Sunday, May 26, 2024

Kwan Browne signs with Holcombe as coach and director of hockey

Holcombe Hockey Club have signed Kwan Browne as director of hockey and men’s 1s head coach, as the early season coaching changes continue.

The news follows Barry Middleton’s departure from the club, with the former England and GB great expected to be installed as Surbiton’s new coach. Meanwhile, David Ames is also understood to be leaving Holcombe.

Browne, capped more than 300 times by Trinidad and Tobago across a 26-year international career, will join the club in a new full-time role on an eye-opening seven-year contract. He will be departing his role as head of hockey at Mill Hill School.

Club president David South said: “We are certain that he will lay the base for the future development of players at the club.”

Browne added: “This is the beginning of an incredible journey, I am delighted to be offered the opportunity to be part of a club that’s determined to be successful at the highest level while building a club environment that encourages development and enjoyment for all.

“As a hockey enthusiast, I feel incredibly fortunate and can’t wait to see what the future holds.”

Browne is currently assistant coach to Paul Revington with England and Great Britain.

Browne has also appointed Lucas Ball as Men’s 1s Manager following Keith Martin’s retirement after years of superb service to the club and the team. 

Total Hockey

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