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Request for Proposal: FunStix Development

Request for Proposal: FunStix Program Development

FHC’s Request for Proposal (RFP)

Field Hockey Canada has received support from Sport Canada for the
development of the FunStix program.  Thus in order to further develop
the curriculum and content for FunStix, Field Hockey Canada (FHC) is
seeking a Contractor who, based on an existing framework, will develop
the curriculum for FHC’s new national mini program FunStix, including
preparing the lesson plans using FHC’s Long Term Athlete Development
(LTAD) stages and making sure fundamental movement skills, such as the
ABCs (agility, balance and coordination), are embedded in the

Senior Nationals: Information Bulletin

2009 Senior National Championships: Information Bulletin

July 10, 2009

The Organizing Committee of the 2009 Senior National Championships to be held in Calgary have released an important information bulletin for Provinces and players.

Please click here to access the bulletin.



2009 FHC Senior National Championships (web site)

Roster announced for Australia Tour

Roster announced for Australia Tour

July 10, 2009

Field Hockey Canada and head coach Alan Brahmst released on Friday the names of sixteen players and six staff who will make up Canada’s national men’s team on their Australian Tour scheduled for July 21st to August 9th, 2009.

 Photo: PAHF / Alex Masters

The tour will be the second international competition for Canada since winning the Pan American Cup in Chile this past March…

U16 Championships: Bulletin #3

U16 Championships: Bulletin #3

July 9, 2009

Please see below for information bulletin #3 from the Organizing Committee of the 2009 U16 National Championships.  For bulletins #1 and #2 please click here.



U16 National Championships

Mississauga, Ontario

July 30 – August 3, 2009

Information Bulletin #3


Team Lists

Team lists are due July 15, 2009.  Please forward the team list to Mary Cicinelli at mcicinelli@iwh…

CAC: Sport Nutrition Tip for Parents

Sport Nutrition Tip for Parents

July 9, 2009

Being active in recreational and competitive sports helps children and teens develop lifelong healthy habits. Good nutrition not only supports physical activity, but it also enhances health and sport performances. This month’s Sport Nutrition Tip of the Month “Sport Nutrition for Parents” shares some successful ideas developed by parents of young athletes.

To read this article and access the Coaching Association of Canada’s sport nutrition resource site for other nutrition tip sheets in the areas of vitamins and minerals, long distance travel, fluids, gaining weight, losing weight, and dietary supplements, please visit: http://www…

Schedule re-released for U16 Nationals

Schedule re-released for U16 Nationals

July 6, 2009

A newly re-drafted 44-match schedule for the 2009 FHC U16 National Championships was officially released today four weeks before the gold medal matches are to be played.  Both the men’s and women’s tournaments will take place at the two-pitch Iceland Fields venue in Mississauga, Ontario.

A re-draft was necessary upon news that the Alberta men’s team and Saskatchewan women’s team will be competing as exhibition teams…

2009 AGM Report

2009 AGM Report

2 July 2009

The 2009 FHC Annual General Meeting was held at the Crowne Plaza in downtown Ottawa, Ontario from June 12 – 14.  Below is a summary of the AGM report.  Please click the link below to view the entire document

Your Board of Directors and Provincial Partners met in Ottawa for the Annual General Meeting this past weekend. New Brunswick and Newfoundland were the only Provinces absent and it was particularly gratifying to have Quebec at the table once again…

Women finish 6th overall at CCII

KAZAA, Russia(June 27th, 2009) Belarus upset Canada in the match for the fifth position at the Women’s
Champions Challenge II by winning 2-1. Both teams were eager to win the
encounter and sometimes needed some physical play, especially from the Belarus
side, during the entire match. Umpires Thomas and Kaltypan showed four green,
three yellow and one red cards. Belarus player Yuliya MIKHEICHYK tried to injure
a Canadian player near the end of the match and received the red card for her

Canada falls to South Africa in 4-Nations final

Canadian men fall to South Africa in Final of 4-Nations

June 28, 2009

On Sunday afternoon, the Canadian men’s national field hockey team lost to South Africa (1-8) in the final of the 4-Nations Tournament in Elektrostal, Russia.

 Photo: Yan Huckendubler

South Africa started the game at full speed and immediately unbalanced the Canadian defense, finding unmarked forwards in the 25 and scoring field goals in the 5th and 8th minute…