Former national coach of Australia new assistant for Dutch hockey players


Former national coach of Australia new assistant for Dutch hockey players

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Graham Reid goes Max Caldas assist the Dutch hockeymannen. The former coach of Australia combines that role with that of head coach of the hockeymannen of Amsterdam.

Former assistant Alexander Cox takes a Young Orange under his wing and replaces Eric Verboom, so let the hockey federation KHNB Wednesday know.

Reid, who as a player to 130 international matches for Australia, was between 2014 and 2016 coach of the hockey players of his native country.

Taco van den Honert continues to be assistant of the Caldas, who, despite the disappointing fourth place from his team in Rio de Janeiro should remain as coach.

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Caldas made Wednesday cast of actors known for a training camp from 12 to 31 January 2017 in Cape town. The Argentine trainer has selected thirty hockey players.

Caldas had in november already know (for now) not to rely on veterans Jeroen Hertzberger and Robert van der Horst. Also goalkeeper Jaap Stockmann is not in the group. The 140-fold international has indicated only under certain conditions. As Caldas does not meet these criteria.

“With this group we start the road to the Olympics in Tokyo in 2020,” said Caldas, who Seve van Ass, Sander Baart, Billy Bakker and Sander de Wijn in January should miss. The foursome participate in the lucrative Hockey India League (HIL), and from February is again available for Orange.

“Because we are for the road to Tokyo, major tournaments will play, I think it is important to a broad group to select it. Moreover, we keep so the internal competition is great.”

In 2017 to play the Dutch hockeymannen two major tournaments. From 15 to 25 June, in London the Hockey World League Semi Final place, important with regard to qualification for the world cup of 2018 in India. From 18 to 27 August, the european CHAMPIONSHIPS in Amsterdam.

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