“The right person to jump into a prestigious team” Suwon KT Sonicboom, Song Young-jin appointed as coach

Director Song Young-jin takes the baton of KT. 

Suwon KT Sonicboom announced through a press release on the 14th that it had appointed Song Young-jin as its new head coach (contract period of 3 years)먹튀검증.

New head coach Song Young-jin graduated from Masan High School and Chung-Ang University, joined the team with the first overall pick in the 2001 draft, and played for KTF and KT for 10 seasons from 2005 before retiring. 

During his time as a player, coach Song led the team to the regular league championship in the 2010-11 season, playing an active role as the best big man in Korea, demonstrating strong leadership as a captain along with outstanding skills as a KT franchise player. After his retirement, he served as the head coach at KT for three years, and after coaching at Yonsei University and Whimungo, he returned to the team in 2022 as head coach.

Suwon KT reviewed various coaching candidates, including former and current professional team coaches and coaches, in various aspects, such as basic competency and core competency analysis, to appoint a coach. As a result, the focus was placed on appointing a leader who can strengthen the club’s competitiveness by creating a young and strong team, maximizing the ability of the current KT players and reorganizing the team in a short period of time to find managerial resources with the ability to challenge the top spot. Tried.

KT Sonicboom said, “Coach Young-Jin Song has excellent communication skills with players, support staff, and clubs to the extent that all players acknowledge it, so we expect that he will maximize the potential of the team. “With a brilliant career as a player, experience of both professional/college/high school as a leader, and being prepared to accurately grasp the strengths and weaknesses of current KT players, he can raise the team to the top in the short term and develop a mid- to long-term goal. He revealed the background of his appointment as “the right person to realize the goal of ‘leaping for a prestigious club’.”

Director Song Young-jin said, “I am grateful to the club for recognizing me and entrusting me with the team, and I am happy and feel a great sense of responsibility to coach a team where I have spent most of my playing days and retired, and I am currently in charge of coaching.” I will prepare well for the lacking part and challenge myself towards a higher goal so that I can meet the expectations of the club and fans.

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