4 August 2017

Dean Woods


Kingfisher appoint Oosterling as new Head Coach

Kingfisher Korfball Club (Maidstone, Kent) have appointed Johan Oosterling as their new Head Coach for the 2017/18 season.

Speaking about the appointment Richard Locke from Kingfisher said: “The club are extremely excited to appoint Johan Oosterling as the new Head Coach.

“To appoint someone of the calibre of Johan is a massive coup for the club.

“He brings with him a wealth of experience and expertise which will benefit the entire club.

“We are now looking forward to the season getting underway and excited about what this year will bring”

Johan Oosterling, 38, amongst numerous other championships titles has won two England Korfball Premier League titles as a player with Trojans Korfball Club and two further titles as 1st Team Technical Coach, most recently at the LFF Grand Finals at the K2 Crawley.

Kingfisher Treasurer Philip Locke (l) and Johan Oosterling (r)

In January-2017 Oosterling was part of the Trojans coaching team which guided Trojans to their second IKF Europa Cup bronze medal.

Oosterling said “It is a great honour to be appointed as the Head Coach of Kingfisher, a club that had been consistently in or competing for the playoffs the last couple of years.

“We have a great set of players and the club’s ambition and ideas for the future matches that of mine really well.”

“I can’t wait to get started with the players I’m sure it will be a challenging but hopefully exciting season for the players and the club.”