Gymnastics coach Van Bukoven replaces KNGU with NOC*NSF after 20 years | other sports

Gymnastics coach Van Bukoven replaces KNGU with NOC*NSF after 20 years |  other sports

Gymnastics coach Bram van Buchofen is leaving KNGU after twenty years of service. The men’s national coach joins the NOC*NSF Umbrella Sports Organization, where he becomes a performance director.

Van Bochoven, 43, will be one of the performance managers who support the coaches and coaches of various sports in their best sports programs from the High Performance Team. I’ve been in gymnastics for twenty years. Now is the time to take that step, says van Buchoven. , although it pains me a little: I have devoted myself wholeheartedly to gymnastics for the past twenty years. In my new role I will definitely continue to follow and support the sport.”

Maurits Hendrix, Technical Director of NOC*NSF, describes Van Bockhoven as a valuable asset. ,, Bram has many years of experience in top gymnastics programs. Now many sports will reap the benefits of his experience in top sport at the highest level. “He has shown that he can help set the right path like no other,” Hendricks said.

Van Bukoven initially accompanied the gymnasts in Flic-Flac in Den Bosch. Between 2006 and 2012, he was the coach of the men’s national team, a position he held again since 2016. Under his leadership, he won fifteen medals in European Championships, World Championships and Olympic Games. Low Point was an affair about ring specialist Yuri van Gelder, who was sent home at Van Bokhoven’s behest at the 2016 Rio Olympics after nocturnal adventures in the nightlife.

The union is looking for a successor.

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