SIGNING | WBBL Head Coach
We are delighted to announce the appointment of Miguel Ángel Ortega Marco as our WBBL Head Coach for season 2022-23.
Miguel joins Lady Rocks Basketball with a wealth of coaching experience across Europe, with successful spells on the continent by securing 3 Spanish League, 4 Spanish Cup and 3 Spanish Super Cup titles, in addition to 1 Galicia ACB Cup and a European Gold Medal with Spain U20's.
Barry Lang, Head of Performance, said: “Miguel has proved himself to be one of the most exciting and successful coaches in Europe, renowned for his team’s attractive, attacking basketball and commitment to youth."
Lisa Palombo, Head of Operations, said: “Through our conversations with Miguel, we were seriously impressed with his long-term vision to take us to a level we want to be competing. He also exuded a drive and determination to achieve, which we feel aligns perfectly with our club ethos.”
Miguel Ángel Ortega Marco said: “I am very excited and motivated with this project. I know Scottish basketball and I believe that there is a determination to grow the game and develop. The club, players and coaches have great ambition and being able to contribute and be part of the Lady Rocks family makes me feel very proud. I look forward to the season ahead and will give my best.”