César Rupérez César Rupérez

DYNAMO KURSK (RUSSIA-D1)DYNAMO KURSK (RUSSIA)

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Background/Bio

César Rupérez is a Spanish basketball coach with wide experience at the highest level and who has an impressive resume with 1 Euroleague, 1 Gold Medal in the 2017 European Championship, 1 Silver Medal in the 2016 Olympic Games, 1 Silver Medal in the 2014 World Championship, 1 Bronze Meal in the 2015 European Championship, 3 Chinese Leagues, 1 European Supercup, 3 Gold and 1 Silver Medals in U20 European Championships and 1 promotion to Spanish Liga Femenina.

César Rupérez had his first experince in women basketball with Obenasa Navarra, coaching the team since the 2007/08 season and promoting it to Spanish Liga Femenina in the 2009/10 season.

César Rupérez was also Lucas Mondelo assistant coach in the Silver Medal in the U20 European Championship played in 2010. One year later, César won the Gold Medal in the U20 European Championship 2011. In the 2012 summer, César won one more U20 European Championship Gold Medal, this time with Anna Caula.

After 5 years coaching Navarra, César Rupérez had his first abroad coaching experience in the 2012/13 season, signing in China with Shanxi Riu Flame as Lucas Mondelo assistant coach. With Mondelo and Maya Moore, César Rupérez won 3 Chinese Leagues, in the 2012/13, 2013/14 and 2014/15 seasons and he tied the historical record in Chinese League for most consecutive wins.

During the 2013 and 2014 summers, César Rupérez won the Gold Medal in the U20 European Championship 2013 and the Silver Medal in the U20 European Championship 2014.

In September 2014, César was also a member of the Spanish National Team that won the Silver Medal in the World Championship, losing only the Final game against the United States.

In the 2015 summer, César Rupérez kept collecting trophies and he won this time the Bronze Medal in the European Championship.

After finishing his 4 years in China, César Rupérez played his first Olympic Games and he won the Silver Medal, again losing only in the Final against the United States.

In the 2016/17 season, César Rupérez returned to Europe and signed in Russia with Dynamo Kursk, teaming up again with Lucas Mondelo to become unbeaten Euroleague Championship and also Russian League and Cup Finalists.

In the 2017 summer, César Rupérez and Lucas Mondelo had another major success and won the Gold Medal in the European Championshpi.

César Rupérez re-signed with Dynamo Kursk in the 2017/18 season and won the European Supercup.

Career

CLUBS

2017/18 Assistant Coach Dynamo Kursk (Russia-Euroleague)

2016/17 Assistant Coach Dynamo Kursk (Russia-Euroleague)

2015/16 Assistant Coach Shanxi Riu Flame (China-WCBA)

2014/15 Assistant Coach Shanxi Riu Flame (China-WCBA)

2013/14 Assistant Coach Shanxi Riu Flame (China-WCBA)

2012/13 Assistant Coach Shanxi Rui Flame (China-WCBA)

2010/12 Head Coach UNB Obenasa Lacturale (Spain-LF1)

2007/10 Head Coach Obenasa Navarra (Spain-LF2)

2004/05 Head Coach Alvecón Maristas (Spain-EBA)

NATIONAL TEAMS

2017 Assistant Coach Spanish National Team

2016 Assistant Coach Spanish National Team

2015 Assistant Coach Spanish National Team

2014 Assistant Coach Spanish National Team

2014 Assistant Coach U20 Spanish National Team

2013 Assistant Coach U20 Spanish National Team

2012 Assistant Coach U20 Spanish National Team

2011 Assistant Coach U20 Spanish National Team

2010 Assistant Coach U20 Spanish National Team

Achievements/Awards

  • Bronze Medal | 2018 World Championship
  • Russian Cup Champion 2017/18
  • European Supercup Champion 2017/18
  • Gold Medal | European Championship 2017
  • Kursk Gobernor Cup Champion 2016/17, 2017/18
  • Silver Medal in the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio
  • Bronze Medal | European Championship 2015
  • Silver Medal | World Championship 2014
  • Silver Medal | U20 European Championship 2014
  • Chinese League Champion 2012/13, 2013/14, 2014/15
  • Gold Medal | U20 European Championship 2013
  • Gold Medal | U20 European Championship - 2012
  • Gold Medal | U20 European Championship 2011
  • Silver Medal |U20 European Championship 2010
  • Promotion to Spanish 1st Division 2010