Monday, June 24, 2024

Kate Richardson-Walsh breaks ‘old boys’ network’ with Canada women role

Exclusive: GB Hockey great speaks to THP on Canada women, Olympic hopes and raising the barrier for women coaches

Kate Richardson-Walsh says that breaking into the ‘old boys’ network’ is a major boost in a modern climate where few women coach at international level.

Richardson-Walsh, 43, was recently announced as assistant coach to Danny Kerry with Field Hockey Canada’s women’s team as they attempt to reach the Paris 2024 Olympics. It will see the pair reunited from their coach-captaincy golden success from Rio 2016.

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  1. Lucky Canada – I don’t know much about hockey, but I’ve had the privilege of watching H&W when at Loughborough. Kate drives a fast paced team which are exciting to watch.

  2. Good luck Kate, hopefully it will be the first step towards you becoming the England coach in the not too distant future,


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