John Wroblewski has been named head coach of the USA ladies’s ice hockey group for the 2022 World Championship to be held in Herning, Denmark, this August.

He succeeds Joel Johnson, who guided the group to Olympic silver at Beijing 2022.

“I’m honoured to have the chance to steer the Girls’s Nationwide Crew,” Wroblewski stated. 

“The group has a protracted historical past of success and I’m wanting ahead to being part of the following chapter.”

He joins after spending two years with the California-based Ontario Reign within the American Hockey League.

He had beforehand been head coach of USA Hockey’s nationwide group growth programme and had been in control of the US under-18 group on the World Championship in each 2017 and 2019. 

The United States women lost to Canada in the gold medal match at Beijing 2022 ©Getty Images
America ladies misplaced to Canada within the gold medal match at Beijing 2022 ©Getty Pictures

“John brings a wealth of each worldwide {and professional} hockey expertise,” USA ladies’s nationwide group applications director Katie Million stated. 

“We’re excited for him to be behind the bench this August in Denmark.”

This would be the first ladies’s World Championships to be held in the identical 12 months because the Olympic Video games.

The match is scheduled to start on August 26 and Olympic champions Canada will search to increase their streak to 3 consecutive world tournaments.