Jaco Verheren found a new job in swimming three months after leaving Australia. The 51-year-old Dutch coach goes to work for the German federation.
Verheren, who has had great success with Olympic champions Peter van der Hooganband, here de Bruyne and Ranomi Chromovitzjo, works mainly in developing young talent in Germany.
De Brabander returned to the Netherlands in September after completing his job as head coach at the Australian Federation seven years later. He did not want to renew his contract for family reasons after the Tokyo Games were postponed for a year.
With the expected success of the 2012 London Games, Werhren brought the swimmer ‘Down Under’ back to standard. This is no less than three gold medals at the 2016 Rio Games and nineteen medals at the 2019 World Cup in South Korea.
The German federation has said it will not interfere with preparations for the sport next summer in Tokyo, but is mainly motivated to provide German swimming with long-term success. He should use his expertise to create a new performance concept for a distance of 50 to 200 meters.
“In Australia, as a foreigner, I was able to start anew and start steady growth. Now I hope to do the same in Germany,” Verhorn said Monday. Site Of the German Federation. “As a Dutchman I am well aware of the great potential of German swimming.”
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