On the eve of Bundesliga game against Hartberg and valid for Round 14, scheduled on Tuesday, Head Coach Andrej Urnaut resigned from the bench of VCA Amstetten NÖ after two seasons.
The reasons for leaving the team and the position of the first coach are difference of opinions.
He is the former head coach of Croatia, and as a coach at the club level he worked in Belgium (Lennik, Averbode, Axis Guibertin), Germany (SSC Berlin), Slovenia (Salonit Anhovo, ACH Volley Ljubljana), Saudi Arabia (Al Nassr SC) and Austria (VCA Amstetten NÖ). During his playing career, he won the championship titles of Yugoslavia, Belgium and Germany, he was also a finalist of the CEV Champions Cup, now the CEV Champions League, with the Belgian team NOLIKO Maaseik. He played in the former Yugoslavia, Slovenia, Italy, Belgium, France and Germany.
Andrej is the oldest of the popular Urnaut volleyball brothers: Tine is the captain of the Slovenian national team and a current player of the Japanese JTEKT Stings, while Matjaž was also an international player, a former member of the Slovenian national team, currently a volleyball coach in France!