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Charlton named honorary captain

National Team Announces Honorary Captain For ‘Game for The Cure’

September 8, 2009

Louis Mendonca Head coach of the National Women’s Team today announced Nancy (Charlton) Mollenhauer, a member of the 1984 and 1988 Olympic teams has been named as Honorary Captain of the Field Hockey for The Cure Game to be played September 13th 2009 at UBC Wright Field in support of the BC Cancer Foundation. The game will feature Team Canada in Pink playing against the UBC Tournament All Stars.

“I am very pleased to be named Honorary Captain for such an amazing game and great cause” said Mollenhauer…

CAC: Hyponatremia

CAC: Hyponatremia

September 8, 2009

From Coaching Association of Canada

Hyponatremia is the technical term used to describe low sodium levels in the blood. Although rare, this condition can occur in healthy, active individuals. Left untreated hyponatremia can result in severe nausea, vomiting, disorientation, and possibly even death.

This month’s Sport Nutrition Tip of the Month “Hyponatremia” explains the cause of hyponatremia, its symptoms, the factors that increase one’s risk, and methods of prevention…

Canadian women to play "Game for the Cure"

Canadian Women’s Field Hockey Team to Play “A Game for the Cure"

September 4, 2009

The Canadian Women’s Field Hockey Team will be playing a fundraising “Game for The Cure” in support of the BC Cancer Foundation, on Sunday, September 13th at Wright Field, UBC. This showcase game will be the featured event of the UBC Invitational Field Hockey Tournament and the women will don pink Team Canada uniforms to play against the tourney’s all-star team.

“As we were planning the game, we discovered two former captains of Team Canada have had experiences with cancer, one is a Breast Cancer survivor, the other is in chemo therapy right now; it really hit home,” says Louis Mendonca, Head Coach of the Canadian Women’s Program…

Hockey lobbies for return to Canada Games

Field hockey lobbies for return to Canada Games


August 28, 2009

The first medals in golf and triathlon are being awarded at this summer’s Canada Games in P.E.I., but those additions have come at the expense of some other sports.

Women’s field hockey and men’s softball were dropped from Canada Games competition in 2009.

The Canada Games Council uses a rating system, based on the number of participants, coaches, and international performance when it decides what sports to include in competition…

Annual Scarborough Junior Indoor Cup

Annual Scarborough Junior Indoor Cup

August 12, 2009

The Toronto Titans Field Hockey Club present’s the 12th Annual Scarborough Junior Indoor Cup Tournament.  The event will be held December 12 – 13, 2009 at the RIM Park in Waterloo, Ontario.

Divisions will consist of girls and boys U23, U18, and U14, as well as a Co-ed U10 division.

The Toronto Titans Field Hockey Club is a non-profit organization affiliated with Field Hockey Ontario and Field Hockey Canada. The Scarborough Cup Tournament has attracted teams from the US and UK and an amazing 30 teams in 2008!  RIM Park is an international facility with many amenities…

Canada loses final match in Canberra

Canada Loses Final Match in Canberra

August 7, 2009

Australia’s Kookaburras felt they had something to prove after Thursday afternoon’s tight 2-1 victory over Canada, and a score line reading 6-2 after the second match of the mini-series would indicate that they did.  Overall, the game was not as unbalanced as that result might indicate, but Canada’s few errors and mental lapses were costly.

Canada opened scoring on a penalty corner opportunity at the tenth minute, with Pete Short scoring on an option play…

Canada looks sharp in loss to Kookaburras

Canada Looks Sharp in Loss to Kookaburras

August 6, 2009

Canada came close in the first of two test matches against the world’s second ranked team, the Kookaburras, losing 2-1.  The winning goal was scored on a penalty corner opportunity with only five minutes remaining.

The first half was evenly played, with Canada improving their defensive play and managing Australia’s pressure very well.  And on the attack, the team was a more organized unit, starting from the back end through to the forwards…

Australia A best Canada in test match

Canada Lacks Swagger in Match Against Australia A

August 4, 2009

After losing to Australia A – a team made up of the Kookaburras future stars and back-up players – twice in the 3 Nations Tournament by scores of 4-0 and 4-1, Canada’s Men were looking to prove themselves in their third battle.  Once again, Canada started strong, but a quick three goals by Australia, beginning in the eighth minute, would be too daunting as Canada had only scored one goal against the team in 2 matches thus far…

Feedback Requested: 2009 U16s

Feedback Requested: 2009 U16 National Championships

August 3, 2009

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