Pedro Martínez (basketball)

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Pedro Martínez
Pedro Martínez - Saski Baskonia 20171215.jpg
Martínez, in 2017
Position Head coach
League Liga ACB
Personal information
Born (1961-06-29) June 29, 1961 (age 57)
Barcelona, Spain
Nationality Spanish
Coaching career 1986–present
Career history
As coach:
1989–1990 Ram Joventut (assistant)
1990 Joventut Badalona
1990–1994 TDK Manresa
1994–1995 7up Joventut
1995–1996 Salamanca
1997–1998 Granada
1999–2000 Menorca
2001 Ourense
2001–2002 Tenerife
2002–2005 Gran Canaria
2005 Baskonia
2006–2007 Estudiantes
2007–2008 Girona
2008–2009 Sevilla
2009–2014 Gran Canaria
2014–2015 Manresa
2015–2017 Valencia
2017–present Baskonia
Career highlights and awards

As head coach:

Pedro Martínez Sánchez (born 29 June 1961 in Barcelona) is a Spanish professional basketball coach who currently coaches for Baskonia.

Coaching career[edit]

Martínez has coached Gran Canaria, Cajasol, Girona, Manresa, and Joventut.[1] He was appointed to the Sevilla head coach position in November 2008.[2]

He was voted the Spanish Basketball Coaches Association AEEB Spanish Coach of the Year in 1994. He was also named the European-wide 2nd-tier level EuroCup's Coach of the Year in 2017.[3] Also in that year, Martínez managed Valencia Basket to win their first Liga ACB. However, he did not continue in the team.

On October 27, 2017, Martínez signed as head coach of Baskonia to replace Pablo Prigioni,[4] twelve years after his previous experience in the Basque club.

Coaching record[edit]

G Games coached W Games won L Games lost W–L % Win-loss %

Note: The EuroLeague is not the only competition in which the team played during the season. He also coached in domestic competition, and regional competition if applicable.


Team Year G W L W–L% Result
Baskonia 2005–06 4 3 1 .750 Fired
2017–18 30 17 13 .567 Eliminated in the quarterfinals
Career 34 20 14 .588

Awards and honors[edit]

Joventut Badalona


External links[edit]