Ralph Krueger (born 31 August 1959) is a Canadian-born German professional ice hockey coach and former player. He is the current head coach of the Buffalo Sabres of the National Hockey League, and former chairman of Southampton Football Club. Since April 2019, he has held a Swiss passport. He was head coach of the Swiss men's national ice hockey team from the 1997–98 season until the end of the XXI Olympic Winter Games in 2010 and the Edmonton Oilers of the National Hockey League (NHL) during the 2012–13 season. In 2014, Krueger shifted from hockey to the world of association football, to become director of English Premier League team Southampton. On 12 March 2014, Krueger was appointed the chairman of Southampton F.C. In April 2019, Krueger left the club to return to hockey full time. He is also known for his involvement in the World Economic Forum, where since 2011 he has been a Member, Global Agenda Council on New Models of Leadership.
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Canadian / German
Ice hockey coach, player, former chairman of Southampton F.C.
190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)