Aivar Kuusmaa

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Aivar Kuusmaa
Free agent
Position Head coach
Personal information
Born (1967-06-12) 12 June 1967 (age 54)
Tallinn, Estonia
NationalityEstonian
Listed height6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Listed weight209 lb (95 kg)
Career information
Playing career1983–2005
Position Shooting guard
Coaching career2005–present
Career history
As player:
1983–1984 TSIK
1985–1986Standard
1986–1987 Rīgas ASK
1988–1989 Kalev
1989–1990 Youngstown Pride
1990–1993Kalev
1993–1996 Panathinaikos
1996–1998 Baltika
1998–1999 Tallinn
1999–2000Kalev
2000–2001 Liege Basket
2001–2004 TTÜ-A. Le Coq
2004–2005 Kalev/Cramo
As coach:
2005–2006 Kalev/Cramo
2006–2007Kalev/Cramo (assistant)
2007–2008Estonia U-20
2007–2010 TTÜ KK
2010–2012Kalev/Cramo
2014–2018 AVIS Utilitas Rapla
2018–2019Estonia U-20
2020–present Audentes/Noortekoondis
Career highlights and awards
As player:

As head coach:


Aivar Kuusmaa (born 12 June 1967) is an Estonian basketball coach and former professional basketball player who played mostly at the shooting guard position.

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He won the USSR Premier Basketball League in 1991 as a member of the Tallinn Kalev basketball team. Kuusmaa mostly played in Estonia, but he also spent three seasons in Greece, with Panathinaikos and one season in Belgium, with Liege Basket. Also, during the service in the Soviet Army, Kuusmaa was stationed in Latvian SSR and played in the local army sports club Rīgas ASK. After retiring in 2005 he has been coaching BC Kalev/Cramo (2005–2007 & 2010–2012), TTÜ KK (2007–2010) and AVIS Utilitas Rapla (2014–2018). Kuusmaa has also greek citizenship under the surname Magoulas.

Achievements

As a player

As a coach

Season by season results as head coach

Abbreviations:
QF; quarter-finals.
T16; top sixteen.
R1; first round.
DNP; did not participate.

LeagueClubSeasonDomestic Competitions Baltic Basketball League VTB United League European Competitions
ChampionshipCupCompetitionPositionCompetitionPosition
Korvpalli Meistriliiga Kalev/Cramo 2005–06 1st 1st Baltic League 9th DNP3 EuroCup GS
TTÜ 2007–08 10th R1 DNPDNPDNP
2008–09 3rd 2nd Challenge Cup QF DNPDNP
2009–10 4th 3rd Challenge Cup 4th DNPDNP
Kalev/Cramo 2010–11 1st 3rd Baltic League 9th GS DNP
2011–12 1st 2nd Baltic League QF GS DNP
AVIS Utilitas Rapla 2014–15 3rd QF Baltic League T16 DNPDNP
2015–16 3rd T16 Baltic League T16 DNPDNP
2016–17 2nd QF Baltic League T16 DNPDNP
2017–18 3rd No competition Baltic League QF DNPDNP
LEBL 2018–19 (resigned) No competitionDNPDNP

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