Giovanni Rivera  



Team Marinos de Bolivar (Colombia-Liga DirecTV)

Position
Coach

Born
1984-02-22


Nationality
Mexican

Agency
Advantage Sport Agency

SKILLS

  • Set up game strategies.
  • Develop and enhance the skill level of players.
  • Conditioning.
  • Scouting.
  • Detection and selection for players.
  • Contract negotiation with players and agents.
  • Marketing and public relations
  • Individual workouts.
  • Summer camps.
  • Coaching seminars for coaches and parents.
  • Advance stats.
  • Film breakdown.
  • Quad lingual (Spanish, English, French, Italian) Currently learning Arabic and Portuguese.
  • Communication skills.
  • Emotion control for individuals and groups.
  • Logistics.
  • Team budget and dealing with sponsors.

Career

 

 

Giovanni Rivera Basketball Career

FIBA License # 2014502869

2015: Marinos de Bolivar (Colombia-Liga DirecTV)

Morocco-D1 CRA Hoceima 2014

HEAD COACH

CONADEIP 2013-2014:

HEAD COACH UDEC

Celaya, México

April 13 - March 2014                                                                                           

FECOLCESTO 2012

HEAD COACH PATRIOTAS BOYACA

Tunja, Colombia

August -December 2013

HEAD COACH MEXICO NT U18

FIBAAMERICASCHAMPIONSHIPS

Sao Sebastian, Brazil

June 16th-20th 2012

 

  • 5th place just behind USA, Brazil, Canada and Argentina.
  • Jose Estrada became the 2nd scoring leader in the tournament.
  • 3 players with NCAA invitations.
  • 9 players signed with top Mexican colleges.

      LNBP 2011-2012:    HEAD COACH AGUILAS ROJAS 

          San Juan del Rio, México

          November 2011

 

  • 4-6 record for the last 10 games of the season.
  • LNBP MVP and scoring leader Magic Dorsey.
  • Latin basket / Mexico Player of the year Magic Dorsey.

 

 

FIBA ASIA-SYBF:

HEAD COACH SYRIAN BASKETBALL FEDERATION

 

 

Aleppo / Damascus / Syria

 

 

July to October 2011

 

  • U16, U18, U20 NT Summer training camps.
  • Workouts with 2 players for men’s senior NT.
  • Workouts with 2 players for women´s senior NT.
  • SYBF Coaches clinic.
  • SYBF TOUL program (Big men´s program).

 

CIBACOPA 2011:

 

 

HEAD COACH ZONKEYS

 

 

Tijuana, México

 

 

  • Feb 2011- Jun 2011
  • Playoff´s for the 1st time in the club history.
  • 24 % winning percentage improvement.
  • Latin basket / México Center of the year Cyrus Tate.
  • CIBACOPA All Star Jermaine Watson & Luis Ramirez

 

 

LNBP 2010-2011:

 

 

ASSOCIATE HEAD COACH ABEJAS

 

 

Guanajuato, México

 

 

Nov 10- Jan 11

 

  • Playoff´s appearance with a 10-2 in the last part of the season.

 

DIMABOL CHAMPIONSHIPS:

 

 

ASSOCIATE HEAD COACH META LA SALLE

 

 

Tarija, Bolivia

Oct 2010

 

  • DIMABOL Championships with senior team.
  • DIMABOL MVP Mack McGadney 37.7 PPG.
  • Basketball camp and coaches clinic.

 

LNBP 2010-2011

 

 

HEAD COACH VOLCANES

 

 

Toluca, México

 

 

Aug -Sep 2010 Left due to club financial problems

 

  • Sign Asia Star Carl Thomas and Antoine Broxsie.
  • Left after 5 games due to financial situation.

 

SCOUT MARINOS:

Anzoátegui, Venezuela

Feb 2010 – Jun 2010

  • Work for NCAA coach Sergio Rouco.

