Jung Kwan-jang re-signs Ko Hee-jin for ‘2+1 years’…”Make the team stronger and stronger”

The journey continues.

The Korea Women’s Professional Volleyball Organization has re-signed head coach Ko Hee-jin. The contract is for 2+1 years, up to 2027.

Ko was appointed as the new head coach of the Jungkwanjang in April 2022. In his first year, the team finished fourth in the 2022-2023 season with 56 points (19 wins and 17 losses). The team was four points behind the third-place Korea Expressway Corporation (60 points, 20 wins and 16 losses). If the gap was three points or less, they could have hosted the semi-playoffs, but they missed out by one point. 스포츠토토사이트 The postseason was next.

In Ko’s second year as head coach, the team finished third in the league with 61 points (20W16L). They easily passed fourth-place GS Caltex (51 points, 18-18) and headed directly to the playoffs. It was their first spring volleyball appearance in seven years.

In the playoffs, the team faced off against league runner-up Heungkuk Life (79 points, 28 wins, 8 losses). The team lost the best-of-three best-of-seven series, 1-2, and did not advance to the championship game. Nevertheless, the team gained valuable experience in spring volleyball.

“This season, Coach Koh made a bold move to break the mold by selecting apo jit spiker Megawati Puttiwi (registered name Mega) through the newly introduced Asian quota system and bringing in outside hitter Giovanna Milana (registered name Gia) as a foreign player. The team was praised for playing fiery offensive volleyball.”

“She transformed the team into a cohesive and strong team under her coaching philosophy that emphasizes the three elements of physical strength, skill, and mental strength.”

“I would like to thank the club for trusting me once again. I will do my best to work with the players to build a better and stronger team in the future,” said Ko.

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