For a few weeks, Carlos David Prieto he works as the new coach of Javier Gómez Noya. The coach from Lucense replaces Omar González on a day-to-day basis, who was in charge of preparing the two-time champion of the World during the last four years, and who continues to be part of his team. These days he already accompanies him in the concentration in Noosa (Australia), prior to his participation in the Mooloolaba and Auckland tests.
Gómez Noya y Omar González, who will be a father in May, talked about the new situation and decided to give up part of their responsibilities. "After four seasons traveling for nine months a year, it was time for a change," explains the Asturian coach, who from June will travel with Gomez Noya and his new coach.
Carlos David Prieto joins a team he has known for years. He is a partner of Gómez Noya in the City of Lugo Fluvial, and studied in the same promotion as Omar González in the Faculty of Sports Sciences of A Coruña.
«I will not be able to spend so much time with Javi for the birth of the child, and after this cycle for him it is also positive to start a new stage. I am very grateful to have been able to enjoy such good experiences at your side, ”says Omar González, about to start other projects from Pontevedra.
At the federative level, Omar González continues to be responsible for the preparation of Gómez Noya: «I coordinate calendar issues and we are in permanent contact. Before the San Francisco test we talked about the type of bike I should use and so on ».
Carlos David Prieto He thus becomes the third coach of Gomez Noya's career. The Ferrolano began with José Rioseco, his lifelong technician, already from his previous stage as a swimmer, and at the beginning of the 2009 he began working with Omar González.