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Date of Birth: 04/01/1963

Place of Birth: Ponce

Team 2007-08: VAQUEROS DE BAYAMON (Puerto-Rico-BSN)

Career: Carabobo (Venezuela-LPB, 1997), Caracas (Venezuela-LPB, 1998), Manati (Puerto-Rico-BSN, 1998-99), Quebradillas (Puerto-Rico-LPB, 1999), Toros (Venezuela-LPB, 1999-2000), Moca (Puerto-Rico-LPB, 2001), Maracay (Venezuela-LPB, 2002), Arecibo (Puerto-Rico-BSN, 2002), Bayamon (Puerto-Rico-BSN, 2002), Arecibo (Puerto-Rico-BSN, 2003), Moca (Puerto-Rico-LPB, 2003-04), Ponce (Puerto-Rico-BSN, 2005-06), Mayaguez (Puerto-Rico-BSN, 2007), Bayamon (Puerto-Rico-BSN, 2008).

International career: Assistant Coach Puerto-Rico National Team (2001-06), Head Coach Puerto-Rico National Team (2006-08).

Manolo Cintron became an assistant to Puerto Rico coach Julio Toro in 2001 and succeeded him as National Team boss after the 2006 FIBA World Championship in Japan.
Cintron began his coaching career in Venezuela in 1997 when he took the reins of Carabobo and the following year, he grabbed the helm of Caracas. He returned to Puerto Rico at the start of the 1998-98 campaign to lead Manata in the BSN league. In 2001, he served as the manager of Leones de Ponce, the club in his native city of Ponce. Cintron has never won the BSN title as a coach. As an assistant coach to Toro, he worked at the 2004 Olympic Games where the Puerto Ricans stunned the United States on the opening day of the men’s tournament. He was also with Toro at the 2002 and 2006 FIBA World Championships. Last summer, he led Puerto Rico to the bronze medal at the FIBA Americas Championship in Las Vegas.


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