Artūrs Štālbergs becomes the head coach of BC Nizhny Novgorod
Latvian basketball coach Artūrs Štālbergs has signed contract with VTB League basketball club Nizhny Novgorod for the 2016/2017 season as the head coach of the club.
In the previous two seasons Artūrs Štālbergs was the assistant coach of Ainārs Bagatskis in BC Nizhny Novgorod. After Ainārs Bagatskis and the club decided to part ways after the 2015/2016 season, Artūrs Štālbergs will now take over the coaching of the BC Nizhny Novgorod team, which plays in the VTB League, as well as in the ULEB EuroCup.
During his coaching career Arturs Štālbergs has also coached in such clubs as Liepājas Lauvas (Latvia), Mykolaiv (Ukraine), Valmiera (Latvia), as well as the Latvian National U-20 team (winning silver medals in the European U-20 Championship) and the main Latvian National team.