Sven Leuenberger

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Sven Leuenberger
Born (1969-08-25) August 25, 1969 (age 47)
Niederuzwil, SUI
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Left
Played for SC Bern (NLA)
HC Lugano (NLA)
EHC Uzwil
National team   Switzerland
Playing career 1987–2003

Sven Leuenberger (born August 25, 1969 in Niederuzwil, Switzerland) is a retired Swiss professional ice hockey Defender. Playing in the NLA-A, Leuenberger accumulated 74 goals, 173 assists, and 443 penalty minutes in the regular season.

Since the NLA 2006 season, Leuenberger has been the General Manager (sports director) of the SC Bern.

On August 1, 2008 SC Bern's coach suffered, John van Boxmeer, a heart attack side-lining him for a month. During van Boxmeer’s absence, General Manager Sven Leuenberger coached the team along with assistant coach Konstantin Kurashev[1].

Achievements[edit]

  • 1989 - NLA Champion with SC Bern
  • 1991 - NLA Champion with SC Bern
  • 1992 - NLA Champion with SC Bern
  • 1997 - NLA Champion with SC Bern

Awards[edit]

  • His jersey number 16 has been retired by the SC Bern.

International play[edit]

Sven Leuenberger played a total of 124 games for the Swiss national team.

He participated in the following tournaments:

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