The National Basketball League of Canada is pleased to announce that Cape Breton Highlanders head coach Bernado Fitz-Gonzalez has been named NBL Canada Coach of the Month for December 2018.
During December, Fitz-Gonzalez guided Cape Breton to a 7-2 record, including a team-record seven-game winning streak.
Fitz-Gonzalez, originally from Bogota, Columbia, is a FIBA head coach in South America who has competed at a high level internationally in the Liga de Las Americas against top teams in South and Central America. He has the best record in the Colombian Professional League, including leading his team to the most wins in a season in the history of Colombian basketball. He has also been Assistant Coach at East Los Angeles College.