Arkas Spor Izmir

Arkas Spor Izmir

Arkas Spor Izmir is a professional volleyball team based in Izmir, Turkey. It plays in the Turkish volleyball league and in the CEV Champions League.

The Körfez Sports Club began competing in the 2nd volleyball league in the 1999-00 Season. In 2001 it became the Saint Joseph Sports Club and in 2003 it was renamed Arkas Saint Joseph.

The club's name was changed to Arkas Sports Club at the Board of Directors meeting in May 2005. The club's primary sports branch is volleyball, but it is also active in sailing and bridge.

Arkas Sports Club is a young club that aims to increase the number of sports branches in which it participates every year.


To make a contribution to the development of Turkish sports and to help raise up the next generation of healthy sports enthusiasts, people that will be good examples for society. Operating with this goal in mind, our club's goal is to build a strong base of players by discovering young talent in Izmir and in Turkey, train players so that they can play for Turkish National Teams at the highest level and to revive the love of volleyball, which has begun to decline.


To build a base of sportsmen and women that have adopted Arkas's philosophy and that can achieve victories in Turkish Leagues and in Europe and ultimately become champions. To contribute to the success of the Turkish National Teams.


*President: Lucien Arkas
*Vice President: Bernard Arkas
*Member of the board : Cenk Değer
*Member of the board - Sports Coordinator: Yaşar Ergün
*Member of the board - Press Secretary: Uğur Özden
*Member of the board - International Relations Supervisor: Bahadır Osman
*Member of the board: Atıf İnönü
*Member : Celal Özlü

*Date founded: May, 2001
*Colors: Blue, Navy, White
*Address: Kazım Dirik Caddesi No:3/7 Kat:3 Daire:403 Yenihan, Pasaport 35210 Izmir, Turkey
*Tel: (90 232) 446 37 27- 446 37 28
*Fax: (90 232) 446 00 08

eason 2007-08 squad

"As of October 2007" [ [ Team squad] ]

"Coach" : flagicon|Spain Fernando Munoz Benitez


*2006-07 Turkish Volleyball League - Champion
*2005-06 Turkish Volleyball League - Champion
*2004-05 Turkish Volleyball League - 3rd
*2003-04 Turkish Volleyball League - 8th
*2002-03 Turkish Volleyball League - 7th
*2001-02 Turkish Volleyball League - 4th

ee also

*Turkey men's national volleyball team


External links

* [ Official Website]
* [ Coaching Stuff]
* [ Player Profiles]

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