Coventry Bees have confirmed the signing of Hans Andersen for 2014.
Having spent the last two seasons leading Swindon Robins but he has now joined Coventry for the third time in his career.
Bees promoter Mick Horton is delighted to secure the services of Andersen as he continues a dramatic team re-build following a tough 2013 campaign.
"We went for a number one of the calibre of Hans because we want the best," said Horton.
"We feel that Hans is indeed one of the best, he's proved that in the averages, and this will send out a message that we are really serious about this team.
"Hans wants to come, which is important to us, and we welcome him. They don't come much better than Hans Andersen.
"I want all our fans to know how serious we are about 2014. There are no excuses next season. This team is going to be the team to beat, and we aren't interested in coming second.
"We want to win this league, and this signing just proves our intent. Along with the signings we've made already, we are going to be a very strong force in 2014."