Pinalitan na si Norman Black bilang head coach ng Meralco sa Philippine Basketball Association (PBA).
Sa Facebook post ng Meralco Bolts, itinalaga ng Bolts assistant coach Luigi Trillo bilang bagong coach ng koponan.
Siyam na taong naging coach ng Meralco si Black na magiging team consultant na lamang.
“I would like to express my heartfelt thanks to the Meralco management and the MVP group for supporting myself and the Bolts. In addition, I wish to thank the players and my coaching staff for their hard work and positive attitudes in their efforts to make the team successful over the years,p” sabi naman ni Black.
“I now look forward to helping the team in my capacity as team consultant in our continued quest to bring a championship to the Meralco franchise,” sabi pa ng dating coach ng Meralco.
Kaagad namang pinasalamatan ni team manager Paolo Trillo si Black. “We thank Coach Norman for his unwavering commitment and the indelible mark he has left on the organization. We are also grateful to have Coach Nenad and Coach Luigi taking on new roles in leading the Bolts,” paliwanag pa nito.
Matatandaang dinala ni Black ang koponan sa PBA semifinals sa anim ng pitong kumperensya at naipasok din niya ito sa finals sa apat na edisyon ng Governors’ Cup.