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Lebedew meets his team

Posted by devo on January 22, 2009

Eltmann's new Coach Mark Lebedew with the players including Brett Alderman & Phill DeSalvo

Eltmann's new Coach Mark Lebedew with the players including Brett Alderman & Phill DeSalvo. Photo: V.Hensel

For the players of  SG Eschenbacher Eltmann the change of coach to Mark Lebedew, particularly after the last two victories of Milan Maric,  probably came as a  surprise. Milan has become an institution at Eltmann.

The transition is a “difficult situation” admitted Lebedew openly. “I know Milan from my time in Wuppertal, and this is not pleasant for either of us.”

“That we must make the play offs, is clear,” said Lebedew after the first training.  “The players work well, and that makes it simpler for the future,” said the pleased Australian. Naturally,  he can say nothing concrete for the moment about what he must change. “I will analyze many play videos in the next days, and then I will see what we must work on, skills and tactically.”

The question of what type of trainer Mark would be was answered by Eltmann setter Brett Alderman, who has worked with Lebedew in the Australian national team.  ” He is a friendly person, who goes openly to people and talks with them. On the field, however, he requires hard work and works himself hard. He says, mistakes are not bad, but he expects that the next action is better and the players must take responsibility for their actions. We will hard work, but I look forward to it.” more@Eltmann

UPDATE: tv report – only on IE – Firefox users can download the file at http:/ – it’s in German, naturally, but you can play spot the Aussie!

One Response to “Lebedew meets his team”

  1. Eldo said

    All the best Mark

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