Hockey Coach

  • Walsh is the right man to be India hockey coach: Harendra 23-01-2014 06:24 PM

    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...
  • Terry Walsh named Chief Coach of India men's hockey team 15-10-2013 02:02 PM

    New Delhi: Hockey India (HI) on Tuesday named Australia's Terence Walsh, better known as Terry Walsh, as the Chief Coach of it's senior men's hockey team, replacing Michael Nobbs who had left the job on health grounds. Walsh, who has earlier coached Malaysia (1990-94), Australia (1997-2000) and Netherlands (2004), last...
  • Salary only hindrance in Walsh's appointment as hockey coach 26-09-2013 06:32 PM

    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...
  • Indian men's hockey team to get new foreign coach in two weeks 18-09-2013 01:38 PM

    New Delhi: Indian men's hockey team is set to get a new foreign coach within two weeks' time as the national federation has shortlisted four candidates for the top job. Hockey India (HI) secretary general Narinder Batra has confirmed that they have received six applications from across the globe to...
  • Process to appoint new India hockey coach begins 04-09-2013 03:22 PM

    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 08-08-2013 11:19 PM

    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...
  • Women's WC bronze can inspire men to win Asia Cup: Hawgood 06-08-2013 08:13 PM

    New Delhi: "Inspiration comes from different places and different persons", according to Indian women hockey's chief coach Neil Hawgood who hoped that the junior womens' historic bronze medal in the World Cup will inspire the senior men's team to win the Asia Cup in Ipoh, Malaysia. The Indian girls created...
  • German hockey player sets up base in Rajasthan to coach children 22-07-2013 12:50 PM

    Dausa (Rajasthan): A professional hockey player from Germany has taken it upon herself to teach the sport to children in Rajasthan's Dausa district. Andrea Thurmshirn is the hockey coach for children at Garh Himmat Singh, Dausa. For Andrea the village was same as it was in a picture book but...
  • Former hockey players back Michael Nobbs' sacking 09-07-2013 05:18 PM

    New Delhi: Former players on Tuesday termed Hockey India's decision to sack Australian coach Michael Nobbs a "step in the right direction" and backed Olympian MK Kaushik to once again take over the reigns of the men's national team. Captain of India's last World Cup-winning side in 1975, Ajitpal Singh...
  • Report Card: India's outgoing hockey coach Michael Nobbs 09-07-2013 03:05 PM

    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' 09-12-2012 11:40 AM

    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...