All three 2010 coaches have returned for 2011 World Championship.
Played junior career with the EHC Uzwil as a forward and moved up into the men’s senior team, playing some games in the men’s second best division. Played 8 years with the EHC St. Gallen. Coaching career with the junior section in 1990 and coached every age level.. Also coach to Uzwil team which won Swiss Champion title as an Assistant Coach of the men’s team in the highest amateur level in the country.
Coached the Swiss Women’s B-National team for several years then assistant coach for the senior national team in spring 2002. After 2004 IIHF World Championship took over the open spot as the head coach. Led the national team back into the Top Division and to the 2006 Winter Olympic games within the same season and reached a 5th place at the 2007 World Women’s Championship. In 2008 World Women’s Championship the team placed 4th . Coached Switzerland to 5 consecutive years of participation in the top championship each year. Coached 93 international games with the National Team which is an all time record for a Swiss National Women's Team coach.
Married and lives with his wife Tamara and the two children Luana and Marvin in Uzwil
Birthday: Aug.14, 1970
Profession: production manager in a metal parts company.
Played junior career with the EHC St. Gallen as a goalie, moved up into the men’s senior team in the amateur league. Coached junior teams in 1990
Assistant coach with new women’s team in St. Gallen in 1991. Coach of women’s selection teams in 1997. Won a Swiss Championship as the Head Coach of the Women’s St. Gallen team in 2000. Coach the Swiss Women’s B-National team in 2001 and Head Coach in the 2003/2004 season. Assistant coach for the senior National team in spring 2004. Helped the National team back into the Top Division and to the 2006 Winter Olympic games with 4th place at the 2008 World Women’s Championship. Helped Switzerland to 5 consecutive years of participation in the top championship. Assistant coach in 90 international games with the National Team.
Personal: Married to Mirjam and the two children Céline and Alain in St. Margarethen
Birthday: November 2nd 1971
Profession: project manager with the Swiss Federal Railways.
Assistant Coach / Goalie Coach
Played junior career with the ZSC Lions as a goalie and also with the men’s senior team; back-up goalie for 2 years. Plays and coaches men’s teams near Zurich. Founded the first professional goalie school in Switzerland with camps in Europe and North America.
Started as a goalie coach for the Women’s B-National team in 2001 and then for the women’s senior national team the same season. Assistant and goalie coach for the women's national team since 2002. Helped the National team back into the Top Division and to the 2006 Winter Olympic games and 4th place at the 2008 World Women’s Championship. Helped Switzerland to now 5 consecutive years of participation in the top tournament of the year. Served as an assistant coach in over 100 international games with the National Team.
Daniel lives with his girlfriend in Kloten. Born November 2nd 1971
Birthday: July 20th 1966
Profession: branch manager with a sport supply company in Switzerland.