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Louis MENDONCA


Louis Mendonca
Coach Junior National Team
Date of BirthJanuary 1, 1957
BirthplaceBahrain
ResidenceThornhill, Ontario
ClubG.O.A. Reds

Field Hockey Background:
  • Started playing at the age of six, on the streets of Karachi, Pakistan.
  • Involved in Provincial hockey since 1985. Coached Ontario's U-18, U-21 and senior teams.
  • Coached in the Junior National program since 1994.
  • Involvement with the Senior National program since summer of 1998.

Competitions
(as a Coach):

2001 Junior World Cup
2001 Junior World Cup

2002 Indoor Pan American Cup
2002 Indoor Pan Am Cup


Occupation:
  • Quality Assurance personnel, Boeing Toronto

Personal File:
  • "Thrill of a lifetime" (given a chance to do anything in the world):
    flying in an F-18 fighter plane

Favorites
Coaches: Don Shula and Roger Neilson
Hobby: In my spare time, trying to be
a full time husband and father.
Movies: Old western, war movies
Singer / Band: B.B. King

"Never look where you're going.  Always look where you want to go."
(Bob Ernst)

John Sacré - Luis Mendonca
John Sacré and Louis Mendonca, the two Assistant-Coaches,
at the 1999 Pan American Games in Winnipeg.


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