it was January, when Vaasan sport's coach Tomek Valtonen received a contact from Poland. The caller wasn't Valtonen was born in the city Piotrków trybunalski living in his grandma and nobody else relatives. The contacting of the Polish ice hockey federation.
They asked about my plans. I had been four years in the Sport and I had the feeling that it was now here. I know that is both a Sport that I'm mentally good, that the coach exchange in Vaasa. I was thinking about taking my oxygen and rest myself, for I was coached intensively for almost 10 years, Valtonen says.
the Opportunity to go to Poland, however, was too attractive to ignore.
– If the offer would become some other country, I would have left but I had taken a break from coaching. Now I get to live in Poland, so I left happy.All the Polish
the 4-year-old Finland changed Valtonen speaks fluent Polish.
I spoke at home with mom the whole time in poland, but I learned the Finnish language in a year. Of course, the Polish language's vocabulary rusted over the years, but now the language went almost perfectly when I talk about it all the time. Any individual word may sometimes be missing, but the ear it the English counterpart. In poland, pull out of all press conferences, tv appearances and team exercises in Polish, Valtonen says.
When the Polish association presented a. new as head coach, his first name was Tomasz, not Tomek. Tomasz is Valtonen official name, although she continues to use Finnish a Tomekia.
Nowy targ in resident Valtonen does not have for a while been born in the town of Piotrków Trybunalski.
in the Summer I went there with the kids, but autumn has been so hard, not even grandma watch, Valtonen says.double nest a
. in April was in Budapest watching the world cup I-division A block of races, of which Poland was involved. Poland fell to head coach Ted Nolan under the leadership of B-block.
I Guess Nolan would be without a fall jacket left the head coach position, because the covenant was already in January, contacted me. Negotiations of representatives of the association with Budapest, Valtonen said.
Students are also negotiated in the Polish first division play MMKS Podhale Nowy Targ.
– I wanted To be all the time in Poland that I see constantly with the players. My contract MMKS:no with was such that it will enter into force when the contract with national team coach job of the seal. National team and club team coach's job, however, are a separate thing and not linked to each other as, for example, in Kazakhstan, where Barys Astana coach is automatically also been the national team coach, Valtonen says.
MMKS with Valtonen scored 1+1 year contract.
the Money Valtonen didn't go to Poland.
the Money is pretty good, but not absolutely solved my decision. I once left money – 2007 Södertälje and it was a mistake, Valtonen said.Tomek Valtonen piloted the first period of Poland's A-national team and develop it on the sidelines the whole Polish kiekkoilua. Pekka jalonen dufva help
the State is in the national team to help the sea to her coach Risto Dufva as well as the goalkeeper coach at Tommi harvest island . Dufva works as a consultant and in the stands as a coach.
– Ristosta has been a lot of help. He is enthusiastic and very committed, even though doing the job without pay, Valtonen said.
Dufvalle is replaced by the expenses and pay day of money when he used in Poland. SM-league club Jukurit pay the former coach his full salary this and next season, too.
the harvest of the island works in Poland, also the goalkeeper coaches of the trainer. Coaches education coaching along with Valtonen job.the Objective change
Valtonen said, that in Poland the player material is narrow and the game understanding there are big flaws.
– a Game about the attack of the season. For example, start-ups are players only for that game will be started. It's not the players but the coaches and training failure, Valtonen said.
Valtonen attempt in April to lift the Polish I-division A-block, and later possibly the A-league top of the league among the. A shortcut is not the case.
– the Goal is the rise and the national team's rejuvenation. If we don't rise, it's not the end of the world. This is the fourth year of the project. The fact is that we are out of juniors that we get the player mass. Otherwise, we have the lift mast so we rise, we fall, we rise and we fall. The goal is to get a permanent structural change in the Polish kiekkoiluun, Valtonen said.
the task of Teaching is not considered impossible.
Poland has almost 40 million people. The nation's sporty and resources, while the policy is in a big role.
State-exudes enthusiasm, although the mestizo of TUTO and KeuPa wins practice match in Poland by one goal.
I've got a good management team in the national team and club team. A day I never regretted this job. I feel like Disneyland: in the morning don't know what's going on during the day, the father of three children said.