Ricardo González Dávila

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Ricardo González Dávila
Keflavík
PositionCoach
Personal information
Born (1972-05-26) May 26, 1972 (age 47)
Madrid, Spain
NationalitySpanish
Career history
As player:
1990–1991Fuenlabrada
As coach:
2010–2012CB Ciudad de Burgos
2013–2015Chile (women's)
2016La Salle-Olympic
2016North Korea (men's)
2016North Korea (women's)
2017Tromsø Storm
2017–2018Skallagrímur

Ricardo González Dávila (born May 26, 1972) is a Spanish basketball coach who last coached Skallagrímur of the Úrvalsdeild kvenna. He coached North Korea's men's and women's national basketball teams from September to December 2016.[1][2][3] He coached the Chilean women's national basketball team from 2013 to 2015.[4]

Coaching career[edit]

In 2016, Dávila was hired as the head coach of La Salle-Olympic.[4]

On June 3, 2017, Dávila was hired as the head coach of Skallagrímur of the Úrvalsdeild kvenna.[5] On January 14, Skallagrímur fired Dávila as its head coach. Skallagrímur had lost in the Icelandic Basketball Cup semi-finals two days before and a rift between Dávila and star player Carmen Tyson-Thomas became public after the game.[6][7]

On January 27, Dávila was hired as a coach to Keflavík's junior basketball teams.[8]

Personal life[edit]

Dávila is married to Lidia Mirchandani, a former professional basketball player and former member of the Spanish women's national basketball team.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Manuel de la Torre Sanz (5 January 2017). "Corea del Norte será potencia en casi todos los deportes". Diario AS (in Spanish). Retrieved 14 January 2018.
  2. ^ "Un día me fui a entrenar a Corea del Norte". Marca (in Spanish). 19 December 2016. Retrieved 14 January 2018.
  3. ^ Emilio V. Escudero (9 November 2016). "Un seleccionador español para Corea del Norte". ABC (in Spanish). Retrieved 14 January 2018.
  4. ^ a b c Gabriel Caero Rodríguez (6 March 2016). "González llega para triunfar en La Salle". Los Tiempos (in Spanish). Retrieved 14 January 2018.
  5. ^ Ingvi Þór Sæmundsson (3 June 2017). "Fyrrverandi landsliðsþjálfari Norður-Kóreu tekur við Skallagrími". Vísir.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 29 December 2017.
  6. ^ Ástrós Ýr Eggertsdóttir (14 January 2018). "Ricardo rekinn frá Skallagrím". Vísir.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 14 January 2018.
  7. ^ Sindri Sverrisson (23 January 2018). "Mikið búið að reyna á alla hjá félaginu". Morgunblaðið (in Icelandic). Retrieved 23 January 2018.
  8. ^ "Richi til Keflavíkur". karfan.is (in Icelandic). 27 January 2018. Retrieved 27 January 2018.