Piti Hurtado is a spanish coach born in 1974 who began his career in the CB Caceres.
After two seasons as assistant in Cáceres in ACB League , where they reached the semifinals of the Copa del Rey and the 1/16 in the Korac Cup (now Eurocup ), Piti Hurtado was part of the staff of international scouting , in Utah University, in NCAA Div 1 in the 2002-2003 season.
Subsequently, from 2003 to 2005 he is the coach of Mérida in EBA League in Spain, achieving a creditable fifth place in the second year, to spend in the 2005-2006 season to become in assistant of Alfred Julbe in CAI Zaragoza in the LEB Gold where they were Regular Season Runner Up with 25 wins and 9 losses .
After a year as a teacher of basketball in the Federation, he returns to Caceres 2016 CB in the 2007-2008 season, where he was General Manager and Head Coach in LEB Silver, reaching the semi-finals and then he is coaching the team from 2008 to 2010 in LEB Gold.
In 2010-2011 returns to join a project outside of Spain, as was the coaching consultant and scout for the Mexicali Soles, LNBP of Mexico and teaches basketball at the University of Baja California.
In 2012-2013 is part of the team of Marca TV in Euroleague as a commentator, and in 2013-2014 became the first Spanish coach who arrives to Japan, leading to Levanga Hokkaido to the tied 3rd place in the Eastern Conference, with 31 wins and 23 loss. With a team that had been the year before last in the standings, Piti Hurtado stayed just a step to get them into the playoffs for the title.
Piti Hurtado is also an expert in basketball videos, in their analysis and editing, and has become one of the leading experts in this field.
1999-2000 Cáceres CB Team Manager (ACB League) Prep. School Coach (13 years old childs), 6th place Spain Championship
2000-2001 Cáceres CB Assistant Coach (ACB League) Copa del Rey Top 4 Copa Korac Top 16
2001-2002 Cáceres CB Assistant Coach (ACB League) Head Coach U-16 team. 5th place Spain Championship Canarias 2002 (best place ever)
2002-2003 UTAH UNIVERSITY (NCAA I) internacional scouting (Staff)
2003-2004 Head Coach C.B. Mérida (Liga EBA) 6th place
2004-2005 Head Coach C.B. Mérida (Liga EBA) 5th place
2005-2006 Assistant Coach CAI Zaragoza (LEB Gold League) (Regular Season Runner-up 25 wins – 9 loss)
2006-2007 Basketball Teacher and lecturer ( First and Second Federation level) Video film editor for Basketball High level Agents and Federation courses.
2007-08 General Manager and Head Coach Cáceres 2016 (LEB Silver League) (Top-4 beated on semis) (16 wins 8 loss)
2008-10 Head Coach Cáceres 2016 (LEB Gold League)
2010-11 Coaching consultant and scout Soles Mexicali (LNBP,Méxican first League) Basketball teacher for Baja California University
2012-13 National TV Broadcaster (Euroleague)
2013-14 Levanga Hokkaido Head Coach (NBL, Japan) (Tied in 3rd in Eastern Conference with 31 wins 23 loss)
Semifinals in Copa del REy as assistant in Cáceres in 2001
1/16 in Korac Cup (now Eurocup) in 2011 as assistant in Cáceres
LEB Gold Regular League Runner Up as assistant of CAI Zaragoza in Spain in 2006
Semifinals in LEB Silver as coach of Cáceres in 2008