Coach Collet, Strasbourg sign extension

Mar 31, 2015 by Eurocupbasketball.com Print
Coach Collet, Strasbourg sign extension
Strasbourg and head coach Vincent Collet signed a contract extension that will keep the sides together through the 2015-16 season. Collet is currently in his furth season with Strasbourg. This season Collet led the club to a first-place finish in its Eurocup Regular Season group and to within one win of the Eurocup Eighthfinals. In the French League, Strasbourg sits atop the standings with a 22-4 record. Strasbourg is Collet’s third professional club; he previously coached Le Mans Sarthe Basket and ASVEL Lyon Villeurbanne in his native France. He coached each of the clubs in at least one season in the Euroleague and has totaled seven Eurocup campaigns. Collet has won the French league title twice and the French Cup twice. Collet has also achieved great success as head coach of the French national team, which he guided to EuroBasket gold in 2013 and a bronze medal at the FIBA Basketball World Cup in 2014. Collet spent most of his playing career with Le Mans, ASVEL and Le Havre.