Pepu Hernández

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Pepu Hernández
Pepu Malaga 2007.jpg
Hernández, in 2007
Personal information
Born (1958-02-11) February 11, 1958 (age 61)
Madrid, Spain
PositionHead coach
Coaching career1994–2012
Career history
As coach:
1990–1994Estudiantes (assistant)
2006–2008Spain national team
Career highlights and awards

José Vicente "Pepu" Hernández Fernández (born 11 February 1958) is a professional basketball coach. Between 2006 and June 2008, he was the head coach of the Spanish national basketball team, with whom he won the gold medal at the 2006 FIBA World Championship,[1] and the silver medal at the EuroBasket 2007.


Spanish National Team[edit]

CB Estudiantes[edit]

Political career[edit]

On 30 January 2019, it was announced that Hernández would run in the Spanish Socialist Worker's Party's primary election to select the party challenger to become Mayor of Madrid (vis-à-vis the 2019 Madrid City Council election), facing Manuel de la Rocha and Chema Dávila as rivals.[2][3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Game Report, Spain vs Greece, 64-47
  2. ^ "Sánchez elige a Pepu Hernández como candidato del PSOE al Ayuntamiento de Madrid" (in Spanish). El País. 29 January 2019.
  3. ^ Montero, Sara (2 February 2019). "Pepu Hernández, Manuel de la Rocha y Chema Dávila: tres hombres y unas primarias". Cuarto Poder.