Yonsei University’s acting head coach Yun Ho-jin was appointed as the official head coach.
On the afternoon of the 20th, it was confirmed that Yonsei University had concluded a formal contract with current acting coach Yun Ho-jin for the 2023 season.
Yonsei University launched a director contest last November. After document screening, two candidates were selected, and a manager to take charge of the team for the new season was selected through an interview. Yonsei University decided to internally promote acting coach Yun Ho-jin, who was in charge of the team last year.
Head coach Yun Ho-jin graduated from Yonsei University and played for SBS, the predecessor of Anyang KGC. After his retirement, he went through manager of KGC and started coaching at his alma mater in 2014 after being called by head coach Eun Hee-seok (Seoul Samsung). When coach Eun Hee-seok headed to Samsung in April 2022, he led Yonsei University as an acting coach.
Coach Ho-jin Yun, who was appointed as the official head coach after removing the acting ticket, expressed his feelings about the appointment, saying, “I am grateful to Sports Committee Chairman Yoon Yong-jin, OB President Lee Hee-taek, and basketball team head Park Young-ryeol for entrusting me with the supervision.” 스포츠토토
“I feel a heavier responsibility. Based on what I learned from former head coach Eun Hee-seok, I will work hard with the players. I will do my best so that the Yonsei University basketball team can once again reach the top of college basketball.”
New head coach Yun Ho-jin will be appointed as the head coach of the Yonsei University basketball team on March 1, when the new semester begins.