Molisano di Isernia, 41 years old, Martino started his career at Virtus Roma, holding the role of assistant coach for nine consecutive seasons, from 2005 to 2014.
His first experience as head coach arrives in the 2014-2015 season with Basketball Ravenna in Serie A2, where he remains until 2018. In June of the same year he moved to Fortitudo Bologna, first winning the LNP Super Cup and then promotion to Serie A, in addition to the recognition as Best Coach of the A2 Series.
Also at the helm of the Felsineo club last season he won the qualification for the Italian Cup Final Eight, reaching the semifinal. Martino also received the Reverberi 2019 Award for Best Italian Coach.
These are the declarations of the CEO Alessandro Dalla Salda: “Antimo Martino has the characteristics we were looking for to start this new course with a view to the future: he is young, prepared, motivated, to all intents and purposes an emerging coach. We will begin this ‘journey’ with him, laying the foundations for consolidating and developing a plan that will allow Reggio Emilia to remain among the leading squares of Italian basketball, with the prospect of reopening the doors of Europe “.
These instead the first words in red and white of coach Antimo Martino: “Seeing a company like Pallacanestro Reggiana express interest in me has filled me with pride since the beginning and, after the talks with the red and white management, I immediately gained the belief that this was a very important opportunity for my career. More than with words, however, I am eager to reciprocate the trust that has been given to me with the facts, that is, with the results on the field. From tomorrow I will be at work to start planning the new season with the club, get to know the city and the red and white fans “.