Javi Juárez will not continue at the helm of the Urbas Fuenlabrada bench and will be replaced by Josep María Raventós, who until now is his second. The new 59-year-old coach has been at the club for six seasons and will be accompanied by Salva Guardia and Sergio Lorenzo Jiménez as assistants.
Juárez arrived in mid-October to replace Paco García and, after a hopeful start in which he won the first three games, he has not been able to remove the team from the difficult zone of the classification. Of the 21 meetings he has led, he has won seven. The defeat last Wednesday against UCAM Murcia (70-82) has caused their departure.
The coach wanted to say goodbye to the Fuenlabrada club with the following words: “I am very grateful and proud to have been part of a club with the history that Basketball Fuenlabrada has. I would have liked to finish the job I came to do. I’m going with the very clear conscience because I hope and wish that the team finishes at least in the position that is now in the classification “. Juárez regretted not having seen the full pavilion. “The greatest regret I have is not having been able to enjoy the Fernando Martín audience, which would have helped us to achieve another victory. Many thanks to all the people of the club, board of directors, employees, colleagues and to each and every one of the team’s players. “.
Raventós will be the fifteenth coach who has been on the Fuenla bench since 2014. Some of them went through two different stages, such as Chus Mateo, Jota Cuspinera and Nestor García. In those 12 seasons, with the current one, the club has undergone 17 managerial changes.
All Fuenlabrada coaches in the last 12 years: 2009-10 Luis Guil, Chus Mateo and Salva Maldonado; 2010-11 Salva Maldonado; 2011-12 Porfirio Fisac; 2012-13 Porfirio Fisac ??and Trifón Poch; 2013-14 Chus Mateo and Luis Casimiro; 2014-15 Luis Casimiro, Hugo López and Jesús Sala; 2015-16 Zan Tabak and Jota Cuspinera; 2016-17 Jota Cuspinera; 2017-18 Néstor García; 2018-19 Agustí Julbe, Néstor García and Jota Cuspinera; 2019-20 Jota Cuspinera and Paco García; 2020-21 Paco García, Javi Juárez and Josep María Raventós.
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