Constantin POPA


Education:

 

University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida

Bachelors of Business Administration (1995)

4-year Big East Varsity Basketball Scholarship Player

 

Coaching Experience – 11 years:

 

2011-2016

University of Indianapolis

Head Coach/Women’s Basketball

Guided UINDY to an 83-66 Overall Record

3 NCAA Tournament Appearances (2011, 2012, and 2013) Quarterfinals of the GLVC Tournament (2011/12, 2012/13, 2014/15, 2015/16)

Semifinal of the GLVC Tournament (2013/14)

First round of NCAA Regional’s (2011/12, 2012/13, 2013/14)

UINDY ranked in the top six nationally in field goal percentage (5th, .473), and free throw percentage (6th, .783) and ninth nationally with 5.2 blocks per contest (2013/14)

UINDY Women’s Basketball Team Ranked Fifth in all of Division II on the WBCA Academic Top 25 Team Honor Roll for the 2013-14 Season (3.657 Team GPA) 2 GLVC All-Academic Team Awards (2011/12–3.35 Team GPA, 2012/13= 3.40 Team GPA) 15 All Academic GLVC Award Winners 1 GLVC Council of Presidents Academic Excellence Award Winner 1 CoSida Academic All Americans 4 All Region Performers 6 All GLVC Performers 2 All GLVC Defensive Team Members

 

Playing Experience:

 

2000-2001

Professional Basketball Player/Assistant Coach: Jerusalem Hapoel Basketball Club, Jerusalem, Israel

Finished 2nd Place in the Israeli National League

Organized practice schedule, scouting opponents and formulating game plans

 

1996-2000

Professional Basketball Player: Macabbi Tel Aviv Elite Basketball Club /Tel Aviv, Israel

Four National Titles

Runner-up for the Eurocup (most prestigious league in Europe)

 

Implemented and supervised Summer Camp Basketball programs at various sites

1995-1996

Professional Basketball Player: Pau Ortez/France

Won the French National Championship

Lead the team in points, rebounds and blocked shots

 

1995

Los Angeles Clippers, California

Fifty-second draft pick/second round

 

1991-1995

College Basketball Player: University of Miami, Florida

Four year Varsity Basketball Scholarship player

One Thousand Point Career Club Members

All-time leading Shot Blocker

Big East most improved player (1992-1993)

Third team All Big East

Chairman of the Boards (1992-1993)

 

1990-1991

Fork Union Military Academy, Virginia

1988-1990

Basketball Player Dinamo Bucharest, Romania

Won the Romanian National Championship (junior level)

Member of the Romanian National/Olympic Team