180. Coach Rafael ROCO was born on Nov 3 1921 in Cagbunga, Pamplona, Camarines Sur. He was a Coach of the Champion Ateneo Basketball Team in 1957/58 in Loyola Heights, Quezon. Tito Jing, as Rafael was known, was a famous basketball player and coach during his time. He also coached the 1957-58 champion Ateneo basketball team, composed of Ed Ocampo, Jalandoni, Bobby Littaua, and others. He died on Feb 4 1985 in Philippine Heart Center, Quezon City. Died of a massive stroke (3rd). He was educated in Mapua Institute of Technology. Finished with a Bachelor's Degree on Civil Engineering. He was also known as Jing.
He was married to Thelma
ARANDA on May 7 1949 in Sta. Mesa Catholic Church. Marriage solemnized by Rev.
William F Mastermo, S.J., rector of Ateneo De Manila
was born on Jul 27 1927 in Manila. Coach Rafael ROCO and Thelma
ARANDA had the following children: