|6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
185 lb (84 kg)
|Born||January 20, 1955,|
|NHL Draft||194th overall, 1975|
New York Islanders
|Pro Career||1974 – 1991|
Makkonen retired from playing in 1991 and he was inducted into the Finnish Hockey Hall of Fame in 1995.
Makkonen's first SM-liiga coaching job came when he coached Ässät for a short period. Makkonen also was employed by Lukko for some time before he was employed by Tappara as an Assistant Coach for Jukka Rautakorpi
Makkonen was the Assistant Coach in Tappara for several years, winning the SM-liiga Championships in 2003 and finishing second in 2001 and 2002.
|Winner of the Jarmo Wasama memorial trophy
|Winner of the Aarne Honkavaara trophy
|Head Coach of Ässät
|Head Coach of Jukurit
current Head Coach
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