Luis Fernando Tena

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Luis Fernando Tena
Tena in 2011
Personal information
Full name Luis Fernando Tena Garduño
Date of birth (1958-01-20) 20 January 1958 (age 66)
Place of birth Mexico City, Mexico
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Position(s) Midfielder
Team information
Current team
Guatemala (manager)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1976–1982 Atlético Español 190 (2)
1982–1983 Oaxtepec 32 (0)
1983–1986 Guadalajara 46 (0)
1987–1988 Atlante 45 (1)
Managerial career
1994–1996 Cruz Azul
1996–1997 Tecos
1997–2000 Cruz Azul
2000–2001 Morelia
2002–2003 Santos Laguna
2004 Cruz Azul
2005–2006 Chiapas
2006–2007 América
2008–2009 Morelia
2009–2010 Chiapas
2010–2013 Mexico (assistant)
2011–2012 Mexico U23
2013 Mexico (caretaker)
2014–2015 Cruz Azul
2016 León
2017–2018 Querétaro
2019–2020 Guadalajara
2021 Juárez
2021– Guatemala
*Club domestic league appearances and goals

Luis Fernando Tena Garduño (born 20 January 1958) is a Mexican professional football manager and former player who is the head coach of the Guatemala national team.

Coaching career[edit]

After retiring as a player, Tena began his coaching career in 1994 with Cruz Azul, a squad which he has guided on three occasions. Aside from stints at Cruz Azul and Morelia, Tena has coached Santos Laguna, Chiapas and Tecos UAG. His brother, Alfredo Tena, a former Club América player and manager, served as an assistant coach for Luis. On 16 March 2008 Tena was named the new coach of Monarcas Morelia, he was fired on 20 February 2009 and was later named as the head coach to Chiapas on 6 May 2009.

After a slow start to Primera División de México Bicentenario 2010 tournament, Tena was later let go from his head coach position from Chiapas in early January, 2010.

On 7 September 2013 Mexico's Olympic gold medal-winning coach Luis Fernando Tena took temporary control of the Mexico national football team following the departure of Jose Manuel de la Torre.[1]

On 11 September 2013, Tena was released as Mexico national team coach.[2]

On 10 December 2013, Tena was confirmed as the new head coach of Cruz Azul for a fourth term. He signed a contract with Cruz Azul for 18 months. On May 29, 2015, Tena was fired from the club.



Cruz Azul


Mexico U23



  1. ^ "Luis Fernando Tena takes over as Mexico coach - Soccer -". Archived from the original on 2013-09-13.
  2. ^ "Soccer Teams, Scores, Stats, News, Fixtures, Results, Tables - ESPN".
  3. ^ Gomez, Eric (1 July 2012). "Mexico U23 3–0 Turkey U23: El Tri win their first Toulon tournament". Retrieved 11 August 2012.

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