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I was prepared to be sacked from Day One: Roelant Oltmans

In the past, renowned coaches like Australian Ric Charlesworth, Spaniard Jose Brasa, Micheal Nobbs, Terry Walsh and Paul van Ass were shown the door unceremoniously even before the completion of their tenures.

Sep 02, 2017, 21:32 PM IST

Coaching should be left to coaches: Ric Charlesworth

 Ric Charlesworth, one of the greatest hockey minds, feels all is not lost for the Indian team ahead of next year's Rio Olympics but called on the administrators of the game in the country to stop sacking coaches needlessly.

Jul 28, 2015, 15:22 PM IST

Coaches are treated as 'marionettes' in Indian hockey: Jose Brasa

Coaches in Indian hockey are treated as 'marionettes' and lack of of freedom and interference are the main reasons behind the controversial exits of foreign experts, feels former India coach Jose Brasa.

Jul 26, 2015, 18:05 PM IST

Charlesworth, Caldas win men's and women's Coach of the Year awards

Former Australia coach Ric Charlesworth and former Dutch coach Max Caldas were awarded the inaugural Coach of the Year for the men's and women's team respectively, the International Hockey Federation (FIH) said here on Friday.

Jan 16, 2015, 20:26 PM IST

Coaches taking Champions Trophy to develop their teams for Rio Olympics

The Champions Trophy is regarded as the third most important hockey tournament after Olympics and the World Cup, but almost all the eight participating teams in the ongoing edition here have fielded relatively young squads to "develop" their bench strength for the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Dec 07, 2014, 17:14 PM IST

Graham Reid named new Australia hockey coach

Graham Reid has replaced Ric Charlesworth as coach of the world champion Australian men`s field hockey team, Hockey Australia (HA) said Thursday.

Sep 04, 2014, 12:43 PM IST

Charlesworth quits as Aussie coach before Glasgow

Ric Charlesworth will step down as Australia`s coach before next month`s Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Hockey Australia said today.

Jun 19, 2014, 11:46 AM IST

Hockey World Cup: Resurgent India look to halt Aussie juggernaut

Buoyed by their triumph over Malaysia, India would face their toughest challenge so far when they take on unbeaten reigning champions Australia in their final preliminary game of the hockey World Cup here tomorrow.

Jun 08, 2014, 23:30 PM IST

Charlesworth quits as Australia coach

Ric Charlesworth said Wednesday he will step down as coach of the Australian men`s field hockey team following this year`s Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Mar 26, 2014, 10:34 AM IST

Talented Indian Hockey team needs good game plan: Jamie Dwyer

Legendary Australian forward Jamie Dwyer feels that Indian Hockey team has naturally talented players who just need good game plan to be among the top teams of the world.

Feb 21, 2014, 18:15 PM IST

Netherlands to face New Zealand in summit clash of HWL Final

The Netherlands will face underdogs New Zealand in the summit clash of the Hero Hockey World league Final tomorrow after the two teams eked out hard-fought wins over world champions Australia and England at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium, here on Saturday.

Jan 17, 2014, 22:18 PM IST

Charlesworth a loose cannon, needs mental treatment: Batra

Hockey India Secretary General Narinder Batra on Friday launched a scathing attack on former head coach Ric Charlesworth, calling him a "loose cannon" after the Australian criticised the poor turnout of spectators for the Hockey World League Final here.

Jan 17, 2014, 18:54 PM IST

Australian coaches need to be flexible: Walsh

India`s chief hockey coach Terry Walsh feels that Australian coaches need to be more flexible and patient in their approach, when they come to the sub-continent.

Nov 22, 2013, 20:59 PM IST

Top foreign coach need of the hour: Sardar Singh

India captain Sardar Singh agrees with Australian Ric Charlesworth that the eight-time Olympic champions need a top foreign coach to meet the demands of modern hockey.

Jul 12, 2013, 18:33 PM IST

`Indian coaches are not good enough for modern hockey`

Australian hockey legend Ric Charlesworth is in favour of a foreign coach for India as he feels Indian coaches "are not good enough to fulfill the requirements" of the modern-day game.

Jul 10, 2013, 17:49 PM IST

Charlesworth, Oltmans sing different tunes about HIL

They are a part of it but renowned coaches, Ric Charlesworth and Roelant Oltmans, differ about Hockey India League`s benefits in the struggling host country which finished 12th at the London Olympic Games.

Feb 06, 2013, 12:43 PM IST

One-game suspension is ridiculous: Charlesworth

Mumbai Magicians coach Ric Charlesworth has termed ridiculous the subtle punishment to suspend Punjab Warriors` manager for a match for fielding 12 players in Sunday`s Hockey India League game.

Jan 22, 2013, 19:44 PM IST

Hectic HIL schedule can be difficult to cope with: Ric

Legendary Australian coach Ric Charlesworth today said that the teams in the Hockey India League may find the hectic schedule difficult to cope with, but his side will have an advantage with many youngsters.

Jan 09, 2013, 21:46 PM IST

Rising India need to be more organised, disciplined: Ric Charlesworth

Australian coach Ric Charlesworth feels that the recent success in international events proves that India are fast improving to become a force to reckon with in world hockey,

Jan 08, 2013, 15:45 PM IST

Charlesworth appointed coach of Mumbai franchise in HIL

Former Australian player and coach Ric Charlesworth was on Tuesday roped in as coach of the Mumbai franchise for the upcoming Hockey India League starting in 2013.

Dec 04, 2012, 12:53 PM IST