Monday, August 10, 2020

Appointments

Sean Dancer has today been announced as the new Head Coach for the Irish senior women’s hockey team. Dancer brings a wealth of experience to the role. Having represented Australia himself at U21 level, Dancer began his coaching career while playing for the Heracles club in Antwerp, Belgium. He became National...
Newly-appointed Indian Men's Hockey Team Chief Coach Graham Reid joined the on-going National Camp here in Sports Authority of India, Bengaluru Campus. Reid, arrived in Bengaluru on 20th April and got down to business soon after as he addressed the players and expressed to them about his expectations as a team. "I...
India born, Col (Dr.) Bibhu Kalyan Nayak, an expert in Sports Traumatology and Sports and Exercise Physiology, has been named as the Chair of FIH Health and Safety Committee by the FIH Executive Board recently. A native of Bhubaneswar, Col (Dr.) Nayak who has extensively trained in Sports Traumatology &...
Tsoanelo Pholo
The University of Johannesburg welcomed former South African hockey player and Midrand resident Tsoanelo Pholo as coach of the Varsity women team. The 35-year-old former hockey star, is also South Africa's first black female hockey coach. and has represented South Africa 53 times, before retiring in 2010. Even though African women hockey players...
Former India centre forward Shivendra Singh is set to be appointed assistant coach of the national men's hockey team and will start working with the side next month. A livewire during his playing days, Shivendra will exclusively work with the strikers and form an integral part of the Indian coaching...
Graham Shaw
The man who guided Ireland to the final of the 2018 Hockey World Cup has been appointed as the new Vantage Black Sticks Women’s Head Coach. Graham Shaw, a former Ireland international, took the Irish women from 16th in the world to their current position of eighth including the remarkable...
Following a recent tender process, England Hockey is delighted to confirm the appointment of Who’s The Umpire (WTU) as the provider of its centralised Officiating Management System. This process has come from ongoing consultation between England Hockey and all 37 Hockey Umpiring Associations (HUAs) regarding a common IT system to...
Shahbaz Ahmed
Former Pakistan captain Shahbaz Ahmed has resumed his duties as Pakistan Hockey Federation secretary after his resignation was turned down by PHF President Brigadier (retd) Khalid Sajjad Khokar. Shahbaz had tendered his resignation after Pakistan's dismal performance in the World Cup in India last December but on Tuesday he claimed...
Despite not completing his contract expiring next month but Malaysian Hockey Confederation (MHC) Technical Director, Terry Walsh and MHC will continue to collaborate indirectly in helping national hockey sports in terms of development. This was stated in a press conference held at the MHC Office, Bukit Jalil National Hockey Stadium this morning. Appointed...
Deon Morgan
Deon Morgan has been selected as the man to succeed Mike du Plessis as the ultimate head of council for hockey in South Africa. Deon who hails from the Eastern Province has been instrumental in setting up the Gelvan Park Hockey Club, also serving as the president of Eastern Province...
Mark Hickman
England Hockey is delighted to welcome Mark Hickman as National Goalkeeping Coach Lead for Great Britain and England Hockey. Mark is hugely experienced in the sport as both a player and coach and is currently working with the Australian senior teams. During his time there, Australia have won Commonwealth gold and...
Sardar Singh
According the Hockey India's official website, Former Indian Hockey Player and Khel Ratna awardee Sardar Singh who called time on his illustrious International career in 2018, has been listed as a member of the selections team committee, effective 1st January 2019. Sardar was eager to continue till the 2020 Tokyo...
Danielle Roche
Hockey Australia welcomes the re-appointments of former Hockeyroos pair Jennifer Morris and Danielle Roche’s to the Sport Australia Board. Four new Commissions were added to the Sport Australia Board last week - Kurt Fearnley, Amanda Laing, Andrew Ireland and Pippa Downes - along with numerous re-appointments. Morris, who was a defender...
Saeed Khan
Pakistan Hockey Federation's President, Brigadier (rtd) Khalid Sajjad Khokhar has appointed double World Cup winner Saeed Khan as the Manager/Head Coach of the Pakistan team for the FIH Pro League. Saeed Khan was a member of Pakistan’s World Cup winning teams of 1978 and 1982. He has had coaching assignments with...
The Field Hockey Board of Directors would like to announce Dr. Susan Ahrens as the interim CEO of Field Hockey Canada. Susan is currently the Director of Hockey Development and has agreed to step up to provide staff leadership while the search to fill the position on a permanent basis continues. A...

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