Monteverde set to take over NU Bullpups, take place of Napa
COME AND GO. Goldwin Monteverde will now be overseeing NU's quest for continued dominance.
Nazareth School of National University will be moving from one multi-titled mentor to another.
Three-time UAAP Juniors champion coach Jeff Napa is set to hand over the reins of the Bullpups to Goldwin Monteverde.
No less than Monteverde himself confirmed the news on Friday.
The new NU coach won several titles with Chiang Kai Shek College. Most recently, Monteverde was the coach of Adamson High School and is currently in San Jose, Antique where he coached the National Capital Region to the gold medal in secondary boys basketball.
Monteverde takes over a program which has won three of the last six UAAP Juniors championships. John Lloyd Clemente will no longer be there, but he will still have promising forward Rhayyan Amsali and two-way stud Winderlich Coyoca to help ease him in.
Sources said that Monteverde will also be bringing along to Jocson St. former Rookie of the Year Carl Tamayo and heady guard Gerry Abadiano.
With his move, Monteverde will be leaving behind an Adamson program which he brought back to life. spin.ph earlier reported that he had already tendered in his resignation there.
The turn of events comes as a surprise following a season where a rivalry seemingly began to brew between the Bullpups and the Baby Falcons.
Meanwhile, Napa – who turned a once cellar-dweller into a perennial contender in the Juniors – will apparently now focus on his head coaching duties for Colegio de San Juan de Letran.
ABS-CBN Sports tried to get in contact with Napa, but is yet to get a response.
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