Toni Muedra Vanacloig (Valencia, 9-27-1976) began his passion for basketball at the age of 16, combining study and the benches in base categories, until his arrival in 2002 at Valencia Basket, a club where he remained until 2014.
A long career in the taronja club in which he went from coach at his School, prior to his professional stage, to later combining his work in the training categories, even with the Club’s communication department, given his status as a journalist.
A training job in the base teams, until advising the Endesa League team, in November 2008 he was appointed sports director of the entity and thus began a prosperous journey. In this stage, Muedra reached two Eurocup titles (2010 and 2014), in the Copa del Rey he achieved a final -runner-up in 2017- and three semifinals, while in the Endesa League he always had the team in the quarterfinals and semifinals.
In the 2015-16 and 2016-17 seasons, he joined Bayern Munich of the BBL as director of scouting, two campaigns in which the Bavarian team reached the semifinals of the League, achieved two German Cup runner-up finishes, in addition to play Euroleague and reach the quarterfinals of the Eurocup in both participations.
The new sports director of Basket Zaragoza studied journalism (CEU San Pablo University) and Psychology, both in Valencia.
Toni Muerda will be presented next Tuesday, February 15, in the press room of the Príncipe Felipe pavilion.