moves to the Kookoo head coach for 1+1 year agreement.
Ahokas, 38, has worked for the last two and a half years the Young Lions coach. The turn of the year in Canada during the world championships Ahokas piloted in the Finnish world champion.
John is a successful, passionate and modern coach. He has had a long coach experience demanding tasks, and he wants to take the next step in their careers together, Kookoo, Kookoo sports director Jarno Golden said in the announcement.
KooKoo offers Ahokkaalle the first job of the SM-league. The last seven years, man has enjoyed the junior national teams.
I've coached for 19 years, so now is a good time to move from junior hockey to pro hockey. Opportunities would have been in the past, but I feel I have now clearly more ready for the task, Ahokas said.
kookoo's season ended Thursday in the regular season. Kouvola are placed 13:th.