“At last it happened … This is a dream and, at the same time, a great responsibility. The greatest of my career. That is why I want to thank all those who have allowed me to get here and the confidence of the president of the CABB Fabián Borro and the Board of Directors of the Confederation ” said Sánchez, who began his coaching work at 23 years of age.
García began directing Gigantes de Carolina professionally in Puerto Rico in 1989. Then, in 1990, at the age of 25, he made his debut in the National League directing Estudiantes de Bahía Blanca., your natal city. At the local level, he won the League with Peñarol de Mar del Plata in 1994 and the Super 20 with San Lorenzo, in 2019.
“I want to announce that mine will not be a personalist conduction. It will happen to listen, compose, continue and surround myself with the best. A new cycle begins in Argentine basketball, always respecting a legacy. I am eager and excited to go for the goal great that Argentina remains in the elite of world basketball ”.
For his part, Fabian Borro, president of the cArgentine Basketball Federation, he was satisfied with the arrangement with Sánchez, stating: “Néstor’s choice is that of a natural candidate for this position of absolute coach of the Argentine National Team. Due to his capacity, gift of people, charisma and great international experience, he is a permanent candidate and reference of many presidents of the area to lead their national teams. His extensive and successful career led him precisely to meet important goals with different national teams and now we feel it was time to take charge of ours. “
Sánchez led 30 teams (21 different, repeated five, some on different occasions), from nine different countries. He played 15 finals and won 9, contesting 11 definitions with 11 different teams.
Being in charge of selected ones, he established himself in Venezuela because between 2013 and 2016 winning two South American titles (2014, beating Argentina in the final, and 2016, beating Brazil) and a Pre-Olympic (2015), which he reached after beating Canada (with 9 NBA) and Argentina in the final in the semifinals, achieving Olympic qualification after 24 years.
He also successfully managed Uruguay (2003) and the Dominican Republic (he qualified for the 2019 World Cup and achieved the first classification to the second phase), while with Argentina he won the South American 2012 and before, as assistant to Julio Lamas.