Dr. Ralf Buckwitz new director of the DLV Academy Mainz

New director at the DLV Academy in Mainz and successor to Dr. Wolfgang Killing has been Dr. Ralf Buckwitz

New director at the DLV Academy in Mainz and successor to Dr. Wolfgang Killing has been Dr. Ralf Buckwitz since the 1st February 2020. Since 1995 he has worked as a bio-mechanic at the Olympic base in Berlin and has overseen the sprinters and relay teams of the DLV as a performance diagnostician at countless training camps and international competitions.Buckwitz had his first points of contact with athletics at the beginning of the 1990s through the hurdle and sprint national-coach Uwe Hakus at the time. He acquired his theoretical knowledge during his studies at the Humboldt University in Berlin (1983 - 1988), where he also did his doctorate from 1988 to 1991.In addition to the scientific management of the DLV Academy, he will also be responsible for managing knowledge-transfer at the DLV.