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02 November 2021, 18:25

Craig Woodcroft to continue as head coach of Belarus' ice hockey team

MINSK, 2 November (BelTA) – The Belarusian Ice Hockey Federation has named the coaching staff of the Belarusian ice hockey team, BelTA learned from the press service of the organization.

Craig Woodcroft will continue in his role as head coach of the national team. Konstantin Koltsov will be his assistant during the November international break.

“The purpose of the November training camp is to take a look at as many young players as possible and to give them an opportunity to prove themselves at the international level and possibly expand the list of candidates for the IIHF World Championship. Craig Woodcroft's coaching staff will include Konstantin Koltsov, who worked well with young people and has already had experience working with the team in international competitions,” general manager of the Belarusian national teams Mikhail Grabovski commented on the new coaching staff.

On 11-13 November the Belarusian national team will take part in the international friendly Four Nations Tournament in Slovenia where it will play the host team and the national teams of France and Austria.

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