After a disappointing season, MT Melsungen is breaking new floor within the Handball Bundesliga: veteran Michael Allendorf takes over as sporting director. The Board of Directors imposes duties.
The disappointment at MT Melsungen was spectacular once more: First, a extremely certified crew was knocked out within the DHB Cup by a “new fearsome opponent” Lemgo, after which they missed out on European competitors. “I wished to make a distinction, however then I noticed that the opposite opinions right here weren’t so welcoming,” goalkeeper Silvio Heinever stated in his farewell speech at his final house sport.
The addressee of Heinevetter’s speech was clear to many: CEO Axel Girken, with whom Heinevetter has been with for a very long time. “Handball Week” now wrote: “MT is suspected of signing Adam Morawski from Poland, however the German nationwide goalkeeper has been assured that the membership is all in favour of additional cooperation.” The Heinewetters skilled “human disappointment.”
Heinewetter additionally criticized these accountable in November – Girken himself protected. The MT followers sided with Heinewetter on the bye and put the board beneath stress. “HNA” defined that Heinevet was proper on many factors. Melsunger bosses should now ask themselves vital questions, the report stated.
The membership has introduced at the least one personnel change, although it is already been deliberate for a very long time: This week, the membership introduced that Michael Allendorf, who lately left as a participant, will tackle the newly created position of sporting director. Girken subsequently assigns a big a part of the duty to Allendorf. The future face of the crew can be ex-professional and Checoach Roberto García Parrondo. Allendorf had earlier concepts in regards to the duties of administration.
Allendorf and the coach work collectively
Girken himself stated: “One of his essential duties is to carry collectively the skilled and submit crew.” For MT, this is an extra measure of professionalization, the message says. And Allendorf instantly confirmed that the trusting relationship with the coach is good. “This has been mirrored in a few of the current personnel selections that I’ve had the privilege of being concerned in.”
Allendorf left it open precisely what these options have been – however once more, there have been vital modifications at MT. Eight gamers depart, together with Heinewetter and nationwide participant Tobias Reichmann; up to seven new ones are added. The Melsung crew is as soon as once more making an attempt to justify its ambitions.