22. 05. 2019

TUR M: Domestic head coach to lead Halkbank for the first time since 2012

Source: voleybolunsesi.com, halkbankspor.org.tr; Photo: halkbankspor.org.tr

918 1

The Turkish Men’s Volleyball Championship giants Halkbank decided to change strategy when it comes to head coaches.


Halkbank were coached by foreign experts since 2012. It was a fruitful strategy for most of the times, but the elimination in the playoff semifinals to Fenerbahçe last season made the officials of the Ankara team turn over a new leaf, starting from the 2019/20.

Halkbank appointed domestic expert Taner Atik, until now an assistant coach, as a head coach. He has been working with the club for 10 straight years during which Halkbank won four Turkish Championships, three national Cups, four Super Cups and one CEV Cup. Atik will replace Italian Alberto Giuliani.

Earlier, Halkbank announced parting ways with both setters, Arslan Ekşi and Italian Michele Baranowicz (went to Tonno Callipo Calabria Vibo Valentia) and middle blocker Kemal Kayhan. The Serbian opposite hitter Dražen Luburić is heading towards the exit door.


See our sections - Transfers - Done Deals and Transfers - Rumors.


Since you are here…

…we have a small favor to ask. WorldofVolley is one of the most popular volleyball websites in the world that provides many volleyball news daily. We are covering many worldwide competitions, trying to inform all of our fans by publishing the breaking news.

Since we want to keep our future much secure, consider this donate button as a way to support our work and to help us grow.


Choose Amount
Do you find this article useful?
+1   Yes     No   0-

1 Comments about "TUR M: Domestic head coach to lead Halkbank for the first time since 2012"

23.05.2019 | 10:12 |   Soner [unregistered]

No more money in Halkbank?

+1            0-
23.05.2019 | 13:29 |   xx [unregistered]

Re: @Soner
deniz bitti moruk

+1            0-

Post a comment


Latest comments

FRA M: Ngapeth and Boyer got into fight at the end of 2019 EuroVolley?!

How is anyone NOT suprised by this.
Leopards don't change their spots Reply

NED W: These two coaches are candidates to replace Morrison!

as a turkish fan i hope they d never prefer akbas, the former turkish nt coach and assistant coach in vakif,he knows guidetti s system and turkish players well.considering netherlands is the most serious opponent in olympic qualification for us he might be dangerous. all other coaches ok. Reply