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MANILA, Philippines – De La Salle University officially announced the resignation of Green Archers head coach Juno Sauler on Tuesday, November 24.
News of Sauler’s resignation was made public on Monday, November 23, with Rappler being among the first to report the development.
La Salle’s statement was made through the university’s Office of Sports Development Twitter account, which stated that Sauler filed for his resignation on Tuesday.
“The University extends its appreciation to Coach Juno for his  years of dedicated service to the team. With his able leadership, he orchestrated the Green Archers’ outstanding performances that gave DLSU championship titles from the 76th UAAP Season, the 2013 PCCL tournament, and the 2014 FilOil tournament.”
The statement also indicates that La Salle plans to form a “search committee for a new head coach and will keep the Lasallian community as well as the public informed.”
Here is De La Salle University's official statement regarding the resignation of coach Juno Sauler pic.twitter.com/g5kqUnrVYW — DLSU Sports (@dlsusports) November 24, 2015
According to sources, La Salle is looking at former DLSU head coach Franz Pumaren, assistant coach Siot Tanquingcen, and Louie Alas as potential replacements.
Pumaren is the preferred choice considering his past accomplishments with the team (6 championships) and his status as a La Salle alumnus. – Rappler.com