Pepu Hernández

Pepu Hernández
Pepu Malaga 2007.jpg
Hernández, in 2007
Personal information
Born (1958-02-11) 11 February 1958 (age 61)
Madrid, Spain
Nationality Spanish
Position Head coach
Coaching career 1994–2012
Career history
As coach:
1990–1994 Estudiantes (assistant)
1994–2005 Estudiantes
2006–2008 Spain national team
2009–2011 Joventut
2011-2012 Estudiantes
Career highlights and awards

José Vicente "Pepu" Hernández Fernández (born 11 February 1958) is a professional basketball coach. Between 2006 and June 2008, he was the head coach of the Spanish national basketball team, with whom he won the gold medal at the 2006 FIBA World Championship,[1] and the silver medal at the EuroBasket 2007.


Spanish National Team

CB Estudiantes

Political career

On 30 January 2019, it was announced that Hernández would run in the Spanish Socialist Worker's Party's primary election to select the party challenger to become Mayor of Madrid (vis-à-vis the 2019 Madrid City Council election), facing Manuel de la Rocha and Chema Dávila as rivals.[2][3]

See also


  1. ^ Game Report, Spain vs Greece, 64-47
  2. ^ "Sánchez elige a Pepu Hernández como candidato del PSOE al Ayuntamiento de Madrid" (in Spanish). El País. 29 January 2019.
  3. ^ Montero, Sara (2 February 2019). "Pepu Hernández, Manuel de la Rocha y Chema Dávila: tres hombres y unas primarias". Cuarto Poder.