Aron Kristjánsson

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Aron Kristjánsson (2017)

Aron Kristjánsson (born July 14, 1972 ) is an Icelandic handball coach and a former handball player.

Player career

Aron Kristjánsson ran for the Icelandic club Haukar Hafnarfjörður and between 1998 and 2001 for the Danish first division club Skjern Håndbold . With Skjern Håndbold, the Icelander won the Danish championship as a player in 1999. In 2003 he signed a contract with the Danish club Team Tvis Holstebro .

Aron Kristjánsson played 85 international matches for the Icelandic national team, in which he scored 128 goals. He took part in the European Championship in 2002 and the World Cup in 2003 .

Coaching career

Aron Kristjánsson was only intended as assistant coach of Skjern Håndbold from the summer of 2004, but he ultimately took over the coaching of the team. After the 2006/07 season he left Skjern and joined Haukar Hafnarfjörður. Under his leadership, Haukar won three championships in a row. From June 2010 to February 2011 he coached the German Bundesliga club TSV Hannover-Burgdorf . In the summer of 2011 he again took over the coaching position from Haukar Hafnarfjörður. In August 2012, Aron Kristjánsson took over as coach of the Icelandic national team and also coached Haukar until the end of the 2012/13 season. In February 2014 he took over the coaching position at the Danish club KIF Kolding Copenhagen . Under his leadership, KIF won the Danish Championship in 2014 and 2015 and the Danish Cup in 2014. After the 2014/15 season, KIF separated from him. After the preliminary round from the Icelandic team at the 2016 European Championships , he resigned from his coaching position for the Icelandic national team. From the 2016/17 season until the end of the 2017/18 season, he coached the Danish first division club Aalborg Håndbold . Under his leadership, Aalborg won the Danish championship in 2017. From April 2018 he coached the Bahraini national team . In the summer of 2020, Aron Kristjánsson ended his coaching activity in Bahrain and he again took over Haukar Hafnarfjörður.

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. Aron semur við Holstebro , accessed on January 16, 2014
  2. A landslið karla , accessed on January 16, 2014
  3. Aron verður aðstoðarþjálfari Skjern ( Memento from January 16, 2014 in the Internet Archive ), accessed on January 16, 2014
  4. Skjern Håndbolds trænere gennem tiden , accessed on January 16, 2014
  5. Anders Dahl-Nielsen forlader Skjern , accessed on January 16, 2014
  6. Aron Kristjánsson ráðinn landsliðsþjálfari ( Memento from January 16, 2014 in the Internet Archive ), accessed on January 16, 2014
  7. TSV separates from Aron Kristjánsson and Stefan Wyss , accessed on January 16, 2014
  8. Aron nýr þjálfari Hauka , accessed on January 16, 2014
  9. Aron ráðinn þjálfari til ársins 2015 | Þjálfar líka Hauka í vetur , accessed January 16, 2014
  10. After losing to Kiel - new coach at KIF Kolding Copenhagen on February 11, 2014
  11. KIF separates from Aron Kristjansson ( Memento from February 1, 2016 in the Internet Archive ) from September 15, 2015
  12. Aron Kristjánsson lætur af störfum , accessed on January 22, 2016
  14. Aron Kristjansson stopper i Aalborg Håndbold til sommer af private årsager , accessed on August 1, 2019
  15. Aron Kristjansson bliver landstræner for Bahrain , accessed on August 24, 2018
  16. Former warriors coach Aron Kristjansson no longer national coach of Bahrain , accessed on July 19, 2020