Can the Heungkuk Life Volleyball Team keep this promise? After the controversy over the resignation of the coach and general manager, a new command tower was appointed 4 days later. Former head coach Kim Ki-joong (48), who worked for Heungkuk Life Insurance in the past.
Heungkuk Life Insurance announced on the 6th that it had “appointed Kim Ki-joong, coach of Sunmyeong Girls’ High School, as the next commanding tower.” 안전놀이터
On the 2nd, when former coach Kwon Soon-chan and former general manager Kim Yeo-il resigned together, Heungkuk Life Insurance was embroiled in controversy. The club talked about the issue of direction, but Shin Yong-jun, the new head coach, cited the conflict between former coach Kwon Soon-chan and former head coach Kim Yeo-il as the main reason. It was explained that there was a difference of opinion on the operation, not the appointment of the team, but immediately after the victory over GS Caltex on the 5th, two players Kim Hae-ran and Kim Yeon-kyung revealed that former general manager Kim Yeo-il had intervened in the appointment of players.
Director Shin expressed his intention to appoint a new coach as soon as possible, and after the game, rumors that former head coach Kim Ki-joong would be appointed came out in the volleyball world.
Coach Kim Ki-joong graduated from Sungkyunkwan University and played for Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance since 1997. After his retirement, he built a leadership career at GS Caltex, LIG, and Hyundai Capital, and then served as a senior coach at Heungkuk Life Insurance for four years from 2018. Recognized.
Heungkuk Life Insurance said, “Director Kim Ki-joong, who has rich experience and leadership in the field, was judged to be the right person and appointed him. And we are sorry for causing concern to fans and volleyball officials who love volleyball about the recent situation, and Director Kim said, I will quickly pick up the team and do everything I can to support them so that they can show their best performance.”
Manager Kim said, “I have been with the players at Heungkuk Life Insurance for the past four years. I returned to Heungkuk Life Insurance and took on a new challenge as a manager. I will try to show a good game that can repay the passionate support of the fans. “he said of his feelings.