With UP in need of ‘reboot,’ Perasol resigns as Maroons’ coach



MANILA, Philippines—As Bo Perasol bids goodbye to the College of the Philippines, he believes the workforce he as soon as coached will endure a fruitful reboot beneath new management.

Perasol resigned from his head teaching put up of the Preventing Maroons on Wednesday after 4 years with this system. Throughout his tenure, his alma mater reached relative prominence and even achieved a runner-up end in UAAP Season 81.

“We have now gotten this far in simply 4 seasons beneath my helm, that’s unprecedented in truth. However the workforce nonetheless wants higher plans as at all times, and a reboot. I’ve now determined to not coach for my final season and I’ve already submitted to UP officers a brief record of attainable replacements for my place,” stated Perasol in an announcement.

“I stay up for having the identical – if not much more intense – stage of assist from the UP group as they’ve showered our workforce since the previous few seasons.”

Perasol, who’s a UP alum, changed Renzy Bajar because the Maroons’ head coach in 2016 and he slowly modified the workforce’s popularity from a bottom-dweller to fringe contender.

The Preventing Maroons in the end made the Remaining 4 in Perasol’s third 12 months  and even reached the finals earlier than dropping to eventual champion Ateneo.

UP as soon as once more reached the Remaining 4 in Season 82 because the second seed with a 9-5 file however bought bounced within the second spherical of the stepladder event dropping to College of Santo Tomas.

Earlier than Perasol left, although, he was in a position to recruit Nationwide College highschool graduates Carl Tamayo and Gerry Abadiano in addition to former UST guard CJ Cansino, who transferred to UP in 2020.

Maroons workforce supervisor Agaton Uvero stated they requested Perasol to stick with the workforce in some capability as they look forward to UP’s higher-ups to resolve on who would be the program’s new head coach.

“We aren’t simply rebuilding, we’re actually beginning once more. We have now requested Coach Bo to stay with the workforce administration to information the transition and make sure the sustainability of this system. Within the meantime, we’ll look forward to UP’s choice on the brand new head coach of the UP Males’s Basketball Staff,” stated Uvero in an announcement.


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