| June 8, 1966 (age 50)
Edirne, Turkey (1966-06-08) |
Okan Çevik (born 8 June 1966 in Edirne, Turkey) is a Turkish professional basketball coach, who is now coaching Denizli Basket. Çevik studied at Galatasaray High School and graduated from Istanbul University Faculty of Dentistry.
Okan Çevik Wikipedia
Çevik, began his career in Galatasaray Youth Team in 1983.
In 2009, he signed with Galatasaray Women's Basketball Team. He won EuroCup Women this season. Next season, he signed with Galatasaray Café Crown. But after Jersey scandal, he has been banned for three-years from basketball in Turkey.
Çevik is also known for a major scandal in Turkish Professional Basketball. At the beginning of the 2009-2010 season, Cemal Nalga got a five match suspension during 23 September 2009 match against Cibona Zagreb. But, he later played in a friendly match against EnBW Ludwigsburg and Deutsche Bank Skyliners with coaching decision and wore the uniform of his good friend Tufan's number 7. He also been with Tufan Ersöz name in matches list. Nalga later received a two-year suspension in Turkey. Tufan also received a four-month suspension for his actions. And coach Çevik, has been banned for three-years.