Helle Thomsen

Helle Thomsen (born 30 November 1970) is a Danish handball coach and former player, who is the current head coach of Neptunes de Nantes.[1][2]

Helle Thomsen
Personal information
Born (1970-11-30) 30 November 1970 (age 51)
Frederikshavn, Denmark
Nationality Danish
Senior clubs
Years Team
Frederikshavn fI
Drammen HK
Sindal IF
Teams managed
2012–2016
FC Midtjylland
2014–2015
Sweden
2016–2019
Netherlands
2017–2018
CSM București
2018–2020
Molde HK
2020–2021
Kastamonu
2022-
Neptunes de Nantes

Previously she was head coach for FC Midtjylland Håndbold between 2012 and 2016, and the Swedish national team between 2014 and 2015 alongside Thomas Sivertsson.[3][4] Between 2009 and 2012, she served as assistant coach to Niels Agesen in TTH Holstebro and assistant coach to Kenneth Jensen and Ryan Zinglersen in FC Midtjylland.

As a player, she won silver and bronze medals in the Danish handball championship. As a head coach, she has won the Danish championship twice, the Danish Handball Cup once and the EHF Cup once.[5] In addition to that, she led FC Midtjylland to the Final Four tournament in the 2013–2014 Champions League season.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ EHF profile
  2. ^ Palmqvist, Fredrik (2021-03-10). "Helle Thomsen och turkiska Kastamonu bryter kontraktet". Handbollskanalen (in Swedish). Retrieved 2021-04-30.
  3. ^ Vandor, Daniel (29 July 2015). "Helle Thomsen slutar som svensk förbundskapten". Svenska Handbollförbundet (in Swedish). Retrieved 27 December 2015.
  4. ^ Dons, Martin (29 August 2016). "FCM Håndbold og Helle Thomsen stopper samarbejdet". www.fcm-haandbold.dk (in Danish). Retrieved 3 September 2016.
  5. ^ "Damer A: Nya Förbundskaptensteamet klart". Svenska Handbollförbundet (in Swedish). 22 April 2014. Retrieved 21 June 2014.