Sergio Scariolo is the head coach of Spanish National team 4 february 2009

On Wednesday the President of Spanish Basketball Federation Jose Luis Saez and the Executive Director of Spanish Federation Chus Bueno came to the office of BC Khimki for negotiations with General Director of Moscow Region team Victor Bychkov. Spanish Federation proposed to BC Khimki head coach Sergio Scariolo to head the National team of Spain. And indispensable condition of Scariolo before signing the contract was the permission of BC Khimki.

The General Director Victor Bychkov after the conversation with leaders of Spanish Federation accepted the holding of two posts by Sergio Scariolo.

-It is prestigious for every coach and club. – said Victor Bychkov. -We think, that this decision will not cause damage to aims of BC Khimki.
In addition, Spanish Federation proposed to us the programme of collaboration. We think that both sides will gain from it. The collaboration concerns all spheres of basketball, including marketing, and the preparation of youth players.
On 20th of February will be held the presentation of new head coach of Spain National team. The Spanish Federation kindly invited us to this event. If we have possibility, we will surely come.