Terry Walsh to coach Indian men
Terry Walsh to Coach Indian Men, Hockey India, Terry Walsh, HI Secretary Narinder Batra. Hockey Team. Hockey India (HI) on Tueday announced the appointment of Terry Walsh, who has represented Australia in three Olympics, as chief coach of the senior men's national team.
Hockey India (HI) on Tueday announced the appointment of Terry Walsh, who has represented Australia in three Olympics, as chief coach of the senior men's national team.
HI Secretary General, Narinder Batra said the appointment of Walsh is an important step to ensure that an appropriate programme is in place for our hockey team.
The new season commences with World League Round 4 at Delhi and ends with Champions Trophy. In between, the team will be participating in three prestigious events - FIH Men's World Cup, Commonwealth Games and Asian Games.
"Walsh will provide the adequate guidance and motivation to the team. He not only has the experience but also has a vision to develop senior men's hockey team as a well-knit professional unit," said Batra.
Walsh, who is ready to commence his role with Hockey India, said, "The opportunity to head the Indian team is extremely humbling. Coaching India must be regarded as the greatest challenge in the hockey world."
"The world's richest history in our sport combined with the great passion of Indian hockey sets an incredible platform for excitement, but also expectations in this country. I look forward to working with the players, the coaching staff, Hockey India and the SAI in ensuring no stone is left unturned with India's quest to return to the performance pinnacle of world hockey," he added.