Lee Jung-Chul became Korea’s women’s team coach again after previously leading the team from 2007 to 2008. He started quickly, helping Korea to win silver at the 2015 Asian Championship. Lee first took a coaching role with Korea in 1998, when he was an assistant coach. He held that role again in 2005. The native of Bucheon has coached Korean club side IBK Altos since 2010, leading them to the 2012/13 and 2014/15 V League titles. He coached several other clubs from 1992 to 2003. Lee started sporting a red tie at club matches after a successful 2014/15 season in which he wore one. He derived his nickname from a poisonous snake because of his difficult training sessions.