Remmelt Eldering

Person Type: 
Coach
Track Type: 
Long
Role: 
Coach, National Teams
Date of Birth: 
June 4, 2018
Hometown: 
Netherlands
Training Centre: 
The Olympic Oval, Calgary
Biography: 

Remmelt Eldering, from the Netherlands, led 22 year-old skater Esmee Visser to the 2018 Olympic gold medal in the 5000m.

Eldering started coaching at the elite level in speed skating in 2008 with a masters group in Heerenveen. In 2011, he also coached talented young skaters at a skate academy in Groningen. The year after, he moved to Winnipeg as the provincial coach for the Manitoba Speed Skating Association where he led Tyson Langelaar, a World Junior Championships medalist in the past two years, to a Canada Winter Games gold medal in the mass start event.
 
In 2015, Eldering returned to the Netherlands to be Head Coach at the Regional Training Center – North, where he stayed until accepting the position with the Canadian National Program in Calgary. He started on June 4.

Eldering has a Bachelor’s degree in Communications from the University of Applied Sciences NHL Hogeschool. He is a Level 4 coach in the Netherlands.