Dieter Kalt
Born (1974-06-26) 26 June 1974 (age 46)
Klagenfurt, Austria
Height 5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
Weight 183 lb (83 kg; 13 st 1 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shot Right
Played for EC KAC
Adler Mannheim
Long Beach Ice Dogs
Kölner Haie
Färjestad BK
Vienna Capitals
EC Red Bull Salzburg
Luleå HF
National team  Austria
Playing career 1990–2012

Dieter Kalt, Jr. (born 26 June 1974) is an Austrian former professional ice hockey player. Kalt was the director of player development with EC KAC before leaving in 2018. He most notably played for Klagenfurt AC in the Erste Bank Hockey League, his hometown club, following the footsteps of club legend and father Dieter Kalt Sr..

Playing career

Before joining Red Bull Salzburg EC has he played for Vienna Capitals (EBHL), Färjestads BK (Swedish Elite League), Kölner Haie (DEL), Long Beach Ice Dogs (IHL), Klagenfurt AC (EBHL), Adler Mannheim (DEL) and Luleå HF of the Elitserien.

He has represented Austria in fourteen World Championships, including 2007 and three Olympic Games, 1994, 1998 and 2002.

In 2013, Kalt was named the head coach of the Austria men's national junior ice hockey team.[1] He was the director of player development with EC KAC before leaving in 2018.[2]

Personal life

Kalt's father, Dieter Kalt Sr., served as president for the Austrian Ice Hockey Federation and was inducted into the IIHF Hall of Fame as a builder in 2017.[3]

References

  1. ^ "Kalt to coach Austrian U20". iihf.com. 28 May 2013. Archived from the original on 7 September 2014. Retrieved 22 January 2019.
  2. ^ "EBEL: Dieter Kalt leaves KAC after 26 years". worldsportnews.org. 24 April 2018. Retrieved 6 February 2019.
  3. ^ "A league of their own". IIHF.com. 25 April 2017. Retrieved 31 January 2019.