In late autumn 2013, John Fust brought about an enormous stir in Bern. The SCB has simply fired its grasp coach Antti Törmänen. “I can’t fire the whole team, tami nomau,” complains CEO Marc Lüthi. Lars Leuenberger, who was nonetheless inexperienced on the time, steps in on the gang. As a result of he sees himself solely as a short lived answer, Bern is searching for a coach. Fust, who was Heinz Ehlers’ assistant in Lausanne on the time, applies.
The Swiss-Canadian, who sensationally led the SCL Tigers into the playoffs in 2011, would have gotten the job. However then Fust backs down on the final second. Lausanne would have refused to launch, he says. Not true, declare the Vaudois. They talked to Fust that he by no means needed to maneuver to Bern. A number of sources later report that Fust solely negotiated with the SCB to get a wage enhance with the provide in Lausanne. When Fust acquired this, the SCB challenge was settled.
Fust in final place
Bern feels made enjoyable of. And never solely that: Whereas Fust made it into the highest 8 with the LHC, Bern missed the playoffs with the newly signed coach Man Boucher.
As we speak there shall be a reunion within the basement duel. And once more, Fust might annoy the SCB.
The 49-year-old has been main the LHC as head coach since this season. The membership, which has been stirring with the large ladle for years, is in final place. However with a win, Fust might overtake the SCB.