By Aris Barkas/ firstname.lastname@example.org
In his 68 years of age, veteran Aito Garcia Reneses, have won one more award. After leading Gran Canaria to its first ever European final with a 21-1 record, the best in Eurocup’s history, Garcia Reneses was named coach of the year.
In the past the Spanish coach had won the Eurocup with only one loss, back in the 2007-08 season as the coach of Juventut Badalona. This award is added to a great career. As the coach of Barcelona, Garcia Reneses has won the Korac Cup twice in 1987 and 1999 and also the Saporta Cup in 1986. He coached the Spanish national team to a silver medal at the 2008 Olympic Games and also led Barcelona to nine Spanish League titles, took the club to six Euroleague Final Fours and four Euroleague finals in 1989, 1990, 1996 and 1997.