Former Kookaburras greatest Glenn Turner has been appointed as the assistant coach of the New Zealand national men’s hockey team and has already started working with the side for the FIH Pro League 2020.
He forms an integral part of the New Zealand coaching staff that is headed by Coach Darren Smith.
Glenn is backed by a successful career as a player and also comes with strong coaching experience, having worked with multiple national teams and hosting multiple clinics.
Known for his fantastic goals-per-game ratio, Glenn in his tenure made 136 appearances and scored 96 goals.
Glenn has a decorated playing career and has won silver the 2012 London Olympics, two World Cups in 2010 and 2014, before last representing Australia at the 2016 Rio Olympics.
During his tenure, he also tasted Commonwealth Games gold in 2010 and won four Oceania Cups in a decorated career.
His experience and expertise will certainly help the New Zealand Men’s Hockey Team achieve desirable results leading up to and at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.