OLYMPIC GOLD MEDALLIST TAKES THE POWERS OF THE CANADIAN WOLF PACK
Field Hockey Canada is enjoyed introduce Olympic gold medallist Danny Kerry as the new Head Coach of the Women’s National Team.
The previous England as well as Great Britain (GB) head trainer led the GB ladies’s group to a bronze medal at the London 2012 Olympic Games, a 2015 EuroHockey champion (with England) as well as an Olympic gold medal at the 2016 Rio Games.
Kerry matured in Norfolk, UK as well as researched at Loughborough University after that researched Sport, Culture as well as Society at the University ofWarwick He got his initial mentoring certification in 1994 as well as started incorporating his job as a University speaker, mentoring in the nationwide club competitors as well as collaborate with the nationwide junior groups in 1997.
Kerry ended up being the head trainer of the GB Women’s Team in 2005 as well as led the program to extraordinary success throughout his period, finishing in the Olympic gold in 2016. In 2018, he was selected the head trainer of the GB Men’s side as well as led the group to their initial FIH Hockey Pro League Grand Final in 2019. By the moment he tipped far from the GB program, Kerry was one of the most effective trainer in the background of hockey in the UK. Having taken place to collaborate with England Rugby and also as an expert to a variety of sporting activities, Kerry is currently back where he really feels most comfy, on the area mentoring as well as leading in the direction of soaring passions.
The Canadian Women’s National Team is fresh off a summertime that included them dipping into their initial FIH Hockey World Cup in three decades, adhering to up by connecting their all-time ideal efficiency at the Commonwealth Games ending up 5th. The Wolf Pack is presently rated 15th on the planet as well as seeking to get energy in the direction of the 2023 Pan American Games as well as 2024 Paris Olympic Games.
Kerry, that got the FIH Coach of the Year honor in 2010 as well as 2016 as well as the Member of the British Empire (MBE) in 2017, is enjoyed be taking the placement, stating that he’s expecting beginning with the experienced as well as anxious team. On a current journey to Canada, he stated he was encouraged by the perspective as well as interest of the hockey neighborhood in its entirety.
“I met several of the Women’s National Team athletes, NextGen players and members of the wider Canadian field hockey community. What struck me was the ‘can do’ attitude, the warmth of welcome and a strong sense of growing the sport in Canada,” Kerry stated. “I hope to support building a strong common purpose and excitement in what we are going after, why, and how.”
For Kerry, the prompt objectives are clear, yet he additionally plans to add to the success as well as development of area hockey in Canada.
“The short-term campaign is the preparation to the Pan American Games. Arriving there with a strong identity of how we play, and purpose about our play. In developing and bringing these qualities, we will be giving ourselves the best chance of progressing in that tournament. We will also be setting ourselves up for future and continued growth,” Kerry stated.
THE IDEAL SUITABLE FOR THE CANADIAN WOLF PACK
Field Hockey Canada CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER Susan Ahrens is happy to remain to bring high-level global trainers to sustain the elderly guys’s as well as ladies’s nationwide groups. She stated that Kerry is the excellent individual to lead the Women’s National Team as they get ready for an interesting stretch of competitors as well as certification.
“We are delighted to welcome Danny to Canada. His resume, from Olympic bronze and gold, European championship to the MBE, needs no introduction in the national and global hockey community,” Ahrens stated. “He is quite simply an outstanding coach and leader.”
Ahrens stated that high quality international-level mentoring is an organisation’s concern which Field Hockey Canada is privileged to be inviting Kerry to the hockey neighborhood.
“World-class coaching and technical leadership is essential to fulfill our ambitions. In Danny, we have secured one of the all-time best. Delighted as I am for our women’s program and athletes, I am also pleased for our community as a whole, as Danny’s reach and impact will undoubtedly extend out in positive and lasting ways to the benefit of all.”
Emma Bray, Field Hockey Canada’s High-Performance Director, claims the procedure required time. But the intentionality as well as persistence committed to selecting the ideal individual has actually repaid.
“We have taken real intention to appoint a leader for our Women’s National Team that will help us create an environment for performance together,” Bray stated. “Danny brings an array of fundamental elements to our high-performance team, but his passion for coaching and his humility to never stop learning are two items that are greatly revered. We know Danny is going to have a massive impact within our Canadian field hockey community and we cannot wait to get started.”
The Women’s National Team will certainly kick-start their 2023 project with a central training school in Vancouver at the start ofApril They will certainly include competitors components in the summertime to prepare the group for the 2023 Pan American Games, in Santiago.
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