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Education is key to Janneke’s success

“The team contesting the 2018 World Cup is completely different from the team that played in 2014, so it is impossible to compare them.” USA Coach Janneke Schopman is considering her team’s prospects ahead of the Vitality Hockey Women’s World Cup in London and reflecting on the fourth place finish the team achieved at the same event in 2014. Continue reading Education is key to Janneke’s success

Applications open for role of England & GB Hockey Men’s Head Coach

Applications are now open for role of England & GB Hockey Men’s Head Coach.

Reporting to the Performance Director, the Head Coach will be responsible for providing world class leadership and coaching to the national team. The Head Coach will be responsible for transitioning the men’s programme to a place of delivering systemic and consistent international success on the world stage, most specifically, medal winning performances at world-level events and the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

The senior team operates within a centralised programme at Bisham Abbey. The Head Coach is required to work closely with key performance staff, providing detailed planning for the programme to Tokyo and the following cycle.

To find out more information and submit your application for the role click here.

Please note – the deadline is midday (11:00 GMT) on 11 June 2018.

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Depression consumed David Kettle, now he wants sport to do more

One of Wales’ most capped sportsmen withdrew from international sport last year as his battle with depression worsened, now he is calling for more to be done to help athletes struggling with mental health issues. Continue reading Depression consumed David Kettle, now he wants sport to do more

FIH Coaches Corner: High flying Black Sticks eye London gold

Following a gold medal at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games and a silver medal at the 2017 Sentinel Homes Hockey World League Final Auckland 2017, confidence is high in the New Zealand camp as they enter the final stages of preparations for the Vitality Hockey Women’s World Cup London 2018.  Continue reading FIH Coaches Corner: High flying Black Sticks eye London gold

FIH launches the ‘Hockey Series’ with all roads leading to Tokyo 2020

  • Hockey Series will provide qualification route to Olympics
  • Olympic Qualification Events scheduled for 2019
  • Competitions will be available on FIH YouTube

The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has announced a brand new competition – the Hockey Series, which will provide a qualification route to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games and future Hockey World Cups. Continue reading FIH launches the ‘Hockey Series’ with all roads leading to Tokyo 2020

Indian Merry Go Round Continues As HI Ring The Changes

Change, it seems, is inevitable in Indian hockey. It has come again, this time way too quickly. In the latest of Hockey India’s trend of hiring and firing coaches, the federation on Tuesday removed Sjoerd Marijne as the chief coach of the Indian men’s team, less than eight months after he was appointed. Continue reading Indian Merry Go Round Continues As HI Ring The Changes