Pedro Martínez (basketball)

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Pedro Martínez Sánchez
Valencia Basket
Position Head coach
League Liga ACB
Personal information
Born (1961-06-29) June 29, 1961 (age 55)
Barcelona, Spain
Nationality Spanish
Coaching career 1986–present
Career history
As coach:
1989–1990 Joventut Badalona (assistant)
1990 Joventut Badalona
1990–1994 Manresa
1994–1995 Joventut Badalona
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–present Valencia
Career highlights and awards
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Martínez and the second or maternal family name is Sánchez.

Pedro Martínez Sánchez (born 29 June 1961 in Barcelona) is a Spanish professional basketball coach. He is currently coaching Valencia Basket.

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 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]

Awards and honors[edit]

Joventut Badalona


  1. ^ The Head Coach: Pedro Martínez, March 20, 2008.
  2. ^ Pedro Martínez, nuevo entrenador del Cajasol, El Mundo, November 23, 2008.
  3. ^ 2016-17 7DAYS EuroCup Coach of the Year: Pedro Martinez, Valencia Basket.

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