Torsten Jansen is new HSV coach!
Written by: Rasmus Boysen
The ambitious German club HSV has sacked the head coach Jens Häusler with immediate effect. The former world champion Torsten Jansen takes over for the rest of the season.
After losing the last two matches in the German 3. Bundesliga the new handball club of Hamburg, Handball Sport Verein Hamburg, has sacked the head coach Jens Häusler with immediate effect. Instead, the former German world champion Torsten Jansen will be in charge of the team in the remaining 6 matches of the season.
Press release from Handball Sport Verein Hamburg:
The Handball Sport Verein Hamburg has released the coach Jens Häusler with immediate effect.
"We saw a loss of confidence in the team against the coach, and we were obliged to take action even after intensive discussions with Jens Häusler. This step is not easy for us, especially because we owe much to Jens. He has sacrificed himself in the past five years with a lot of dedication and passion for the club. After many deliberations and considerations, we have decided on this step and wish Jens all the best for his future," said President Marc Evermann.
"What Jens has done together with us, we thank him extremely much. Now we have to look ahead and we know that we are now even more in the duty to call our real potential and defend our home balance on Friday," said Stefan Schröder.
A-youth coach Torsten Jansen will lead the team's training and will also be on the bench for the top-flight against table leader Altenholz in the Sporthalle Hamburg on Friday. The World Champion of 2007 will be entrusted with this task until the end of the season in order to make the last six games positive with the team.
Jens Häusler has been coach in HSV Hamburg since 2011, and won the Champions League with the club in 2013 as assistant coach of Martin Schwalb.
Handball Sport Verein Hamburg is at the moment placed 4th in the German 3. Bundesliga North.