Turo Valenzona

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Arturo F. Valenzona (born November 5, 1942), also known as Turo Valenzona, is a former Filipino basketball player and head coach.

Career[edit]

Valenzona played college ball for the Far Eastern University, before eventually playing in the Manila Industrial and Commercial Athletic Association, and later, the Philippine Basketball Association with U/Tex. He was also a member of the national basketball team of the Philippines. After his playing years, Valenzona coached Tanduay, Ginebra, Alaska, and Pop Cola in the PBA. He was the first president of the Basketball Coaches Association of the Philippines. Valenzona coached Tanduay to three PBA championships from 1986 to 1987, and led the collegiate team San Sebastian College to five consecutive men's basketball championships in the 1990s.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "San Sebastian: One More Go". Philippine Basketball. Retrieved 15 January 2013. 
Preceded by
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FEU Tamaraws head coach
1972-1991
Succeeded by
Alfredo Amador
Preceded by
Pilo Pumaren
Gilbey's Gins head coach
1982-1984
Succeeded by
Robert Jaworski
Preceded by
Tito Eduque
Tanduay Rhum head coach
1985-1987
Succeeded by
Ely Capacio
Preceded by
Nat Canson
Hills Bros. Coffee head coach
1987-1988
Succeeded by
Bogs Adornado
Preceded by
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Crispa 400 (PBL) head coach
1989
Succeeded by
Atoy Co
Preceded by
Francis Rodriguez
San Sebastian Stags men's basketball head coach
1992-1996
Succeeded by
Bai Cristobal
Preceded by
Derrick Pumaren
Pop Cola 800's head coach
1997
Succeeded by
Norman Black
Preceded by
Bai Cristobal
San Sebastian Stags men's basketball head coach
2000-2005
Succeeded by
Raymond Valenzona
Preceded by
Ato Agustin
San Sebastian Stags men's basketball head coach
2011
Succeeded by
Topex Robinson