Luboš Bartoň – Head Coach
Originally from Czech Republic, as a player Luboš played at the highest level in the US collegiate system as well as the European professional leagues. He played all 4 years at Valparaiso (NCAA DI) receiving the MVP and Mid-Continent player of the year awards his senior year. After college he moved to Italians 1st division playing for powerhouses Fortitude Bologna and Virtus Roma. He later moved onto Joventut Badalona, FC Barcelona and Baloncesto Badalona in the Spanish 1st division or acb league. After that he moved on to the German First division with Phantoms Braunschweig. Later in his career he played with 1st division Czech Teams such as BK Děčín, ČEZ Basketball Nymburk, USK Praha, as well as Valencia Basquet in the Spanish acb league. His last season was with FC Barcelona’s B team as a player coach. His most notable accomplishment was winning the Euroleague with FC Barcelona in 2010 with teammates Ricky Rubio, Juan Carlos Navarro and Jaka Lakovič! As one of the more experienced European players, Europrobasket welcomes his knowledge and training to teach players in the Europrobasket Program.
Yeray Gonzalez – Assistant Coach
Born and raised here in Catalunya, Spain, Yeray has been a player for his entire life. He is currently playing with CB Banyoles in the 3a Catalan Division. His experience as a player goes back to Club Bàsquet Llor in 2002. From there he has played for CB Sant Josep Girona, Akasvayu Girona, CB Salt, BC Fontajau, and Unió Girona ACE. Yeray began his coaching career at the young age of 19, instructing the U-13 woman’s team with Club Unió Girona ACE. He later moved to Uni Girona and is currently coaching two teams as well as working with Europrobasket players. With Yeray’s knowledge of Spanish basketball, he is a great asset to the academy and the players that come to learn the style of play here in Spain.
Andreu Parals – Strength & Conditioning Coach
Born and raised here in Catalunya, Spain, Andreu has played basketball since he was very young. He started with CB Salt where he played for 5 years. Later he moved to CB Bescano where he played 3 years. Andreu finished his degree in Science of Physical Activity and Sports here in Girona in 2016. He was the strength and conditioning coach in CB Salt from 2014-2016. Currently Andreu is coaching a 3a Catalan team FD Cassanenc as well as Europrobasket’s lead strength and conditioning coach.
Beti Orden – Physical Therapist
Beti was born in Catalunya, Spain. As a player most of her life, she started playing with Escola Masmitja and later moved to CB Onyar. In 1998 she moved to Geieg and helped the team to reach Liga Feminina 2. In 2004 she took her talents to CB Veruna in the Copa Catalunya division. Her last 3 years were with Uni Girona. Beti started working as a professional physical therapist in 2007 with Uni Girona and also with the u16 and u19 Spanish National Team. She continued to work with the national team earning such honors as a triple champion of Europe (Hungria 2012, Italia 2011, Polonia 2008), vice champion of Europe (Letonia 2007), vice world champion (Tailandia 2009), and the bronze medal (Hungria 2014). She is currently the head physical therapist of Uni Girona’s 1st team and Eurocup contender.
Jose Orts – Scout and Player Representation
Jose played basketball since he was very young moving up to what is now the Leb Silver league. Jose has worked with two NBA Organizations as well as many ACB and Leb teams here in Spain. Every season he places players in Spain’s top divisions.
Every Europrobasket coach and trainer is professionally certified. They are also all former players. They understand what it is to be a player and the needs of players. This is one of the reasons that Europrobasket is the leader in player improvement and placement in Europe! Come develop your skills on a professional level with the highly qualified and professional Europrobasket Staff!!