IFAF U20s Head Coach: Team Japan HC Makato Ohashi returns to the big stage

The Japanese sidelines will feature a familiar figure in head coach Makoto Ohashi who returns to take charge of his nation’s U20 squad at the IFAF World Junior Championships in Edmonton, Canada.

Ohashi, the current head coach of Chukyo University Eagles, was the defensive coordinator of the Japan team that participated at the 2018 edition of the IFAF tournament in Mexico, having been the assistant head coach two years earlier in China.

He played football at Tokyo Metropolitan Nishi High School Owls then with the Waseda University Big Bears and Recruit Seagulls, becoming the Seagulls’ head coach in 2000. He led the team to national championships six times, including four consecutive victories from 2010 to 2013.

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Michael Preston (@PRMikePreston) is currently working with IFAF in a PR capacity. He recently covered Super Bowl LVII as a member of the NFL PR team as he has done for 20+ years. He has held communications positions with NFL Europe, the North