The Solna Vikings from Sweden’s Basketligan have announced that Finnish coach Ray Ailus has been signed to be their new head coach this coming 2013-14. Ailus has been a long-time head coach in Finland’s Korisliiga for many years. He coached Turun NMKY from Finland’s Division 1 this 2012-13. Ailus coached KTP Basket Kotka from 2006 to 2008 and again from 2009 to 2011. He also has been the head coach of the Finnish U18 National Team in 2012 and 2013.
Here is what Ray Ailus had to say regarding his signing the Vikings:
“I am delighted to have the chance in Sweden and Solna Vikings, I have heard many good things about Solna, their fans and their organization, and I look forward to leading the club’s men’s team next season.We will work hard and play with both heart and mind.”