Saturday, July 09, 2005

Chiu Da-tsun named Taiwan Beer new head coach

Chiu Da-tsun, who coached in China in the last four years, was named new head coach of Taiwan Beer. Yen Jia-hua will go back to his General Manager role after spending last season as GM/Head Coach.

Chiu Da-tsun worked under current Lebanon NT head coach Paul Coughter as an assistant in 1997-1999. He coached Sina Lions, the first Taiwanese team to join China’s CBA, for two years before jumping to Jiangsu and Xinjiang.

Chiu was fired by Xinjiang last season and went back to Taiwan. He worked as a TV analyst in SBL games for ESPN Taiwan.