NCAA: JRU hires former La Salle mentor Gonzalez as new coach

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Posted at Apr 20 2019 12:10 PM | Updated as of Apr 20 2019 11:20 PM

Former De La Salle coach Louie Gonzalez. Josh Albelda, ABS-CBN Sports

Jose Rizal University announced the appointment of former De La Salle University mentor Louie Gonzalez as the new Heavy Bombers head coach.

Gonzalez will succeed PBA legend Vergel Meneses who is running for public office. 

He will be assisted by Eddie Laure, Eric Dela Cuesta, Nixon Ramos and Vic Lazaro, head coach of the Light Bombers. Coach Glen Capacio will be an active consultant.

Gonzalez coached La Salle for one UAAP season before being replaced by former NBA G-League coach Jermaine Byrd.

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