16. April | 11:29
Mario Richer new Headcoach at Graz99ers
With Bill Gilligan gone, Moser Medical Graz99ers were looking for a new Headcoach and found a more than able replacement: Mario Richer, who arrives from champions EC Red Bull Salzburg.
Moser Medical Graz99ers have agreed terms with their new Headocach: Canadian Mario Richer, a journeyman, who spent his last two seasons in Salzburg coaching the Farmteam in Nationalliga and was promoted to Assistant Coach in the closing part of the season. He has bags of experienced, having coached Team Canada at u-17 level, Olympiques de Gatineau, Cape Breton Screaming Eagles in QMJHL and Team Canada’s seniors at the prestigious Spengler Cup in Davos/Switzerland.
„Signing a young Headcoach who has a physical, Offensive approach to coaching was a priority for us.” said President KR Mag. Jochen Pildner-Steinburg. Richer himself added: „I’m looking forward to this new challenge in Graz. We’re already working on getting a young, competitive team together for next season.”