Derrick Pumaren

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Frederick S. Pumaren, better known as Derick Pumaren, is a Filipino basketball coach.

Career[edit]

Derrick Pumaren was a member of the UE Red Warrior 1978 and 1979 Championship Teams, PBA Consultant, and a National Team Coach. He also was former team consultant for the UE Red Warriors in the UAAP during the coaching tenure of his younger brother Dindo Pumaren from UAAP Season 68 through Season 71.[1]

Pumaren became the head coach for the De La Salle Green Archers in the UAAP from the late 80s to the early 90s, piloting the team to its first UAAP championship in 1989 and repeating in 1990. He also called the shots for the 1991 La Salle team in a controversial UAAP championship game win over FEU in 1991.

Pumaren was also a successful head coach in the Philippine Amateur Basketball League, later shortened to Philippine Basketball League, with the Magnolia franchise and Triple-V Restaurant.

He served as an assistant coach under head coach Norman Black from 1987-1990 with the San Miguel Beermen, which won the Grand Slam in 1989. He left to become the head coach of Pepsi and went on to coach Sunkist, Sta. Lucia Realtors, Purefoods Carne Norte Beefies, FedEx Express, and Talk 'N Text Tropang Texters in the Philippine Basketball Association. Currently, he acts as a team consultant for the UE Red Warriors in the UAAP. In 2008 he was replaced by Chot Reyes as the coach for Talk 'N Text.[2]

The Pumaren Family[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.enotes.com/topic/UE_Red_Warriors
  2. ^ Cordova, Calvin (27 October 2008). "We're stronger". Inquirer. Retrieved 30 August 2010. 
Preceded by
first
Magnolia/Lagerlite head coach
1983-1991
Succeeded by
Franz Pumaren
Preceded by
Joaqui Trillo (NCAA)
La Salle Green Archers head coach
1986-1991
Succeeded by
Gabby Velasco
Preceded by
Nat Canson (first stint)
Magnolia Cheese head coach
1986
Succeeded by
Norman Black
Preceded by
Dante Silverio
Norman Black
Joel Banal
Talk 'N Text/Mobiline/Pepsi head coach
1993-1994; 1997; 2006-2008
Succeeded by
Yeng Guiao
Tommy Manotoc
Chot Reyes
Preceded by
Yeng Guiao
Sunkist/Swift/Pop Cola head coach
1995-1996
Succeeded by
Turo Valenzona
Preceded by
Chot Reyes
Sta. Lucia Realtors head coach
1998
Succeeded by
Adonis Tierra
Preceded by
Chito Narvasa
Purefoods TJ Hotdogs head coach
1999-2000
Succeeded by
Eric Altamirano
Preceded by
Alfrancis Chua
Tanduay Rhum Masters head coach
2001
Succeeded by
Final
Preceded by
first
FedEx Express head coach
2002-2003
Succeeded by
Bonnie Garcia
Preceded by
Boysie Zamar
UE Red Warriors head coach
2014-present
Succeeded by
incumbent