David Gautier (42) succeeds Pierre Vincent as coach of Asvel Women. The new coach was until now in charge of the professional team of the Union Féminine Angers Basket 49 with which he won the LF2 Championship in 2021, ensuring the return of UFAB49 to LFB.
Former player trained in Cholet, David Gautier wore the jersey of the France team from 1999 to 2004 (13 selections) and worked as an assistant on the bench of the young French women’s selections. Last fall, he was appointed assistant coach of the French women’s team of Jean-Aimé Toupane, alongside Cathy Melain and Grégory Halin.
“He will bring a lot of freshness and enthusiasm to our experienced squad. »
” We are very happy to have reached an agreement with David and Brito de Sousa, president of UFAB49. He is a very promising coach. He will bring a lot of freshness and enthusiasm to our experienced workforce. We can’t wait to start this new adventure with him. And we wish him, in the meantime, a victorious summer with the France team and our Lionesses who will be by his side at the World Cup. “Explains Tony Parker, president of the club, in a press release.
The technician will indeed find the Lionesses in blue on the occasion of the 2022 World Cup, which will be held from September 22 to October 1 in Sydney, Australia.