 1995.

Pedoulakis was a member of the senior men's Greek national basketball team that played at the 1986 FIBA World Championship.

Peristeri has seen glory days with Pedoulakis. The 2000-2001 season took the first place in the regular season. The same season Peristeri participates in Euroleague. In regular season Peristeri took the second place behind Fortitudo Bologna.

The season 2002-2003 was good enough for Peristeri. The team took the fourth place in regular season. Peristeri was eliminated in the semi-finals by Panathinaikos with 2-1 (82-85, 71-69, 78-71) after amazing games. In the games for third and forth position, Peristeri occupied the third position by defeating Olympiacos 3-1. In 2001 and 2003, Pedoulakis was named Greek League Best Coach. In the 2003-2004 season, Peristeri qualified for the F4 Cup in Lamia.

In 2005, he reached the EuroCup Final, while working as the head coach of Makedonikos despite the big financial problems. In October 2005 he took over Panellinios B.C.  Pedoulakis passed from the bench of Rethymno, PAOK and AEK.

In Summer 2010, he returned to Peristeri.  In June 2012, he signed a two-year contract to work as the head coach of Panathinaikos, making him the first head coach of the club in the post-Obradović era. With Panathinaikos, he won the Greek Cup in 2013.

On July 27, 2014, Pedoulakis signed a one-year contract to be the head coach of the Russian VTB United League team UNICS. On 20 April 2016, Pedoulakis signed again with Panathinaikos, for the rest of the season. He resigned as Panathinaikos' head coach in October 2016.  On 11 June 2018, Pedoulakis signed again with Peristeri and he “drives” the team to the Semi Finals of Greek Basket League. 
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