Field Hockey Canada Newsletter
The Field Hockey Canada Newsletter catches you up on initiatives and previews upcoming events/projects. Visit our COVID-19 page to learn about the return to play protocols and how it affects you and your hockey community.
Field Hockey Canada Launches Road to Tokyo Countdown
With the fast approaching 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, Field Hockey Canada has launched an official Road to Tokyo Campaign. This initiative will connect members with the athletes as they gear up for competition. We will be offering many fan engagement opportunities along with in depth story telling about the Red Caribou so be sure to follow us on social media and check our web hub regularly for updates and events.
Team of Teams: Stories and Announcements
National Volunteer Week: April 19th-26th
We hope that you took the time to thank all the volunteers in your community this past April because we know how engaged you were in appreciating our volunteers in the field hockey community. We had constant participation from our PSOs, Clubs and Members all week long making it another successful celebration week! Check out our volunteer page to catch up on our featured stories, trivia and recognitions.
Masters Week: May 17th-23rd
Ready to keep the celebrations going? Well, stay tuned for our next specialty week later this May where we will highlight our group of Masters!
JENN BEAGAN appointed as the True Sport Manager. Jenn has worked with Field Hockey BC for many years, as a volunteer and professional coach. She also chaired chaired the Field Hockey Canada Coach Education Committee. In this new position, she will bring her skills and experience to integrate the True Sport Principles across all of our programs and implement gender equity, diversity and inclusivity initiatives.
CALL FOR VOLUNTEERSAre you a member of our community and want to get involved? Field Hockey Canada is calling on keen volunteers to help grow the game of field hockey around the country. Over the past 10 years, field hockey in Canada has grown and continues to need a volunteer base to help support this growth of the game. Fill out OUR VOLUNTEER FORM today!
NATIONAL TEAM NEWS
MNT Complete First European Training Tour
With their last competition being over 14 months ago, the Red Caribou have finally been able to partake in a 2-week long training tour, playing test matches against Belgium and France as they prepare for Tokyo 2020.
vs.BELGIUM U-21 (1-2)
Richard Hildreth Announces Retirement
After his 17-year long career, one of the longest of any active player, Richard Hildreth announces his retirement. He has had a decorated career, amassing 188 caps while attending over 40 international competitions. Congratulations on a tremendous career! READ MORE
Field Hockey Canada Partners with Tamanawis Field Hockey
Field Hockey Canada will establish a Regional Training Centre at Tamanawis Park and highlight the region as a home for Canadian field hockey. National team athletes will support local programming by leading training sessions and acting in a coaching capacity.READ MORE
Field Hockey Canada’s Community Coach eLearning Module
The Coach Education committee is pleased to announce that the community Coach eLearning module is now live and accessible to all coaches across the country. The FHC Sport Specific community workshop is now a self-paced digital eLearning module, available in both French and English, that coaches can access at any time, and on a schedule that works for each club, league and training environment.