He was born in Adana, in 1965. He started basketball in 1982, at Adana Guney Sanayi’s senior team. He concluded his active sports life as an athlete in 1996 after having played 2 seasons at Ankara Hortas Yenisehir, 3 seasons at Gaziantep Beslenspor, 1 season at Izmit Nasasspor, 6 seasons at Fenerbahce and 2 seasons at Besiktas, and started his coaching career the same year. In his basketball career, he has worn the national jersey 187 times and represented our country with great honor. In his coaching career, he served as the Head Coach of Fenerbahce’s Senior Team for 2 seasons, an Assistant Coach for Fenerbahce’s A Team for 4 seasons, an Assistant Coach for ITU’s A Team for 1 season, an Assistant Coach for Besiktas’ A Team for 2 seasons, an Assistant Coach for Beykoz’s A Team for 1 season and the Head Coach of Tuzlaspor’s A Team for 3 seasons. In his basketball career, he has won 1 Senior Men’s Turkish Championship, 1 Senior Men’s National Team Balkan Championship and 1 Senior Men’s European Championship Top Scorer Award at Hortas Yenisehir, 1 Turkish Basketball League Top Scorer Award and 1 Turkish Basketball League Play-Off MVP Award at Beslenspor, and 3 Basketball Turkish Cup Finals, 2 Turkish Basketball League Finals, 2 President’s Cup Championships, 1 Turkish Basketball League Championship, 1 Turkish Basketball League Play-Off MVP Award and 1 All-Star 3-Point Contest Championship at Fenerbahce. He has been working as a Basketball Coach at Ibrahim Kutluay Basketball Academy since 2011.