Two days after the bang of the basketball cup triumph, brose bamberg has followed up with another: the nine-time german champion has parted ways with sport director ginas rutkauskas. In addition, the coach of the 2. Liga proa strongly relegation-threatened farm team baunach young pikes, felix czerny, to take his hat off.
"Completion of the "personnel restructuring was the headline of the press release sent out by brose bamberg late tuesday evening. However, the two appointments did not come as a surprise. The lithuanian rutkauskas was criticized for months because of his squad planning for this season, czerny was the desolate performance of the last in the table recently in the basement derby at the penultimate in hanau to the doom. The game was lost with 55:88. While co-coach mario dugandzic and brose youth coordinator yassin idbihi will be in charge of the young pikes until further notice, a successor for rutkauskas has not yet been determined. "We are on the lookout for a new sporting director, but we do not see ourselves under time pressure, said media director thorsten vogt. The contract of the 56-year-old rutkauskas, who has been with the team since 1. September 2017 will not end until july 2020.
"During the current planning for the coming season, it has become clear that he and we have different views on the composition of the team. We want to return to our identity, to the ‘bamberg way’, which focuses on the development of young players, arne dirks justified the separation from rutkauskas in the press release. The managing director of brose bamberg was not available to provide further information to our newspaper.