Biography

Lucas Mondelo is the most profitable coach in the history of Spanish women's basketball. Nobody got more Titles and Medals in less time than Mondelo. Born in Barcelona (1967) his career has been meteoric, becoming one of the most prestigious coaches in the world.

  • 2017

    Euroleague with Kursk

    In his return to Europe he got the second Euroleague of his history (again in Yekaterinburg) defeating with Kursk the former champion, Prague, and a Fenerbahçe plenty of WNBA stars.

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  • 2016

    Olimpic Glory

    After a briliant qualifying in Nantes, Mondelo brings tha NT to the olimpic glory in Río. A historic Silver Medal  just behind the US Dream Team.

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  • 2015

    EuroBasket Bronze in Hungary

    Extends his love affair with the success achieved double goal: Olympic qualifiers and medal (bronze) in a large Eurobasket where the selection was lost fewer games (1).

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  • 2015

    Third ring in China

    Despite not being able to have Maya Moore in the last quarter of the matches against teams from the army leads to Shanxi to their third title in three years defeating the Beijing Griner at home (70-72).

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  • 2014

    World Silver Medal

    Mondelo leads to Spain a better classification of its history developing a cartoon team and second only to the USA of Maya Moore, Taurasi and Griner.

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  • 2014

    The second ring

    With a dismantled team in which he keep resigned  Maya More and add Japanese guard Yuko Oga validates the title after dominating the regular seasson (19-3) and Beijing Playoffs defeating Cambage (3-1) raising two away games.

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  • 2013

    The Gold of France

    After being nominated head of the national team by President José Luis Sáez does the impossible in 2013, winning the Gold at Eurobasket after defeating France in the final’s favorite remaining undefeated throughout the tournament with a game high level after regaining the team in Qualifying 2012.

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  • 2013

    Debut and ring in China

    Signing with the Shanxi Rui Flame, newly promoted to the first division China, which did not have any absolute international. Lucas and his assistant César Rupérez defeat Jiangsu (2-0), and Beijing (2-1) winning the final Playoff at Liz Cambage’s Zhejiang (3-1) with Maya Moore as MVP.

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  • 2012

    The ‘Argandazo’ closes the cycle

    In Arganda del Rey faces in the final at Ros Casares -considered the best team in the history of Spanish- who would win Basketball Euroleague. But in the final, a full approach traps Perfumerías Avenida get one of his most memorable titles. Mondelo close seven titles in 2 years, all a coach can get in a Spanish club.

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  • 2011

    Euroleague Yekaterinburg

    Euroleague won in Yekaterinburg raises the dimension of Avenida internationally and places Mondelo coaching as executor Ros Casares. Between December 18, 2010 and November 25, 2011, Mondelo win 38 consecutive games and counting LF Euroleague, including wins against Galatasaray, Spartak Moscow, Wisla, Ros (4), Tarbes, or Nadezhda Rivas.

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  • 2011

    Serbia U20 Gold

    European gold after winning the U20 again in every game and a special memory for the semi-final in which Spain takes the field to the host, Serbia, in an unforgettable match.

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  • 2010

    Silver Medal in EuroBasket against Russia

    New step this time in front of the team contesting the European U20 in Latvia. 8 wins in 8 games to reach the Final and drop by 1 point against Russia (75-74) taking possession to win this time and getting the European Silver Medal.

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  • 2009

    Bomb in Thailand

    Sports director Ángel Palmi gives him the opportunity to lead U19 national team in Thailand World Cup. Since then Mondelo surprises everyone by defeating USA in the first game (90-86). A team that had Ogwumike (No. 1 WNBA draft pick), Diggins (3), Shenise Johnson (5), Prahalis (6). Mondelo and Spain would fall only to USA in the final winning the World Silver Medal.

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  • 2006

    Olesa explosion

    After coach to Viladecans and Jovent get up to Olesa to LF in 2006 bringing it to the semifinals of Copa and stabilizing it in the top league after signing three great seasons that lead him to signing Perfumerías Avenida.

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