The fascinating journey of CSKA Moscow head coach Dimitris Itoudis from a farming family in central Greece through war-torn Yugoslavia to the heights of the coaching profession is the subject of the first podcast of the season on The Crossover with Joe Arlauckas.
5:00 Family origins in Trikala
16:00 From Greece to Croatia at 17
22:25 First coaching mentors
31:00 Meeting Zeljko Obradovic
46:30 The importance of assistant coaches
51:00 Panathinaikos years
1:02:30 Return to head coaching at Banvit
1:06:50 2016 title with CSKA
1:20:55 “Clear the mechanism”
1:29:00 2019 title with CSKA
1:36:25 Lessons in coaching
1:51:01 The Crossover Test
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