Stefan Lurz gets double coaching honors as German national and national junior coach of the year

Stefan Lurz, older brother and coach of open water star Thomas Lurz, won double honors from the DSV, the German Swimming Federation this year.

Lurz was named both National Coach of the Year and Junior Coach of the Year, the first time a German coach has swept both awards in the same year.

Lurz coaches for SV Wurzburg, and has now won National Coach of the Year three straight seasons.

The DSV’s article detailing the honor in German can be found here.

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6 years ago

wasn’t this the same coach that had charges laid against him on suspicion of sexual abuse on a 15-year-old swimmer.?
Now he is Age group coach of the Year ?…………not a good look for German swimming

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