Pepper Savings Bank appointed Aachen Kim as its new head coach.
Pepper Savings Bank announced on the 17th that it would appoint Aachen Kim as its new director.
Since 2018, coach Aachen Kim has coached the Brown University volleyball team in the Ivy League, which belongs to Division I of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). The NCAA manages collegiate sports in the United States, and more than 1,000 colleges are affiliated with it, and it is called the gateway to professional athletes.
His leadership was recognized. Coach Kim raised the team to No. 1 in the Ivy League in 2021, three years after taking office, by recruiting promising players온라인바카라,, nurturing individual players, and executing detailed tactics. This is the first feat in Brown University history to advance to the NCAA Tournament.
He was also named ‘Ivy League Manager of the Year’. In 2021, they won 13 wins and 1 loss, and five players won the ‘Best Defense Award’ and ‘Best Rookie Award’ that year. During his time as a team leader, he demonstrated excellence in player development, including the first time in Ivy League history that five Brown University players were selected to the ‘Ivy League First Team’ at the same time.
Director Kim is from Philadelphia, USA. During his school days, he played volleyball, and in 2008 he embarked on a leadership path as a coach for a local college program camp. Since 2009, he has pursued his career in earnest at The Catholic University of America, George Washington University, and Houston Baptist University.
In particular, in 2013, he coached the American University volleyball team, and until 2017, he won the Patriot League in Division I, advanced to the NCAA Tournament for five consecutive years, and advanced to the NCAA Round of 16.
Kim Dong-eon, head of Pepper Savings Bank, said, “New coach Kim has accumulated more than 14 years of coaching experience in the NCAA. He said, “I expect to lead and grow the team by adding strength and vitality to the AI Peppers, which is composed of young players.”
Director Kim said, “I am very honored and excited to join Pepper Savings Bank as a manager,” and expressed his ambition, “I will do my best to help Pepper Savings Bank grow into the best team.”
Director Kim, who will enter the country in early March and join the team, will officially take on the role of manager from the 2023-2024 season. Acting coach Lee Kyung-soo, who is currently leading the team, plans to continue his duties as acting coach until the remainder of the 2022-2023 season and as head coach from the next season.