Franz Pumaren will be the head coach of the Adamson University Falcons in next year’s University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) Season 79 men’s basketball tournament. Adamson University will formally announce the appointment of Pumaren on Friday as their head coach. Interim coach Mike Fermin will assume the post of assistant coach. The Falcons under Fermin ended their UAAP campaign this year with a 3-11 win-loss record. Pumaren, 51, a former professional player, led De La Salle University to five UAAP titles from 1998 to 2009. The former Quezon City councilor also coached the AIR21 Express in the Philippine Basketball Association from 2011 to 2014 season.