Why did you express your gratitude to director Jae-Hak Yoo and directors Il-Seung Choo and Seong-Woo Wi?
“After winning, I want to go home and rest with my family, so thank you for staying until the end.”
Hyundai Mobis general manager Yoo Jae-hak led Hyundai Mobis for 18 seasons from the 2004-2005 season to last season.
Head coach Yoo Jae-hak, who won 724 wins in the regular league, recorded 529 wins, or 73.1%, at Hyundai Mobis.
Head coach Yoo Jae-hak, who naturally comes to mind when thinking of Hyundai Mobis, handed over the baton to head coach Cho Dong-hyun ahead of this season and took a step back.
Hyundai Mobis prepared a retirement ceremony for general manager Yoo Jae-hak after the contract was concluded at the end of this season. On the 24th, after the home game against Anyang KGC Ginseng Corporation at Ulsan Dongchun Gymnasium, a retirement ceremony was held.
Various basketball officials responded to the question, ‘What coach Yoo Jae-hak do I think?’ through a video, ‘a wise person (Jeon Joo-won)’, ‘the best general (Seo Jang-hoon)’, ‘my mentor (Jo Dong-hyun)’, ‘tsundere Min-guk (Lee Woo-seok)’ ’, ‘The master of improvisation (Yang Dong-geun)’, ‘The person I respect (Jeong Seon-min)’, ‘Father (Ham Ji-hoon)’, and ‘The perfect person (Wi Seong-wu)’.
Bang Yeol, former head of the Korea Basketball Association, who was a teacher during the Kia period, said, “(1987 Basketball Festival) I was competing for the championship against Hyundai Electronics in the final, and (I) coach Yoo decided that he could not play the next game because of his knee, so he prepared for the next game with the players. “(Director Jae-Hak Yoo) requested an emergency treatment from Sports Medicine. I know the cartilage is damaged, but in order to win the game right in front of me (I received treatment), I will defeat Hyundai Electronics and win the championship,” said general manager Jae-Hak Yoo, who brought up an anecdote of his fighting spirit.
Men’s basketball team coach Il-seung Choo, who is friends with general manager Yoo Jae-hak, said, “(When you think of general manager Yoo Jae-hak), the first thing that comes to mind is ‘the desire to win’. Even when I was playing the role of a player or a leader, I think that at least one will to not lose to anyone is a person that should be imitated.” It was to the point where I even thought, ‘Oh, can’t I lose (laughs)’” recalling the days when we faced each other in the championship match.
General manager Yoo Jae-hak said after his retirement ceremony, “Former coach Il-Seung Choo talked about the 2006-2007 season. At the end of Game 7 of the championship match, the first win and three consecutive losses are stuck in my head. What is more memorable is my first win, and I am grateful that Coach Chu talked about it.”
When general manager Yoo Jae-hak first took office at Hyundai Mobis in the 2004-2005 season, Woori Bank manager Seong-woo Lee was a player.메이저놀이터
In men’s basketball, general manager Yoo Jae-hak and in women’s basketball, coach Wi Seong-woo swept the championship, so the two coaches were compared.
After defeating Busan BNK at Busan Sajik Gymnasium on the 23rd and becoming the champion, head coach Wi Seong-woo visited Ulsan Dongchun Gymnasium on the 23rd and kept his position until the retirement ceremony of head coach Yoo Jae-hak was over.
General manager Yoo Jae-hak expressed his gratitude to coach Seong-woo Wi, saying, “After winning the championship, I want to go home and rest with my family. Thank you very much for staying until the end.”
2,847 spectators entered the Ulsan Dongchun Gymnasium, where the retirement ceremony of general coach Yoo Jae-hak was held. The average attendance for Hyundai Mobis this season is 1558, and the crowd for a home game on Friday was 1111.
Moreover, interest was focused on soccer as a friendly match for the men’s national soccer team was held in Ulsan. Nevertheless, about 2.5 times more spectators than usual Friday crowds.
The day when general manager Yoo Jae-hak held his retirement ceremony at Hyundai Mobis was never lonely.