Luge Canada

Robert Fegg

National Team Head Coach
Birth Date:October 26, 1978
Hometown:Berchtesgaden, Germany
Residence:Calgary, AB

Robert Fegg returned to Canada for his second stint with the Canadian Luge Team in the spring of 2022 – this time to take head coaching reigns of the national program and guide the nation’s best luge athletes into a new era.

The German has lived in Calgary area with his family since his completing his first stretch with the Canadian program from 2003 to 2011. After two seasons as the Junior National Team coach for the United States Luge Association (2018-2020), Robert was head coach American luge program before coming back to Canada, where he guided the team to the Beijing Winter Games. 

Coaching has been in Robert’s blood since he wrapped up an eight-year career sliding on the German National Team in 2002. He cut his teeth into the coaching ranks the following year when he became the Assistant Coach of the Canadian Luge Team. After playing a key support role in developing Canada’s luge athletes into medal winners for seven years, Robert took on head coaching responsibilities of the Junior National Team in Canada from 2010-14.

Robert was recruited as National Team Coach of the Korea Luge Federation in 2014 where he led many new athletes towards their first Olympic Games at home while also building the Team’s competitive sleds. Following the 2018 Olympic Winter Games, Robert returned to North America for a four-year stint with the Americans.

Past Results

2000/2001 Season

Feb. 25Eberspacher World Champs5
Dec. 10Viessmann World Cup10
Dec. 3Viessmann World Cup12
Nov. 26Viessmann World Cup9

1998/1999 Season

Mar. 1Viessmann World Cup11