Australia men’s national junior ice hockey team

Frankenberger resigns as Under-20 head coach

Markus Frankenberger has resigned from the position as head coach of the Australian men’s national under-20 team. Frankenberger was first appointed to the head coach position in 2014 after two years as an assistant to Ryan O’Handley. His best result came in 2015 with Australia earning bronze medal in the IIHF U20 World Championship Division II Group B tournament. Ice Hockey Australia has yet to name a replacement.

National under-20 team roster announced for 2016 U20 World Championships

The roster of the Australian national under-20 team has been announced for the upcoming 2016 IIHF Ice Hockey U20 World Championship Division II Group B in Novi Sad, Serbia. The tournament will run from 17 January to 23 January 2016 and includes teams from Belgium, China, Romania, Serbia and Spain. The team is expected to leave Australia on 8 January for a training camp in Litomerice, Czech Republic.

Team roster:

Team officials:

  • Martin Jones (VIC) – Chef de Mission
  • Markus Frankenberger (WA) – Head Coach
  • Josef Rezek (SA) – Assistant Coach
  • Ben Salcinovic (NSW) – Team Physio
  • John Lavery (NSW) – Equipment Officer
  • TBC – Team Manager