FIH Academy announces 21 coaches to join the FIH High Performance Coach Award


The FIH Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup is well underway in Bhubaneswar/Rourkela India.

From the 22nd January, the FIH Academy arrives in India to deliver its first FIH High Performance Coach Award course for over 4 years. The Award is the pinnacle of the FIH Academy Coaching Pathway, attracting top coaches from across the globe.

The FIH Academy is delighted to announce the 21 coaches, from 10 nations, who have been selected to join their top Award. Starting with a week in India under the guidance of FIH Academy Trainers @siegfriedaikman @hermankruis @fs_mj and Michel Kinnen, the 21 candidates will follow a fee to face, online and mentored programme running throughout 2023.

Final Course Candidates
Solly Casoojee (GER)
Sophie Gierts (BEL)

HPC (Level 5) Candidates
B J Kariappa (IND)
Edgar Mascarenhas (IND)
Garreth Ewing (RSA)
Harvinder Singh (IND)
Janardhana Salian (IND)
Jesse Mahieu (NED)
Jimmy Culnane (ENG)
Joy Jouret (BEL)
Jude Menezes (NZL)
Julien Boyer
Krishnan Vijayan Naidu (SIN)
Kulwant Singh Dillon (HKG)
Mark Egner (USA)
Mohd. Intekhab Alam (IND)
Moses Kagochi (KEN)
Patrick Tshutshani (RSA)
Rein van Eijk (NED)
Rutger Wiese (USA)
Tim Broenink (NED)

With thanks to Hockey India, Odisha and FIH Partners Notts Sports & Coach Logic, plus FIH Academy Manager André Oliveira

Source: FIH Academy

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