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Juan Antonio Orenga

This name uses Spanish naming customs; the first or paternal family name is Orenga and the second or maternal family name is Forcada.
Head coach
Personal information
Born (1966-07-29) July 29, 1966 (age 47)
Castelló de la Plana, Spain
Nationality Spanish
Listed height 6 ft 9.5 in (2.07 m)
Listed weight 250 lb (113 kg)
Career information
Pro playing career 1983–2002
Position Center
Coaching career 2005–present
Career history
As player:
1983–1984 Real Madrid
1984–1985 CB Collado Villalba
1985–1988 Cajamadrid
1988–1996 CB Estudiantes
1996–1998 Real Madrid
1998–2000 Unicaja
2000–2002 Cáceres CB
As coach:
2005–2006 CB Estudiantes
2009–2010 Spain U19
2010–2012 Spain U20
2012 Spain U18
2012– Spain
Career highlights and awards

As player:

Spanish Cup MVP (1991)

Juan Antonio Orenga Forcada (born July 29, 1966) is a retired Spanish professional basketball player, and a current professional basketball coach. He is the head coach of the Spanish national basketball team.

Playing career

Club career

Orenga won the Spanish League championship in 1984. He was named the MVP of the Spanish Cup in 1991, and won the Spanish Cup title in 1992. He also won the Saporta Cup championship in 1984 and 1997.

Spanish national team

As a player, Orenga played 128 times for the Spanish national basketball team. He played at the 1992 Summer Olympic Games, the 1994 FIBA World Championship, and the 1998 FIBA World Championship.

In November 2012, after the resigning of Sergio Scariolo, Orenga was named new head coach of the Spain national basketball team.[1]

Awards and accomplishments

As player

With Estudiantes

With Real Madrid

With Spain national Basketball team

As coach


External links

  • Spanish League Profile (Spanish)

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