Rob Wainwright (basketball)

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Rob Wainwright
Mahindra Floodbuster
Position Assistant coach
League PBA
Personal information
Born (1973-12-27) December 27, 1973 (age 43)
Vallejo, California
Nationality Filipino / American
Listed height 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight 200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
College Solano CC
PBA draft 2000 / Direct hire
Selected by the Sta. Lucia Realtors
Playing career 1998–2011
Career history
As player:
1998–1999 Cebu Gems
2000–2001 Sta. Lucia Realtors
2001–2002 Shell Turbo Chargers
2003–2006 Coca-Cola Tigers
2006–2009 Rain or Shine Elasto Painters
2009–2010 Philippine Patriots
2010–2011 Barako Bull Energy Boosters
As coach:
2012–2014 Saigon Heat (assistant)
2014–present Kia Sorento / Kia Carnival / Mahindra Enforcer (assistant)
Career highlights and awards

As a player:

Robert Wainwright (born December 27, 1973 in Vallejo, California, United States) is a retired Filipino-American professional basketball player and the current assistant coach of Mahindra Enforcers in the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA).

Playing career[edit]

Wainwright was directly hired by Sta. Lucia Realtors in 2000 from the Cebu Gems where he was a star in the Metropolitan Basketball Association.

He played with the Realtors in 2000 before playing for the Shell Turbo Chargers from 2001-2002. In 2003, he was acquired by the Coca-Cola Tigers. After 4 years, Wainwright played for the Rain or Shine Elasto Painters from 2006 to 2009. He was instrumental in transforming Rain or Shine into title contenders.

In 2009, he helped the Philippine Patriots win the inaugural ASEAN Basketball League crown.

Coaching career[edit]

Wainwright was signed by ABL club Saigon Heat 2012 as an assistant coach for the team.

On June 2014, Wainwright was signed by then-expansion team Kia Sorento as an assistant coach to head coach Manny Pacquiao.[1][2]


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