The Chinese Ski Association does not renew their contract with coach Jochen Danneberg.
The German Jochen Danneberg, who won the 4-Hills-Tournament twice, coached the Chinese Ladies since summer 2011. Before he served as head coach for the men’s teams from America, Switzerland, South Korea and the Netherlands. His biggest success with the Chinese team was a seventh place of Liu Qi at the World Cup in Trondheim this March. This was the best result ever of a Chinese athlete at a winter sports World Cup.
Due to health problems Danneberg was unable to meet the team at a training camp in Japan recently. During this time he received the message, that his contract will not be renewed.
“I was really surprised by this decision of the association. From my point of view in went well there and we were on the right path. We’ll see what comes next. I definitely feel ready for new tasks as a coach”, Danneberg said to berkutschi.com.