Arnaud Calbry is the new coach of the Belgian mannenhandbalploeg. That has the Belgian handbalbond KBHB Tuesday announced. The 43 year old Frenchman combines the job of coach with that of athletic director and assistant coach at the French first division Dunkirk. Calbry in the footsteps of Yérime Sylla the beginning of this year, after the shutdown for the barragewedstrijden in the run-up to the world cup 2019, his resignation was offered
“With Arnaud Calbry we welcome a talented trainer, with international experience both as a player and as a coach,” said Piet Moons, president of the KBHB. “I am convinced that he is the right person is that the Red Wolves to a higher level can bring. As an experienced sports director will Arnaud Calbry also along the lines to help shut down for all youth selections of the Belgian handball in the direction of a participation in the european CHAMPIONSHIPS 2022. A european CHAMPIONSHIP that hopefully in their own country, more specifically in Antwerp, will continue.”
With Arnaud Calbry choose the KBHB again for a French coach. One that is tried and tested in the handball. In 1992, Arnaud Calbry prof at the French Falaise. Three years later, he went on to Dunkirk which he, in 1998, the title picked up in the third national, and in 2000, the cup final was played. Then he moved for a season to the Spanish Portland San Antonio and then to return to Dunkirk which he in 2004 the final of the European Challenge Cup was reached. Calbry closed his spelerscarrière off at Valenciennes. From 2002 to 2004, he collected 19 caps. In 2002 he was a member of the French national team that the world title won.
After his spelerscarrière was Arnaud Calbry trainer and technical coordinator of the training centre of Duinkerque. In that period he picked up the title in the third national and the Cup of France (2011). Since 2011 he is assistant coach at Dunkirk. A position he since 2013 combines with that of sports director.
The first official match of Arnaud Calbry is the qualifier against Serbia at the end of October. Afterwards, play the Red Wolves their first home game in the run-up to the european CHAMPIONSHIPS 2020 against Croatia.