Paco Olmos

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Francisco Olmos Hernández
Personal information
Born (1970-07-10) July 10, 1970 (age 44)
Valencia, Spain
Nationality Spanish
Coaching career 2002–present
Career history
As coach:
1997–1999,
2005–2006
CB Calpe
1999–2000 Bàsquet Inca
2000–2001 CB Ciudad de Huelva
2001–2002 CB Villa de Los Barrios
2002–2004,
2011–2012
Valencia BC
2006–2009 Club Melilla Baloncesto
2009–2011 Menorca Bàsquet
2013–present Cangrejeros de Santurce
2013–present Puerto Rico
Career highlights and awards
AEEB Coach of the Year (2003)

Francisco Olmos Hernández (born July 10, 1970), usually known as Paco Olmos, is a Spanish basketball coach, currently coaching in the Puerto Rico BSN club Cangrejeros de Santurce[1] and the Puerto Rico Men's National Team.[2]

Coaching career[edit]

Olmos coached inferior teams of Valencia BC until 1997, when he signed for CB Calpe of the EBA League. In 1999 he made his debut in the second Spanish division LEB League with CB Inca; in the following year he continued in the same dvision, signing for CB Ciudad de Huelva (2000–01) and for CB Los Barrios (2001–2002).

After that, Olmos signed for Pamesa Valencia of ACB League, where he stayed during two years and achieved the best results of the club history: finalist of the 2002–2003 ACB League and 2002–03 ULEB Cup champions.

In June 2005 he became the coach of the Spain national under-20 basketball team.[3] Then he return to the LEB again, first coaching Aguas de Calpe (2005–2006), then Club Melilla Baloncesto (2006–2008) and afterwards, in July 2009, he became head coach of Menorca Basquet,[4] reaching the second position in the regular league and winning the 2010 LEB Playoff, thus promoting the team to the ACB League.[5]

The July 18, 2013 was named national coach of the Puerto Rico senior national basketball team to form the template that will participate in the qualifying tournament "Pre-World" FIBA to be held in Caracas, Venezuela from August 30, 2013.

Titles & awards[edit]

Titles[edit]

  • National competitions:
  • International competitions:

Awards[edit]

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