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Seasonal coaches are making their way in the upcoming second conference of Pilipinas VisMin Super Cup

The fast-growing league in the country, the Pilipinas VisMin Super Cup is set to open its second conference on today November 20. Aside from each team’s rosters, one of the interesting points of discussion is the composition of coaching staff for each of the 7 teams who will be participating in the aforementioned league.

The aim of the league is not just to promote the cities and municipalities that these teams are representing, but also to develop homegrown talents in the Visayas and Mindanao region, and to showcase the talents of the coaches who were not properly given an employment due to lack of commercial leagues.

One of the coaches who are very fortunate to have an assignment in VisMin is Kiko Flores of the Iligan Archangels. Another guy, who is under the radar is Jaime Rivera of Kapatagan Buffalo. After falling short last season, the Archangels and the Buffalo are eager to bounce back with new mentors this coming conference.

Also, former ex-pro Gherome Ejercito will be the chief tactician of host city Pagadian City Explorers. The former Adamson Falcon was a 9-year veteran in the pro league before accepting a mentorship role on the bench for the Explorers.

Another seasoned coach who will be part of VisMin is Alvin Grey, who will be the master tactician for the returning team Roxas Vanguards. Grey, is a well-known mentor who coached for various teams in both amateur and semi-pro ranks.

A native of Zamboanga Arnold Oliveros who will be coaching the AMin Warriors of Zamboanga Sibugay. Oliveros was part of Basilan Peace Riders, the first ever champions of the league.

Vis Valencia will be calling the shots for Misamis Oriental Kuyamis. Valencia was the bench strategist for Quezon City Capitals of Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League (MPBL) before accepting the role for Misamis Oriental squad.

And lastly, Aldin Ayo will be the chief tactician for the reigning and defending champions Basilan Peace Riders. Ayo is set to replace Jerson Cabiltes for the mentorship role. Under his tutelage, Ayo led the Letran Knights captured the NCAA title in 2015 and he also helped De La Salle Green Archers to win the UAAP crown in 2016. He also led the UST Growling Tigers to a runner-up finish in 2019 after falling behind to Ateneo Blue Eagles in that year.

New and returning coaches have high expectations for their respective teams in the upcoming season of VisMin Super Cup as they are expected to showcase their talents and lead their players to excel in the hardcourt.

Watch them as the new conference of Pilipinas VisMin Cup unfolds today.

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