Coach Kim Do-soo has newly joined Hyundai Mobis.
Ulsan Hyundai Mobis Phoebus announced on the 15th that it had recruited coach Kim Do-soo through a press release.
Coach Kim, who newly joined Hyundai Mobis, joined Etland as the 4th pick in the 1st round of the 2004 draft, and then retired in 2018 after working at KT and Orion. During his active career, he was not flashy, but he was a player who silently contributed to the team.
Coach Kim, who showed leadership by serving as the Orion captain for a long time, began his leadership career as an Orion coach after his retirement.
Afterwards, coach Kim, who also moved to SPOTV commentator, returned to the field as a Hana 1Q coach, and in the 2022-2023 season, he worked as a KT coach and announced the KBL comeback.
In a press release, Hyundai Mobis expressed expectations, saying, “Coach Do-soo Kim’s experience as a men’s and women’s basketball coach will be of great help to the team.” In a phone interview with <Rookie> on the 17th, coach Kim expressed his feelings about joining, saying it was an honor to join Hyundai Mobis, the prestigious club representing KBL.
Coach Kim said, “I think it’s an infinite honor to join the KBL’s most prestigious club and the most traditional team. I feel very grateful to the club and coach Jo Dong-hyun.”
Coach Dong-hyun Cho and coach Do-soo Kim worked together for a not short time as players during their time at KT. It is said that there was a love call from coach Cho in the background of Coach Kim’s new start at Hyundai Mobis. Coach Kim showed his respect for coach Cho, who was famous for his sincerity since his playing days.
Coach Kim said, “Coach Dong-hyun Cho is not someone I can evaluate. Although we’ve been playing together since childhood, he really has a lot to learn from and is sincere. He was someone I wanted to be a role model for. I almost had a chance to work together as a coaching staff before. I did, but it didn’t work out. I think I’m mentally excited to be with him this time, and I think he has a lot to learn from.”
Coach Kim also has a deep relationship with coach Yang Dong-geun, who is of the same age. The two, from the same elementary school (Daebangcho), have built a strong friendship since childhood.
Coach Kim said, “(Yang) Dong-geun is also very close and close. I am in a position where I have to learn a lot, and I plan to study and move forward while discussing and sharing so that the team can go to a higher place.”메이저놀이터
During his active career, coach Kim often met Hyundai Mobis, the league’s representative powerhouse led by coach Yoo Jae-hak, as an opposing team. How did Hyundai Mobis feel to Coach Kim?
Coach Kim said, “It’s the team that has won the most championships in KBL, and it was the most difficult to deal with since I was a player. I think it is an excellent team with well-equipped players,” he said about Hyundai Mobis.
Regarding the role he wants to play on the team, he said, “Of course, there are things I have to do as a coach, and training is important. I think I should also play the role of a bridge between the coach and the players. I heard that all the players are hardworking and nice, but there are personal difficulties There will be difficulties, but I want to play a role in solving those difficulties well.”
Finally, Coach Kim greeted the fans, saying, “I will do my best not to harm the great team. I will do everything in my power to make Hyundai Mobis a team that can develop more in terms of performance and color than this year.”