Born in 1979 June 7 in Ortaköy, he is graduated from the “Sports Management” and "Physical Education Teaching Departments from the Physical Education and Sports High School of the Near East University with “High Honours” degree. He completed his Masters on “Education Management and Controling”. He completed his PhD on Physical Education and Sports. He has been working at the Near East University’s Physical Education Department as a lecturer since 2006, and since January 2015 he has been assigned as a Head of the Coaching Education Department. Having articles published locally and internationally, at the same time, Deniz Erdağ is the member of the “European College of Sports Sciences” (ECSS) and International Federation of Sports Medicine” (FIMS), which’s filed of activity, are health & Sports sciences. Deniz Erdağ also acts as infrastructure coach for basketball and diving trainer. He is married and has two kids. Speaks English. Deniz Erdağ has a EQF level 4 Personal Trainer and Corrective Specialist Certifications. He's been serving as a personal trainer for 17 years.