Figurehead of Denain, Pierric Poupet should be on the northern bench at the start of the school year, according to our information. The 37-year-old technician would have been preferred to Maxence Broyer, coach of Rueil this season, who joined LyonSO in NM1. The contract is not yet signed but the agreement seems imminent. “The Pierric Poupet project is interesting for the club”, validates the general manager of Denain, Mehdi Chalah. “But we are also in contact with other coaches, as is the norm in these kinds of periods. »
Accelerated learning at ASVEL
Integrated this summer into the ASVEL staff, the native of Mont-Saint-Aignan was in charge of individual work with Joseph Gomis. A high-speed apprenticeship that TJ Parker’s best friend will apply next year at Denain. Especially since with 18 professional seasons to his credit and a stint in the EuroLeague with Roanne in 2007-2008, he has solid experience at the top level.
Captain of Denain’s professional team between 2016 and 2020, he graduated as a coach before ending his career two years ago. The Norman had taken charge of the club’s U18s before leaving for the Rhône, while continuing to develop the training sector of the Hauts-de-France club. Here he is again (almost) in Denain Voltaire, with the ambition to make his nest there and to perpetuate the club in Pro B.