India Hockey Coach

  • Walsh is the right man to be India hockey coach: Harendra January 23, 2014

    Mumbai: Former India hockey coach Harendra Singh on Thursday came out in support of current coach Terry Walsh saying the ex-Australia forward was the right choice as the team had improved under him, but cautioned that further progress to medal status would be gradual. "Terry Walsh has huge experience. He is...
  • Salary only hindrance in Walsh's appointment as hockey coach September 26, 2013

    New Delhi: Salary remains the only stumbling block in Terry Walsh's likely appointment as new foreign coach of Indian men's hockey team as the Australian is demanding a hefty pay cheque, according to sources in the Sports Authority India. Former Australia coach, Walsh's name has emerged as the front-runner for Michael...
  • Process to appoint new India hockey coach begins September 4, 2013

    New Delhi: Indian men's hockey team's interim chief coach Roelant Oltmans did well to help the team finish second at the 9th Asia Cup hockey tournament, but he thinks he will return to his full-time job of Hockey India's High Performance Director, which will follow the appointment of a new...
  • Oltmans believes young forwards will deliver in Asia Cup August 8, 2013

    New Delhi: India might be grappling with injuries in its forward-line but High Performance Director Roelant Oltmans on Thursday reposed faith on his young crop of strikers to score goals and help India win the upcoming Asia Cup and qualify for the hockey World Cup next year. Star forward SV Sunil...
  • Report Card: India's outgoing hockey coach Michael Nobbs July 9, 2013

    Hockey India (HI) and Sports Authority of India (SAI) were forced back to the drawing table after India couldn't seal a 2014 World Cup squad in Rotterdam last month, where they finished sixth. The clamour for chief coach Michael Nobbs' ouster was growing and finally resulted in SAI sacking him...
  • 'Several good signs for Indian hockey at CT' December 9, 2012

    Melbourne: Disappointed he might be on missing out on a medal but India's hockey coach Michael Nobbs said there were several good signs for his team during the Champions Trophy in which it finished fourth after losing to Pakistan in the bronze medal playoff here on Sunday. "It's a good effort...
  • Nobbs has brought attacking hockey back to India July 13, 2012

    New Delhi: Ending a dry spell of 32 years without an Olympic medal is a task that Bharat Chetri and his team will have to endure at the London Games. While the enormity of the job is not unknown, India somehow have managed to string together a team of 16...
  • We could've scored more goals: Nobbs July 2, 2012

    Le Touquet, France: India made little work of France here in the second friendly hockey Test, beating the hosts 4-0 to sweep the two-match series. But as the Indian men's hockey team leaves France to cross the border into Spain for a triangular series before the Olympics, coach Michael Nobbs...
  • I'm more angry than disappointed, fumes Nobbs May 24, 2012

    Ipoh: India's chief coach Michael Nobbs was left fuming at his wards' lacklustre performance against New Zealand in their opening match of the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup hockey tournament on Thursday, saying the game was a "reality check" for the erstwhile giants of the game. The Australian said his wards were...