The Palencia coach takes the reins of our first team.
The coach, Evaristo Pérez, and Club Baloncesto Leganés have reached an agreement whereby the Spanish coach will direct Innova-tsn Leganés for the remainder of the season.
The Palencia coach, with a great career in Spanish women’s basketball, began in women’s basketball in the ranks of the CB Ciudad de Burgos Arranz Jopisa where he developed the duties of second and first coach, respectively, being a finalist in the Copa de la Reina in
2.007 with the Burgos set.
After the good work in the CB Ciudad de Burgos, he became the absolute female national coach of our country with whom he achieved European silver in Italy (2007) and bronze, also European, in Latvia two years later. In between, the 2008 Beijing Olympics where he directed an absolute team full of historical players of our basketball such as Amaya Valdemoro, Elisa Aguilar, Laia Palau, Anna Montañana or the debutant, at that time, Alba Torrens.
At the end of his stage as a coach in 2009, he directed numerous national training teams, to go on to direct men’s teams in LEB Plata and Liga EBA.