Joachim Ziesche (born 3 July 1939 in Dresden, Nazi Germany) is a retired ice hockey defender. He participated at the 1968 Winter Olympics. He was inducted into the International Ice Hockey Federation Hall of Fame in 1999.
3 July 1939|
Dresden, Nazi Germany
|Height||6 ft 4 in (193 cm)|
|Weight||201 lb (91 kg; 14 st 5 lb)|
|Played for||SC Dynamo Berlin|
|National team||East Germany|
He played for SC Dynamo Berlin and holds the record of the second-highest number of goals in club history at 284. He became the head coach for East Germany for 18 years, winning the GDR-championships 15 times and playing over 200 international matches. After retiring from play, he became the national coach, retiring in 1990 in protest of the sport's national decline.
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