Oberhof (RWH) Jens Müller, the 1988 Olympic Luge Champion in Calgary (CAN), is due to step down from his role as head skeleton coach at the German Bobsleigh and Sled Sports Federation (BSD) in June. According to a press release, the 52-year-old Thuringian announced his decision at a meeting of the BSD sports committee.
As coach, Jens Müller worked with the German athletes since the Olympic debut of skeleton 2002 in Salt Lake City (USA). In the last 16 years, his team won 15 gold, 19 silver and 19 bronze medals at Olympic Winter Games, World Championships and European Championships. In February, World Champion Jacqueline Lölling celebrated Olympic silver in PyeongChang (KOR).
In addition to Olympic gold, Müller’s luge career also included a World Championship title in 2000 on the natural track in St. Moritz (SUI), and a European Championship title in the same year. ©RWH2018