HLA Alicante and Gonzalo García de Vitoria (Bilbao, 1971) have reached an agreement for the Bilbao coach to assume the reins of the Alicante team next season.

Gonzalo García de Vitoria arrives from the Ourense Basketball Club, a club to which he has belonged for the last 8 seasons. With the Galicians he achieved promotion to the Endesa League in 2014, although it did not materialize, and in the 2018-19 season he played the Final Four for Promotion to the Endesa League.

Before arriving in Ourense, he spent 5 seasons in the ranks of the Melilla Basketball Club and as head coach of the autonomous city team he spent 4 seasons, from 2008 to 2013. During that period of time he achieved two runners-up in the Princess Cup and two finals. promotion to ACB.

He has also been part of the coaching staff of the Spanish team in training categories

From the Lucentum Foundation we want to welcome you to the club and wish you the best of luck in this new stage that we started together

Upon arrival at the club, Gonzalo García de Vitoria commented:

“Very happy and proud to be part of HLA Alicante, a club with a very clear growth trajectory, a project club and a club for the future. I am, above all, very grateful that the club has decided that I am the person in charge of helping to lead this beautiful project. I am very grateful for that. I hope we can enjoy it a lot and hopefully I can return this gratitude in the form of joy to all the fans. I really want to be at Ferrandiz and be able to enjoy what I have suffered so much against with Melilla or Ourense. I am really looking forward to starting work and enjoying such a wonderful city as Alicante. A city of basketball and that breathes basketball “