Luca Dalmonte to remain on Rome bench

Jul 17, 2014 by Eurocupbasketball.com Print
Luca Dalmonte to remain on Rome bench
Luca Dalmonte – Virtus Roma (Photo virtusroma.it)

Virtus Rome announced on Thursday that head coach Luca Dalmonte will stay with the team for one more season after the contract extensions both parties agreed on. Dalmonte, 50, coached Virtus last season and took the team to the Italian League semifinals. He is currently also the assistant coach of the Italian national team. Dalmonte has had a lengthy career that started in 1983. He has combined jobs as head coach and assistant in several teams during all these years like Cantu, Pesaro, Fortitudo Bologna or Avellino. He was also assistant coach for Simone Pianigiani in Fenerbahce Ulker Istanbul and there won the Turkish Cup in 2013. He was also chosen Coach of the Year in the Italian second division in 2005-06.