 

 

LUB 2009-2010:

SCOUT MALVIN

Montevideo, Uruguay

 Aug 2009- Jan 2010

  • Work for Head Coach Reginald Fox.
  • NBA Torraye Braggs.
  • NBA Anthony “Pig” Miller.
  • Asia Star Tiras Wade

LBS: HEAD COACH LEOPARDOS DE YUCATAN

 Mérida, México

Apr 2008-Ago 2008

  • 1st defensive team.
  • LBS Coach of the year Giovanni Rivera.
  • NBA Reggie Jordan.
  • NCAA Harold “The show” Arceneaux.
  • LBS Player of the year Reggie Jordan

GRAN CANARIAS BASKETBALL ACADEMY

ASSISTANT COACH

  • Gran Canaria, Spain Jan 2008
  • Work with NCAA / FIBA Expert Rob Orellana.
  • 6 NCAA D1 Scholarships.
  • Ryan Richards NBA San Antonio Spurs.
  • Ashley Hamilton Olympic British NT.
  • 40 NCAA Colleges came to scout.
  • Nike Europe came to scout.

LBS / LNBP 2007

ASSISTANT COACH PIONEROS

Cancun, México

Feb 2007-Oct 2007

  • LBS 1st defensive team.
  • LBS Best league record.
  • Undefeated LBS regular season.
  • Off season games with NCAA Colleges Baylor & Auburn.
  • NBA Anthony “Pig” Miller.
  • LBS MVP Boubacar Aw.
  • LBS All Star Coach Reginald Fox. 

LNBP 2006 ASSISTANT COACH COMETAS

Queretaro, México

June 2006-Nov 2006

  • LNBP 1st defensive team.
  • All Star NBA Reggie Jordan.
  • All Star CoachReggie Fox.
  • ACB Albert Burditt.
  • CBA Willie Simms.

ASSISTANT COACH LECHUGUEROS

León, México

Aug 2004-Nov 2005

  • NBA Reggie Jordan.
  • NBA Jamie Watson.
  •  Asia Star Jermaine Tate.

AWARDS

  • Independence Cup Finals & LNBP Zone Finals 2004.
  • Mexican Games Pre National Finals 2004.
  • LNBP Zone Finals 2005.
  • ANEIC Female Championship & Male Finals 2006.
  • LNBP Zone Semi Finals, 1st Defensive Team, 1 All Star Player, 2006.
  • LBS Championship, 1st Defensive Team, 18-2 Best Regular Season Record 2007.
  • 6 NCAA DIV 1 Full Scholarships 2008.
  • LBS Finals, 1st Defensive team. All star Coach.
  • 2009-2010 LUB URUGUAY Finals Club Malvin
  • 2010 LPB Venezuela Finals Marinos.
  • Ryan Richards personal trainer and recently picked by the San Antonio Spurs in the 2010 NBA Draft.
  • Bolivian Championships, 1st Defensive team, MVP Mack McGadney 37PPG.
  • 2010 LNBP Playoff appearance and take them to a 10-2 record in the last part of the season.
  • 2011 CIBACOPA 1st appearance play offs
  • 2012 FIBA AMERIAS U18 CHAMPIONSHIPS 5TH PLACE MEXIO U18 NT.
  • 2013 Conadems championships, Conadeip Final Four Bajio, ANEPPI Runner Up, ABE State Championships Runner Up. Universidad de Celaya Bulldogs

REFERENCES

Reginald Fox : 001 616 813 7528

Sergio Rouco :001  786 256 3323

Rob Orellana :34 660 180 665

 

Profile

Profile:

A hard working coach used to work hard under pressure conditions and handle in a good way all the stress. Has great passion for the game and loves to work in a team. Attended the Universidad de Guanajuato, Mexico, from 1998 to 2003 (English and French degree) and the Anglo-American College in Prague, Czech Republic, in 2002. Was certified as basketball Coach, degree 6, by Mexican Basketball Federation, in Aguascalientes in 2005.