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India arrives in Canada for test series

Indian hockey team arrives in Canada for test series

October 4, 2009 

After 33 years, India’s men’s national field hockey team arrived in Canada this afternoon at the Vancouver International Airport.  The last time the Indian Team came to Canada was for the 1976 Montreal Olympic Games!

The team is of course tired but in excellent spirits and were visibly impressed by the welcome signs and the special treatment they got from the Canadian Border Services Officials, Vancouver Airport Authorities, local media, local community members, and members of the 7 Test Super Series organizing committee…

Canada Welcomes India

Canada Welcomes India

October 2, 2009

The Board of Directors of Field Hockey Canada (FHC), would like to welcome the men’s national team from India to Canada for a seven-match test series. 

The first two matches  between Team Canada and Team India will take place in Victoria B.C. on October 9 and 11, 2009 and  the next five matches will  take place in Vancouver  and Surrey starting October 14 and running through to October 24, 2009.  For a detailed schedule please visit the FHC web site at www…

FHC President: Crossroads for field hockey

Cross roads for Field Hockey – An Opportunity to pause and reflect

September 25, 2009

As you may or may not be aware, Field Hockey Canada recently conducted an organizational review – the Board, athlete reprepresentatives, our provincial associations and others were interviewed by an external consultant and a number of recommendations were presented to the Board. 

The next 6-9 months will serve as a transition period whereby we will not immediately hire an Executive Director to replace Suzzanne Nicholson, but will reallocate some of these funds to several individual contractors who will provide support to us in targeted priority areas…

Nicholson retiring after 27 years with FHC

Suzzanne Nicholson retiring after 27 years of service to Field Hockey Canada

September 23, 2009

After many years of dedicated service, Suzzanne Nicholson will be retiring from Field Hockey Canada (FHC) on Friday, September 25, 2009.  Suzzanne has been an employee at FHC since May 1983, when she began her career as the Technical Director and was later promoted to the Executive Director position.  During her 27-year tenure at FHC, she has seen many changes not only to FHC but to the Canadian sport system…

Fundraiser to support 2010 CG Athletes

Vancouver Fundraiser to Support 2010 Commonwealth Games Athletes

September 22, 2009

On Thursday, September 24, 2009, Commonwealth Games Canada (CGC) will join Avtar Bains, Monika Deol, Global Television sportscaster Squire Barnes and some of Canada’s top athletes to fundraise for Canada’s Commonwealth Games team headed to Delhi, India to compete in the XIX Commonwealth Games from October 3 to 14, 2010.

CGC’s national “Dream it in Delhi” fundraising campaign was launched in 2007 with a goal of raising $3…

Four-day identification camp for men's team

Canada kicks off a busy October with 4 day identification camp

September 21, 2009

Canada will play 11 test matches over 23 days from October 9th to November 1st in three different venues on Canada’s West coast.  The first seven of these matches are against India in the highly anticipated 7 Test Super Series to be played in Victoria and Surrey, British Columbia.  This will be followed by four matches versus the United States at Wright Field on the University of British Columbia campus…



Adult $70.00

Youth (Under 16) $35.00

Pandas ready to open CIS season

Pandas Field Hockey ready to open season against defending CIS champs

September 17, 2009

From Evan Daum, The Gateway

As the field hockey season approaches, only days from getting underway, the reigning CIS silver-medalists are preparing for a season of change both on and off the field.

With last season’s head coach Carla Duncan on maternity leave, the team’s assistant coach A.J. Facendi has stepped into the role of head coach on an interim basis for the 2009 season. Facendi, who is no stranger to the program, has been a part of Pandas field hockey for the past eight seasons — five as a player and the past three as an assistant coach…

Vikes begin defence of field hockey crown

Vikes begin defence of field hockey crown

September 17, 2009

From Ron Rauch, Victoria Times Colonist

For the last five seasons, Ali Lee was the glue that kept the University of Victoria Vikes women’s field hockey team together.

Whenever the team was in trouble, they would look to Lee to bail them out.

Coach Lynne Beecroft and the Vikes will not have that security blanket this year when they open the Canada West season this weekend in Edmonton against the Alberta Pandas…