April 11, 1966 |
|Listed height||5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)|
|Listed weight||155 lb (70 kg)|
|High school||San Beda College|
|College||University of the Philippines|
|Selected by the Shell Oilers|
|2000–2001||Sta. Lucia Realtors|
|2002||Purefoods Tender Juicy Hotdogs|
|2002–2010||Purefoods (PBA) (assistant)|
|2010–present||Meralco Bolts (PBA) (assistant)|
|2012–2013||San Beda Red Lions (NCAA)|
|2014–2015||Hapee Fresh Fighters (PBA D-League)|
|2014–present||Ateneo Blue Eagles (UAAP) (assistant)|
|Career highlights and awards|
Ronald "Ronnie" Magsanoc (born April 11, 1966) is a Filipino coach, basketball analyst, and retired professional basketball player in the PBA. He was known for his moniker The Point Laureate.
Magsanoc played collegiate ball with Benjie Paras, Eric Altamirano, and Joey Guanio for the University of the Philippines basketball squad, then coached by Joe Lipa, where he helped the Fighting Maroons win the UAAP championship in 1986, their first basketball championship in 48 years.
After his long stint with Shell, he also played for Sta. Lucia (after being traded for Gerry Esplana) and lastly, Purefoods.
Post-retirement and coaching career
- On retirement from playing basketball, Magsanoc went into coaching basketball teams. He was the former assistant coach of the Purefoods Tender Juicy Giants and a color commentator for the television coverage of the Philippine Basketball Association. He was the head coach of the San Beda Red Lions in the NCAA season 88 (2012–13). He resigned his coaching job in San Beda after winning a championship in his rookie year. He is now an assistant coach of the Meralco Bolts, a pro Philippine basketball team and also of the Ateneo Blue Eagles, a collegiate varsity team in the Philippines. Concurrently, he is also the head coach of the PBA D-League team, Hapee Fresh Fighters.
- Play-by-play commentator in the Shakey's V-League 12th Season Collegiate Conference and in the Solar Sports coverage of the 2015 PSL Grand Prix Conference.
- Juico, Philip Ella. "Remembering Maroons' 1986 championship". www.philstar.com. Philippine Star. Retrieved 2 January 2015.
- "The "Philippine Dream Team" in the 1990 Asian Games". http://theunknowngazette.blogspot.com. Retrieved 2 January 2015. External link in
- "Greatest players relive PBA glory years". Philippine Headline News. April 6, 2005. Retrieved 2009-11-17.
- Ramos, Gerry. "Even in Hall of Fame, high school pals Magsanoc and Paras still inseparable". www.spin.ph. SPIN.ph. Retrieved 5 January 2015.
- "Hapee Toothpaste names Ronnie Magsanoc coach as it makes PBA D-League debut". www.spin.ph. SPIN.ph. Retrieved 2 January 2015.