Sportivi 2015: Coach of the Year

Sunday, February 21, 2016, 18:06

Gavin Muscat

Albert Chun (gymnastics)

Chun is the coach of the Maltese selection which took part in the European and world championships. He also guided the team at the Games for European Small Nations in Iceland where Peppijna Dalli won the silver medal in the Uneven Bars and the team won the silver medal.

Jesmond Giordimaina (wrestling)

The local federation’s national coach. Under his charge, the federation continued with its participation in some foreign tournaments in various categories. Under his guidance, local wrestlers obtained several positive results.

Karl Izzo (waterpolo)

Coach of the national teams, leading the seniors to a historic first ever qualification for the European Championship finals in Serbia and the Under 17 team to qualify for the inaugural European Games in Baku, Azerbaijan.

Silvio Vella (football)

He formed part of the technical team at the Malta Football Association, where he is the national Under-21 team coach. In September he obtained a Masters Diploma in coaching after attending a course at Coverciano in Italy.

Richard Vogelesang (tenpin bowling)

He is the national coach of the association. Last year was one of the most positive for the association where some very good results were achieved by the bowlers under his charge, especially in the Mediterranean Cup in Greece. There, the Maltese team won two gold medals. But there was also more success in the individual field at the same event.





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