Coaches Week 2019: Introducing Hannes Mutschlechner - Snowboard Alpine Team Coach
September 23, 2019
"Hannes Mutschlechner is a new coach to our team as the new World Cup Alpine Coach. He was previously working with the Italian Alpine National Team and brings a depth of experience and perspective to our Alpine program. Hannes was a great compliment to our existing coaching staff for and were excited for the first season with him."
- Kim Krahulec - High Performance Speed Manager
We caught up with Hannes for a few questions regarding his new role with Canada Snowboard
Name: Hannes Mutschlechner
Position: Alpine World Cup Coach
Years Coaching with Canada Snowboard: First year!
Career Highlights: 2018 JWC 2nd man psl, overall winner in man EC and third in overall woman EC, 2019 silver medal at WCS PSL man, five different riders on a World Cup Podium
Memorable Coaching Moments: Rogla pgs World Cup 2019 with Coratti`s win and Bagozza second
What are you looking forward to most this season: Closing the gap to the Top. Getting ready now!
Favourite Resort / Run: As resorts Carezza and Cortina are absolutely my favourites. I love to stay in between the Dolomites. Talking about Runs: the Olympic slope in Secret Garden China is the one I LIKE most.
Thanks for everything you do for the athletes and Canada Snowboard as a whole, good luck this season!
Follow Hans and his season here: @hannesmutschlechner