Jan 30, 2024

Cagatay Inalli

  • Swimming Coach
  • Czechia
Full time Associate Head Coach Senior Coach Age Group Coach Assistant Coach

Personal Summary

I hold an MSc in sports psychology and am pursuing a PhD in sports genomics, further enriching my coaching capabilities. With twelve years of comprehensive experience as a swim coach, physical education teacher, and underwater sports coach, coupled with a decade-long tenure as an elite swimming athlete, I bring a multifaceted approach to athlete development and team leadership. My extensive background includes national and international achievements as an athlete and a coach, underpinned by scientific approaches and strong communication skills with athletes and parents. I excel in providing leadership to colleagues and fostering teamwork across various departments within sports clubs. Additionally, my expertise extends to leveraging Google Education Tools as a Google Licensed Educator and utilizing advanced video analysis techniques to optimize swimmer performance.

Work Experience

Head Coach
Oct 2017 - Mar 2020 Göztepe Sports Club
  • Orchestrated all facets of the swim team’s operations, encompassing recruitment, budgeting, parent communication, and athlete coaching,
  • Developed comprehensive long and short-term training and competition plans for diverse competitive levels,
  • Supervised a team of staff members to ensure cohesive performance,
  • Garnered notable National and International achievements within the 13-14-year-old categories.
Swim coach/PE teacher
Nov 2017 - Mar 2020 Turkish-German Culture and Education Association School
  • Delivered coaching in swimming and various other sports disciplines,
  • Led multiple classes and activities, emphasizing skill development and sportsmanship,
  • Instructed students in sports fundamentals and fitness regimens,
  • Contributing to National and Local achievements.
Water Sports Coordinator
Sep 2011 - Sep 2014 Bostanlispor
  • Orchestrated the organization of a successful swimming academy,
  • Coached underwater rugby players and fin swimmers, fostering skill development and team camaraderie,
  • Achieved notable National recognition for coaching excellence
Associate Head Coach
Oct 2023 - Present Rota Koleji Sports Club
  • Long and short-term planning/scheduling for training and competition for age-group competitive swimmers,
  • Led the development and organization of athletic performance across all teams,
  • Provided mental coaching and conducted comprehensive video analysis for swimmers,
  • Planned and executed swimming courses with precision.


PhD in Sports Genomics
Oct 2020 - Present Charles University in Prague
MSc in Sports Psychology
Sep 2015 - Sep 2019 Manisa Celal Bayar University
Bachelor in Swimming Coach Education
Sep 2008 - Sep 2012 Ege University
Bachelor in Pedagogic Formation
Oct 2017 - Mar 2018 Ege University


doc. PhDr. Miroslav Petr, Ph.D. – Dean of UK FTVS

Çağdaş COŞAR – Head Coach of Rota Koleji Sports Club

Deniz DURMAZ – Head of the Amateur Sports department at Goztepe Sports Club 

Orçun ATAMAN –Head of PE department at TAKEV

Doc. Dr. Aylin ZEKİOGLU – Lecturer at Manisa Celal Bayar University