|Name Derrick Pumaren||Role Basketball Coach|
Coach derrick pumaren new head coach for ue red warriors
Frederick S. Pumaren, better known as Derick Pumaren, is a Filipino basketball coach.
Derrick Pumaren was a member of the UE Red Warrior 1978 and 1979 Championship Teams, PBA Consultant, and a National Team Coach. He also was former team consultant for the UE Red Warriors in the UAAP during the coaching tenure of his younger brother Dindo Pumaren from UAAP Season 68 through Season 71.
Pumaren became the head coach for the De La Salle Green Archers in the UAAP from the late 80s to the early 90s, piloting the team to its first UAAP championship in 1989 and repeating in 1990. He also called the shots for the 1991 La Salle team in a controversial UAAP championship game win over FEU in 1991.
Pumaren was also a successful head coach in the Philippine Amateur Basketball League, later shortened to Philippine Basketball League, with the Magnolia franchise and Triple-V Restaurant.
He served as an assistant coach under head coach Norman Black from 1987-1990 with the San Miguel Beermen, which won the Grand Slam in 1989. He left to become the head coach of Pepsi and went on to coach Sunkist, Sta. Lucia Realtors, Purefoods Carne Norte Beefies, FedEx Express, and Talk 'N Text Tropang Texters in the Philippine Basketball Association. Currently, he acts as a team consultant for the UE Red Warriors in the UAAP. In 2008 he was replaced by Chot Reyes as the coach for Talk 'N Text.