MANILA, Philippines—Rensy Bajar has been formally named the brand new head coach of the Letran Knights.
Bajar signed a two-year contract with the Knights on Monday.
The 47-year-old Bajar mentioned he plans to “proceed the legacy” left by his predecessor Bonnie Tan, who parted methods with Letran after guiding the crew to 3 straight NCAA championships.
“We’re simply persevering with the legacy of what coach Bonnie began and the profitable tradition that’s constructed right here in [Letran],” mentioned Bajar, who was Tan’s deputy at Letran from 2019 to 2022.
Tan’s former assistant coaches Raymund Tiongco and Lou Gatumbato will even work beneath Bajar.
“Us coaches promise that each recreation, we’ll give all of it. It could be onerous however the whole lot’s doable. We’ll simply proceed what we’ve been doing earlier than beneath the steering of coach Bonnie,” Bajar mentioned in Filipino.
Bajar can also be the primary San Beda product to name the photographs for Letran. Bajar performed for the Pink Lions, the Knights’ archrivals throughout the Nineteen Nineties.
Bajar was additionally a former head coach of University of the Philippines again in 2015.
He might be tasked to information a Letran squad searching for a uncommon “four-peat” led by holdovers Kurt Reyson, Pao Javillionar and Kobe Monje.
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